Consumer Protection News. Crime Stories, Law on News and Legal Publications in December, 2013

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Looking at the limits of the law
The Star OnlineDecember 1, 2013

IN the 27th Sultan Azlan Shah Law Lecture in Kuala Lumpur recently, British Supreme Court judge Lord Jonathan Sumption focused on the tendency for courts in Europe to “convert political questions into legal ones”. ... Freedoms, he said, “this kind of ...more »

Hoosier bank robber Morris Lynn Johnson outdid Dillinger - and lived to tell ...
Indianapolis StarDecember 1, 2013

The visiting room at the federal penitentiary in Forrest City, Ark. is plain as a church basement — tile floor, cinder block walls. A mural in one corner depicting the New York skyline offers the only color. Inmates and their .... During his periods ...more »

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Confidentiality
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Data security laws and penalties: Pay IT now or pay out later
TechRepublic (blog)December 4, 2013

The FTC also polices “financial institutions” subject to the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act. Businesses that significantly engage in providing financial products and services are required to protect the security and confidentiality of such information. This ...more »

Food Poisoning
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Whole Foods Recalls Spinach Dip for Undeclared Egg
Food Poisoning BulletinDecember 12, 2013

Recall Whole Foods Market Mid-Atlantic Region is recalling a spinach dip because it contains eggs, one of the major food allergens. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the consumption of this product. The recalled product is ...more »

Consumer Disputes
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Forum penalises housing board for not refunding deposited amount with interest
Indian ExpressDecember 5, 2013

The Chandigarh Housing Board has been penalised by the UT Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum for not refunding the amount with interest to the complainants, who had deposited Rs 70,000 each to book a flat under the Self Financing Housing Scheme ...more »

Hatch-Waxman Act
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Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Highlights Encouraging FOLOTYN® and MARQIBO ...
Business Wire (press release)December 11, 2013

FOLOTYN has patent protection through July 2022, based on a five-year patent term extension through the Hatch-Waxman Act. Important FOLOTYN® Safety Information. Warnings and Precautions. FOLOTYN may suppress bone marrow function, manifested ...more »

George Will on latest ObamaCare “fixes”: This is like watching government by ...
Hot AirDecember 14, 2013

It's almost like the Obama administration doesn't even care anymore about keeping up the slightest appearance of abiding by the rule of law, let alone having any semblance of an idea about what the heck it is they're doing. Their endless parade of ...more »

Credit Cards Fraud
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How Arcadia Residents Can Protect Their Credit Card Information This Holiday ...
Go Banking RatesDecember 5, 2013

Credit card fraud is on the rise, according to a number of studies, meaning your personal finances should be on red alert. Though Arcadia, Calif., residents might think they have all their bases covered when it comes to credit card safety, they're ...more »

Product Reclamation
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Daily Planner: December 9
Enterprise-RecordDecember 9, 2013

Bureau of Reclamation, 1140 W. Wood St., Willows. 934-7066, www.district39.org. Weekly. .... Probate and conservatorship clinic: 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Butte County Public Law library, 1674 Montgomery St, Oroville. Clinics provide answers to questions ...more »

Credit Repair
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Poor Credit Is Not A Big Trouble Today
PR-BG.com (?????????????) (press release)December 14, 2013

www.credit-repair-system.com is the credit repair expert online which is capable of repairing credit of yours when that is damaged. The credit gets damaged for several reasons. And it becomes easy to go through the credit damage procedures. But, the ...more »

Unsafe Products
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Until recently, local incentives were rarely used to lure business
StarNewsOnline.comDecember 1, 2013

Industrial development incentive grants of up to $106,969 per year for 10 years, not to exceed $926,399. Up to $450,000 of reimbursement for site ... $975,000 worth of benefits over 10 years under the Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG) program ...more »

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