Missouri lawmaker indicted for stem cell fraud scheme Grand jury Missouri Stem cells allegations indictment- Tempemail

A federal grand jury has indicted a Missouri state legislator on fraud charges after she falsely promoted a treatment she was selling at medical clinics as containing stem cells that could treat various diseases including COVID-19. The 20-count indictment unsealed Monday also accuses 63-year-old Rep. Tricia Derges, a Republican from Continue Reading

Mount Locker Ransomware Offering Double Extortion Scheme to Other Hackers – Tempemail

A relatively new ransomware strain behind a series of breaches on corporate networks has developed new capabilities that allow it to broaden the scope of its targeting and evade security software—as well as with ability for its affiliates to launch double extortion attacks. The MountLocker ransomware, which only began making Continue Reading

NSW govt sets $20m ceiling for digital work under $1.6bn scheme – Strategy- Tempemail

The NSW government will dole out funding from its digital restart fund in up to $20 million “hits”, as the state continues its move towards a contemporary IT funding model. Customer Service Minister Victor Dominello this week revealed the first major details about the digital-centric investment fund since it was Continue Reading

SA Regulator Flags Crowd1 as Suspected Pyramid Scheme | Tempemail

South African financial regulators have been taking a renewed critical look at Crowd1 – a  nebulous, highly controversial and popular Spanish (or Russian) company that claims to be a networking marketing firm, among other things. Crowd1 has already been banned in Namibia and the Philippines, and other countries, under suspicions Continue Reading

ATO to match data for early access super scheme, JobKeeper crackdown – Security – Software – Storage- Tempemail

The Australian Taxation Office will match the data of more than 3 million people to crackdown on inappropriate access to the government’s early access superannuation and JobKeeper schemes. The national revenue office issued a notice for the new ‘COVID-19 Economic Response Support 2020’ data matching program on Monday as part Continue Reading

WhatsApp to SC: Will not go ahead with payments’ scheme without compliance- Tempemail

Read Article Social media platform WhatsApp has assured the Supreme Court that it will not roll out its payment services without complying with all payment regulations and norms in the country. A bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde and comprising Justices Indu Malhotra and Hrishikesh Roy took up the Continue Reading

How ANZ, Fintel Alliance sniffed out early super access fraud scheme – Finance – Software- Tempemail

The emergence of the first fraud case linked to the early release of superannuation has underscored the need for vigilance against similar schemes targeting COVID-related government assistance programs. That vigilance was on display in an industry event run by financial data and software provider Refinitiv yesterday, where details of the fraud Continue Reading

Anti-paywall Gay Times CEO unveils membership scheme amid coronavirus- Tempemail

When Gay Times chief executive Tag Warner made a promise never to go behind a paywall, he could not have predicted that a global pandemic and subsequent ad spend drought would put his lofty commitment at odds with the very practical reality that Gay Times would need more revenue from Continue Reading

Superloop uses NBN scheme to offer free broadband to 5000 low-income homes – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

Superloop Home Broadband will offer 5000 currently unconnected low-income households free NBN services until the end of September, utilising a new scheme and temporary price promotion run by NBN Co. The retailer said on Saturday morning that it is launching an “online learning plan” under the NBN scheme and has opened Continue Reading

Budweiser launches gift card scheme to save Britain’s pubs- Tempemail

Budweiser is raising a glass to Britain’s struggling pubs by launching a £1m gift card initiative for locked out patrons to pre-purchase drinks ahead of their eventual post-coronavirus reopening. The Save Pub Life campaign seeks to bring forward spending to help tide landlords over, during a period of unprecedented disruption Continue Reading