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Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 12:15 PM CDT

Hackers Steal Millions by Targeting Cellphones in 'SIM Swap' Scams

Hackers Steal Millions by Targeting Cellphones in 'SIM Swap' Scams

At a conference in Midtown Manhattan last May, Seth Shapiro watched his life’s savings disappear in a matter of minutes. He later learned from detectives that a group of hackers had seized control of his...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 10:54 PM CDT

Mother's Dying Wish for 'Green' Burial in Connecticut Hits Red Tape

Mother's Dying Wish for 'Green' Burial in Connecticut Hits Red Tape

Before her death, Tessa Pascarella made clear to loved ones that she wanted a "green" burial. She envisioned her final resting place in a wooded area in the town of Sherman, but her family has since learned that...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 08:22 PM CDT

Porn Website Linked to Russian Arms Smugglers, Drug Cartel

Porn Website Linked to Russian Arms Smugglers, Drug Cartel

An NBC 7 investigation into a San Diego-based pornographic website accused of coercing female performers has revealed that the website's owners have ties to shell companies charged with laundering billions of...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 01:44 AM CDT

Silicon Valley Parents Fear Kids at Risk From Dangerous Dust

Silicon Valley Parents Fear Kids at Risk From Dangerous Dust

The location of a new school in Silicon Valley is attracting heavy criticism from parents and air quality experts, who fear its close proximity to a concrete plant may pose serious and long-term health risks to...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 06:39 AM CDT

Traveling Grandmother Jailed for CBD Oil Talks About Ordeal

Traveling Grandmother Jailed for CBD Oil Talks About Ordeal

Police officers slapped handcuffs on 71-year-old Lena Bartula at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport after they found CBD oil in her travel bag. Now she's talking about her two nights in jail.

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