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What our investigative journalists expose isn’t fake news

These are the stories ... call us, from across America, seeking our help. Not one asks our party affiliation. I can reassure you that truth eventually wins. Injustices get corrected. And despite the d... read more

New phone scam involves overseas calls

It could be related to what’s known as Wangiri fraud and linked to a scam.” A representative from Rogers did not return calls. Wangiri, a Japanese word, literally means one (ring) and cut. Fraudsters ... read more

Got a missed call from overseas? Don't call back! 'Wangiri' scam on the rise leaving victims with hefty phone bills

We received an e-mail from a This is Money reader saying ... patterns to the Wangiri scam numbers.' It says if you get an unexpected call from an unknown international number, you should not answer th... read more

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Bar review: The Duke of Marlborough, Russell

I've had these oysters before — and met some of the people who harvest them; "food heroes" the great Cornishman Rick Stein would call them. The food here is a clear step up from any you'd expect in ev... read more

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City police warning of utility scam targeting small businesses

Economic crimes investigators are warning the public about a recent utility scam targeting ... business owners as their livelihood requires electricity to be running.” She said offenders posing as Enm... read more

Number of people targeted by 'CRA scam' in Calgary soars

As the number of victims rises, Calgary Police are sounding a warning about the number of people getting calls by con artists pretending to be with the Canada Revenue Agency. The “CRA Scam” has bilked ... read more

Scam calls targeting Mandarin speakers arrives in Ottawa, police warn

... and the anti-fraud centre which serves as a central repository of information about scams, Gunson said. Victims can have a friend or family member call on their behalf to translate. People who get ... read more

H-T readers share opinions for, against red light cameras

The Herald-Tribune recently asked readers to share their opinions about whether red light cameras ... videos taken by the red light cameras don’t necessarily tell the entire story, which in my case it ... read more

Don't call back: customers warned about scam involving missed phone calls from unknown numbers

A scam known as Wangiri fraud involves fraudsters leaving missed calls from unknown numbers on people’s phones and when people call back their credit is drained or their bill is charged. Scammers buy ... read more

Scam calls target Chinese community, fraud busters warn

... and the anti-fraud centre which serves as a central repository of information about scams, Gunson said. Victims can have a friend or family member call on their behalf to translate. There are a nu... read more

Break the Silence: Mike King says youth suicide 'national shame'

Television celebrity and suicide campaigner Mike King is adding his voice to growing calls for New Zealand to Break the Silence on suicide. This month the New Zealand Herald has launched a special ser... read more

Watch out for these new WhatsApp scams in South Africa

Some of the biggest scams reported on the messaging platform in South Africa and around the world are described below. WhatsApp users in South Africa should keep their ... WhatsApp Wangiri fraud is wh... read more



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