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Rick Ross' House Site of Murder Investigation by Miami Police
ReutersMarch 1, 2012

Investigators are also likely to be interested to know if Nesbitt has any connection to Ross' less than legal activities. He's been arrested on gun, assault and marijuana charges, and once claimed to be affiliated with Carol City Cartel and other local ...more »

Trade Me pushes for consumer law change 1, 2012

Trade Me says it will continue to push for an amendment to a bill overhauling consumer law as it believes full and part-time traders should have to identify themselves as being professionals when selling goods online or at fairs, markets and car boot ...more »

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The Limits of a Duty of Trust and Confidence
New York TimesMarch 16, 2012

By PETER J. HENNING John Lok/The Seattle Times, via AP To prove insider trading, the government must show that passing the information involved a breach of a duty of “trust and confidence” to maintain its confidentiality. The Securities and Exchange ...more »

Food Poisoning
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Beware of germs hiding in your kitchen
KOMO NewsMarch 7, 2012

Here's a distressing statistic: each year, one in six Americans gets food poisoning. Most people who get sick blame the restaurant or take-out food they just ate. But the truth is, some of the germs and bacteria making us sick are right there in our ...more »

Consumer Disputes
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Ad wins physically-challenged man compensation for faulty motorcycle
Indian ExpressMarch 1, 2012

The Thane district consumer disputes redressal forum has ordered a vehicle manufacturing company in Thane to pay Rs 41500 as compensation to Vijay Tamanna Sanadi, a physically challenged person from Pune for selling a faulty motorcycle to him.more »

Leagle.comMarch 14, 2012

Plaintiff and appellant Toni Lang appeals after the trial court granted nonsuit to defendant and respondent Quality Car Co., Inc. (the dealer), in plaintiff's action for breach of contract or warranty and violation of the lemon law, ...more »

Product Reclamation
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Judge mostly stands by uranium leasing ruling
Grand Junction SentinelMarch 1, 2012

Martinez this week did agree to revise his order to allow the DOE to do work on the lands that is “absolutely necessary” for completing the environmental review, for conducting mine reclamation activities, and for complying with state and other ...more »

Consumer Protection
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Fruit Roll-Ups Maker Moves to Dismiss CSPI Class Action Suit
ForbesMarch 5, 2012

The suit alleged that the truthful information General Mills placed on its packaging violated California and Minnesota consumer protection laws. Yes, you read that right. CSPI didn't take issue with the truthfulness of the statements, but argued that ...more »

Stolen Identity
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An App for Watching for Personal Data Breaches
New York Times (blog)March 14, 2012

By DAMON DARLIN Want to know if your identity has been stolen? Or if your or your child's Social Security number is being pawned off on the Internet? On Wednesday, AllClear ID, an identity protection service that scans the Internet for stolen...more »

Credit Cards Fraud
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Bedford County deputies search for credit card fraud suspect
Lynchburg News and AdvanceMarch 1, 2012

The Bedford County Sheriff's Office is search for a woman, who is suspected of using a stolen credit card to make purchases at Walmart. The case began on February 19th, when the victim called the sheriff's office to say three of her credit cards had ...more »

Unsafe Products
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Morris County people making news in business
Dailyrecord.comMarch 14, 2012

MORRISTOWN: Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti has hired Julie Anne Kot as an associate in the Firm's Products Liability, Mass Torts and Toxic Torts Group and Tracy Wang for the Firm's Family Law Group. Kot received her undergraduate degree, ...more »

Credit Repair
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Herschel Bentley Releases Coveted Insider Information on How to Get the Best ...
WebWire (press release)March 7, 2012

Now if your not familiar with Herschel Bentley he is considered by many of the most top debt settlement and credit repair leaders as an absolute guru in his own league. Founder of Smart Debt Relief and nationally recognized credit repair company ...more »


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