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World’s Most Successful Scam Artist Dies

Pioneering televangelist Oral Roberts has died. Evangelist Oral Roberts died today in Newport Beach, Calif., due to complications from pneumonia, according to a news release from OralRobertsNews.com. His son, Richard, and daughter, Roberta, were at his side, the release said. The founder of Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association and Oral Roberts University was 91. There will be a private family internment. …

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FTC Suing Robocall Telemarketers

Remember when I grumbled about getting 20 calls a week from scamsters claiming that my car warranty had expired? The FTC is finally suing the fuckers after NY Sen. Chuck Schumer complained that he had been getting the calls during meetings on Capitol Hill. In two related complaints filed in federal court on Thursday, the FTC said it was taking …

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