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Convictions, prison time: A look at college admissions scam 01/04/2023 04:01pm • BOSTON (AP) — More than 50 people were convicted in the sprawling college admissions bribery scheme that embroiled elite universities across the country and landed a slew of prominent parents and athletic coaches behind bars. The case dubbed Operation Varsity Blues by authorities revealed a schem Fake teen doctor, now 25, sentenced to prison for new scam Fake teen doctor, now 25, sentenced to prison for new scam 01/03/2023 10:28am • WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A serial grifter who gained national infamy as a teenager when he impersonated a doctor to defraud a patient is heading back to prison after pleading guilty to stealing more than $10,000 from his employer. Malachi Love-Robinson, 25, received a sentence of over two y What Is Invoice Financing? 01/02/2023 07:00pm • Invoice financing is a way for businesses to borrow against unpaid invoices. With invoice financing, sometimes called accounts receivable financing, you can get cash out of your accounts receivable before your customers to pay their invoices. Invoice financing can get you faster access to cash, but Prince William Co. warns residents of scam letter Prince William Co. warns residents of scam letter 01/01/2023 12:13pm • Prince William County Tax Administration officials and county police want residents to know that a scam letter sent to residents is not legitimate. In a notification to the community, the county said that the fraudulent letter is not from the county's "Tax Processing Unit." More Prince California 19-year-old arrested in bogus parking ticket scam 12/25/2022 03:50pm • SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A 19-year-old man designed fake parking tickets and put them on cars near the beach in Northern California last week in the hopes of collecting real payments, authorities said. The man put the false citations — which included a QR code linking potential victims to a web NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week 12/23/2022 10:35am • A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ No, Yellowstone hasn’t ‘closed’ over volcan Man convicted of running unlicensed bitcoin exchange biz 12/22/2022 04:58pm • CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man was convicted Thursday of running an unlicensed bitcoin exchange business and laundering over $10 million in proceeds of romance scams and other internet frauds following a two-week federal trial. Prosecutors said Ian Freeman “created a business that cat Former Harvard fencing coach and Maryland businessman are both acquitted of bribery charges Former Harvard fencing coach and Maryland businessman are both acquitted of bribery charges 12/21/2022 10:49pm • A former Harvard fencing coach and a Maryland businessman were both acquitted of conspiring to get the businessman's two sons admitted to Harvard in exchange for more than $1.5 million in bribes, authorities announced Wednesday. Former fencing coach Peter Brand, 67, and businessman Jack Zhao, 61, EXPLAINER: How Trump ignored advisers, spread election lies EXPLAINER: How Trump ignored advisers, spread election lies 12/21/2022 05:40am • The executive summary of the House Jan. 6 committee’s report documents how then-President Donald Trump was repeatedly warned by those closest to him — Cabinet members, campaign officials and even family members — that claims he had lost his reelection due to fraud were false. But Trump spread Not fare: Feds charge 2 in Russian hackers' airport cab scam 12/20/2022 02:49pm • NEW YORK (AP) — A plot to move some cabs to the front of the line for passengers at New York's Kennedy Airport was aided by Russian hackers who infiltrated an electronic taxi dispatch system, authorities said Tuesday as they announced the arrest of two men. The men, both U.S. citizens, were arrest FBI: Steep climb in teens targeted by online 'sextortion' FBI: Steep climb in teens targeted by online 'sextortion' 12/19/2022 03:48pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI sounded the alarm Monday about an explosive increase in teenage boys being targeted online and extorted for money after being tricked into sending sexually explicit pictures. At least 3,000 children, mostly teenage boys, have been victims of the schemes that are connecte What Are Granny Pods? 12/18/2022 07:00pm • Most families feel concerns over how to take care of aging relatives. You may be unsure whether you can provide the level of care necessary, but nursing homes and assisted living can be costly. The granny pod, also called an accessory dwelling unit, gives families a new option for caregiving while o Musk's Twitter tweaks foreshadow EU showdown over new rules Musk's Twitter tweaks foreshadow EU showdown over new rules 12/15/2022 02:43am • LONDON (AP) — Self-proclaimed free speech warrior Elon Musk’s more unfettered version of Twitter could collide with new rules in Europe, where officials warn that the social media company will have to comply with some of the world’s toughest laws targeting toxic content. While the new digital How to Find a Financial Advisor if You're Not Rich 12/14/2022 07:00pm • Financial advice isn't just for the wealthy. In fact, the right guidance early in your financial life can have the biggest impact on your long-term success. "Most wealthy people begin their financial journey as people with lower wealth," says Peter Casciotta, owner of Asset Management & Advisory Biden administration proposes crackdown on scam Medicare ads Biden administration proposes crackdown on scam Medicare ads 12/14/2022 06:35pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Wednesday proposed a ban on misleading ads for Medicare Advantage plans that have targeted older Americans and, in some cases, convinced them to sign up for plans that don't cover their doctors or prescriptions. The rule, proposed by the Centers for
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