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Scammers are targeting Texans as winter storm leaves many without power, feds warn

16 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Texas warned residents to be on the lookout for scams as the state deals with an unprecedented winter storm that has left many with property damage and no electricity.
"Fraudsters often appear from nowhere to take advantage of natural disasters, which is what occurred in the early days of the pandemic. Now, we are concerned that weary homeowners will fall prey to unsolicited calls regarding insurance claims, home warranties, or bogus government grants" acting US Attorney Nicholas Ganjei said. "If you did...
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TD Ameritrade review: Multiple low-cost investment choices and trading...

TD Ameritrade review: Multiple low-cost investment choices and trading platforms for DIY-minded traders

Summary List Placement The TD Ameritrade platform offers commission-free trades on stocks, ETFs, and options. TD Ameritrade is best for active traders looking for multiple... Read more ...

GameStop spikes 14% after announcing board member Ryan Cohen will lead its...

GameStop spikes 14% after announcing board member Ryan Cohen will lead its transition to e-commerce

Summary List Placement GameStop rose 14% in pre-market trading after Ryan Cohen was announced as chairperson for a new committee. Cohen will lead the video-game retailer's... Read more ...

VIDEO: Driver crashes into North Carolina martial arts school when class in...

VIDEO: Driver crashes into North Carolina martial arts school when class in session

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Students and employees at a Charlotte, North Carolina martial arts studio watched in disbelief as a car crashed into the studio's building . The incident... Read more ...

CBS reportedly paid at least $7 million to air Meghan Markle and Prince...

CBS reportedly paid at least $7 million to air Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's bombshell interview with Oprah

Summary List Placement CBS' parent company ViacomCBS paid between $7 million and $9 million for the rights to air Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's bombshell interview with... Read more ...

Mark Cuban says the Dallas Mavericks are the largest Dogecoin merchant in...

Mark Cuban says the Dallas Mavericks are the largest Dogecoin merchant in the world - and predicts the token's price could eventually hit $1

Summary List Placement Mark Cuban said the Dallas Mavericks are now the largest Dogecoin merchant in the world. The NBA basketball team has carried out more than 20,000... Read more ...

Stephen Curry wins NBA 3-point shooting contest in dramatic fashion

Stephen Curry wins NBA 3-point shooting contest in dramatic fashion

Like hitting a final-second game-winner, Stephen Curry won Sunday's 3-point shooting contest by draining his last shot of the contest - the money ball. Curry's last make from... Read more ...

Cuomo said lawmakers will have to impeach him if they want him out of office...

Cuomo said lawmakers will have to impeach him if they want him out of office after top Democrats call for his resignation

Summary List Placement As calls grow for his resignation, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo told a top state lawmaker that they would have to impeach him if they want him out of... Read more ...

Leader of New York state Senate calls on Cuomo to quit

Leader of New York state Senate calls on Cuomo to quit

ALBANY, N.Y. - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has lost the support of the Democratic leaders of the New York state Legislature. Andrea Stewart-Cousins, the majority leader of the New York... Read more ...

Cuomo says he won't resign over harassment allegations because doing so...

Cuomo says he won't resign over harassment allegations because doing so would be 'anti-democratic'

Summary List Placement New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday said he would not resign due to the mountain allegations against him, saying during a phone call with reporters that... Read more ...

2 more former Cuomo aides accuse governor of inappropriate behavior

2 more former Cuomo aides accuse governor of inappropriate behavior

ALBANY, N.Y. - Two more former aides to Gov. Andrew Cuomo have accused the third-term Democrat of inappropriate behavior, marking the fourth and fifth women to raise... Read more ...