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FEC calls for ban on default recurring donation boxes

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) on Thursday recommended that Congress ban political campaigns from using pre-checked boxes on their websites that would automatically register donors…

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Apple Is Discovered Hosting Scam Apps on App Store

This isn’t news that Apple needed. Just when they’re preparing to launch their feature that forces developers to divulge what customer data they’re tracking, a…

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McConnell pushed Trump to nominate Coney Barrett on the night of Ginsburg’s death: report

Josh Holmes, former chief of staff to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), said in a new documentary that the Republican leader urged President Trump to…

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PSA: Watch Out For This New Amazon Email Phishing Scam

Scam artists are getting so good at creating realistic-looking phishing emails that some are getting past Gmail’s spam filters. Although most of us have been…

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The coronavirus pandemic has unleashed a new wave of fraud

Criminals are getting busy — and creative — with an onslaught of new frauds preying on people’s fears and anxieties about the coronavirus pandemic. The big…

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A classic check scam finds new life as unemployed Americans look for freelance work

An elaborate and updated version of a classic check scam that has found renewed life on freelancing platforms. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/security/people-who-turned-upwork-find-freelance-gigs-say-they-were-n1218421 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Millionaires receive $1.7m in coronavirus relief as most taxpayers get $1,200 cheques thanks to hidden Republican loophole

‘Someone wrongly seized on this health emergency to reward ultra-rich beneficiaries, likely including the Trump family’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/coronavirus-stimulus-checks-millionaires-wealthy-tax-break-loophole-a9466476.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Coronavirus-killing silver, fake tests, CDC impersonators: Feds rush to stamp out scams

Among all the coronavirus scams that Joan Donovan has been tracking in the last three months, one has stuck with her: an app promising to…

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Scam coronavirus testing drive-thru sites reported

This news segment from WSAV-TV in Savannah, Georgia, reports on fraudulent coronavirus tests being hawked at pop-up drive-through sites. Both worried patients and medicaid are…

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FCC, FTC give providers 48 hours to block COVID-19 scam robocalls

The US government’s quest to fight robocalls is taking on added urgency in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The FCC and FTC have demanded that…

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Coronavirus scammers set up fake testing sites to profit off pandemic

‘Capitalizing on this crisis to reap illicit profits or otherwise preying on Americans is reprehensible and will not be tolerated’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/coronavirus-scams-fake-testing-site-kentucky-austin-vaccine-a9446556.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Criminal Hackers Use Official-Looking Coronavirus Forms to Spread Malware, Steal Passwords

Security experts are tracking a range of new threats incidentally linked to the coronavirus that’s killed no fewer than 44,216 people worldwide. Where most see…

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Text scams use fears about coronavirus outbreak and to panic people and steal money

Messages use threatening language and official identities to trick members of the public Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/coronavirus-outbreak-text-scams-owed-money-government-final-warning-link-a9428821.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with…

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Fraudster Jim Bakker is hawking “medicinal seeds”

Jim Bakker is now selling “medicinal seed” bundles from which you can grow plants to “make your own medicine.” pic.twitter.com/nAWC5rh2Az — Right Wing Watch (@RightWingWatch)…

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Be on guard for coronavirus robocalls, warns FCC

Robocalls have been targeting the vulnerable and unsuspecting for years, so it’s no surprise that the scumbags would take advantage of the current global catastrophe…

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If You Get a Phone Call About a Coronavirus Vaccine, It’s a Scam

If you’ve owned and used a smartphone for any amount of time, you’ve likely received spam and phishing calls. Now, scammers are attempting to take…

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Coronavirus 'hustlers' make over $100,000 selling cleaning products on Amazon

The retailer says they are cracking down on sellers involved in price gouging Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/coronavirus-cleaning-products-stockpiling-costco-amazon-a9401716.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with…

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Amazon is a coronavirus mess as sellers sling merch, overpriced masks

Read more… More about Amazon, Internet, Consumerism, Coronavirus, and Culture Source: https://mashable.com/article/amazon-coronavirus-masks-merch/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article…

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This electronic ultrasonic bug and rat repellent device has a circuit to light LEDs, but nothing else

This “ultrasonic” pest repellent just has circuit to control LEDs inside from r/assholedesign This Adtala ultrasonic bug and rat repellent device is advertised as having…

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Puerto Rico’s government lost $2.6 million to a phishing scam

An email phishing scam duped the government of Puerto Rico into transferring more than $2.6 million into a fraudulent account, The Associated Press reports. A…

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Please Do Not Drink Silver to Kill the Coronavirus

Wherever mass tragedy strikes, there will be vulturous hucksters looking to take advantage of people’s fears. The outbreak of a deadly new coronavirus in China…

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Tax season is here and so are the scams. Here’s what to do if the IRS calls you.

It’s that time of the year again: tax season. While some of you are preparing your tax returns and waiting for some sweet cash courtesy…

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