5 Things You Need to Know Today: August 2, 2016

Today's top stories

“Hello Dear” Scammer Arrested 

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They say he has swindled more than $60-million from people around the world – one victim alone was bilked of $15.5 million. But now a 40-year-old Nigerian man, who is believed to be the mastermind behind these scams, is behind bars.

 

 

Not A Bust, But Could Have Been Better – Kempenfest Organizers

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With all the work happening at the Waterfront this year, Kempenfest organizers did their best working within a smaller space. So how do they think it went overall? Listen to our interview with Tom Aikens here.

 

 

New Boston Police Vehicle Loaded With Ice Cream

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In an effort to improve community relations, the Boston Police have added an ice cream truck to their fleet! Read more here.

 

Pikachu is laughing all the way to the bank

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Pokemon Go has been downloaded more than 100 million times and is earning $10 million… Every day!

 

Death of the Tablet?

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Tablet sales off 12% in Q2; greater demand for big screen phones, hanging onto older models, lack of compelling new features to blame

 

Main image via Mitch Bennett