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FILE - This April 3, 2013, file photo shows bitcoin tokens in Sandy, Utah.
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AP News
July 15, 2020 - 8:14 pm
Biden, Gates, Musk, other Twitter accounts hacked in Bitcoin scam
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usinessman giving bribe money to partner in a corruption scam
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WRVA News
July 01, 2020 - 9:31 pm
Man Sentenced to Prison for $7 Million Options Trading Scheme
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In this Aug. 27, 2019, file photo, Lori Loughlin departs federal court with her husband, clothing designer Mossimo Giannulli, left, in Boston, after a hearing in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. (AP Photo/Philip Marcelo, File)
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AP News
May 22, 2020 - 1:55 pm
“Full House” star Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, pleaded guilty Friday to paying half a million dollars to get their two daughters into the University of Southern California as part of a college admissions bribery scheme, but a judge has not decided whether he’ll...
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WRVA News
February 11, 2020 - 3:01 pm
(RICHMOND, Va. - www.newsradiowrva.com ) – BBB serving Central Virginia (BBB-CV) is issuing a consumer alert about what appears to be a Richmond-based online retailer allegedly selling hugely discounted name brand products, and using at least 36 different websites with the same contact information...
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AP News
November 13, 2019 - 12:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is calling the public impeachment hearings that kicked off Wednesday the “single greatest scam in the history of American politics.” Trump is responding to the hearings with a new video directed at his supporters and released by the White House. Trump says...
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AP News
September 27, 2019 - 1:50 pm
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agents took down an alleged Medicare scam Friday that exploited seniors' curiosity about genetic medicine by enticing them to get their cheeks swabbed for unneeded DNA tests. Medicare was billed $2.1 billion. Dubbed "Operation...
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August 01, 2019 - 6:16 pm
By GENE JOHNSON Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — A theft ring in Washington state sold millions of dollars' worth of stolen goods on Amazon.com in the past six years, and a pair of Amazon delivery drivers was involved, recently unsealed federal court documents show. According to a search warrant...
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Jeff Katz
February 15, 2019 - 3:45 pm
There is a new scam circulating in Central Virginia targeting Veterans and Senior Citizens. Richmond US Postal Sercive Team Leader Mike Romano is here to give us the details and how you can be prepared.
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June 21, 2018 - 5:45 pm
RICHMOND – The Virginia State Police has recently been alerted to an alarming increase in phone scams targeting seniors and, especially, convicted sex offenders. The consistent theme among these scams has been phone fraudsters threatening people into paying hundreds of dollars in gift cards to the...
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