U.S. lawmakers say some fintechs failed to prevent ‘obvious’ pandemic fraud

[ad_1] By Hannah Lang (Reuters) – Several fintech companies that facilitated high volumes of pandemic-related loans to businesses in 2020 had inadequate processes to detect fraud, according to a new report from the U.S. House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis. The committee concluded in its report published Thursday that some fintech companies failed to … Read more

‘Citizen rewilders’ invited to buy shares in Scottish Highlands projects | Rewilding

[ad_1] Ordinary people are being invited to invest in projects to rewild the Scottish Highlands by a company that is restoring nature on two estates and seeking to expand its rewilding portfolio. “Citizen rewilders” can invest a minimum of £50 and up to £200,000 in £10 shares in Highlands Rewilding, which hopes to provide a … Read more

Cybersecurity incident continues to affect services; criminal cases being postponed

[ad_1] The Thanksgiving Day cybersecurity incident on Washington County government continued to affect several local services Wednesday, with no announcement from the county yet as to when services could be fully restored. Affected areas include prosecutors’ access to files, leading to requested postponements in some criminal matters, Washington County State’s Attorney Gina Cirincion said. The … Read more

Canada v Morocco: World Cup 2022 – live | World Cup 2022

[ad_1] Key events Show key events only Please turn on JavaScript to use this feature Canada v Morocco line-ups Canada: Milan Borjan (c), Alistair Johnston, Samuel Adekugbe, Kamal Miller, Steven Vitoria, Junior Hoilett, Tajon Buchanan, Mark-Anthony Kaye, Cyle Larin, Alphonso Davies, Jonathan Osorio Subs: St. Clair, Piette, Fraser, Cavallini, Ugbo, Hutchinson, Kone, Pantemis, David, Laryea, … Read more

Man fatally shot in East Baltimore on Thursday, police say

[ad_1] A man died of gunshot injuries in East Baltimore’s Orangeville neighborhood Thursday morning, police said. Eastern District patrol officers responded about 7:10 a.m. to the 5000 block of East Monument Street for a shooting report. There, they located the 36-year-old victim, who had multiple gunshot wounds. Medics brought him to a local hospital, where … Read more

Spain tightens security after discovery of five letter bombs | Spain

[ad_1] Spain has ordered increased security at government and official buildings after the discovery of five letter bombs and incendiary devices over the past seven days, including one that exploded at Ukraine’s embassy in Madrid on Wednesday. Devices have been sent to the prime minister, the defence ministry, an arms company that makes rocket launchers … Read more

Remains found in Montana are those of Wisconsin Rapids man missing for 46 years

[ad_1] An artist’s rendering shows what Rogers “Roger” Lee Elllis might have looked like at the time of his death. RED LODGE, Mont. − The Carbon County Sheriff’s Office is looking for information about a Wisconsin Rapids man whose remains were found in Montana 28 years after he went missing and was recently identified. Rogers … Read more