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Grand America audit turns up undocumented workers
Salt Lake TribuneSeptember 1, 2011

‚ÄúSuch businesses gain a competitive edge by paying illegal alien workers low wages or otherwise exploiting them. These inspections are one of the most powerful tools the federal government has to ensure that businesses are complying with US employment ...more »

Donald Conkey: Celebrating Labor Day, even when jobs are scarce
Cherokee TribuneSeptember 1, 2011

Few people fully comprehend these powerful words and how they should be used when any segment of America's government becomes too oppressive or unresponsive to a given segment of society. The Labor Movement since 1937 and the Civil Rights Movement ...more »

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Bad Credit History
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Payday Loans and Instant Cash Advances at Light Payday Loan
SBWire (press release)September 1, 2011

Anyone with bad credit is harder to find a loan and if you do, you will pay more to borrow money than those with good credit. To help those looking to repair their damaged credit history, set the top 5 credit repair tips: Roll With ...more »

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Marriott Blasts Hawaii Hotel Owner's Bankruptcy Filing
Wall Street JournalSeptember 1, 2011

The international hotel company called the move self-destructive but said it will respect the law, which prevents the company from filing any countersuits during bankruptcy proceedings. "We will vigorously pursue tens of millions of dollars of claims ...more »

Chapter 11, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
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Stillwater Investment Group files for bankruptcy
New Bern Sun JournalSeptember 2, 2011

But in the case of Stillwater Harbour, the lender recently changed the terms of our loan and I am left with little choice but to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy restructuring on behalf of Stillwater Investment Group LLC, of which I am majority owner. ...more »

Disputes With Irs
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Guest Post: Economy Fixes
ForbesSeptember 2, 2011

While at law school, I interned at the estates attorney division of the IRS. At IRS, I participated in the review and audit of federal estate tax returns. I even took the lead on a successful audit. At audit, opposing counsel read my report, ...more »

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St. Louis attorney gets 2 years in prison
Bizjournals.comSeptember 2, 2011

Also in 2007, Gartenberg represented MJ Investment Co. in a collection action against an individual for unpaid rent and obtained a garnishment of $19641 in satisfaction of this debt, but again kept it, according to the US attorney's office.more »

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
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Clark County, Washington, records 11 percent decrease in bankruptcy filings
Bankruptcy HomeSeptember 1, 2011

The number of bankruptcy filings in Clark County, Washington, is down more than 11 percent this year compared to last year. According to The Columbian, the US Bankruptcy Court's Western Washington District is reporting 1526 filings for protection under ...more »

Personal Bankruptcy
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SEC Charges Massachusetts-Based Attorney Jack Grant And Sage Advisory Group
Citybizlist (press release)September 1, 2011

They also failed to disclose Jack Grant's other disciplinary history: his suspension from practicing law for one year, imposed in 1994 following an indictment and conviction for bankruptcy fraud. The Commission's complaint alleges that Jack Grant, ...more »


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