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5 Tips to Protect Yourself from Scams

Learn How to Avoid Scams - 5 Tips Scams could target people in all kinds of ages, backgrounds, and income levels. All of us are vulnerable to it at some, point especially our senior-aged loved ones. Recently, a lot of elderly people from different parts of the world have been victims

Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi Scheme

Ponzi Scheme

A Brief History of the Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi Scheme Right after the financial collapse in the United States last 2008, investors were stunned with 70-year-old financer Bernard “Bernie Madoff” whose hedge funds trapped a number of rich Americans with the promise of record dividends. This stockbroker ran the biggest Ponzi scheme

How to Survive an Armed Robbery

What to Do in an Armed Robbery to Make Sure You Stay Alive Always be on your guard as you never know when you will be a victim of an armed robbery attack. Having defensive and psychological tactics are two of the best ways that you survive an armed robbery. Psychological tactics

Crime and Poverty

poverty and crime

The Connection between Crime and Poverty For centuries, crime has been considered to be born of poverty. This assumption can be dated as far back into history as during the time of Aristotle. Aristotle himself wrote that Poverty is the parent of crime, and to date, many statistics have gone by

Crime Rate in North Carolina


Crime Rate in North Carolina – Partial Improvement in Property Crime North Carolina suffers from one of the highest murder rates in the entire United States. The most dangerous city in the state is Lumberton. This city is also considered the 4th most dangerous city in the country. In recent year,

Why Do People Commit Crimes?


Some Theories that Explain Why People Commit Crimes Why do people commit crimes? That is a question law officers, psychologist, criminologist and practically every law abiding person have always been trying to answer. There are a few notable theories that try to tackle this question from different directions, depending on their worldview. If

The North Carolina HB2

the LGBT community

The North Carolina HB2 and the Basic Rights of the LGBT Community On March 23, 2016, the North Carolina legislature passed a bill known as HB2. This was a direct response to an ordinance issued by Charlotte in February giving special rights to transgenders allowing them to use bathrooms based on

U.S. Banks and Criminal Money Laundering

money laundering

U.S. Banks are Spending Plenty of Money Trying to Track Money Laundering and Criminal Activity Banks all over the United State allocate substantial resources trying to track criminal activity, such as money laundering. According to official reports issued by the US Treasury, major financial companies and investment banks (e.g. JPMorgan Chase,

Arguments against the Death Penalty

abolishing the death penalty

Some Convincing Arguments against the Death Penalty One of the leading arguments against the death penalty is that 70% of the public support it while 70% of the executioners who actively put inmates to death are against it. From a moral point of view, from the moment we are born we are