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MoviePass on Wednesday confirmed a security issue may have exposed customers' records.
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CNN
August 21, 2019 - 8:11 pm
By Ahiza Garcia, CNN Business (CNN) -- MoviePass on Wednesday confirmed a security issue may have exposed customers' records. In a statement, MoviePass said a security lapse was recently discovered and its system was immediately secured. Reports of the data breach first surfaced Tuesday. The breach...
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Chaka Fattah
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Kristen Johanson
July 12, 2019 - 11:58 am
UPDATED: 4:45 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Disgraced former congressman Chaka Fattah Sr. has been sentenced again to 10 years in prison for various charges, including racketeering, bribery, conspiracy and fraud. Fattah, 62, has served two and a half years of the sentence. His lawyers said...
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Three people have been charged with defrauding dozens of Philadelphia homeowners of nearly $300,000, and some of the victims targeted were the city’s most vulnerable.
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Kristen Johanson
July 10, 2019 - 3:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Three people have been charged with defrauding dozens of Philadelphia homeowners of nearly $300,000, and some of the victims targeted were the city’s most vulnerable. The trio were insurance adjusters with Ace Public Adjusters. District Attorney Larry Krasner said...
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Saudia Shuler poses in front of her North Philly restaurant Country Cookin'.
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Cherri Gregg
May 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The North Philadelphia mother who made national headlines for her lavish prom sends off got a multi-pronged sentence this week. Saudia Shuler, also known as the “Camel Prom Mom,” pleaded guilty to social security fraud earlier this year. "I am thankful for ya'll that...
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Health care costs.
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Kristen Johanson
May 09, 2019 - 6:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Bucks County doctor has admitted to ordering false medical tests and prescriptions and over-billing health care insurance companies for money and kickbacks. Dr. Domenick Braccia pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud, after prosecutors...
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Scott Bahner
Bucks County District Attorney’s Office
Steve Tawa
May 03, 2019 - 4:47 pm
BRISTOL TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A former rescue squad chief has been accused of abusing his position in Bristol Township to steal thousands of dollars in ambulance company funds. Former Bucks County Rescue Squad Chief Scott Bahner is accused of stealing more than $157,000 in ambulance funds...
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Chaka Fattah
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Kristen Johanson
May 01, 2019 - 2:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Federal prosecutors will not re-try former longtime Rep. Chaka Fattah on bribery convictions overturned by an appeals court. In a court filing, U.S. Assistant Attorneys Jennifer Williams and Eric Gibson said "it is in the interest of justice" to dismiss four bribery...
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Gloria Frances Byars
Philadelphia Police Department
Cherri Gregg
April 30, 2019 - 4:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office announced charges Tuesday against a Delaware County woman who allegedly bilked thousands of dollars from the elderly. Gloria Frances Byars has been charged with multiple counts of theft, theft by deception, receiving stolen...
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Kate McClure
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Mike DeNardo
April 15, 2019 - 2:52 pm
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The woman at the heart of the GoFundMe scam has pleaded guilty to state charges. Katelyn McClure admitted her role in concocting a feel-good story about homeless vet Johnny Bobbitt, who gave his last $20 to buy her gas on I-95. The heartwarming fib in 2017...
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Felicity Huffman
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April 08, 2019 - 3:27 pm
BOSTON (AP) — "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman and a dozen other prominent parents have agreed to plead guilty in the college admissions bribery scam that ensnared wealthy families and athletic coaches at some of the nation's most selective universities, federal authorities said Monday...
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