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Armed ERT unit was near Saanich bank on another call just before suspects emerged with guns, police chief says | CBC News

The Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team (GVERT) was nearby at an unrelated call and managed to quickly redeploy, arriving in time to engage two armed suspects who were shot dead earlier this week exiting a Saanich bank, the police department’s chief told reporters at a news conference Thursday. Saanich police Chief Dean Duthie said the ERT’s tactical medical unit was able […]

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Finance

TSB savers get ‘another boost’ as bank hikes interest rate to 1.25% on popular account

To open the account, people must be 18 or over and a UK resident. They will need proof of ID documents such as a driver’s licence or UK passport. Additionally, they will require proof of address which could come in the form of a utility bill or bank statement. The rate of 1.25 percent on […]

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Science

Shore United Bank Celebrates Growth

Photo by Petra Roche Posted Thursday, June 30, 2022 11:49 am Severn Bank and Shore United Bank celebrated a successful merger on June 14. Scott Beatty, president and CEO of Shore United Bank and Shore Bancshares Inc., informed a crowd about his vision and new product offerings. Shore United Bank is located at 598 Benfield […]

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Science

Experts Say We Should All Be Storing Our Poo in a Bank, And Here’s Why

Fecal transplants continue to make headlines in recent years, showing promise in everything from COVID-19 treatments to anti-aging experiments in animals, but we’re still only scratching the surface, scientists say.   In human patients, the technique – in which fecal microbiota are transferred from a healthy individual to another person – is usually used to treat […]

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Finance

Lloyds Bank alerts customers to new loan scam which sees victims lose hundreds of pounds

The bank is on the alert as this type of fraud appears to be on the rise and could result in its customers giving away hundreds of pounds by accident. Loan scams occur when someone is asked by a scammer who is pretending to be a legitimate lender to pay an upfront fee for a […]

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Science

Deep-water coral bank threatened

It was that rarest of good news in ocean advocacy: a coral reef, once brought to the brink of destruction, gains protection and sees the first glimmers of a rebirth. Oculina Bank, a deep water coral reef off Florida’s Atlantic coast, has been a shining example of how decisive actions to remove a direct threat […]

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Business

DOJ says the U.S. and allies have frozen $30 billion of Russian elites’ assets, $300 billion of Moscow bank funds

The 106m-long and 18m-high super luxury motor yacht Amadea, one of the largest yacht in the world is seen after anchored at pier in Pasatarlasi for bunkering with 9 fuel trucks, on February 18, 2020 in Bodrum district of Mugla province in Turkey. Anadolu Agency | Getty Images The Department of Justice said Wednesday that […]

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Entertainment

Steve McQueen drove car into a bank to get a movie role

Bullitt: Steve McQueen stars in 1968 trailer Steve McQueen built up quite the renegade reputation throughout Hollywood, and, although he earned this by playing a number of ruthless petrol-head rebels in various movies, he was defying societal norms long before he hit the big screen. The iconic silver screen star has been dead for almost 42 […]

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Finance

Always ask your bank a question when they call to prove their identity and avoid being sca

It’s great to be safe online and to be comfortable with making online purchases but you can be subject to scams or fake goods very easily. What you think may be the real deal can be fake and you can be scammed without realising it. Perhaps the designer goods you’ve bought are more dodgy than […]

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Finance

‘Worried a moment!’ Santander issues warning on text which could drain your bank account

@Mattrfreeman replied: “Thanks for confirming. I got worried for a moment!” It is this worry the scammers are playing on, with hopes of hooking a concerned saver with their devious tricks.  Sadly, one person said they were reeled in by the scam, with @thewrldsucks writing: “I received a scam text and foolishly entered by details […]