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A Funny Thing Happened to Me on the Way to the Bank

James Altucher | Posted 06.25.2015 | Business
James Altucher

I woke up and there were two versions of my latest book, The Choose Yourself Guide to Wealth, listed on Amazon. One was written by "James Altucher" and the other was written by "JAMES ALTUCHER" and had a mysterious "editor" named "MD. YEASIN HOSSAIN".

How To Deter Burglars, Felons And 16-Year-Olds

Renee Fisher | Posted 06.10.2015 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

LBL has considered putting a car up on blocks in front of her abode or having a fake notice on the door from the Board of Health announcing the presence of both cholera and Sarah Palin inside her home.

Was The Unreleased 'Fifty Shades' Book Stolen From Its Publisher?

The Huffington Post | Madeline Kaplan | Posted 06.10.2015 | Entertainment

This probably isn't the kind of bad behavior E.L. James fans want to read about. Police are currently investigating the disappearance of a copy of ...

What You May be Doing Everyday to Reveal Your Identity and Good Credit

Jeanne Kelly | Posted 06.10.2015 | Business
Jeanne Kelly

Next time you plan to have a sensitive or private conversation, take a moment to make that call in a private location. Remember also that neither emails nor text messages are secure forms of communication for your private information as well.

Super Egos Without Superegos: Continuing Corruption in Corporate Compensation

Neil S. Greenspan | Posted 06.02.2015 | Business
Neil S. Greenspan

Those executives who claim that their rewards are conferred by the logic of the market are either lacking in economic understanding or are being disingenuous. There is no honest market for corporate leadership.

Father-Son Duo Accused Of Stealing $72,000 In Health And Beauty Aids

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 05.02.2015 | Crime

Rogaine, razors and pregnancy strips are just some of the more than $72,000 worth of health and beauty items an Oregon father and son are accused of s...

Stealing From Yourself

Wendy Reese | Posted 06.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

When I was 6 years old, I was in the checkout lane at the grocery with my mom. She was busy loading groceries from the cart onto the conveyor belt while I was busy checking out all the tempting candy, all of which was at eye level for me. I wanted the gum.

Veteran's Prosthetic Eye Stolen From His Car

AP | Posted 03.28.2015 | Crime

BOONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a veteran's prosthetic eye has been stolen from his car in New York. The Oneida County Sheriff's office says th...

Boris Nemtsov -- Another Russian Is Dead

Carole Keeney Harrington | Posted 05.09.2015 | World
Carole Keeney Harrington

The killing of Nemtsov successfully eliminates the most worrisome gnats buzzing Putin in recent years.

How to Avoid an Online Vacation Rental Scam

Jason Alderman | Posted 05.04.2015 | Money
Jason Alderman

Imagine you're planning a much-needed vacation. You rent a home using an online site and pay in full to secure the deal. You board your flight and travel to your destination, excited to be far away from work and ready to relax. You arrive at your rental to get the keys -- and find out you've been scammed.

Someone Stole An Entire House In Oregon

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 02.27.2015 | Weird News

A thief made off with an entire house in Klamath Falls, Oregon, this week in a heist that would make Ocean's Eleven blush. On Tuesday, the homeowne...

Thefts Are an Ever-Present Problem at Arts and Crafts Fairs

Daniel Grant | Posted 04.14.2015 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Opening her booth the second morning of an art fair, mixed-media artist Patricia Hecker of Bloomington, Ind., knew someone had been there the night be...

You Be You or Someone Else Will Try -- Identity Theft Prevention Techniques

Mark Steber | Posted 04.09.2015 | Business
Mark Steber

According to top industry specialists, almost everyone's personal information has ALREADY been stolen in one form or another. And it is just a matter of time of when it will happen again.

Face It: The Relief of the Lesser Crime

Michele Willens | Posted 04.06.2015 | Technology
Michele Willens

For the most part, of course, technology today makes our lives simpler. Except when someone won't get off of our cloud, and we feel, as my friend said after losing her iPad, "lost, stupid, untethered, paranoid and violated."

Respect

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 03.05.2015 | Healthy Living
William B. Bradshaw

In 2015 one of my primary wishes is that all of us will concentrate on treating other people with respect. I have just scratched the surface; I encourage you to give this entire matter some very deep consideration.

Why I'm Secretly Glad My Purse Was Stolen

Lori Ferraro | Posted 02.07.2015 | Women
Lori Ferraro

My shoulder didn't ache from my giant purse hanging off of it. My hands didn't have indentations from multiple shopping bags digging into my skin, because I didn't have any money to buy anything. I was free!

Holiday Shopping: More Shoppers, More Theft –- Prepare Your Business

Mark Bomber | Posted 01.19.2015 | Small Business
Mark Bomber

The upcoming holiday season is extremely important for small business owners. It's the biggest revenue driver of the year, and can keep a business afloat or sink it. However, the increase in potential shoppers, brings an increase in potential theft.

Suspect Arrested In Brazen Diamond District Heist

AP | Posted 11.18.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — A suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with a midday jewelry store robbery in New York City's Diamond District. Rond...

Maine Teen Charged With Naked Break-Ins

Associated Press | Posted 11.17.2014 | Crime

FALMOUTH, Maine (AP) — Police say an 18-year-old Maine man has been arrested after allegedly breaking into two homes while naked, at about the same ...

I Was Robbed: Literally

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 01.13.2015 | Crime
Jon Hotchkiss

I was the victim of a burglary. I know this because that's what it says on the copy of the Los Angeles Police Department Investigative Report I was gi...

Top 10 Scariest Things About Income Taxes

Mark Steber | Posted 12.30.2014 | Business
Mark Steber

Even though many people feel taxes are scarier than speaking in public, for the majority of people, tax-time is the single largest cash windfall of the year. More than 75 percent of all taxpayers get an average tax refund of $3,000 -- nothing scary about that.

Stars of Alaska Reality TV Show Charged With Fraudulently Applying for Alaska Permanent Fund Dividends

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 12.23.2014 | Entertainment
Alaska Dispatch News

The Browns are characterized in the Discovery Channel show as "a recently discovered family that was born and raised wild." A Juneau grand jury charged six of the family members with a total of 60 counts of first-degree unsworn falsification and first- and second-degree theft, according to the documents filed Oct. 3.

How the Ferguson Protests Convinced Me We Don't Need Cell Phone Kill Switches

Mike Montgomery | Posted 10.27.2014 | Technology
Mike Montgomery

The government's quick willingness to shut down communications is what got me (and others) thinking about the kill switch. It makes it very easy for police to simply shut down all cell phones using the technology to stifle coverage and communication.

Postscript: Big City, Small World

Michele Oberholtzer | Posted 10.06.2014 | Detroit
Michele Oberholtzer

I wish we could follow them back to their respective apartments to find all the stolen bounty that had long ago been given up for lost. I wish we had a CSI-style investigation that resulted in the resolution of dozens of cold cases. But it was not to be

Is Cash Obsolete?

David A. Dedman | Posted 09.30.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

Younger generations use plastic and electronic payments more than anyone. Look at PayPal, Amazon and iTunes. It's just a natural thing for them. While older generations prefer cash and checks.