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Stealing your identity
bcrnews.comOctober 1, 2011

Mike Prusinski of LifeLock, an identity theft protection business, said identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America. “You are 10 times more likely to have your identity stolen than your car,” he said. And of those thefts, one out of every ...more »

Major construction set for I-94 Friday night
Newsradio 620October 1, 2011

By Matt Montgomery & Cody Holyoke Starting Friday night, overnight construction will start, which could mean some traffic headaches for a busy weekend. Engineers with the I-94 project are working to open up a brand new tunnel, but it isn't easy. ...more »

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Bad Credit History
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Former Party Chairman says GOP leaders lied to take control of party
WTSP 10 NewsOctober 4, 2011

But as Greer was getting ready to resign, the state Republican Party was under fire for the amount of money it was spending and putting on credit cards. Greer went to attorney Damon Chase to insure that the money he spent as chairman would not be used ...more »

Collections
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Ohio colleges ask for state help
Toledo BladeOctober 2, 2011

Students could be required to pay even more if Mr. DeWine's office turns the debt over to third-party collection agencies and eventually private attorneys. The state can, by law, go after debtors for 40 years. Most collections take place in about five ...more »

Chapter 11, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
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Solyndra Needs Trustee for Bankruptcy, US Lawyer Says
BusinessWeekOctober 1, 2011

If US Bankruptcy Judge Mary Walrath refuses to appoint a trustee, she should convert the case to a liquidation under Chapter 7 of the bankruptcy code, the US Trustee said. The case is In re Solyndra LLC 11-12799, US Bankruptcy Court, ...more »

Disputes With Irs
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Nebraska businessman fights tax-evasion charges
Sioux City JournalOctober 2, 2011

"Trying to minimize your tax bill is not against the law," he said. On Tuesday, he said he was looking into moving his car collection to South Dakota and his business to another state. On Monday, he gave away five Chevy Camaros from his collection to ...more »

Garnishment
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Sheriff serves garnishment notice to SM firms
Inquirer.netOctober 2, 2011

Before letting go of the case, court sheriff Antonio Bellones flew to Manila last Thursday to serve notices of garnishment to three SM companies doing business with the Cebu city government. ...more »

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
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DOJ seeks trustee in Solyndra bankruptcy
ReutersOctober 1, 2011

By Dan Levine (Reuters) - The US Department of Justice is seeking to give control of Solyndra's estate to a bankruptcy trustee, citing the refusal by executives at the solar power company to answer questions about its operations. ...more »

Personal Bankruptcy
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Solyndra being investigated for accounting fraud
Bend BulletinOctober 1, 2011

WASHINGTON — Solyndra, the solar-panel maker that filed for bankruptcy protection two months after executives extolled its prospects, is being investigated by the FBI for accounting fraud, ...more »

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