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Robo Callers are Human, too

I DON’T CARE THAT MOST PEOPLE BEHIND ROBO CALLS ARE HARMLESS INDIVIDUALS WHO JUST WANT TO RIP OFF EVERYONE ON FOUR CONTINENTS.  I STILL THINK THEY’RE ASSHOLES.

LOVE, HELEN

Brisbane’s Newest Luxury Hotel Cements the City as a Capital of Energetic Cool

Long overshadowed by bigger names like Sydney and Perth, Brisbane has been rapidly coming into its own as a destination in Australia’s Sunshine State. Over the past few years, a host of boutique hotels and trendy restaurants have been laying the foundation of its buzzy, nightlife-driven new identity (earning it the playful nickname BrisVegas), and now the opening of W Hotels’ first outpost on the continent is cementing its place as a vibrant capital of cool on the Gold Coast. 338 more words

Travel

Clark's take: MGM sues victims of Las Vegas mass shooting

MGM Resorts International is facing intense backlash after the company filed a lawsuit against the victims of a Las Vegas mass shooting, according to news reports… 413 more words

Life

Scam alert: Phony letter threatens to reveal extramarital affair

Criminals are trying to wreck your home life as well as your bank account with a new wrinkle on a very old scam. The latest variation involves sending snail mail to people’s homes and saying: “I know about the secret you are keeping from your wife and everyone else.” 391 more words

Scams & Rip-Offs

Scammers target Weyburn residents in sexually explicit email scheme

An unwelcome notification has Weyburn police on high alert.

Four people have come forward in six weeks, all on the wrong end of a threatening email. 386 more words

Canada

Scam alert: Password hacking victims are getting sextortion emails

A new twist on an old email scam is ensnaring people anew. The latest variation was reported by cybersecurity blogger Brian Krebs, who said that he’s heard from three different people affected by the ruse in as many days. 584 more words

Money

Warm & Well Angus service


 

Warm & Well Angus offers a home visiting service to older and disabled adults who are unable to leave their homes and are worried by their energy bills, scams or housing problems. 60 more words

Housing