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Phones will start matching your fingerprint on both device and SIM card

Phones will start matching your fingerprint on both device and SIM card Your fingerprint will soon be required on your phone for a whole lot more than unlocking it.In addition to SIM cards, mobile operators will also launch apps to verify fingerprints, allowing them to match the fingerprint of the device user to the one that bought the SIM card.

Man busted for arson after his pacemaker snitched on him

Man busted for arson after his pacemaker snitched on him A 59-year-old man from Middletown, Ohio was indicted on charges of arson and fraud after police inspected data from his pacemaker, which didn't match up to his story.Local WLWT5 reports Ross Compton's house burned down last September under questionable circumstances.

Time Warner Cable sued in New York for rampant fraud, lying to the FCC

Time Warner Cable sued in New York for rampant fraud, lying to the FCC New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has filed a lawsuit (PDF) against Time Warner Cable, accusing the company of lying to both its customers and the FCC.” First, Spectrum-TWC promised consumers high performance, but leased them modems and routers that were incapable of delivering the performance they were paying for.

Dota 2 Teams, Tournament Organizer, And Production Staff Say They're Being Stiffed

Dota 2 Teams, Tournament Organizer, And Production Staff Say They're Being Stiffed Several Dota 2 teams that participated in last November’s Northern Arena BEAT Invitational have yet to see their prize money from the tournament, and the tournament organizer and event production staff say they haven’t been paid for their services either.According to a report from theScore Esports, several Dota 2 teams, including Complexity Gaming, Alliance, and Team NP, haven’t received their prize winnings.

Police want to know about literally anyone who googled this guy

Police want to know about literally anyone who googled this guy Officers in Edina, a city of around 50,000 people, got a warrant compelling Google to divulge information about people who searched for the name of a financial fraud victim between Dec.Someone convinced a credit union to wire $28,500 from an Edina man's account by creating a fake passport using the man's name alongside a photo of someone else.

MasterCard is testing new cards with fingerprint sensors to keep your money safe

MasterCard is testing new cards with fingerprint sensors to keep your money safe While fingerprint sensors may be the reason for a delay in the new iPhone, that technology isn't holding back MasterCard from rolling out new credit cards with fingerprint technology.The fingerprint sensor is another step in security for card holders, and MasterCard boasts that with the addition of the sensor, transactions "can then be approved with the card never leaving the consumer’s hand.

Facebook and Google got scammed out of $100 million

Facebook and Google got scammed out of $100 million A 48-year-old Lithuanian man named Evaldas Rimasauskas managed to defraud internet giants Facebook and Google of $100 million over a span of two years, according to Fortune and the United States Department of Justice.He used those fake accounts to request money from Google and Facebook, who wired cash his way.

US takes down Nigerian scammers involved in large scale fraud network

US takes down Nigerian scammers involved in large scale fraud network Nigerian scammers have been well known for all kinds of email scams - romance scams being near the top of the list.Finally the US Department of Justice took down three of the main perpetrators who were part of a large-scale fraud network.

G2A is Going to Force Key Sellers to Supply a Name and Address

G2A is Going to Force Key Sellers to Supply a Name and Address Today, G2A says it is implementing a new policy on July 1 to give more transparency to buyers.The new rules will require key sellers to provide their name and address, and will do away with anonymous sellers.

This woman's pet pug needed a tuxedo, so she used public money to pay for it

This woman's pet pug needed a tuxedo, so she used public money to pay for it Using public money to buy your own personal items is a serious crime but that didn't stop this dog-owner from using a public credit card to buy her pet pug a brand-new tuxedo.Kristi Goss, a former administrative assistant to Garland County judge Rick Davis, was due to go on trial this week.