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Online petitions: success or scam?

Online petitions: success or scam?

Hannah Young, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014


Filed under News

The First Amendment gives US citizens the right to petition without fear of prosecution, but how effective are these petitions? Websites like change.org allow citizens to virtually give their signature on any online petition. Change.org sends an email to the authoritative figure involved, notifying...

Telephone scam costs citizen thousands

Telephone scam costs citizen thousands

Taran Sun, Staff Writer

March 19, 2014


Filed under News

A San Francisco senior citizen was recently victimized by a phone scam and lost in excess of $12,000. According to the police, the victim was called by a person who said they were from the Department of Homeland Security. The supposed Homeland Security agent informed the victim that he had won $2...

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