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Is Your State Helping Scammers Rip You Off?

Adam Levin | Posted 06.25.2016 | Technology
Adam Levin

As cybercriminals become more skilled, the privacy practices at many organizations have not kept apace. In data that I've compiled, I found this to be the case at many state treasuries where the data exposed provides fraudsters with a crime exacta: claiming money that no one will ever miss and gathering various nuggets of personal data that can help facilitate other types of identity theft.

The Epic Illinois Treasurer's Race Finally Comes to a Close

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 01.19.2015 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

With the count of absentee and provisional ballots the lead switched from Republican Tom Cross by a few hundred votes to Democrat Michael Frerichs by a few thousand votes in a day. Cross condeded to Frerichs Wednesday.

Occupy Wall Streeters: Be Careful What You Ask For

Jonathan_Miller | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Jonathan_Miller

"Invest in Kentucky" can prove to be an influential force if it chooses to get the discussion started. But it first needs to turn its sights to the right target, and petition the General Assembly to effectuate the change it so desires.

Banks Bet Against U.S. Cities, States

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Amidst growing pessimism about the financial condition of U.S. cities and states, investors are increasingly buying financial instruments that essenti...