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Minnesota woman accused in scam to obtain crime victim visas Minnesota woman accused in scam to obtain crime victim visas 11/20/2019 10:08am • MINNEAPOLIS (AP) β€” A Minnesota woman swindled money from four people in a scam aimed at getting visas for crime victims who help police that involved cutting them, according to criminal charges filed against her. Yuridia Hernandez Linares, 36, of Eden Prairie, used a box cutter or sharp object to Maryland’s AG warns residents about lottery scam letter Maryland’s AG warns residents about lottery scam letter 11/18/2019 11:27pm • BALTIMORE (AP) β€” The state Attorney General’s Office is warning residents about a lottery scam targeting Maryland residents. The state’s Consumer Protection Division on Monday said a fake letter being sent out with a counterfeit reproduction of the Maryland Mega Millions logo tells recipien Montgomery Co. gets residents donation refunds after misleading calls Montgomery Co. gets residents donation refunds after misleading calls 11/18/2019 11:12am • Some Montgomery County, Maryland, residents will be getting their money back after making donations to telemarketers who authorities say weren't being clear where the money was going. The county's Office of Consumer Protection announced a settlement Monday with a political action committee "engag Online Shopping Scams to Avoid This Holiday Season 11/17/2019 02:00pm • During the holiday season, it isn't only retailers who want your money. Scammers and hackers are looking for ways to crack into your accounts and make off with your cash or your identity. It's prime time for criminals who will be looking to get a piece of the approximately $730 billion consumers are Deadline nears for Maryland uninsured-motorist debt amnesty Deadline nears for Maryland uninsured-motorist debt amnesty 11/15/2019 05:47am • Eric Myers, correspondent ANNAPOLIS, Maryland β€” Time is running out for uninsured motorists in Maryland to take advantage of a program that forgives 80 percent of uninsured-driving debts that became delinquent before 2017. Debtors have until Dec. 31 to register for the program and begin repa Feds charge at least 10 men in Nigerian online romance scam 11/14/2019 11:50am • TULSA, Okla. (AP) β€” At least 10 men in several states have been charged in a Nigerian romance money laundering scheme that swindled victims out of more than $1.5 million. U.S. Attorney Trent Shores said during a news conference in Tulsa on Wednesday that many of the victims were seniors, the Tulsa The Latest: New evidence emerges in impeachment hearing The Latest: New evidence emerges in impeachment hearing 11/13/2019 05:08pm • WASHINGTON (AP) β€” The Latest on the House impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump (all times local): 10 p.m. On Day One of public impeachment hearings, the top American diplomat in Ukraine revealed new evidence that President Donald Trump was overheard asking about political β€œinvestigation β€˜Too busy’: Trump professes disinterest on impeachment β€˜Too busy’: Trump professes disinterest on impeachment 11/13/2019 12:54pm • WASHINGTON (AP) β€” What hearings? What phone call? Professing disinterest and disdain, President Donald Trump said he was β€œtoo busy” doing the people’s business Wednesday to watch the impeachment hearings that imperil his presidency. But even as Trump tried to suggest that he was above the fr Ex-insurance exec gets 6 months in college admissions scam 11/13/2019 12:53pm • BOSTON (AP) β€” A former California insurance executive was sentenced to six months in prison for paying $450,000 to get his son and daughter admitted to the University of Southern California as fake athletic recruits. Toby MacFarlane, 56, of Del Mar, California, was sentenced in Boston’s federal 'Sad day' or 'scam'? What to watch at impeachment hearing 'Sad day' or 'scam'? What to watch at impeachment hearing 11/13/2019 05:37am • WASHINGTON (AP) β€” A β€œsolemn day” or a β€œshow trial”? Americans and the world can decide for themselves as House Democrats let the public in to the impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff opened the first hearings Wednesday in AP Top U.S. News at 11:48 p.m. EST 11/12/2019 07:00pm • Georgia executes man for store clerk's killing in 1994 Officer: I quit Proud Boys over fears of β€˜far-left’ attacks Asylum-seekers get attorney access before return to Mexico YouTuber accused of abusing kids for poor performance dies Ex-insurance exec gets 6 months in college admissions scam Cali AP Top Entertainment News at 11:53 p.m. EST 11/12/2019 07:00pm • Despite female push, Garth Brooks bests Underwood at CMAs List of winners at the 2019 Country Music Association Awards With success and offers, Sterling K. Brown learns to say no Review: β€˜The Good Liar’ pairs Mirren and McKellen Review: Driver brings 6,700 pages to life in β€˜The Report’ Milli Live, from DC: Trump impeachment hearings about to go public Live, from DC: Trump impeachment hearings about to go public 11/12/2019 05:51pm • WASHINGTON (AP) β€” The closed doors of the Trump impeachment investigation are swinging wide open. When the gavel strikes at the start of the House hearing Wednesday morning, America and the rest of the world will have the chance to see and hear for themselves for the first time about President Don 'Sad day' or a 'scam'? What to watch at impeachment hearing 'Sad day' or a 'scam'? What to watch at impeachment hearing 11/12/2019 02:54pm • WASHINGTON (AP) β€” House Democrats are giving President Donald Trump a reality show for the ages as they take their case public for his impeachment. But the proceedings are much more than showbiz, with lawmakers considering the use of a grave and seldom-employed power spelled out in the Constitutio Former grain trader gets 8 years in prison for $11M scam 11/12/2019 11:58am • FARGO, N.D. (AP) β€” A former North Dakota grain trader who admitted to bilking farmers, elevators and commodity brokers out of millions of dollars was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland, who imposed the prison sentence, also ordered Hunter Hanson
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