If you're like most Facebook users, you get plenty of friend requests from people who aren't really friends: co-workers you never respected from your last job, classmates you never really liked 30 years ago, annoying blowhards you meet at your in-laws' anniversary party…. If you're lucky, you can just ignore those requests and hope they go away.
An aggressive and sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, has been making the rounds throughout the country. Callers claim to be employees of the IRS, but are not. These con artists can sound convincing when they call. They use fake names and bogus IRS identification badge numbers.
The dog days are here, and multiplexes across America are delighting audiences with the usual summer fare. Down to the left in Theatre Three, a motley crew of undersea chums are busy finding their friend Dory. Across the hall in Theatre Five, Universal Studios has reimagined the Toy Story premise with pets instead of playthings.
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By Barry Ritholtz, Columnist - June 24
Brexit! This is not a drill!