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Prepaid payment cards were seen as a positive development, helping those excluded from the banking system and providing a convenient financial tool, but their use in the Paris terror attacks has revealed a troubling dark side. The attackers used an anonymous prepaid card to rent hotel rooms outside Paris the night before the November 13 strikes that killed 130 people, according to Tracfin, the French body tasked with combating money laundering and the financing of terrorism.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi quarterback Chad Kelly was a little bewildered earlier in the week by Mississippi State's trademark noisemaker, saying he was essentially a city kid who had never even been around a cowbell before.