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Supreme Court hearing major cases involving Google, Oracle and Ford

A man with the pro-life organization Bound4Life raises his hands in prayer outside of the U.S. Supreme Court on October 5, 2020 in Washington, DC. With 8 justices currently on the bench, the Supreme Court begins a new term on Monday.

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The political spotlight is shining brightly on the Supreme Court as the Senate weighs the nomination of President Donald Trump’s nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, but on Wednesday, the court will be all business. 

Three giants of industry — Google, Oracle and Ford — will press their cases before the justices in a pair of disputes that are expected to have broad impacts on American businesses and consumers. Decisions are expected by the end of June. 

The arguments come in the first week of the court’s 2020 term and will be heard virtually as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. They are among the

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Scams involving online vehicle sales surge amid pandemic

a screenshot of a car: Better Business Bureau issues a warning

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Better Business Bureau issues a warning

The old saying rings true with one of the newest online scams: “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.”

KETV reports the Better Business Bureau is warning about virtual vehicle vendor scams, which it says are soaring amid the pandemic.

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“Scammers are legitimately able to say that there are real reasons why you’re not able to physically come and inspect the vehicle,” said Jim Hegarty, with the Better Business Bureau.


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An in-depth investigative study by the BBB revealed thousands of consumers have fallen victim to this type of scam.

Scammers are using websites like Craigslist and Facebook Marketplace to sell people vehicles that don’t exist. Victims are often directed to pay an independent third party, typically by wire transfer, to hold money in escrow. They’ll use the names of

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