Wednesday, 21 November 2012

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NYer pleads guilty in scam of wealthy musician
Wall Street Journal
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — A New York businessman has pleaded guilty to defrauding a wealthy musician and oil-family heir of $20 million. Westchester District Attorney Janet DiFiore said Vickram Bedi bilked pianist and composer Roger Davidson of $20 million ...
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Wednesday Memo: Magazine scam … Rain again … Athlete paychecks
The Seattle Times (blog)
Magazine scam in Seattle and elsewhere. If you bought magazines subscriptions from people claiming to be single mothers or ex-cons trying to get back on their feet, you already know you got ripped off because you never got the goods. It might be a bit ...
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The Alleged Housing Scam That's Targeting Vets and Seniors
The housing market is bouncing back, and so are deceptive marketing practices. That has prompted the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Federal Trade Commission to launch investigations into six mortgage lenders and brokers that allegedly ...
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Mayor linked to Aman scam by 2 complainants (blog)
The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has in its custody two complainants who have linked Pagadian City Mayor Samuel Co and his wife to the multibillion peso Aman Futures group pyramiding scam, a bureau official said. The official, who spoke to ...
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Man Charged In Scam To Become High School Student
CBS Local
MOUNT PLEASANT (WWJ/AP) - A 21-year-old man who played football this year at a Mount Pleasant high school has been charged with altering vital records, a misdemeanor. James Nash told authorities that he paid someone $10 to alter his birth certificate ...
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Maine labor officials warn of email ID theft scam
San Francisco Chronicle
The Department of Labor says the scam attempts to trick employers into responding to an email made to look like it comes from a state's "Division of Unemployment Assistance." Labor Commissioner Jeanne Paquette says the email asks for information about ...
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Report: Couple busted over Nicki Minaj/Drake concert scam
Sun-Sentinel (blog)
Report: Couple busted over Nicki Minaj/Drake concert scam. Email · print. Comments. 0. Photos: Polk County Sheriff's Office (November 21, 2012). By Barbara Hijek FloriDUH. 8:35 a.m. EST, November 21, 2012. It seemed a little odd. Two mega stars, Nicki ...
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Feds: Pa. men ran $2M magazine subscription scam
San Francisco Chronicle
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two Pittsburgh-area men are accused of running a nearly $2 million scam on thousands of victims who thought they were buying magazine subscriptions to benefit charity. An indictment unsealed Monday says Samuel Cole and Larhon ...
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Cedar Rapids Police Warn Public of Scam
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Cedar Rapids police are warning the public of a scam involving a man asking for money to help pay for a plane trip back to Lebanon. Officials responded to a report of a man going to area churches and asking for money on Tuesday, ...
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Bank officers aided in scam, US suit says
The News Journal
The lawsuit alleges that the nationwide scam worked like this: Dishonest telemarketing companies would first trick customers — many of them senior citizens — into signing up for "special offers" through websites or by phone. Armed with the bank ...
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