Trump says he took the Fifth in questioning in New York Attorney General Letitia James’ fraud investigation – CBS San Francisco

Former President Donald Trump said he refused to answer questions from investigators with the New York Attorney General’s office on Wednesday, citing his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination related to the years-long civil fraud probe into his businesses. Trump appeared for a deposition in New York on Wednesday morning. In a statement posted to his…Read More

Drivers warned about toll road text scam as Aussies lose record amount – ABC News

A Gold Coast woman has issued a warning to drivers after $4,000 was charged to her credit card by text message scammers posing as toll road operator Linkt.  Key points: Poleta Lillico received a text message advising her of a failed toll payment and requesting she settle the outstanding amount.  She thought it was genuine, so paid $20 into her…Read More

Allen Weisselberg, Trump Organization’s ex-CFO, pleads guilty in fraud case, agrees to testify against company – CBS News

Allen Weisselberg, the former longtime chief financial officer of the Trump Organization, pleaded guilty Thursday to 15 counts of fraud and tax evasion, acknowledging that he was part of a scheme to receive more than $1.7 million in off-the-books perks and compensation from former President Donald Trump’s namesake firm. Weisselberg, 75, entered the plea in a Manhattan courtroom,…Read More

Fox’s heavy-hitters go hard on Biden’s student loan ‘scam’; It’s breaking the law, bribing voters!

Fox News hosts Jesse Watters, Tucker Carlson, and Sean Hannity all branded President Biden’s insane $300 billion student loan forgiveness on Wednesday as a blatant attempt at bribing voters and placating his radical base. Jesse Watters hammered Biden for the self-serving move, saying, “The president is just breaking the law, bribing voters and Congress doesn’t…Read More

Tradenation luxury goods scam: Couple appeared calm when police approached, says JB hotel receptionist

Singaporean Pi Jiapeng, 26, and his wife, 27-year-old Thai national Siriwipa Pansuk, had been on the run for more than five weeks before they were approached by the authorities outside BookMe hotel along Jalan Bestari on Wednesday (Aug 10).  They have since been handed over to Singapore police and were charged in court on Friday. …Read More

Woman found dead in river after PIP benefit fraud fears only owed £4.55 – Birmingham Live

A Worcestershire woman was found dead in Evesham’s River Avon after she became anxious she’d claimed too much in benefits, an inquest heard. Margaret Tyszkow was part of a far-reaching West Mercia Police missing person’s appeal before her body was found three miles from her home. The 68-year-old, of James Close, Badsey, near Worcester, had…Read More