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Online Scammers Claim To Bear Bad News While Targeting Your Personal Information

A new Internet scam looks legitimate but has the potential to unleash a Pandora’s box of viruses and spyware onto your computer.

02/18/2014

7.3 Rebecca Levey

Keeping Your Kids Safe Online

The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act now includes new requirements for mobile apps and websites. Rebecca Levy, parenting online media expert and co-founder of leading ‘tween site, Kidzvuz, joined us on The Couch to help usmake sure parnets know what to look for when keeping kids safe online.

07/03/2013

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara announces charges in online money laundering scheme (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Feds Announce Takedown Of Online ‘Bank Of Choice For The Criminal Underworld’

Federal prosecutors charged seven people Tuesday with running what amounted to an online bank that handled $6 billion for drug dealers, child pornographers, identity thieves and other criminals around the globe.

05/28/2013

Are you addicted to the Internet? Couch segment

Are You Addicted To The Internet? Evaluating Your Online Behavior

The Couch asked family therapist, Dr. Paul Hokemeyer, to join us and explain the line between healthy and unhealthy online behavior – and how to find a good balance.

10/26/2012

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Former Teacher Allegedly Exchanged Sexually Explicit Texts With New Brunswick Teen

A former Southern California teacher has been arrested for allegedly exchanging sexually explicit images with a 13-year-old New Jersey girl.

03/13/2012

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NJ Lawmakers Mull Posting Legal Notices Online Instead Of In Newspapers

Proponents say the measure would save towns and taxpayers millions of dollars. Roughly $20 million is now spent on the notices for various government meetings, contracting opportunities and other business matters.

01/07/2012

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For Many, Online Order Snafus Forces Last-Minute Shopping At Stores

There is two days left until Christmas and if you’re waiting on last-minute online orders to arrive, you may be disappointed.

12/23/2011

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Long Island Woman Buys Christmas Presents For Nothing Using Rewards Points

Americans spend about $700 on holiday gifts each year. But believe it or not, one woman was able to buy gifts for her entire family without spending a dime.

12/17/2011

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MD Teen Facing Charges In NJ For Online Prank

The Union County Prosecutor’s Office plans to bring a Maryland teenager to New Jersey to face charges for sending out a message online threatening an NJ school.

02/09/2011

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Prospect Of Online Lottery Sales Worries NJ Shops

The proposal has raised eyebrows in convenience stores, where lottery machines hum throughout the day printing Pick 3, Pick 4, Jersey Cash 5, Pick 6 Lotto, Powerball and Mega Millions tickets.

01/28/2011

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Judge To Google: Tell NYer Who Harassed Her Online

A New York woman who was harassed online is hoping her case will help put an end to anonymous cyber-bullying. A judge ordered Google to release the names of the online attackers who made defaming comments about her.

10/20/2010