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Argentina Debates Foreign Land Buys
Wall Street JournalSeptember 1, 2011

Mrs. Kirchner has indicated that her law wouldn't be applied retroactively, meaning that current investments wouldn't be affected. One of the provisions of her proposal would be to create a unified registry of land ownership to define who owns what ...more »

Widower files second lawsuit in wife's Pinellas jail death
Tampabay.comSeptember 1, 2011

None of the three was the subject of internal investigations when they left the agency, according to a Sheriff's Office spokeswoman. However, a detention deputy and a nurse were previously disciplined by Coats after internal affairs investigations ...more »

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Bad Credit History
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Anglo tries to stop former chief from declaring bankruptcy in the US
thejournal.ieSeptember 1, 2011

Drumm's hearing is ongoing in the Us Bankruptcy Court in Boston. Reuters reports that Anglo claims Drumm altered the terms of loans taken out by he and other directors of the bank to avoid any risk of personal liability. Anglo's complaints to the court ...more »

Collections
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Grieving Widow Hounded 48 Times A Day By Bank Of America Debt Collectors
Business InsiderSeptember 6, 2011

What they heard instead was Bank of America debt collectors calling about every 15 minutes threatening to foreclose upon her home. Even after explaining to the bank that she had only about $5000 in savings to pay her husband's funeral expenses, ...more »

Chapter 11, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
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The Sun Will Come Out... Tomorrow?
Fox and Hounds Daily (blog)September 1, 2011

Now, there's nothing legally wrong nor in my view, morally wrong with declaring bankruptcy; it is a provision under the law for those who have experienced extreme circumstances. But when you are a business that has received hundreds of millions of ...more »

Disputes With Irs
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Montgomery woman pleads guilty in tax fraud
Montgomery AdvertiserSeptember 1, 2011

Montgomery resident Melinda M. Lambert has pleaded guilty to one count of aiding and assisting the filing of a false tax return, the Justice Department and the Internal Revenue Service announced Wednesday. Lambert was employed as a tax return preparer ...more »

Garnishment
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Fed Study: Garnishing Wages Could Reduce Mortgage Defaults by 30%
RealtyBizNewsSeptember 8, 2011

A “Working Paper” documenting a study of mortgage default has determined that two possible options for reducing mortgage defaults would be to increase the required down payment to 15% or garnish the wages of ...more »

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
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Meet Liz Aspen, Candidate for Woodinville City Council
Patch.comSeptember 2, 2011

Have you or a business you owned (or had principal interest in) ever filed bankruptcy? As an adult, have you been convicted or charged with a crime other than a minor traffic violation? What is the primary reason you are running for this office? ...more »

Personal Bankruptcy
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Boston Generating, Dodgers, Innkeepers, Raser, Deb: Bankruptcy
BusinessWeekSeptember 1, 2011

1 (Bloomberg) -- Power producer Boston Generating LLC has an approved liquidating Chapter 11 plan, although it only gives unsecured creditors with $820 million in claims what are known as hope certificates. The bankruptcy judge yesterday signed the ...more »

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