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Rockford Man Pleads Guilty to Bankruptcy Fraud
eNews Park ForestNovember 1, 2011

Rockford, IL-(ENEWSPF)- A Rockford man pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court to bankruptcy fraud. The defendant, Shane Mathew Berry, 39, admitted to making a false statement in documents he signed under penalty of perjury in his 2007 bankruptcy ...more »

Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against HCA ...
Bradenton HeraldNovember 1, 2011

Specifically, the Complaint alleges that the Registration Statement and Prospectus failed to disclose that: (a) the Company improperly accounted for its prior business combinations in violation of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, ...more »

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Bad Credit History
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Free Credit Report For Consumers To Improve Their Bad Credit Score Often A ...
Red, White, and Blue PressNovember 1, 2011

Yet, when it comes to improving a bad credit score, many consumers are often in a position where they seek out a free credit report in the hopes of beginning the bad credit repair process through reviewing how much they owe, looking for and correcting ...more »

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Gigantic bankruptcy leaves future of former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine at risk
New York Daily NewsNovember 1, 2011

Now he's in the throes of one of the largest bankruptcy filings in US history. The curtain on the third act of ex-Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine, 64, came down with a thud Monday as the Wall Street firm he took over just a year ago filed for bankruptcy. ...more »

Chapter 11, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
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CME suspends MF Global as clearing member
ReutersNovember 1, 2011

Oct 31 (Reuters) - The CME Group said late on Monday it has suspended MF Global Inc as a member of the exchange as the broker-dealer filed for US Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. "The President of the Clearing House is announcing that MF Global Inc is ...more »

Disputes With Irs
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John DiStaso's Granite Status: It's official: Gardner sets first-in-nation ...
The Union LeaderNovember 2, 2011

She registered it with the Secretary of State's office and IRS as the July Fourth Forum, Inc., and although it has not been outwardly active during the year, it remains on file and in "good standing" with the state. But now comes Sullivan's old "friend ...more »

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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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Chapman University increases purchase price for Crystal Cathedral campus
Los Angeles TimesNovember 1, 2011

Ultimately, according to the diocese's filing, the Crystal Cathedral could file for bankruptcy again. The diocese, which had upped its initial bid of $50 million, said the extra $3.6 million could be used as a rent reserve, lessening the ailing ...more »

Personal Bankruptcy
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Judge rejects both Tribune bankruptcy exit plans
Los Angeles TimesNovember 1, 2011

In a 126-page opinion, US Bankruptcy Judge Kevin J. Carey said neither plan was confirmable under the Bankruptcy Code and threatened to appoint a bankruptcy trustee to resolve the case if the company and its warring creditors can't come up with a ...more »


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