Monthly Archives: January 2019

Netflix Helps Woman Recoup Losses

Behold the Power of Netflix! Maryann Rolle is the Bahamian woman who expended over $50,000 to cater more than 1,000 meals for the ill-fated and fraudulent non-event called the Frye Festival. As you may recall, the Frye Festival was the … Continue reading

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Bowie Pounds Replace Fiat

Some local merchants in Brixton, a district of South London, are using what they call “Bowies” as currency rather than the British pound for transactions. Like “Small Business Saturday,” it’s a way to support the local community, local businesses and … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Feds May Face Punishment

With more than 1,500 Federal employees using GoFundMe to raise money to feed their kids, pay medical bills and pay the rent during the longest government shut down in history, it turns out that they all may be violating Federal … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding To Feed Furloughed Feds

It’s probably a bad sign if Nobel Prize nominated chef Jose Andres is setting up a kitchen in your town to feed the hungry. That’s what’s happening, where? Puerto Rico? No, Washington, DC, to feed the furloughed Federal employees who … Continue reading

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SEC Charges Hackers

EDGAR is the Securities and Exchange Commission’s electronic filing website. The SEC announced that it has filed charges against six traders in California, Ukraine, and Russia who hacked into EDGAR and stole information, primarily 157 pre-filed earnings releases, and then … Continue reading

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Border Wall Campaign Killed

The best laid plans sometimes go awry (apologies to Robert Burns). U.S. Air Force veteran Brian Kolfage, a triple amputee, set up a GoFundMe page to help raise money to build President Trump’s border wall. However, after raising about $20.5 … Continue reading

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Breadcoins Feed The Homeless

One of the best uses of cryptocurrency that I’ve seen yet can get a homeless person a breakfast burrito and an apple juice. Introduced by the Central Union Mission in Washington, DC, the Breadcoin,with an inscription of the Lord’s Prayer … Continue reading

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