Law and Order/Legislation

Grandmother Almost Uses Installment Loans to Fund Scam

Thieves are taking advantage of the elderly as they dupe them into using credit cards, savings and installment loans to aid fake grandchildren in distress...
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Kristina Ross arrested for tricking women into breast exams

Kristina Ross – aka Berlyn Aussieahshowna – is in jail for tricking women into bar-room breast exams. The transgender suspect isn't an M.D.
080922-N-2688M-004 SAN DIEGO (Sept. 22, 2008) Lead Mammography Technologist Carmen Waters, Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) Breast Health Center, assists a patient preparing for a mammography. In conjunction with NMCSDs pharmacy, the Breast Health Center has started a new program called “Mammograms While You Wait” which allows patients to take the exam while their prescriptions are being filled. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joseph Moon/Released)

Proposition 8 | Both sides promising appeals

Though the California district court case on Proposition 8 will be decided today, the case will continue. Both sides said they will appeal.
Proposition 8

Is Applying For A Payday Loan Through A Direct Lender The Best Option?

Using a lender matching service can get you cash in as little as 2 hours. Direct lenders have a very high denial rate for applications.
Using a lender matching service can get you cash in as little as 2 hours. Direct lenders have a very high denial rate for applications.

Michael Skakel | Fifth appeal of murder conviction denied

Michael Skakel's fifth appeal was denied by the Connecticut Supreme Court today. What evidence is there for and against a new trial? READ ON...
A court gavel sitting on a legal document.

Rep. Dennis Kucinich sues over olive pit in his sandwich

Dennis Kucinich has filed a $150,000 lawsuit against the companies responsible for a sandwich with an olive pit in it that hurt his teeth.
File photo of Ohio Rep. Dennis Kucinich on the presidential campaign trail. He's standing on a chair with arms spread wide.

Revolt against TSA | Pilots lead charge against privacy invasion

The TSA has implemented "enhanced screening procedures" that may have finally crossed the line. Pilots, and many passengers, are simply saying "no."
Airport security

How Can Installment Loans Help Protect Your Credit Rating?

There are millions of people each year that ruin their credit score because they did not know they could use installment loans to pay their bills before defaulting.
There are millions of people each year that ruin their credit score because they did not know they could use installment loans to pay their bills before defaulting.

Michael Vick Has Been Reinstated Into the NFL

Michael Vick has been reinstated into the NFL, which means that not only does the league need new leadership, but the team that signs him should be boycotted...
Justice. (Photo: thehollywoodgossip.com)

Suspects must speak to remain silent, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of requiring suspects to actually speak if they wish to exercise the Miranda right to remain silent…
It looks like these police officers are taking this man's right to remain silent quite literally, as they're covering his mouth. In truth, this altercation appears to have occurred in a country that is not bound by Miranda Rights.

Kingston Jamaica declares monthlong state of emergency

A fight over extradition of a local businessman and suspected drug lord is causing civil unrest and an emergency state in Kingston, Jamaica.
Kingston Jamaica

Do Not Fall Behind On Your Bills - See How Short Term Loans Can Help Prevent Late Fees and Penalties.

Short term loans can help you stay current on your bills by providing quick cash so you do not rack up expensive late fees and penalty charges.
Short term loans can help you stay current on your bills by providing quick cash so you do not rack up expensive late fees and penalty charges.

Coca-Cola lawyers say Vitamin Water is not a healthy beverage

Vitamin Water is not a healthy beverage, says Coca-Cola's legal team. Nevertheless, the company's intense marketing blitz is saying otherwise.
Close-up photo of two bottles of Vitamin Water, side-by-side.

Rosemary Port Files $15 Million Lawsuit Against Google

Rosemary Port, the blogger behind “Skanks in NYC,” is suing Google for $15 million, saying the company violated her privacy by revealing her identity ...
Rosemary Port

Silvio Berlusconi likely to face criminal trial in Italy

Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is likely to face criminal charges in Italy. He allegedly engaged the services of an underage prostitute.
Silvio Berlusconi

How To Get A Cash Advance Even With Bad Credit and Bankruptcy On Your Record

Not many people know they are still eligible for cash advances after bankruptcy or losing their credit. There are no credit checks so bad credit does not affect eligibility.
Not many people know they are still eligible for cash advances after bankruptcy or losing their credit. There are no credit checks so bad credit does not affect eligibility.

Harvard impostor | Guilty of larceny and identity fraud

A 24-year-old who lied his way into Harvard, Stanford and other educational awards has entered a guilty plea. He was ordered to pay $45,806.
Harvard

PA mother shows cops photo of duct-taped child, arrested

It was an open-and-shut case for investigators. A woman brought police the picture being used to prove she is guilty of child endangerment.
Duct tape

Keep Your Debt to Credit Ratio Down By Using Personal Loans Instead of Credit Cards

The higher your credit balance the lower your credit score may be. Personal loans online do not go on your credit report in most cases.
The higher your credit balance the lower your credit score may be. Personal loans online do not go on your credit report in most cases.

S 3271 | Financial Reform Bill Summary Part 2

The Senate is set to debate S 3271, the Financial Reform Bill, this week. How does the Senate bill differ from the House bill? READ ON...
New York City Financial District buildings

The Difficulties of Unemployment

Unemployment has become increasingly worrisome with the recession. Don't give up.
Desperate financial times drive some to choose desperate measures. Don't give up, however. Think through your situation and find suitable answers.