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Canadian man extradited from Spain faces charges in New York

  • Sent mailings to elderly and vulnerable pretending to French Psychics Marie DuVal and Patrick Guerin
  • Had them send back money; usually between $5 and $50
  • Took in $180 million
  • Over 1 million US victims
  • Scheme went on nearly 20 years
  • US Postal Inspection Service effort
  • Operation previously shut down by DOJ civil suit

India busts fifth call center in two weeks; this one focused on ripping off job seekers

NPR interview with Steve Baker on puppy scams

Virus benefit theft

Nevada:  Man illegally in the US from England charged with fraud in getting unemployment benefits

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