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12 OYS: Scammers charge $9,000 on credit cards to fund inmate account

Updated: 8:24 PM - It was an offer an Augusta couple said was hard to beat. But after hiring a pair to clean their home and haul away ice storm debris they said the thieves carried off more than they were hired to. Terry and Ralph Fultz said credit card numbers were stolen and the money on those cards was used to fund inmate accounts

12 On Your Side: Heartbleed bug attacking millions of web users

Updated: 04/10/2014 - It may be the single greatest threat to strike computer users ever, and chances are if you have gone online for just about anything you may have already been exposed. It is an internet bug that has gone unnoticed for 2 years experts say. Long enough to have compromised personal information of two-thirds of all computer users.

12 OYS: Augusta VA employee hired in midst of fatal drinking and driving investigation

Updated: 04/09/2014 - They are demanding that the VA hold those responsible for a lack of medical care accountable and said they want more transparency in reporting how some veterans are treated. While the VA remains under fire for inadequate medical care another News 12 investigation centers around financial manager Jed Fillingim. Lawmakers want to know how and why he was hired in Augusta following a drinking and driving accident that killed a co-worker.

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