May 28, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Gold Price Falls to 2-Week Low Because Global Lockdowns are Easing

The gold price hit a two-week low of $1,705, as the global economy slowly becomes more optimistic. Gold is unlikely to hit new highs if equities and real yields continue gains but may resurge if the economic recovery falters. Gold will likely remain strong in the medium to longer-term, since the economic recovery will be…

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May 27, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: You might’ve accidentally missed your $1,200 stimulus check – here’s what to do

In recent days, some taxpayers’ coronavirus stimulus checks have started to be distributed not as paper checks to be mailed — but rather as prepaid debit cards, loaded with the appropriate stimulus funds. Some recipients, however, have accidentally thrown their stimulus check debit cards away, thinking they must be the result of a scam of…

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May 27, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Fraudsters are shaking down YouTubers. Won’t the company do anything to stop them?

Game From Scratch reports a harrowing experience — an anonymous threat to pay bitcoin or have false claims made about their game dev tutorials to YouTube — and a horrifying one to go with it: YouTube’s automatic cooperation with the fraudster, total lack of human recourse, and loss of access to his channel after refusing…

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May 25, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Don’t Be Fooled by Covid-19 Contact-Tracing Scams

The Covid-19 pandemic has created prime conditions for scams. From phishing attacks to unemployment fraud, attackers have put new, more exploitative twists on their classic hustles. And now the Federal Trade Commission is warning that those fraudsters have designed scams around state contact-tracing initiatives.You’ve probably heard a lot about contact-tracing mobile apps, but state health…

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May 25, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Mail-in Voting Triggers an Unhinged Trump Rant

Seemingly terrified of losing his reelection bid at least in part due to mail-in voting, President Trump continued to be dishonest about the process’s legitimacy in a tweet so packed with lies it’s surprising he was able to fit them all within the character count. Trump’s Sunday morning factless tweet began with a proclamation: “The…

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May 24, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Trump Doubles Down On Fact-Free Fraud Theory About Mail-In Voting

President Donald Trump on Sunday posted on Twitter alleging that mail-in ballots allow for widespread election fraud, despite widespread evidence to the contrary. Trump — who has previously voted by mail employing the very process he now decries — has railed against states offering mail-in voting leading up to this year’s national elections at the same…

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May 24, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Facebook Messenger will now warn you about scams and impersonators

Facebook Messenger will now warn you about scams when you receive a suspicious message from someone you don’t know — or when someone appears to be attempting to impersonate one of your Facebook friends… Engadget reports that messages seeking money or claiming to offer rewards are an increasing problem, and Facebook is aiming to alert…

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May 23, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Look Out for This Covid-19 Excel Phishing Scam

The Covid-19 pandemic has provided boundless opportunities for scammers since January at least. But a group of fraudsters known as Scattered Canary has reached new depths, ripping off state unemployment systems for millions of dollars just as funds are running dangerously low.It’s not all bad news, though. For the last several months, the FBI had…

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May 23, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick on mail-in voting: ‘Scam by Democrats to steal election’

A federal appeals court put on a hold a ruling that paved the way in Texas for an expansion of mail-in voting due to fears of the coronavirus; reaction and analysis from Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick.

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May 23, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Lori Loughlin to Plead Guilty: How Coronavirus Pandemic May Have Influenced Her Decision

The current state of the world might have been a reason for Lori Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, deciding to plead guilty in the college admissions scandal. The couple was accused of paying $500,000 in bribes to get their daughters, Olivia Jade and Isabella Rose, admitted to the University of Southern California as recruits for the crew team, though…

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