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July 4th Debit Credit Fraud

Identity theft also may be involved with these July 4, 2015 fraudulent purchases.

Photo Courtesy: Bank of America customer in Florida on July 4, 2015… 70 more words

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Animal Cruelty: The Innocent Ones EDITORIAL

I’m including the coverage of the Animal Cruelty investigation by Moulton, Alabama Police Department from WHNT News 19.  It’s available here.

I have two dogs I love and care for, both are mother and daughter.   346 more words

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How thieves use skimmers to steal your debit card information


Imagine pulling up at a gas station and sticking your debit card in the card reader. You put in your PIN number, not thinking there’s anything wrong. 251 more words

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China Seizes Tons Of Old Meat, Some From The '70s

China’s latest food scandal involves decades-old meat from the 1970s. Authorities arrested meat smugglers in 14 provinces who were attempting to sell 1970s meat. The rancid beef, duck, chicken, and pork was reportedly worth about $500,000 and weighed 110,241 tons.  437 more words

China

China To Recall Shaanxi Baby Milk Powders

China’s food safety watchdog has asked three milk producers in Shaanxi province to recall infant formula powder, Chinese state media report. 159 more words

China

Beware 'credit repair' agencies that target Hawaii consumers

If you are planning to buy a house, lease a car or even get a new job, your credit score matters.

Scammers know this and they make a living preying on those desperate to improve their score. 349 more words

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Be Aware of the Dark Side of Cooldrinks

Soft drink consumers are being exposed to an avoidable, unnecessary cancer risk. Sonia Mountford from Grass has been waiting since January 2013 for a commitment by Coca Cola South Africa to align their use of the carcinogenic substance 4-MEI to that of the United States.  1,046 more words

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