Scammers are getting creative this storm season and online security experts are warning of some common scams to look out for.
- CBS News
The California Democrat faces federal charges for were multiple alleged fraud schemes, the Justice Department announced.
- The New York Times
In the midst of the pandemic, the U.S. government gave unemployment benefits to the incarcerated, the imaginary and the dead. It sent money to “farms” that turned out to be front yards. It paid people who were on the government’s “Do Not Pay List.” It gave loans to 342 people who said their name was “N/A.” As the virus shuttered businesses and forced people out of work, the federal government sent a flood of relief money into programs aimed at helping the newly unemployed and boosting the econom
- The Hill
Former Rep. TJ Cox (D-Calif.) has been indicted on 28 counts related to financial and campaign contribution fraud, according to court documents unsealed Tuesday. The one-term congressman is charged with “15 counts of wire fraud, 11 counts of money laundering, one count of financial institution fraud, and one count of campaign contribution fraud,” according to…
- USA TODAY
According to a federal indictment unsealed Tuesday, Cox, a California Democrat, faces 15 counts of wire fraud and 11 counts of money laundering.
- Yahoo Finance UK
Crypto scams are becoming more elaborate and pervasive as the sector goes mainstream.
In mid-July, Verified Market Reports stated that the global NFT market had reached nearly $11.32 billion and was on pace to top $232 billion by 2030. With that much money changing hands, one thing is...
Deals offering discounts for buying school supplies and textbooks can lure students preparing for their return to the classroom since cyber criminals are keeping a watchful eye to prey on unsuspecting shoppers to steal their information. Fraudsters are taking advantage of back to school sales and tax free holidays and sending phishing emails mimicking major retailers, Darren Guccione, CEO at Keeper Security, a Chicago-based provider of zero-trust and zero-knowledge cybersecurity software, told TheStreet. "As students and teachers prepare to head back to the classroom, bad actors often take advantage of the opportunity," he said.
If you're on the hunt for a rental home these days, beware of deals that seem too good to be true -- because they probably are. The Better Business Bureau's Scam Tracker found that more than 2,400...