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Cybersecurity proposals part of decade-old programs

...numbers of hacked computers that can be directed remotely to attack targets and outlaw the sale of stolen credit card or bank account numbers.But experts said such crimes already are covered under other existing laws, such as conspiracy to commit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-01-14/cybersecurity-proposals-part-decade
Raise your home's IQ: smart gadgets take center stage at CES

...that's great," says Poletti. "Some people don't want all the data out there. I'm worried about access to my bank account, less so about whether my heat is going on or off."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-05/raise-your-homes-iq-smart-
Your Money: Resolve to spend wisely in 2015

...one of the fastest-growing crimes in the country. Do not give your credit card number (or the expiration date), bank account number, Social Security number or driver's license number over the phone or the Internet to anyone you do not know...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-04/your-money-resolve-spend-w
Michaux: Clemson's Rod Hall wants to go out with NCAA appearance

...second half,' " Brownell said after the Auburn win last Sunday. "And I said, 'Hey man, you got plenty in your bank account to have a couple of bad halves. You're fine, go make some more plays.' And he did."Hall has another chance to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2014-12-18/michaux-clemsons-rod-hall
Woman faces felony exploitation charges

A woman accused of helping herself to the bank accounts of an elderly dementia patient under her care will be...allegedly stole more than $22,000 from the resident's bank accounts over a three-month period, according to a press release...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-06/woman-faces-felony-exp
Ex-Gulfstream officer arrested

...scheme, according to Ebadi.The Associated Press reported that another co-conspirator, who was authorized to handle bank accounts for phony companies and rented mail boxes where checks from Gulfstream were sent, is believed to run an Orange County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-12/ex-gulfstream-officers-arres
Jury acquits former UBS executive in IRS offshore tax evasion probe

...provided U.S. officials with a vast trove of information that pierced the veil of secrecy that has long hidden Swiss bank accounts. Birkenfeld nevertheless served more than 2½ years in federal prison for his role in the tax evasion, but then was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-03/jury-acquits-former-ubs-ex
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:A LOCAL BANK put a freeze on my Social Security check and closed my bank account after we deposited a check we received. The person who sent the check to my husband did not have funds in their account to cover...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-19/rants-raves
Georgia Supreme Court OKs private probation

...fees. The justices closed the door on rearrest but left open garnishment of wages and liens against property such as bank accounts as ways probation companies can seek what they claim is owed them.Both sides had been unhappy with the outcome of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-24/georgia-supreme-court-
Overtime

...officials on a legal level with political dictators, Swiss lawmakers passed legislation allowing more scrutiny of bank accounts held by governing bodies and their leaders.The law passed on Friday, in a 128-62 vote in the lower chamber of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-12-12/overtime