Millions of myGov users warned about $688.64 Medicare refund

myGov users have been warned to watch out for a new email scam doing the rounds. (Source: Getty/MailGuard) If you have received an email claiming to be from myGov implying you have a Medicare reimbursement, think twice before opening it. MailGuard has warned millions of Aussies about the new email scam with the subject line […]readmore

My mom is about to toss thousands of dollars into

Pay Dirt is Slate’s money advice column. Have a question? Send it to Lillian, Athena, and Elizabeth here. (It’s anonymous!) Dear Pay Dirt, My mom has been out of work since she married my father. She went from having a good job in her country to being a stay-at-home mom. I am grateful she was there when we […]readmore

Celsius bankruptcy examiner expected to report on Ponzi allegations

By Dietrich Knauth (Reuters) – A court-ordered examiner is expected to release a report on Monday addressing whether bankrupt crypto firm Celsius Network operated as a Ponzi scheme, which could add to the pressure on founder Alex Mashinsky, who is already facing fraud allegations. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Martin Glenn, who is overseeing the crypto lending […]readmore

This Fast Food Restaurant Is Trying A New “Lid” To

GOING STRAWLESS You might not like it, but I have to give credit to this fast food restaurant for trying to do what they can to improve their footprint on the environment. Honestly, when you think about it, fast food and all it’s packaging definitely contribute to the garbage problem. McDonalds is testing a new […]readmore

Scare Tactic Scam is Making the Rounds in Massachusetts

Scams continue to circulate throughout Massachusetts. You may remember in a previous article, we wrote about the “Grandparent Scam” that was going around the Bay State. That particular scam involved con artists calling elderly individuals, pretending to be grandchildren. The scenario looks like this, the scammer tells the grandparent that he or she has been […]readmore

Sivasankar requests ED to postpone questioning in LIFE Mission scam-

By Express News Service KOCHI:  The Enforcement Directorate (ED) probing money laundering in the Wadakkancherry LIFE Mission project funded by UAE Red Crescent issued notice to Principal Secretary M Sivasankar to appear for interrogation on Tuesday.  However, Sivasankar has requested to postpone the date as he would be retiring from service on Tuesday. Following his […]readmore

AARP Alabama warns of tax season scams

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – Tax season is an enticing time for criminals. AARP Alabama shared scammers may call you pretending to be IRS agents. “They will spoof your caller ID, so it looks like it’s actually coming from the IRS or from a phone number in Washington, D.C.,” said Jamie Harding with AARP Alabama. “They […]readmore

10 new albums that aim to change the world in

Do you think there’s no good protest music these days? So did I, until I started looking for it. The truth is, it’s always been out there, but it’s sometimes just a bit difficult to find. Every month, I search it out, listen to it all, then round up the best of it that relates […]readmore

Adani-Hindenburg Latest News: ‘Calculated Securities Fraud’

Gautam Adani published a 413-page rebuttal of allegations of fraud by short seller Hindenburg Research, seeking to calm potential investors before the Indian billionaire’s flagship completes a $2.5 billion share sale. Some 65 of the 88 questions have been addressed in Adani’s public disclosures and the conduct of the American short seller “is nothing short […]readmore

Why This Type of Loan Is the Biggest Scam

Image source: Getty Images Payday loans are designed to create a vicious circle of ever-deepening debt. Key points Payday lenders know that many borrowers have few options, and they take advantage of that fact. While the initial interest rate you are quoted may seem reasonable, it’s the annual percentage rate (APR) that tells the true […]readmore