fraud

Coronavirus economy
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Kristen Johanson
April 06, 2020 - 1:31 pm
Stimulus checks are expected to be deposited right into Americans’ bank accounts this week, but authorities warn the public to watch out for scammers who may try to virtually pickpocket your information. Read more here.
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An unknown phone call.
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David Madden
April 05, 2020 - 5:00 am
During these times, we all have to be extra vigilant to protect ourselves, and not just from the coronavirus. There are people out there aiming to scam you in one way or another, and an expert in Camden County offers some timely advice. Read more here.
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Kristen Johanson
March 24, 2020 - 6:17 pm
Authorities are warning the public of heightened scams that are taking advantage of people during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “You have to be very careful about any sort of unsolicited communication that you get from somebody by any means.” Read more here.
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Horse racing
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AP News
March 09, 2020 - 11:27 am
More than two dozen horse trainers, veterinarians and others have been charged in what authorities describe as a widespread international scheme to drug horses to race faster. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump talks to the media before he boards Air Force One for a trip to Los Angeles to attend a campaign fundraiser, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md.
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AP News
February 19, 2020 - 6:56 am
President Donald Trump went on a clemency blitz Tuesday, commuting former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's 14-year prison sentence and pardoning former New York City police commissioner Bernie Kerik, among a long list of others. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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AP News
February 12, 2020 - 12:44 pm
A Pennsylvania court this week will consider a legal challenge by three transgender women to a two-decade-old state law that prohibits people who have committed serious felonies from ever changing their names. Read more here.
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Gloved hand enters PIN to withdraw cash from an ATM.
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Jim Melwert
February 11, 2020 - 1:17 pm
A Coatesville woman has been charged with stealing $34,000, over a period of six months, from a woman she was supposed to be taking care of. Read more here.
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John McDevitt
February 05, 2020 - 1:59 pm
A Collegeville man — who previously served time for the 2004 death of his wife — is facing federal charges for allegedly making and selling phony drugs that he claimed could cure cancer in dogs. Read more here.
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Amish farm
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Jim Melwert
January 31, 2020 - 3:08 pm
A Berks County man has been charged with running one of the largest Ponzi schemes based in Pennsylvania, where he allegedly he ripped off the Amish and Mennonite communities for $60 million. Read more here.
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Mark D'Amico
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David Madden
January 08, 2020 - 9:32 pm
The third defendant in the 2017 GoFundMe hoax that involved a homeless man and a Burlington County couple has been indicted in federal court.
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