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Venmo vs. Paypal: How These Payment Apps Stack Up 09/15/2021 08:00pm • When Rachel Damuth held a yard sale this year, she was surprised by how many people wanted to pay electronically. Fortunately, the Redford, Michigan, resident had a Venmo account. "I gave them my name to search," Damuth explains. Shoppers then sent money via the payment app for a cashless purchase. Man gets over 7 years in prison in cryptocurrency scam 09/15/2021 01:54pm • NEW YORK (AP) An Australian man who pleaded guilty to securities fraud for cheating investors in his cryptocurrency fund of over $50 million was sentenced to over seven years in prison Wednesday by a judge who questioned the sincerity of his apology. U.S. District Judge Valerie E. Caproni in Man 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 5 takeaways after California governor handily defeats recall 5 takeaways after California governor handily defeats recall 09/15/2021 04:08am • California Gov. Gavin Newsom ably fended off a recall attempt from Republicans on Tuesday, changing the stakes of the contest from a referendum on his own performance and into a partisan fight over Trumpism and the coronavirus. Five takeaways from Newsom's victory: COVID PRECAUTIONS CAN HELP DEMOCRA 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 California man gets prison for massive charter school scam 09/10/2021 06:41pm • SAN DIEGO (AP) The co-owner of a network of online charter schools who was accused of stealing tens of millions of dollars in California education funds was sentenced Friday to four years in state prison. Jason Schrock, 46, of Southern California and his business partner, Sean McManus, 48, of Au UK watchdog calls out Kardashian West's Instagram crypto ad UK watchdog calls out Kardashian West's Instagram crypto ad 09/08/2021 06:51am • LONDON (AP) A British financial regulator concerned about the lack of rules for online promotion of cryptocurrencies has called out celebrity influencer Kim Kardashian Wests use of her Instagram account to pitch Ethereum Max to her followers. Charles Randell, chair of the Financial Conduct Au 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 Rising numbers of Ecuadorians hurt by pandemic head to US Rising numbers of Ecuadorians hurt by pandemic head to US 09/03/2021 03:36pm • NEW YORK (AP) It took just a few days for Monica Muquinche to reach New York after leaving Ecuadors Andean highlands with her 10-year-old son. She flew to Mexico City, took a bus to the U.S. border, boated across and was detained by the Border Patrol. After one night in custody in Texas, she Couple convicted in $18M COVID-19 relief scam now on the run 09/01/2021 05:48pm • LOS ANGELES (AP) A Los Angeles couple who were convicted of helping steal $18 million in COVID-19 relief funds are on the lam after cutting off their ankle monitors, the FBI said. Richard Ayvazyan, 43, and his wife, Marietta Terabelian, 37, are considered fugitives, an FBI tweet said Tuesday. Th The big gridiron loss, on TV, was real -- but is the school? 08/31/2021 05:42pm • COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) After a shellacking in a game televised on ESPN revealed an Ohio prep football team wasn't the top-tier talent it purported to be, the legitimacy of the school itself is now in question. As sports observers wondered how Bishop Sycamore ended up in the game in the first place, 'AntiVaxMomma' accused of selling bogus vaccination cards 'AntiVaxMomma' accused of selling bogus vaccination cards 08/31/2021 01:07pm • NEW YORK (AP) A New Jersey woman calling herself the AntiVaxMomma on Instagram sold several hundred fake COVID-19 vaccination cards at $200 a pop to New York City-area jab dodgers, including people working in hospitals and nursing homes, prosecutors said Tuesday. For an extra $250, a second scam Md. man pleads guilty in pit bull puppy scam Md. man pleads guilty in pit bull puppy scam 08/30/2021 02:48pm • A man from Prince George's County, Maryland, pleaded guilty in a federal case involving a scheme to falsely advertise the sale of pit bull puppies, collecting the payments and never sending any animals. Fonjeck Eric Azoh, 42, of Mount Rainier, advertised the animals for sale on various websites a Data Doctors: The facts on cash-back websites Data Doctors: The facts on cash-back websites 08/27/2021 02:14pm • Q: Are those cash-back websites a scam or are they safe to use? A: The internet has become such a huge way to get scammed that the adage "If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is" has been ingrained into our collective psyche. A good dose of skepticism will serve you well as it pertain Swiss approve extraditing key figure in German tax scam case 08/27/2021 04:40am • BERLIN (AP) The Swiss government has approved the extradition of a key figure sought by Germany in a massive tax evasion case. The Federal Office of Justice said Friday that it had given the green light on Aug. 20 for the extradition of German lawyer Hanno Berger. The lawyer, who was arrested in
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