By JENNIFER C. KERRAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - So much for silence from telemarketers at the cherished dinner hour, or any other hour of the day.
Complaints to the government are up sharply about unwanted phone solicitations, raising questions about how well the federal "do-not-call"
By MAE ANDERSONAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - It's still summer for a few more days, but the holidays are already heating up at Toys R Us.
The largest U.S. specialty toy retailer outlined its plan for its busiest season Wednesday - including adding a "hot toy" reservation system, beefing
EPHRATA, Wash. – Telephone scammers are calling PUD customers and
threating to shut off their electricity unless an immediate credit card payment
is made over the phone.
Customers from Grant, Douglas and Chelan county PUDs
have recently reported receiving calls. The scammers identify
LATAH COUNTY, Idaho - The Latah County Sheriff's Office is warning citizens of a
new scam / fraud that has been reported. The victims receive a phone call from
a person posing as a Police Officer or Deputy Sheriff stating someone the
victim knows, a friend or employee has been arrested. The
By ANICK JESDANUNAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - On Monday, the FBI turned off servers that had allowed thousands of malware-stricken computers to continue using the Internet. The personal computers - both Windows PCs and Macs - are corrupted by a virus known as DNSChanger. Without the
By DAVID KLEPPERAssociated Press
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - If you've ever lied to a potential Internet date about your weight, texted your spouse that you were someplace you weren't or emailed mom to say how much you love that ugly new sweater, you were breaking the law if
By ALLEN G. BREEDAP National Writer
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - With their elderly parents seated across the octagonal oak table, Donna and Jim Parker were back in the kitchen they knew so well - the hutch along one wall crammed with plates, bells and salt-and-pepper shakers picked up