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State police issue phone scam warning

The New York State Police is issuing a warning regarding the latest phone scam hitting the Western New York area. The state police have received several calls regarding phone scammers contacting residents and businesses stating they owe money or that ...

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State warns about timeshare scams

The New York Department of State’s Division of Consumer Protection warns consumers looking to sell a timeshare property to be wary of scams by companies charging up-front fees and guaranteeing it will be sold. In the last year, the division’s ...

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Coast Guard warns of debris in Lakes Ontario, Erie

BUFFALO — The U.S. Coast Guard is warning boaters on Lake Erie and Lake Ontario to be on the lookout for large logs and other debris washed into the waterways by recent heavy rains. Coast Guard officials tell local media ...

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SEC widens net to stem insider-trading

When the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filed federal fraud charges against the powerful New York hedge fund Galleon Management and its billionaire owner, an SEC official seized the opportunity to issue a warning to those working in the industry.

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SBA issues fraud warning

The U.S. Small Business Administration is warning small businesses to use caution if they are contacted by firms offering to help them apply for funds available through SBA programs.

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