• FBI Investigates Firm That ‘Bilked' Inventors and Paid Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, Reports Say

    5 monthes ago - By Fortune

    The FBI and U.S. Postal Inspection Service have a criminal investigation underway against a company that paid acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker as an advisory board member who promoted the company, the Wall Street Journal and the Miami New Times first reported. The FBI doesn't comment on active investigations.
    Whitaker wrote at least one email on behalf of World Patent Marketing to a disgruntled customer citing his former job as a U.S. attorney and threatened the potential of “serious civil and criminal consequences.” He received $9,375 for his advisory role, and was owed $7,500...
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  • Report: ID thieves are exploiting USPS mail-scanning service, Secret Service warns

    5 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    USPS's digital mail preview carries a big risk according to the Secret Service
    The U.S. Postal Service's Informed Delivery service is cool. The free service sends users an email every morning with photos of the mail they can expect in the day's delivery. It's a convenient option for anyone anxiously awaiting the arrival of their Orphan Annie Secret Society decoder pin (or just too lazy to trudge to the mailbox every day). More than 6 million people have signed up for Informed Delivery, but they may rethink the decision after a recent warning from the U.S. Secret Service.
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