Roundup: Second Round Of Stimulus Checks, Credit Card Scheme, Target Closes Stores, Swedish Village on Sale for $7M, SpaceX Launch

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News Roundup

This is a list of news from around the web which I came across in the last few days. I found these articles interesting and somewhat related to the travel and deal content you regularly see here at Danny the Deal Guru. Sometimes just interesting and not related at all, but I hope you enjoy them just the same. If you come across any interesting articles, or if you have your own blog and have something related to this content, please send them my way.

Second Round Of Stimulus Checks Would Be Paper Or Direct Deposit Again

As Congress debates a bill that would send a second round of economic stimulus payments to the American people, there are no plans for digital dollars or debit cards to provide speed and transparency in delivering the money.

Lakewood man indicted in $8 million credit card scheme

A township man was indicted Friday for his role in an $8 million credit card scam for which he could spend the rest of his life in federal prison if convicted, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey. Aharon Lev, 33, was charged with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, two counts of wire fraud and two counts of aggravated identity theft, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said in a prepared statement Friday evening.

Target Closes 175 Stores Nationwide In Wake Of George Floyd Protests, Looting

Target said late Saturday night that it would temporarily close 175 of its locations across the U.S. after video of its Minneapolis store getting looted went viral amid the fifth night of chaotic protests sparked by the death of George Floyd, which saw protesters around the country destroying other shops and setting fire to police vehicles.

An entire village in Sweden is on sale for just over $7 million

Satra Brunn is a “wellness village” on the outskirts of the Swedish capital of Stockholm. The village dates back to 1700 when doctor Samuel Skragge discovered the water source at Satra and bought the surrounding land. He then built a well, well house, hospital, church and housing.

SpaceX successfully launches humans into orbit

A SpaceX Falcon 9, with NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken in the Dragon crew capsule, lifts off from Pad 39-A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Saturday, May 30, 2020. For the first time in nearly a decade, astronauts blasted towards orbit aboard an American rocket from American soil, a first for a private company.

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