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Man admits seeking to have his child porn victim killed 02/03/2023 05:10pm • CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who exchanged sexually explicit videos and images with a 13-year-old New York girl has admitted paying $20,000 in bitcoin to have the child victim murdered before eventually calling it off. John Michael Musbach, 31, of Haddonfield, pleaded guilty Thursday to us 17 Things You Need to Know About Annuities 01/30/2023 07:00pm • With the retirement playing field littered with crushed investments and dreams, especially in the wake of a global pandemic, the safety of guaranteed income streams looks more attractive each day. Some annuities can provide such a guarantee. Annuities are among the most commonly misunderstood and mi Survey: Debt Consolidation Pays Off for 69% of Borrowers 01/30/2023 07:00pm • Debt consolidation can be a lifeline for consumers who are struggling to keep up with multiple credit card bills and loan payments. One method for consolidating debt is with a personal loan, through which you repay one or more types of debt in a single monthly payment at a fixed interest rate. Debt Sites That Help You Find Legit Remote Jobs 01/30/2023 07:00pm • Companies across industries have created job positions that are designed to be virtual rather than in an office. A Harris Poll survey found that around 3 in 5 businesses that offer remote work report that it has had a positive impact on their company. If you value becoming a remote worker or staying Kimberly Palmer: How to safely use payment apps Kimberly Palmer: How to safely use payment apps 01/30/2023 09:00am • As a frequent PayPal user, I wasn’t surprised to see a payment request on the app pop up. But when I read it, I knew something was wrong. In the message, a stranger asked me to send them $699 in order to get a “refund.” While I instantly recognized the request as a scam, I still felt vulner N. Carolina church says it lost nearly $800K in email scam 01/28/2023 05:40pm • ELKIN, N.C. (AP) — Leaders of a northwestern North Carolina church say cybercriminals stole nearly $800,000 that the congregation spent years raising to build a new sanctuary that's supposed to be completed in a few months. It happened in November when Elkin Valley Baptist Church received an email Fake nursing diploma scheme in Florida; 25 arrested Fake nursing diploma scheme in Florida; 25 arrested 01/26/2023 07:41pm • MIAMI (AP) — Federal authorities in Florida have charged 25 people with participating in a wire fraud scheme that created an illegal shortcut for aspiring nurses to get licensed and find employment. Recently unsealed federal grand jury indictments allege the defendants took part in a scam that Should You Use a Loan to Pay Your Tax Bill? 01/26/2023 07:00pm • As the tax deadline draws near, one of your biggest worries may be owing money to Uncle Sam. The IRS reported that, as of about a month after last year's filing deadline, 30.5 million tax returns ended up with a balance due for their 2021 taxes. "If you owe money in taxes and find yourself short on Beware of scammers impersonating Prince George’s Co. sheriff’s deputies Beware of scammers impersonating Prince George’s Co. sheriff’s deputies 01/26/2023 07:36am • The sheriff's office in Prince George's County, Maryland, is warning people of a recent phone scam involving calls with scammers impersonating deputies. The callers are claiming to be from the Prince George's County Office of the Sheriff and are using internal office phone numbers, according to a Tax season already? Some tips for avoiding stress and scams Tax season already? Some tips for avoiding stress and scams 01/25/2023 02:05pm • NEW YORK (AP) — For many people filing U.S. tax returns — especially those doing it for their first time — it can be a daunting task that's often left to the last minute. But if you want to avoid the stress of the looming deadline, start getting organized as soon as possible. Whether you do yo Accreditation of Online College Degree Programs: What to Know 01/23/2023 07:00pm • When it comes to pursuing an online degree, it's important to select a legitimate program offering marketable credentials. A key indicator of legitimacy, experts say, is accreditation, a process conducted by an outside authority to ensure that a school and specific degree program -- whether on campu Kansas senator's reelection campaign scammed out of $690K Kansas senator's reelection campaign scammed out of $690K 01/23/2023 12:44pm • TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Someone scammed U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran's reelection campaign out of $690,000 by getting the Kansas Republican's accounting firm to wire the money to fraudulent bank accounts, his office said Monday. Moran's campaign treasurer, Timothy Gottschalk, notified the Federal Election Co 'Cryptoqueen' scammed investors out of $4 billion before disappearing, FBI says 'Cryptoqueen' scammed investors out of $4 billion before disappearing, FBI says 01/22/2023 04:05am • Ruja Ignatova strode onto the stage in a flowing burgundy ball gown adorned with black sparkles. Beams of light flashed, fireballs erupted and Alicia Keys' "Girl on Fire" blared through the speakers. "Looks like a girl, but she's a flame. So bright, she can burn your eyes -- better look the other Free tax help available for low and moderate income earners in Montgomery Co. Free tax help available for low and moderate income earners in Montgomery Co. 01/20/2023 09:35pm • It may sound like a scam, but there's such a thing as free tax preparation and tax credit assistance for people in Montgomery County, Maryland. Monique Ngo Ngwe, a nurse assistant in Gaithersburg couldn't believe it. “I don’t want to be in trouble with the IRS!” she said. “ the bes Climate misinformation 'rocket boosters' on Musk's Twitter Climate misinformation 'rocket boosters' on Musk's Twitter 01/19/2023 05:16am • WASHINGTON (AP) — Search for the word “climate” on Twitter and the first automatic recommendation isn't “climate crisis” or “climate jobs” or even “climate change” but instead “climate scam.” Clicking on the recommendation yields dozens of posts denying the reality of climate c
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