Man arrested for defrauding air hostesses over 2m yuan by claiming to be pilot – Shanghai Daily (subscription)

A 31-year-old man in suburban Shanghai has been arrested for allegedly defrauding air hostesses over 2 million yuan (US$300,000) by claiming to be a pilot, police said on Saturday. The suspect surnamed Han who lives in Qingpu District allegedly hooked up the victims via a car-pooling software on the way to Hongqiao International Airport. Han…

Alanis Morissette’s former manager admits stealing $4.8m – Daily Mail

By Ross Mcdonagh For Dailymail.com Published: 13:18 +11:00, 19 January 2017 | Updated: 13:18 +11:00, 19 January 2017 e-mail View comments It’s like stealing $6.5million… but then having to pay back $8.2million. Alanis Morissette’s former business manager has admitted to stealing $4.8million from her over the course of four years. Jonathan Schwartz plead guilty to committing…

New York Offers Problem Gambling Treatment at State-Run Centers, Addiction Rates Remain Stable – Casino.Org News

New York will soon be home to three new upstate casinos, and to calm fears among opponents to gambling expansion, the state is increasing its addiction therapy services at its six treatment facilities. New York lawmakers and Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) authorized three new upstate casinos, but health officials there are now worried about a…

An online trivia game awards cash to help students pay off up to $50000 of debt — and they don’t even have to play – Business Insider

College affordability has recently become the preeminent issue in higher education, as student debt figures have hit staggering levels. Student loan debt exceeds other types of consumer debt in the US, like car loans and credit card debt, reaching $1.279 trillion as of the third quarter of 2016. And while lawmakers and student advocates look…