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  • More than 1,000 businesses affected by same malware as Target

    The Secret Service estimates more than 1,000 businesses have been affected by the same kind of cyberattack that scraped Target's cash register system for consumer credit card information, the Department of Homeland Security said in an advisory Friday...
  • What you need to know when a debt collector threatens to sue

    Heidi says she took out a payday loan in 2010 and then forgot about it. Now she's getting calls from someone claiming to be a lawyer threatening to take her to court unless she pays $250 right away and makes additional payments every two weeks. Heidi...
  • California Incentives Bill Urges Trade Action to Curb Flight of VFX Jobs

    An amendment to proposed legislation to expand California's film and TV tax credit urges trade action as a response to countries that have lured visual effects firms away with the promise of generous subsidies. The amendment calls call for a strategy...
  • Scam of the day: phone call cons woman out of her credit card number

    Scam of the day: phone call cons woman out of her credit card number
    If your phone rings and you're asked to verify your credit card number to resolve a supposed problem with your account, don't do what a local woman did and reveal your number. This scam is among several the Watchdog has run across in recent weeks. I'...
  • Glastonbury's Elderly Residents Taking Advantage Of Tax Breaks

    GLASTONBURY — Four hundred sixty four residents used the town's tax credit program for older homeowners this year, according to Town Manager Richard J. Johnson. Johnson said the cumulative total benefit for those applying for the program on the...
  • Gloucester weekly crime log

    On George Washington Memorial Highway A traffic stop on Aug. 17 at 3:06 p.m. in the area of Town & Country Center resulted in Andrew Allen Ash, Jr., 27, of Hayes, being charged with violating a restricted license and expired state registration. In the...
  • Japan ex-PM Noda: Failure to raise sales tax would pose big risk

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will send the wrong message about its commitment to fiscal reform if it shies away from a sales tax rise in October 2015, former Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda said on Friday. But Noda, whose Democratic Party was ousted in the 2012...
  • Glendale pair suspected of ID theft after 138 cards found in vehicles

    Glendale pair suspected of ID theft after 138 cards found in vehicles
    Two Glendale men were arrested on suspicion of identity theft on Tuesday after being caught with more than 100 allegedly fraudulent credit cards in their possession, police said. Artur Ghazaryan, 28, and Havhannes Ghazaryan, 26, who are not related, were...
  • Rauner, Quinn tag each other as 'phony' on term limits

    Rauner, Quinn tag each other as 'phony' on term limits
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner accused Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn of being under federal investigation for corruption Thursday while the Democrat called his challenger "one of the leading outsourcers" sending jobs overseas. The two, holding...
  • Restaurant review: New Shanty on 19th familiar yet very different

    While there are threads of familiarity between the old Shanty and the new Shanty on 19th, the incarnation is not a rebirth. The Shanty on 19th, which opened about two months ago, certainly calls up memories of the longtime Allentown landmark that closed...
  • Information you can bank on

    In the bustle of everyday life, it can be difficult to keep up with all the trends and issues that affect your wallet as a consumer. For example, did you know there's potential for a new tax on your Internet service and that the formula for calculating...