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Beware of tax scam emails and phone calls, IRS warns

Aug. 12, 2019 12:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Months after business owners and other taxpayers have filed their returns with the IRS, thieves try to scam people out of money or personal information. Although scammers operate year-round, the IRS says they step up their activities in the summer, when taxpayers can expect to hear from the...

Liz Weston: Don't be duped by these phone and email scams

Jul. 29, 2019 9:03 AM EDT

Some of us in the personal finance realm have a weird little hobby: We try to scam the scam artists. We're not out to steal their money — just their time. When fraudsters call to say we're about to be arrested for tax debt, our Social Security number has been "suspended," or a loved one is in trouble, we...

House Dems back subpoenas for Ivanka, Jared private emails

Jul. 25, 2019 6:16 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Oversight Committee voted along party lines Thursday to authorize subpoenas for personal emails and texts used for official business by top White House aides, including Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner. Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, the panel's chairman, said the...

US election security official highlights email threat

Jul. 3, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Beware the phishing attempts. An election security official with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday warned top state election officials nationwide to safeguard against fraudulent emails targeting state and local election workers. The emails appear as if they come from...

State park death: Delays, confusion meant no warning system

Jul. 1, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two years of delays and confusion stymied plans at Cummins Falls State Park in Tennessee for a flood warning system, a safeguard that was never installed before rushing water killed a 2-year-old Kentucky boy last month. WPLN-FM's review of Department of Environment and Conservation...

AP sources: US struck Iranian military computers this week

Jun. 22, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems on Thursday as President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike in response to Iran's downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, U.S. officials said Saturday. Two...

The Latest: Slack up 49% in value after 1st trading day

Jun. 20, 2019 4:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Slack's IPO (all times local): 4:35 p.m. Slack's newly public shares aren't slacking off. The work messaging service's shares debuted on the New York Stock Exchange at $38.50 and rose slightly to close at $38.62. That's 49% above the $26 reference price set by the exchange...