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The DOJ Announces Largest Elder Fraud Sweep After Reports of Increasing Elder Financial Exploitation

The Department of Justice coordinated the largest elder fraud sweep by filing cases and consumer actions related to financial scams targeting or disproportionately affecting seniors nationwide. In their announcement yesterday, the DOJ claimed that their civil, as well as criminal … Continue reading

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New report on Russian disinformation, prepared for the Senate, shows operation’s scale and sweep

Washington Post: “A report prepared for the Senate that provides the most sweeping analysis yet of Russia’s disinformation campaign around the 2016 election found the operation used every major social media platform to deliver words, images and videos tailored to … Continue reading

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M.D.Ala.: Unmarked pill bottle with apparent crack in it was in plain view during protective sweep after arrest in house

Officers came in defendant’s house with an arrest warrant for cocaine delivery. During a protective sweep, an unmarked pill bottle was seen and picked up. It was immediately apparent to the officers that the contents was likely crack cocaine and … Continue reading

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Attorneys: Alien sweep illegal (The News Herald)

Bay County Sheriff’s deputies arrested four men believed to be illegal aliens on Friday. The men worked for a subcontractor on an expansion project at the Bay County Water Treatment Plant on Transmitter Road. Read more detail on Legal News … Continue reading

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Massachusetts conducts cryptocurrency sweep, censures five companies

By Jay Fishman, J.D. The Massachusetts Securities Division, upon completing a sweep of unregistered cryptocurrency transactions, censured five companies and additionally ordered them to permanently desist from selling unregistered or non-exempt securities in the state. The companies, for failing to … Continue reading

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