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SJW comp: Patriotic spring edition

SJW comp: Patriotic spring edition Context, some guy tweeted a question from a middle school history exam.The question is why it would be better to call the PVV (Party For Freedom) the Party for Restricion of Freedom.

G2A Scammer Explains How He Profited Off Stolen Indie Game Keys

G2A Scammer Explains How He Profited Off Stolen Indie Game Keys Our systems are amongst the most robust in the world when it comes to identifying stolen credit cards.So at a hundred fraudulent purchases, that’s $3,000 lost; $30,000 if there are 1000 keys stolen.

Online buyers beware: Rio Olympics 'ideal' for cybercrims

Online buyers beware: Rio Olympics 'ideal' for cybercrims According to security firm ESET, events such as the 2016 Rio Olympics are ideal targets for fraudsters and cybercriminals.“If the first condition is met, you can start looking for websites that offer tickets for the Olympic Games,” says FitzGerald.

Wells Fargo faces $185 million fine for massive fraud and theft scheme, 5,300 employees fired

Wells Fargo faces $185 million fine for massive fraud and theft scheme, 5,300 employees fired For the past five years, thousands of Wells Fargo employees collectively participated in a scam to systemically defraud and abuse its customers.The problems at Wells Fargo are tied to a company culture that values cross-selling products across the entire range of services that the bank offers.

Verizon workers can be fired for repairing copper lines

Verizon workers can be fired for repairing copper lines — about its copper infrastructure.That’s probably why the CWA showed up with documented proof Verizon told its technicians they could be fired if they attempted to repair copper infrastructure.

Fraud Awareness Week: Spread the word, because we're all targets now

Fraud Awareness Week: Spread the word, because we're all targets now This week has been 2016 International Fraud Awareness Week, and now more than ever we can't just sit back and think that it won't happen to us.The 2016 International Fraud Awareness week has some very simple messages - but it requires us as consumers, as businesspeople, as residents trying to make our way - that we don't fall victim to fraud.

Uber fined $20 million for lying about driver earnings, predatory financing

Uber fined $20 million for lying about driver earnings, predatory financing Now the company has been fined $20 million by the FTC for its predatory lending practices and its exaggerated claims about driver pay.“This settlement will put millions of dollars back in Uber drivers’ pockets.

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.