August 5, 2021
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TrueFi raises $12.5 million, spikes 435%: where to buy TRU

TrueFi drew capital from Andreessen Horowitz and Alameda, with the resulting price surge leaving other coins in the dust TrueFi is up by an astonishing 435% today after a successful funding round raised $12.5 million. TrueFi is distinguished from the hundreds of other DeFi protocols by its innovative, incentive-based, uncollateralised lending mec...
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Mann sentenced in $101M Clifton Park-based fraud; ‘He destroyed a lot of people’s lives and livelihoods’ » Scammer News

ALBANY — Michael Mann on Wednesday drew a 12-year prison term — significantly less than sentencing guidelines specify — for a payroll fraud scheme that caused $101 million in losses for businesses large and small and anxiety for thousands of their workers. Prosecutors had called for 22 years in prison, slightly more than the minimum speci...
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Kokua Line: Should I report a scam even if I don’t lose money?

Question: Will they text you about your stimulus? I never did get one and now I wonder if I should have answered a text I got a while back. I deleted it because I figured it was a scam. Answer: It was an identity-theft scam. It’s a good thing you didn’t take the bait. The Internal Revenue Service “won’t initiate contact by phone, email, text or soc...
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Albany Utilities warns of phone scam

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - Officials with Albany Utilities want customers to be aware of a utility phone scam.A few customers have reported receiving calls from someone stating that their payment is due, then demanding immediate payment of the utility bill to avoid service interruption.Albany Utilities representatives will never contact a customer reques...
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Sheriff’s Report 8-5-21 | Jackson County Pilot

July 14 Deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident with injuries at the intersection of County Road 14 and County Road 17. A 2013 Chevrolet Equinox driven by Carrie Wieres of Lakefield was traveling eastbound on County Road 14. A 2004 Pontiac Grand Am driven by Tyler Holmes was traveling northbound on County Road 17. The Pontiac failed to yield,...