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Calif. woman sentenced in Alaska credit card scam
San Jose Mercury NewsSeptember 1, 2011

Amber Marquardt, 25, of Oakland, Calif., pleaded guilty to bank and credit card fraud. As part of a plea agreement, US District Judge Ralph Beistline sentenced her to 16 months in prison and the repayment of $124000—the amount prosecutors say she ...more »

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

“Such 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 »

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Leagle.comSeptember 1, 2011

The Agreement also contained a trade secret and confidentiality agreement regarding SkyHawke's proprietary software. (Agreement at Exhibit A, RR at 61a-62a; FOF ¶ 7.) Additionally, the Agreement included a Third Party Services provision through which ...more »

Food Poisoning
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Food poisoning case: Accused's bail rejected
Times of IndiaSeptember 14, 2011

MARGAO: A judicial magistrate first class at Margao on Wednesday rejected a bail application filed by Jullan Dessai, who was arrested in the midday meal food poisoning case that occurred in a high school at Majorda on Monday. ...more »

Consumer Disputes
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Consumer body orders electronics store to change TV or refund buyer
Indian ExpressSeptember 7, 2011

The Chandigarh Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum-II has directed an electronics goods showroom in Sector 35 to refund Rs 13500 to a resident of Sector 32, and take back the defective LCD sold to him. President of the Forum Lakshman Sharma and Members ...more »

Hatch-Waxman Act
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Waxman, Solicitor General Support Caraco's Supreme Court Fight for Generic Prandin
The Bureau of National Affairs (BNA)September 28, 2011

Caraco Pharmaceutical, the petitioner in a US Supreme Court dispute about interpreting the Hatch-Waxman Act, received support from its 1984 sponsor, Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Calif.) in a Sept. 6 amicus brief (Caraco Pharmaceutical ...more »

Clamor for indie body to look at 'lemons' growing
Inquirer.netSeptember 13, 2011

“The lemon law should also be applicable to gray market importers, as well as sellers of used vehicles. It should operate outside of the warranty provisions given by manufacturers,” said Doria. He noted that manufacturers may redefine their warranty ...more »

Consumer Protection
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Ten highlights from CRM 2.0 Summit
ITWeb (blog)September 6, 2011

New technologies like social networking, and new legislation such as the Consumer Protection Act (CPA), are empowering consumers like never before. Speakers at ITWeb CRM 2.0 Summit, in Bryanston, last week pointed out that the contact ...more »

Product Reclamation
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Tokyo to Okinawa: New Timetable Set for Futenma Replacement Facility ...
Guam Buildup NewsSeptember 7, 2011

While Mr. Nakaima's response to the EIS is not legally binding, the law does require the governor's permission for any land reclamation. Mr. Nakaima has shown no intent to acquiesce, but Tokyo may offer economic development incentives to sweeten the ...more »

Credit Cards Fraud
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Even dormant credit cards affected by fraud
Northern Virginia DailySeptember 9, 2011

Kagarise said that after he read the article published Thursday in the Northern Virginia Daily on a recent spate of credit card fraud complaints under investigation, he decided to file a report with the Internet Crime Complaint Center, or ...more »

Stolen Identity
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Stolen identity
RU Daily TargumSeptember 1, 2011

Greg Schiano stood at a podium in the Rutgers football team meeting room — the same place he stood days after a sixth consecutive loss ended last season and brought a promise to return to his roots — and offered a rare moment of candor. ...more »

Credit Repair
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Money Monday: Don't Get Tricked! Recognize a Credit Repair Scam
BETSeptember 19, 2011

You see the advertisements on television and on the radio, but the FTC says that most credit repair services are illegal. By Danielle Wright Your money and especially your credit are valuable to you. Your credit is your “financial trustworthiness. ...more »

Unsafe Products
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Internet Trademark Law 101: Don't Metatag Me, Bro!
IPWatchdog.comSeptember 8, 2011

Unlike the traditional likelihood of confusion analysis, initial interest confusion is a judicially created doctrine that permits liability for infringement if there is confusion in the customer before actually purchasing a good or a service. ...more »


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