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  • Don't Fall For It: Omaha Travel scam

    Don't Fall For It: Omaha Travel scam
    Before booking a trip online or in person make sure you aren't falling for a travel scam. Omaha Travel is just one internet promotion company that reels customers in with dirt cheap vacation offers. The site sends emails on deals to  lure you to...
  • Theater patrons exposed in data breach

    Patrons of several local theaters may be at risk for credit card fraud or identity theft after a box office service based in California was hacked. Touchstone Theatre in Bethlehem, the drama department at Cedar Crest College in Allentown and the Lehigh...
  • Fannie Mae exec fired amid kickback scandal

    Fannie Mae has fired the executive who headed its Irvine office amid a federal investigation into alleged kickbacks from real estate brokers. One former employee of the home-finance giant has been indicted on charges of soliciting illegal payments...
  • Scams targeting Baltimore-area home owners

    Scams targeting Baltimore-area home owners
    Several unscrupulous companies are circulating materials in the Baltimore area that are aimed at taking advantage of homeowners, according to St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center, a Baltimore charity that counsels home buyers and people facing foreclosure....
  • Herbalife posts better-than-expected earnings, again

    Herbalife posts better-than-expected earnings, again
    Los Angeles nutritional products company Herbalife Ltd. reported $1.1 billion in first-quarter sales and profit that soundly beat analysts' expectations and its own guidance. The company reported earnings of $118.8 million, or $1.10 a share, up from...
  • Deputies: Bookkeeper embezzled money to pay monthly restitution

    Deputies: Bookkeeper embezzled money to pay monthly restitution
    Detectives busted Kristina Elizabeth Melvin after she embezzled $105,040.01 from Seats and Chairs.com, her employer, while she was employed as the company's bookkeeper, according to a news release from the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. Melvin...
  • President of Greenleaf could get 5-year prison term for defrauding residents of new homes

    President of Greenleaf could get 5-year prison term for defrauding residents of new homes
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The co-owner and president of a closed real estate company that defrauded dozens of residents of new homes and investors in those homes pleaded guilty in Greene County Circuit Court on Tuesday.  Scott Dasal’s admissions follow...
  • How to decipher job ads so you actually know what you're applying for

    Brazen Careerist Job ads are as vague as ever. Their purpose is to get you in the door, not give away all the details. In fact, lots of job seekers get duped by job ad scams or don't realize they're going to be interviewed by agencies or consultants. If...
  • Bob Stewart dies at 91; TV producer created popular game shows

    Bob Stewart dies at 91; TV producer created popular game shows
    Bob Stewart, a television producer who created such popular game shows as "To Tell the Truth," "The $10,000 Pyramid," and the enduring daytime hit "The Price Is Right," has died. He was 91. Stewart died Friday of natural causes at Cedars-Sinai Medical...
  • The do's and don'ts of online shopping

    The do's and don'ts of online shopping
    More consumers are expected to do their holiday shopping online this year -- about 47% compared with 44% in 2010, according to a National Retail Federation survey. And about half of those surveyed who own smart phones and 70% who own tablets will use...
  • Four convicted in $154-million medical insurance fraud

     
    The four defendants were found guilty by an Orange County jury of charges related to revenue and tax fraud for the massive scheme, according to a statement from the Orange County district attorney's office....