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Warning after Carlisle . Facebook Marketplace Scam

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A CHARITY employee has issued a warning after being scammed by someone on Facebook Marketplace.

Robin Hood, from west Dumfries, said he was duped by someone claiming to be based in Carlisle to buy a backup electricity generator.

Then it turned out that several people are selling these items pretending to be located in different parts of Scotland.

Mr Hood bought three generators for £190 each after seeing them for sale on Facebook.

He said: “When I took them out of the box [I realised that] it was a scam and they are useless.

“I called him back and he said he gave me the wrong one and that he would exchange them for a better one the following week.

“It all turned out to be a bunch of nonsense.”

Mr Hood contacted the police but they were unable to help him.

He then hired a private detective and discovered that several people were involved.

He said: “I don’t know if it’s a few people or if there are six or possibly eight people involved.

“They advertise these generators on Facebook Marketplace from various locations in the North of England and the Central Belt of Scotland.

“One of the guys was advertising just south of Glasgow and the next moment he was in Carlisle.”

He then decided to put one of the generators he bought on Facebook Marketplace as a test.

“This man said to me ‘it’s not your turn to sell them this week, it’s my turn’.

“Then I did some more emails and it turns out that these people take turns selling them.

“When people call me [to buy a generator], I say ‘don’t buy it because it’s a bunch of junk, and beware these are being sold nearby because it’s a scam’.

“The amount of abuse I get from these sellers is… [huge]

“Every rude word” [you can imagine] they call me.”

He added that the police said they could only help if he was threatened.

People have been thanking him online for advising on the scam.

He said, “All I want is to make people aware so that they won’t be taken for fools like I was.”

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UFC Vegas 44 Results and Recap: Aldo Dominates Font as Fiziev TKOs Riddell

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(R-L) Jose Aldo punches Rob Font in their bantamweight fight during UFC Vegas 44 on December 04, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

In the main event of the 12-fight stacked card, Font, number 4 ranked bantamweight contender, opened strong but two-time former UFC featherweight champion and number 5 ranked Aldo scored a knockdown in the closing seconds of the first round.

The veteran UFC star gradually stormed forward with leg kicks, knockdowns and ground control over the remainder of the five round bout to once again showcase a legendary feat to secure a unanimous decision win for a future title shot.

After the fight, Aldo said: “This is the new Aldo you see. I trained for this. Everyone thinks I can only go three rounds, I proved I can go five. Rob Font was difficult, but nobody is going to to do.” stop me. I want to be the champion of this division and that’s what I’m working towards.”

In the co-main event, lightweight contenders No. 12-ranked Brad Riddell and No. 14-ranked Rafael Fiziev put in a high-level technically striking performance that was incredibly close over two rounds.

In the final third, Fiziev landed a spinning wheel kick to the head that knocked Riddell down and the referee called the fight to an end.

After the TKO win, Fiziev said: “I love him, he’s a good guy and a really nice person. I’ve learned from him before and today. I’ve waited three rounds for that moment because I know he’s letting his hand fall if he does way.

“There’s one legend here, maybe he wants to fight me: Vince Vaughn!” (Famous actor Vince Vaughn sat in the audience at the UFC Apex Arena.)

Also on the main card, light heavyweight #14 Jamahal Hill jumped over #13 Jimmy Crute with a fantastic KO in just 48 seconds.

Previously, veterans Clay Guida and Leonardo Santos delivered a thrilling back and forth first round, then Guida did the unthinkable and became the first person to subdue the jiu jitsu ace with a naked choke in the back of the second round.

Middleweight Chris Curtis took his second-in-a-row knockout win with stunning punches against Brendan Allen in the second round, while Alex Morono claimed a decision win against Mickey Gall in the weltherweight bout that opened up the main map.

Earlier in the preliminaries, the flyweight fight between Manel Kape and Zhalgas Zhumagulov opened with flaming fists; Kape was able to stay clear-headed and landed punches in bunches for a brilliant first round TKO finish.

Also winning decisions on the preliminary map were William Knight, Cheyanne Vlismas and Bryan Barberena, while Dusko Todorovic, Claudio Puelles and Vince Morales took the wins.


Final Results UFC Vegas 44



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1. Bantamweight Fight: Jose Aldo defeated Rob Font via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 49-46)

2. Lightweight Combat: Rafael Fiziev defeated Brad Riddell via TKO (strikes) at 2:20 of round three

3. Lightweight Combat: Clay Guida defeated Leonardo Santos via submission (naked rear choke) at 1:21 of round two

4. Light Heavyweight Fight: Jamahal Hill defeated Jimmy Crute via knockout at :48 in the first round

5. Middleweight Fight: Chris Curtis defeated Brendan Allen via TKO (strikes) at 1:58 in round two

6. Welterweight Fight: Alex Morono defeated Mickey Gall by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)


Provisional card


1. Middleweight Fight: Dusko Todorovic defeated Maki Pitolo via TKO (strikes) at 4:34 of the first round

2. Flyweight Fight: Manel Kape defeated Zhalgas Zhumagulov via TKO (strikes) at 4:02 in round one

3. Welterweight Fight: Bryan Barberena defeated Darian Weeks by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

4. Women’s Strawweight Contest: Cheyanne Vlismas defeated Mallory Martin by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

5. Light Heavyweight Fight: William Knight defeated Alonzo Menifield by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

6. Lightweight Combat: Claudio Puelles defeated Chris Gruetzemacher via submission (knee braces) at 3:25 of round three

7. Bantamweight Fight: Vince Morales defeated Louis Smolka via knockout at 2:02 in round one

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RRB NTPC’s first CBT result will be released on January 15; view the official announcement here

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RRB NTPC Update: Railway Recruitment Board has announced that the results of the first computer-based test will be out by January 15, 2022. The announcement was made on December 5, 2021. Candidates who qualify for this exam must appear for the second CGT. It will be conducted between February 14 and February 18, 2022. The RRB NTPC result will be published on the official websites of the sixteen RRBs. Here is the direct link to view the official notification.

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“The 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT-1) was held in 7 stages from December 28, 2020 to July 31, 2021. The result of the 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT-1) is currently being processed and the results are tentatively scheduled to to be published on RRB’s official websites by January 15, 2022,” the RRB informed candidates.

“The 2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT-2) exam for the candidates shortlisted in CBT-1 is tentatively scheduled from February 14-18, 2022, subject to prevailing conditions and government guidance issued from time to time with a view to tackling the Covid-19 pandemic,” the RRBs also said in the official notification. Official notice further reads: “Candidates are advised to refer only to RRB’s official websites for the latest updates on the recruitment process. Do not be misled by unauthorized sources.”

On December 1, #JusticeForRailwayStudents was ranked #1 on Twitter in India with over 3.5 million tweets. Railroad candidates expressed concern about RRB Recruitment. Hansraj Meena, who calls himself a writer, blogger and socio-political activist, is among the users who tweeted about the demands of railway aspirants. He tweeted: “Railway aspirants basic requirements. 1. Railway NTPC and group d training n merged data 2. Exam date of group D railway 3. new vacancy in railway 4. Conduct IRMS exam. #JusticeForRailwayStudents”

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