Local scene: Hire licensed contractors for storm repairs – Morgan

Guzman earns honors Jose Guzman, of Morgan Hill, was recently named to the Benedictine College Dean’s List for the fall semester, which ended Dec. 12, 2022. Any full-time student carrying a minimum of 12 hours and a grade point average of 3.5 is named to the Dean’s List. Of the 2,135 students on campus for […]readmore

Authorities Release Video Stills from Stewartville UTV Theft

Stewartville, MN (KROC-AM News)- The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office has released video stills that captured the theft of a UTV from a Stewartville dealership over the weekend.  Sheriff’s Captain James Schueller said deputies were dispatched to the business in the 500 block of North Main St. in Stewartville around 6 p.m. Sunday. The suspects made off […]readmore

How the ‘Sonnedix Gabon’ Ponzi scheme reeled in and scammed

A weekly news show produced with photos, videos and personal accounts from France 24 Observers around the world – all checked by our staff here in Paris. A company called “Sonnedix Gabon” was offering users investments in solar energy in December and January, promising huge payouts. But one of our Observers in Gabon quickly realised […]readmore

How to Keep Your Venmo Payments Private

I was talking to my mom over the weekend and we were randomly talking about candles. I made the comment that candles are the last thing I need at my house right now. I explained to her that my husband and I had just bought a bunch of them (hundreds of dollars worth) during Bath […]readmore

I believed the SMS was from my bank – and

I like to think that I am fairly savvy when it comes to online scams. I know not to click on weird links or give out my personal information, and that people can call and impersonate my bank. I also work for an organisation that is extremely proactive when it comes to cybersecurity. And I’ve […]readmore

Cases jump by more than 80%

Reported cases of ‘advance fee’ scams jumped by more than 80% last year. Photo: Getty Cases of “advance fee” scams where a victim is asked to pay an upfront fee for products or services jumped by more than 80% last year, with victims losing £711 on average, according to Lloyds. As living costs rise, fraudsters […]readmore

California Homeowners Struggle to Find Contractors for Storm Damage Repair

Homeowners in California are struggling to find roofers in the wake of the destruction caused by torrential storms over the past few weeks. According to recent reports, in addition to the damaging winds experienced by local residents, the years of drought followed by massive storms have resulted in an epidemic of roof leaks, turning roofers […]readmore

Faribault Lutheran Schools Celebrate Lutheran Schools Week

“Making Disciples for Life” is the theme of National Lutheran Schools week this week.  Faribault Lutheran schools is observing the week with their annual “Souper Bowl Supper” Friday. Chrysteena Saehler, Principal and Howard Bode, Faribault Lutheran Schools Board Chair stopped by AM Minnesota to deliver information about the school and their observances. Bode grew up […]readmore

What Sam Bankman-Fried And Bernie Madoff Have In Common

WASHINGTON, DC – DECEMBER 08: CEO of FTX Sam Bankman-Fried testifies during a hearing before the … [+] House Financial Services Committee at Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill December 8, 2021 in Washington, DC. The committee held a hearing on “Digital Assets and the Future of Finance: Understanding the Challenges and Benefits of […]readmore

Brian Blank | Mississippi State University

Those reading anything in the news about the economy or corporate finance lately probably have read an article featuring or written by Brian Blank, assistant professor of finance at Mississippi State University. A respected financial scholar, Blank has been interviewed in national and international outlets including the BBC, MarketWatch and ABC News and local news […]readmore