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  2. Pork barrel scam - Wikipedia

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    The Priority Development Assistance Fund scam, also called the PDAF scam or the pork barrel scam, is a political scandal involving the alleged misuse by several members of the Congress of the Philippines of their Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF, popularly called "pork barrel"), a lump-sum discretionary fund granted to each member of Congress for spending on priority development ...

  3. National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005 - Wikipedia

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    National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005 or NREGA , later renamed as the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act or MGNREGA in 2009, is an Indian labour law and social security measure that aims to guarantee the 'right to work'.

  4. Ponzi scheme - Wikipedia

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    A Ponzi scheme (/ ˈ p ɒ n z i /, Italian: ) is a form of fraud that lures investors and pays profits to earlier investors with funds from more recent investors. Named after Italian businessman Charles Ponzi, the scheme leads victims to believe that profits are coming from legitimate business activity (e.g., product sales or successful investments), and they remain unaware that other ...

  5. Email spoofing - Wikipedia

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    Email spoofing is the creation of email messages with a forged sender address. The term applies to email purporting to be from an address which is not actually the sender's; mail sent in reply to that address may bounce or be delivered to an unrelated party whose identity has been faked.

  6. Spoofing attack - Wikipedia

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    The sender information shown in e-mails (the From: field) can be spoofed easily. This technique is commonly used by spammers to hide the origin of their e-mails and leads to problems such as misdirected bounces (i.e. e-mail spam backscatter).

  7. Modeling agency - Wikipedia

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    High fashion modeling agencies contract with a diverse group of models. Nearly without exception (unless a model is young enough to still be growing), agencies require women to be between 5'9 (minimum) and 6'0" and men to be between 5'11" and 6'3" and in fit or reasonable physical condition for all heights. Auditions and open calls

  8. Bernie Madoff - Wikipedia

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    In the media On May 12, 2009, PBS Frontline aired The Madoff Affair , and subsequently ShopPBS made DVD videos of the show and transcripts available for purchase by the public at large. In season 7 of Curb Your Enthusiasm , aired in 2009, the character George Costanza (from Seinfeld ) loses all of the money he made from an app called iToilet by ...

  9. Fake news - Wikipedia

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    Another issue in mainstream media is the usage of the filter bubble, a "bubble" that has been created that gives the viewer, on social media platforms, a specific piece of the information knowing they will like it. Thus creating fake news and biased news because only half the story is being shared, the portion the viewer liked.