August 2, 2021
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Hot Weather Doesn’t Slow Down Scammers –

Sheldon, Iowa — The weather has been hot, but that hasn’t slowed down the scammers in recent days. Sheldon Police tell KIWA there have been a number of scams attempted on unsuspecting Sheldon residents lately. Police say most of these scammers are trying one variation or another on an old theme: either you owe the IRS, or Social Security, or yo...

How to avoid rising cryptocurrency, bitcoin scams

Randy Hutchinson is the president of the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South. Reach the BBB at 800-222-8754.You can hardly pick up the financial section of the newspaper or visit a financial website without seeing a headline about Bitcoin or another cryptocurrency.As I write this column, these articles are on one website:“El Salvador Becomes Fi...

Loan scam: Karuvannur bank administrator removed from post

The Registrar of Cooperatives on Friday removed the administrator of the Karuvannur Service Co-operative Bank M.C. Ajith from the post. A three-member administrative panel, comprising senior assistant registrar T.K. Raveendran; and senior inspectors A.M. Vinod and K.K. Pramod, has been was given charge of the bank.The Registrar of Co-operatives h...