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It’s a scam: You’re not getting calls with real deals

Ken Mammarella Business, Headlines

A few days ago, a Delawarean received “what seemed like very legit promotional call from (supposedly) XFINITY offering me $35 off my monthly internet/cable/phone bill for the next 2 years,” Patricia Seramone wrote on nextdoor. “They had my account number, and other pertinent information.” What they didn’t have is her faith. Seramone correctly realized, before she forked over payment information, …

Delaware State Police Phone Number Used in Spoofed Phone Number Scam

Staff Writer Police & Fire, RSS

The Delaware State Police is issuing the following advisory for a recurring phone scam involving a “spoofed phone number.”   The Delaware State Police is aware of multiple incidents in […]
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Delaware joins nationwide task force to cut down on scam calls

Staff Writer Government, Headlines

Even in a time of stark political division, there is thing almost everybody can agree on: scam calls suck. In that vein, Delaware has joined a nationwide task force to cut down on illegal robocalls. Comprised of 50 attorneys general from across the United States, the Anti-Robocall Litigation Task Force will investigate and take legal action against the telecommunications companies …

State Police Issue Warning About Cryptocurrency Scams

Betsy Price Police & Fire, RSS

The Delaware State Police are providing a scam advisory surrounding the fraudulent use of cryptocurrency. The Delaware State Police are warning the public of an increase in scams involving the […]
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Public Health, DelDOT warn of COVID vax text message scam

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

  State agencies are warning Delawareans to be on alert for scams requesting that recipients verify their COVID-19 vaccination status. DelDOT and the Department of Motor Vehicles have received reports from individuals who say they received text messages from the agencies with a link to a vaccination status verification page. The message reportedly contains a link that, if clicked, could …

Delaware chef Robbie Jester celebrates winning Netflix's 'Under Pressure' cooking competition

Delaware’s Robbie Jester wins ‘Pressure Cooker,’ $100,000

Pam George Culture, Headlines

Robbie Jester is not one to sleep late. But on Monday, Jan. 9, he snoozed until 10:30 a.m. “I almost felt guilty,” the chef acknowledged. Almost. But just about anyone would forgive the owner of Pizzeria Mariana in Newark. After all, it’s not every weekend that you celebrate winning $100,000 on Netflix. Jester is the champion of “Pressure Cooker,” a culinary competition that is a …

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Robbie Jester is next Del. chef to compete on Netflix

Pam George Culture, Headlines

Delaware’s food fans have a new reason to subscribe to Netflix. Local chef Robbie Jester is one of 11 contestants on “Pressure Cooker,” a reality competition starting on Friday, Jan. 6. To celebrate his TV appearance, Jester and friends are throwing a premier party at Bellefonte Brewing Co.’s North Wilmington location starting at 6 p.m. The public is invited, but Jester isn’t allowed to comment until …

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State GOP chair calls on Democrats to return FTX donation

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

The chair of the Delaware Republican Party has called on the state’s Democratic Party to reject a donation from disgraced cryptocurrency entrepreneur Sam Bankman-Fried. Bankman-Fried contributed $9,756.20 to the Democratic State Committee of Delaware on Aug. 31, 2022, according to the Federal Election Commission. Attempts were not successful to obtain comment from the Delaware Democrats. The contribution does not appear …