Federal prosecutors brought charges on Thursday against dozens of people accused of taking part in a giant international crime ring that relied on Indian telephone call centers to bilk thousands of Americans out of more than $300 million.
While service calls routed to phone banks in India have become a frequent annoyance for American consumers — as well as comic inspiration for late-night television hosts — the Justice Department revealed a darker side to the operations in an 81-page indictment unsealed in federal court in Houston.
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Time For Truth: (The New York Times) – U.S. Indicts Dozens in $300 Million Indian Call Center Scheme
Earlier this morning we wrote about the obvious sampling bias in the latest ABC / Washington Post poll that showed a 12-point national advantage for Hillary. Like many of the recent polls from Reuters, ABC and The Washington Post, this latest poll included a 9-point sampling bias toward registered democrats.
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Time For Truth: (Zero Hedge) – New Podesta Email Exposes Playbook For Rigging Polls Through "Oversamples"
There are millions of people who have considered purchasing a Bentley. The vast majority of them have decided against it after discovering that the vehicles require regular injections of a noxious and combustible substance known as “petrol” (street names: gasolina, hi-test, Slurpee). Worse, this petrol must be procured from specialised dispensing stations, most of which lurk beneath freeway flyovers and in rough parts of town.
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Time For Truth: (BBC News) – Bringing petrol to the (wealthy) people
In the future, shopping carts may push themselves.
Walmart is now working on a self-driving shopping cart that customers would be able to hail like an Uber – possible through a smartphone app.
Like most of her friends in Hastings-on-Hudson, 16-year-old Janie Litvin was married to her smartphone.
She grew weary of the constant “ding” notification as the backdrop to her life, WCBS 880’s Sean Adams reports. When her smartphone shattered, she decided to give it up.