October 17, 2021
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€41.3 ($47.8) Billion Lost in Scams,

AMSTERDAM, Oct. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In ScamAdviser's 3rd Global State of Scams Report, 42 countries were analyzed on the number of people scammed and the amount of money lost. Number of Scams Boomed The number of reported scams increased from 139 million in 2019 to 266 million in 2020. The amount lost grew from €36 ($41.7) to €41 ...

Hwange residents lose US$18 300 in fake crypto shares scam

The Chronicle Sukulwenkosi Dube-Matutu, Chronicle ReporterPOLICE have arrested a fraudster for allegedly defrauding four Hwange residents US$18 300 in a fake crypto shares investment. National police spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi said Farai Chingombe (38) tricked the residents into investing their money from January to August th...

Opinion | Robocalls Are Not Even the Worst of It

I am happy to inform you that the federal government is revving up the war on robocalls.I checked on how things were going just after hanging up on a tinny-voiced woman who wanted to warn me that my car’s extended warranty was going to expire unless I pressed 1. In case I didn’t really care, she could take me off the calling list forever if I press...

Controversy swirls around Marion City Auditor

By Crawford County Now Staff October 13, 2021 12:26 pm MARION—The inconsistency and drama surrounding Marion City Auditor Robert Landon has now taken important time and attention away from the Marion Police Department. While Landon was spotted at Marion City Hall on Tuesday, he has been abse...