By Greg Keraghosian Updated 4:00 am PST, Monday, November 5, 2018 Chinese Embassy Scam (1 of 2) Most call recipients will see an unfamiliar 415 call and ignore it, then delete the Mandarin voicemail they can’t understand. But they’re not the scammers’ target audience. Who is? Chinese-born people living in America. The robocalls vary in their voices and scripts, but they boil down to this: the caller claims to be from their local Chinese consulate, and the target is suspected of committing some kind of financial fraud in China, and there may be a warrant for their arrest. Their family back home in China could be punished for their crimes. When the target calls the number provided, they’re transferred from the “consulate” to another scammer posing as a detective. The target is instructed to resolve the issue by wiring a large sum of money to China that will be “examined,” then returned if found innocent. That … [Read more...] about Everything you need to know about robocalls and other phone scams
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by ByKenneth P. Vogel and Maggie Haberman Oct. 13, 2018 WASHINGTON — Early in his presidential campaign, Donald J. Trump dismissed political data as an “overrated” tool. But after he won the Republican nomination, his team began building a database that offers a pipeline into the heart of the party’s base, a comprehensive list including the email addresses and cellphone numbers of as many as 20 million supporters. Now, consultants close to the Trump campaign are ramping up efforts to put that database — by far the most sought-after in Republican politics — to use, offering it for rent to candidates, conservative groups and even businesses. It is an arrangement that has the potential to help the Republican Party in key midterm races, while providing a source … [Read more...] about Now for Rent: Email Addresses and Phone Numbers for Millions of Trump Supporters
The limousine which killed 20 Americans in a New York road accident was owned and maintained by an immigrant with a fraud conviction who ignored diverse safety warnings from state regulators, according to media reports. But Shahed Hussain may have been quietly protected from deportation because he had agreed to work with the FBI to block terror plots after the 9/11 atrocity, amid the fast-rising population of government-invited Islamic immigrants.Fox reported the background of limousine-owner Shahed Hussain: The owner of the limousine involved in a crash that killed 20 people in upstate New York over the weekend was a wire-wearing informant in two FBI terrorism stings, Fox News has learned. The government credited Shahed Hussain with rooting out radical Muslims at mosques in the New York cities of Newburgh and Albany while he was working as a well-paid FBI snitch. Hussain is listed as the owner of Prestige Limousine, which operated the 2001 Ford Excursion stretch limo … [Read more...] about Reports: Limousine Which Killed 20 Americans Owned by Immigrant Who Worked With FBI
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Maria Cramer Globe Staff September 06, 2018 US Attorney General Jeff Sessions and White House chief of staff John Kelly are among a dozen Trump administration officials accused Wednesday in a federal lawsuit of conspiring to separate Central and South American families at the Mexican border to deter unlawful immigration.Now, the government should be forced to pay for the consequences of the untold pain and stress it inflicted on children, according to lawyers representing two Guatemalan families who were separated under the president’s “zero-tolerance” policy toward migrants crossing into the United States illegally.The lawsuit, believed to be the first claim for compensation for the more than 2,500 children taken from their parents under the Trump administration policy, seeks unspecified damages to create a mental health fund to pay for therapy … [Read more...] about Immigrants suffered under Trump’s family separation policy. Now the government should compensate them, a lawsuit says
(Reuters) - Lawyers for the U.S. government and families separated by border officials after they entered the United States from Mexico said 37 more children have been freed from federal custody in the last week, as both sides work out means to enable children to seek asylum. FILE PHOTO - Undocumented immigrant families walk from a bus depot to a respite center after being released from detention in McAllen, Texas, U.S., July 26, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott In a Thursday court filing, the lawyers asked U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw in San Diego to let them try to work out disputed issues overnight, ahead of a scheduled Friday afternoon hearing. Sabraw oversees the process for reuniting 2,551 children ages 5 to 17 with their parents. He has emphasized the need to move with “all due speed” in reuniting families and addressing asylum issues, while avoiding premature deportations. The families had been separated under President Donald Trump’s “zero … [Read more...] about Progress reported in uniting migrant families separated by U.S.