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Ex-Georgetown tennis coach to plead guilty in college scam Ex-Georgetown tennis coach to plead guilty in college scam 09/15/2021 07:56am • BOSTON (AP) A former Georgetown University tennis coach accused of accepting more than $2 million in bribes to help kids get into the school will plead guilty in the sweeping college admissions scandal, according to court documents filed Wednesday. Gordon Ernst's decision to plead guilty come How Safe Are Budget Tracking Apps? 09/12/2021 08:00pm • Apps can make quick work of managing and tracking your spending by linking your financial accounts, categorizing your expenses and showing you exactly where your money is going. But are budgeting apps safe? In general, they are designed to protect your financial information, but you can't be blamed Fall movie calendar, from 'Venom' to 'King Richard' Fall movie calendar, from 'Venom' to 'King Richard' 09/07/2021 12:39pm • A rundown of notable films coming out this fall: Sept. 9 Blood Brothers: Malcolm X & Muhammad Ali (Netflix): A documentary chronicling the friendship between the boxing legend and the civil rights leader. Sept. 10 The Card Counter (In theaters): Oscar Isaac plays a professional gam 'Lost Leonardo' unpeels the mysteries of the Salvator Mundi 'Lost Leonardo' unpeels the mysteries of the Salvator Mundi 08/11/2021 03:05pm • NEW YORK (AP) We're accustomed to movies usually adventures, like Indiana Jones with lines that traverse the globe and pinball between global capitals, showing us where our characters are traveling. The Lost Leonardo, a documentary about the rediscovery of a Leonardo da Vinc Prosecutors: Atlanta kids got donations for notorious gang 08/11/2021 12:26pm • WOODSTOCK, Ga. (AP) Prosecutors in Georgia have charged 14 people with recruiting poor children from Atlanta to sell candy and food door-to-door in the Atlanta suburbs, alleging that it was all a scheme to funnel money to a notorious U.S. street gang. The group set up a fake charity Georgia Bobby Bowden, folksy coach of Florida St dynasty, dies at 91 Bobby Bowden, folksy coach of Florida St dynasty, dies at 91 08/08/2021 04:57pm • Bobby Bowden did it all. Not only did he put Florida State on the map by taking the Seminoles from afterthought to dynasty, he left an indelible mark on the game with a rare combination of coaching acumen, gracious demeanor and a compassion for those he coached and competed against. The beloved, fol Scammers using texts to target unemployment benefits Scammers using texts to target unemployment benefits 08/06/2021 07:24am • This screenshot from the Federal Trade Commission shows the kind of alarming texts people are receiving from scammers trying to steal their unemployment benefits. Click to enlarge. (Courtesy Federal Trade Commission) You look on your phone and see an urgent text that says: Weve noticed the Keeping your business safe from cyberattacks Keeping your business safe from cyberattacks 07/27/2021 12:01pm • This content is sponsored by TD Bank. Do you think your business is safe from cyberattacks? Think again. Cyberattacks against businesses have become so prevalent that many believe it is no longer a matter of if, but when a business will come under attack. It is estimated that a ransomware attac Ruling leaves immigrants who newly applied for DACA in limbo Ruling leaves immigrants who newly applied for DACA in limbo 07/23/2021 10:48am • NEW YORK (AP) When the text message popped up on his phone, Samuel Alfaro didn't want to believe it. It said his appointment with U.S. immigration services about his application to join the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the one he had been waiting on for months, was canceled be How to Protect Your Social Security Number 07/18/2021 08:00pm • Once your Social Security number has been viewed by potential identity thieves, there's no way for your Social Security number to be secret again. However, there are things you can do to keep your Social Security number safe and limit the risk that a stolen Social Security number can be used agains Porsches, Gucci rings and billions of robocalls: Inside the PAC operation that raised millions by impersonating Donald Trump Porsches, Gucci rings and billions of robocalls: Inside the PAC operation that raised millions by impersonating Donald Trump 07/15/2021 08:05am • At first glance, "Matte Nox" looks like your typical thirty-something wannabe Internet influencer, flaunting a lavish lifestyle on his public Instagram and TikTok accounts. He drives a black Porsche Panamera around Los Angeles at night, often to the soundtrack of club music. He lives in a luxury International Student Scams: What to Know 07/13/2021 08:00pm • Prospective international students and their parents may be concerned about scams that target international students in the U.S. However, learning about the different fraud schemes before arriving in the U.S. can help ensure the safety and security of students once they begin their studies. "There DC makes moves to combat 'aggressive debt collection' after COVID protections expire DC makes moves to combat 'aggressive debt collection' after COVID protections expire 07/12/2021 07:29am • D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson and Attorney General Karl Racine are putting forward legislation to protect District consumers against "unfair and abusive debt collection practices." Mendelson introduced the bill Monday, which was written in collaboration with the Office of the Attorney Gene Home improvement scammers fleece Montgomery Co. woman Home improvement scammers fleece Montgomery Co. woman 07/09/2021 05:01am • Montgomery County police are warning residents of scammers that are claiming to be home improvement specialists. They already scammed over $10,000 from one woman in Wheaton, Maryland. On May 4, two men approached a 63-year-old woman living on Horde Street in Wheaton. Police said they told her she Unemployment scams reach record levels across the US Unemployment scams reach record levels across the US 07/06/2021 02:15am • FBI officials began sounding the alarm on a wave of scams, including unemployment fraud, at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, concerns have only grown as new levels of fraud are uncovered across the United States. During the pandemic, about 50% of unemployment claims, or $400 bi
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