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Inside a group of scuba-diving sleuths who have solved seven cold cases in less than two months – and learn how they do it. In just two months, a crack team of scuba-diving sleuths has solved seven cold cases, bringing much-needed closure to heartbroken families who had been left in the dark for years. Chaos Divers, based in Southern Illinois, is made up of divers Jacob Grubbs and Eric Bussick, as well as Lindsey Bussick, the group’s head of logistics. Between October and December of last year, the trio solved seven missing persons cases in Illinois, Oregon, Kentucky, and Texas.…

Six of the most sophisticated scams that have defrauded tens of thousands of people, and how to spot them SCAMMING ON THE INTERNET is now more sophisticated than ever, with sophisticated online’schools’ teaching con artists how to defraud unsuspecting victims of billions of dollars. Online fraud cost the UK £2.6 billion last year, according to experts, and the problem has worsened during the pandemic, with more people filing complaints with the Financial Ombudsman Service. And it’s not just the elderly and vulnerable who are at risk. Fraudsters are now taking online classes to learn how to deceive us from all…