Movers & Shakers: July 30, 2019
Capital One customers beware: personal info from 100M customers exposed in hack: What’s in your wallet? For 100 million Capital One card holders and applicants: someone else. According to a press release issued late Monday night, Capital One Financial Corporation announced a suspect who infiltrated their system and exposed millions of people’s personal information was arrested by the FBI. Per a press release, the banking giant said no credit card numbers or log-in credentials were exposed and more than 99 percent of Social Security numbers were not exposed.
Trump: China continues to ripoff the USA: U.S. and China were heading into another round of trade negotiations Tuesday in Shanghai. Investors are hoping Beijing and Washington will avoid another escalation in tariffs like the one that occurred after talks collapsed in May. Officials have downplayed the potential for a breakthrough, however, since the same issues that caused talks to bog down earlier remain.
Jeffrey Epstein slapped with lawsuit one day before he was found nearly unconscious on cell floor: One day before he was found bruised and nearly unconscious in his New York jail cell, Jeffrey Epstein was hit with legal papers regarding a lawsuit to be brought by a woman who has accused him of having raped her when she was 14, according to the New York Post. The 32-year-old accuser claims the former financier and convicted pedophile facing child sex charges sexually abused and raped her in his Upper East Side home townhouse in 2002 and 2003, according to the report, which sources a court filing. The Post said the accuser’s legal team is seeking to depose Epstein to learn the identity of the young woman who allegedly recruited her and took part in “grooming” her “to be sexually assaulted by Epstein.”
Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road’ sets new Billboard record for most weeks at No.1: It’s one sweet day for Lil Nas X: The breakthrough rapper’s viral “Old Town Road” has broken the Billboard record set by Mariah Carey’s “One Sweet Day” for most weeks at No. 1. Lil Nas X accomplishes the feat this week as his country-trap song spends its 17th week on top of the Hot 100 chart. Carey and Boyz II Men’s duet set the record in 1996, and the only song to come close to breaking it was the ubiquitous international hit “Despacito,” which tied the 16-week record in 2017.
Nevada gun store sends Facebook message to teen gunman behind shooting at California food festival: The Nevada gun store that legally sold the AK-47-style rifle to the teen gunman behind the deadly shooting at a California garlic festival wrote a message to the killer on Facebook telling him to “Rot in hell.”