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  • Orlando man gets nearly 6 years in prison for fake credit-card operation

    Orlando man gets nearly 6 years in prison for fake credit-card operation
    An Orlando man was sentenced this week to nearly six years in prison and ordered to repay nearly $500,000 to identity-theft victims of his fake credit-card scam. Tony Frith, 36, pleaded guilty in June to a federal charge of "access device fraud."...
  • A Consumer's Holiday Guide: New FTC Rule On Deliveries, Free Extended Warranties

    A Consumer's Holiday Guide: New FTC Rule On Deliveries, Free Extended Warranties
    A seasonal consumer message, nondenominational and unscented, from The Bottom Line. Remember, no tipping. Late Deliveries Online retailers often sell more merchandise than they can deliver in time for the holiday. Under the Federal Trade Commission'...
  • Foreign gangs top list of Target data breach suspects

    MINNEAPOLIS One year after thieves infiltrated Target's cash registers, a website openly sells millions of credit and debit card numbers stolen in that data breach and many others. Anyone can log on to the site, rescator.cc, and shop for cards by ZIP...
  • Wells Fargo teller stole from elderly customers, police say

    Huntington Beach police and U.S. Secret Service agents arrested a former bank teller on suspicion of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from elderly customers. Jake Chih Wei Cheng, 23, of Tustin was taken into custody Friday and is in federal...
  • Windermere CEO gets 17 years for scam that defrauded investors

    Windermere CEO gets 17 years for scam that defrauded investors
    A 57-year-old CEO from Windermere was sentenced to 17 years in prison for engineering an elaborate scheme that defrauded investors out of millions, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Michael Rivers pleaded guilty in March to fraud and money...
  • Secret Service arrests man outside White House, finds rifle in car

    Secret Service arrests man outside White House, finds rifle in car
    Secret Service agents arrested an Iowa man outside the White House on Wednesday after a search of his vehicle uncovered a rifle. R.J. Kapheim, 41, of Davenport approached and spoke with a uniformed Secret Service officer stationed near the White House....
  • Internal review cites Secret Service failures in White House intrusion

      An intruder was able to scale the White House fence and enter the executive mansion in September because of major Secret Service failures including an agent who was distracted by a personal cellphone call, according to an internal review released on...
  • Bongino concedes 6th District race to Delaney

    Bongino concedes 6th District race to Delaney
    The unexpectedly tight contest for control of Maryland's westernmost House district was decided Friday — more than two days after polls closed — when the Republican challenger conceded the race to Democratic incumbent Rep. John Delaney....
  • Delaney, Bongino locked in tight Western Maryland race

    Delaney, Bongino locked in tight Western Maryland race
    Maryland's westernmost congressional race was too close to call more than a day after polls closed, prompting the Republican challenger to seek a count of absentee ballots Wednesday even as Democratic incumbent Rep. John Delaney declared victory....
  • House incumbents in Md. favored for re-election despite national headwinds

    House incumbents in Md. favored for re-election despite national headwinds
    Buoyed by favorable districts and the power of incumbency, most members of Maryland's heavily Democratic congressional delegation easily won re-election Tuesday, despite a strong national current that favored the GOP. But in the state's westernmost...
  • Use of counterfeit money rising, Evanston police say

    Use of counterfeit money rising, Evanston police say
    There has been an increase in counterfeit money being used at local businesses, Evanston police said. The department has received several reports of the fake money being circulated to businesses, they announced in a press release. "Persons or...