Company saves scam victim $2k - Desert Dispatch A 81-year-old Apple Valley woman called me recently and said she and ... column often, you already know that Mary was getting bilked and she’ll 11/26/2015 - 1:53 pm | View Link
Stafford resident bilked in phone scam - Inside Nova A woman got a call last week from someone identifying himself as her grandson and wanting money to make bail. 11/23/2015 - 3:01 pm | View Link
Prosecutors: Jamaican lottery sentence should send message - Minneapolis Star Tribune Prosecutors: Jamaican Lottery Sentence Should Send Message - ABC News 11/23/2015 - 6:05 am | View Link
San Diego prosecutor shares elder abuse prevention tips - Herald & Review ... the story of an 85-year-old Catholic priest who was bilked out of $40 ... A woman almost got away with murdering an elderly man, because his ... 11/22/2015 - 5:05 am | View Link
Golden Gate car salesman to get prison time for bilking customers - Naples Daily News A 41-year-old Golden Gate man who bilked two dozen people by selling ... he was arrested on charges he bought an East Naples woman's car in April 11/21/2015 - 2:06 pm | View Link
Elderly Southington Woman Bilked of $7K by Home Health Aide: Police A home health aide has been arrested in connection with the theft of more than $7,000 from the elderly Southington resident for whom she cared. Southington Police obtained an arrest warrant for the 48-year-old suspect who was arrested about 8:15 p.m. Nov ... 11/26/2015 - 12:14 am | View Link
Hamilton woman charged in cancer fraud A Hamilton woman has been charged with fraud after a provincial agency says it was bilked of more 200 thousand dollars. Case managers at the Ontario Disability Support program noticed some discrepancies in claims filed by a person for cancer therapy and ... 11/24/2015 - 3:42 am | View Link
Somerset County woman bilked of $4,000 SOMERSET, Pa. — A Somerset Township woman is out $4,031.60 that she paid to purchase an all-terrain vehicle that was reportedly advertised on Craiglist, according to Pennsylvania State Police. The victim responded to the ad posted by a person using the ... 11/16/2015 - 6:43 am | View Link
Woman Out $7K From Bank Scam The financial crimes unit is searching for a man in his 40s or 50s after a woman was bilked out of $7,000. Police say the 73-year-old was contacted by phone by a man claiming to be her bank manager. He said he was investigating internal theft asked her to ... 11/13/2015 - 2:12 pm | View Link
Farmington woman bilked out of $9K in bogus tax scheme A Farmington woman is out some $9,000 after being tricked into paying a bogus tax bill. According to Farmington Public Safety, the woman, who lives in the Drakeshire Apartments, contacted police on Oct. 10 to report someone had called her, claiming she was ... 10/21/2015 - 2:37 am | View Link
Police: Scammer bilked woman of $30,000 : Journal Star ... Someone using a trick new to Lincoln bilked a 74-year-old woman out of more than $30,000, police said. 11/24/2015 - 5:22 am | View Website
Farmington woman bilked out of $9K in bogus tax scheme ... A Farmington woman is out some $9,000 after being tricked into paying a bogus tax bill. According to Farmington Public Safety, the woman, who lives in the Drakeshire ... 10/21/2015 - 5:29 am | View Website
Dominatrix bilked elderly Fla. man out of $500K, home ... She's a woman of her word. A whip-cracking dominatrix, who promises to punish her "slaves" to their absolute limit, is accused of burning a $500,000 hole ... 08/6/2015 - 2:59 pm | View Website
Charges: Woman, 71, Bilked From Estate Sales A woman from Hopkins is accused of stealing money from her property estate clients. The Hennepin County Attorney's Office says she's illegally collected ... 07/31/2015 - 12:47 am | View Website
Alabama mom bilked insurance company out of $240,000 in ... A St. Clair County insurance agent bilked another insurance company out of a quarter of a million dollars in the name of her dead daughter, authorities said today. 06/23/2015 - 10:15 am | View Website
On one of the busiest U. S. retails days, a rally is planned for Chicago’s most prestigious downtown shopping district to protest last year’s shooting death of a black teenager by a white policeman and the city’s handling of the case. The march on Chicago’s “Magnificent
CONCORD, N. H. — Students at Newport Middle High School have won a contest that challenged them to find “New Hampshire’s Dumbest Law.”
The Concord Monitor reports that a group of state representatives asked students to nominate seemingly senseless laws that should be repealed. After hearing from about two dozen schools, the group chose Newport, which uncovered a 40-year-old ban on harvesting seaweed at night.
Almost five years after the state passed a law allowing advertising on school buses, the concept is still catching on slowly. But as state aid remains frozen, and tax levies are capped, more districts are considering it as a way to drive revenue.
After more than 40 years at war, one of Afghanistan's most notorious warlords, designated a "global terrorist" by the United States and blacklisted by the United Nations along with Osama bin Laden, wants to come out of the shadows
Beginning with George Washington "Grin" Bradley's gem in July 1876, when he pitched the St. Louis Brown Stockings to a 2-0 victory over the Hartford Dark Blues, there have been 294 no-hitters in major league baseball.