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David Paredes

David Paredes is a producer with the NBC News Investigative Unit.

David Paredes is a producer with the NBC News Investigative Unit.


Latest from David Paredes

Recording raises new questions about police response to fatal crash involving Sen. Bob Menendez's wife

Recordings raises new questions about how law enforcement officials investigated a 2018 fatal crash involving New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez's future wife.
246d ago

As pet insurance becomes more popular, pet owners fret about rising prices, denied claims, and long waits for reimbursement

Americans had about 5.4 million pet insurance policies in 2022, up 21% from 2021. But as pet insurance has increased in popularity, consumer criticisms have risen too.

As pet insurance becomes more popular, pet owners fret about rising prices, denied claims and long waits for reimbursement

Americans had about 5.4 million pet insurance policies in 2022, up 21% from 2021. But as pet insurance has increased in popularity, consumer criticisms have risen too.

What it feels like to take Ozempic: Patients share experiences with popular drug

Weight loss with Ozempic is popular. What is it like to take the drug and what happens when you stop? Patients describe side effects and impact on appetite.
430d ago

NYC fire boss asks federal gov't to crack down on substandard lithium-ion batteries and e-bikes after fatal fires

After fatal battery fires, New York’s top fire official has asked the U.S. government to do more to seize substandard lithium-ion batteries and regulate e-bikes.
436d ago

An exploding problem: Fires sparked by lithium batteries are confounding firefighters

With the number of fires caused by lithium batteries soaring across the U.S., firefighters say the training needed to fight them effectively is lagging in many places.
509d ago

Inside a U.S. and Colombian operation to bust human traffickers

On the border between Colombia and Panama, migrants and human traffickers wait to make their way through the dense and sometimes deadly jungle of the Darien Gap.

Secret surveillance, mining customer data: How retailers help bag shoplifting kingpins

National chain stores employ their own investigators who build criminal cases against shoplifting rings. Law enforcement agencies welcome the help, but concerns abound.

How a fake online romance cost one man almost $300,000

Scammers have capitalized on the growing popularity of cryptocurrency. Here's how Mike, retired and single, lost $277,000 to a cryptocurrency romance scam.

Instead of ‘I quit,’ workers at these companies say they’re staying put and reaping rewards

A record 4.5 million Americans quit their jobs in November. In December, 4.3 million more walked out. But these workers aren't joining the Great Resignation.

'It’s an easy fast dollar': How organized retail theft rings in one Ohio town use Facebook Marketplace to sell stolen goods

How internet-savvy criminals in one Ohio town shoplift pricey items from big-box retailers and then sell the loot on Facebook Marketplace and similar sites.