NEW COVID-19 WAVE HITS US SECRET SERVICE OVER 130 AFFECTED

The US Secret Service, which guards the nation’s President Donald Trump, President-elect Joe Biden, and the White House, has been struck by an outbreak of Covid-19, US media reported Friday. The Washington Post said that more than 130 Secret Service agents were infected by coronavirus or in quarantine due to contact with infected people. The outbreak came after numerous agents traveled to campaign rallies with Trump where many officials and most of the attendees went maskless. It also follows several White House events in the past three weeks led by…

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US SECRET SERVICE INVESTIGATES AS NIGERIAN HACKERS CAPITALISE ON UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS TO STEAL HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

The U.S. Secret Service is investigating a vast fraud ring of suspected Nigerian hackers using bogus unemployment claims to steal hundreds of millions in taxpayer dollars intended to help jobless Americans. The crime ring is exploiting the coronavirus pandemic and economic crisis by flooding overwhelmed state unemployment offices with bogus claims in the names of Americans who are still working, according to a memo reported by Krebs on Security. The memo, sent to Secret Service field offices on Thursday, said that ‘substantial amount of the fraudulent benefits’ have used information…

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