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

Today's top stories

“Hello Dear” Scammer Arrested 


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


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

Ice Cream Polcie

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


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


Death of the Tablet?


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