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Court disbars Wesley Chapel lawyer accused of 'dishonest conduct' involving ...
Tampabay.comNovember 1, 2011

The Florida Bar said Denise Letizia used an invalid power of attorney to withdraw more than $100000 from bank accounts bearing her brother's name. "She also demonstrated a pattern of misconduct regarding the representation of her brother and in the ...more »

Akron dry cleaning business fined $10000 for violating air pollution law
NewsNet5.comNovember 1, 2011

AKRON, Ohio - An Akron dry cleaning business has agreed to pay thousands of dollars for violating Ohio's air pollution control laws. According to a news release from Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's office, David Klein, the owner of Belle-Aire ...more »

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Bad Credit History
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An oral history of Chicago's metal scene, part 2: location, location, location
A.V. Club ChicagoNovember 1, 2011

Florida gets the credit just because of Scott Burns and Morrisound, really. Bands like Master, Death Strike, Terminal Death, and Devastation were doing death metal before the Florida bands. Albert Mudrian (editor, Decibel Magazine; author, ...more »

Collections
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US government also a villain in piracy act story
CNETNovember 1, 2011

A press release today quotes the Fraternal Order of Police discussing the importance of stopping "rogue Web sites" from creating and selling counterfeit gloves and brake pads that could put police at risk, worrying over counterfeit pharmaceuticals and ...more »

Chapter 11, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
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Tribune Judge Denies JPMorgan, Aurelius Reorganization Plans
BusinessWeekNovember 1, 2011

The lower-ranking creditors already have filed lawsuits related to the LBO, including cases against Zell and Tribune's shareholders. The bankruptcy case is In re Tribune Co., 08-bk-13141, US Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware (Wilmington).more »

Disputes With Irs
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China orders artist Ai Weiwei to pay 36 2 4 mln for tax evasion
Moneycontrol.comNovember 1, 2011

"But they told me: 'If the country says you have evaded taxes, then you must have evaded them. Why don't you lose hope? This country will never change its ways.'" Beijing authorities held a closed tax evasion hearing in July. The company's lawyer...more »

Garnishment
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SANON v. DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION
Leagle.comNovember 2, 2011

Sanon did administratively exhaust his claims — by contesting the garnishment of his wages through the DOE, which resulted in a final agency decision dated March 15, 2004. See DOE App. 173 ("Our findings are conclusive and constitute [DOE]'s final ...more »

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
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Accused Embezzler Arrested, Police Release Photo
KKTV 11 NewsNovember 1, 2011

The owners of the business found out about the embezzlement when they had to file for bankruptcy. Detectives with the Financial Crimes Unit reviewed the business records and Bratcher's records and found she issued large checks from the business account ...more »

Personal Bankruptcy
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Judge rejects both Tribune bankruptcy exit plans
News & ObserverNovember 1, 2011

The examiner, Los Angeles bankruptcy lawyer and scholar Kenneth Klee, found that the first step of the two-step deal probably wasn't a fraudulent conveyance. But Klee determined that the second step, which closed six months later, probably was a ...more »

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