| Jun 13, 2013
| 11:55 AM
This post has been updated with information from an amended criminal complaint filed Thursday afternoon.
Hackers allegedly targeted 15 financial institutions, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Citigroup Inc. and E-Trade, as part of a nearly two-year-...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 10:35 AM
If you are one of those people who rarely carry cash or forget to take it along, there's a smartphone app that might interest you.
Venmo, a digital wallet company, has an app that makes it easy to exchange money, split bills and make good on IOUs....
| Jan 28, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Maryland state workers — and their family members — could win a college scholarship for fall 2013 offered by the State Employees Credit Union.
The credit union typically awards $15,000 to $20,000 in scholarships annually. Last year, it...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 3:40 AM
It was appropriate that they stamped our hands with smiley faces as we arrived at the Spaghetti for Ella fundraising event in Cementon Sunday evening. What I saw there put a big smile on my face, and I know I wasn't alone.
I did a blog post last week...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:47 PM
We're warning you of yet another scam going on in our hometowns.
Roanoke Police say there's a PayPal phishing scam going around through e-mail.
It says your payment transaction was processed, and includes a "log in" link to see the details.
| Feb 3, 2013
| 10:42 PM
Chloe, an 85-pound Irish wolfhound, is built like a pony, but the legs that support her splay out at an odd angle.
The Aberdeen Area Humane Society is raising money to pay for a $7,000 surgery that is scheduled for Thursday.
It's unknown if her legs...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 11:41 AM
You're excited about your team being in the Super Bowl, but don’t let your guard down.
The Better Business Bureau of Greater Maryland is warning of a variety of ways that fraudsters are taking advantage of football fans.
For starters: Beware of...
| May 28, 2013
| 8:51 PM
NEW YORK — In what was described as the biggest-ever international money-laundering scheme, a federal grand jury has indicted a company on criminal charges that it used "virtual" currency to launder more than $6 billion in ill-gotten gains....
| May 29, 2013
| 7:23 AM
Each day, we comb through pages upon pages of crime reports from the Wichita Police Department. Below is a quick glance at some bits and pieces from those sheets.
These reports are designed to give you an idea of what residents and police are...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:44 PM
I opened up my computer on Wednesday evening intending to play "Criminal Case" when a pop-up ad for Weight Watchers took over the screen. I would have clicked through it but for some crazy reason the word "sale" flashing over and over tricked me into...
| May 17, 2013
| 3:27 PM
The New America of George Packer's ambitious history, "The Unwinding," is a morally compromised patchwork of failed institutions, Ponzi schemes, bankruptcies, foreclosures, ignorance and fear.
But it is also a country where idealism still exists, and...