Daily Archives: July 30, 2012 - 3 results


Posted 2 years ago in Consumer Law by Larry Bodine  
How JPMorgan Chase Gouged its Credit Card Customers

JPMorgan Chase Bank will pay $100 million to settle claims that it jacked up interest rates on loan balances that were transferred to consumers’ credit cards after it promised them a fixed rate, according to documents just filed in a California federal court First came the bait: for an up-front fee, consumers could transfer the balance from your home equity loan, car loan or other credit card balance to their JPMorgan Chase credit card, and get a low fixed rate …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
Airport Stripper Not Guilty of Indecent Exposure

An Oregon man was found not guilty of indecent exposure last week on the grounds that his striptease in the Portland airport was an act of protest protected by the state constitution. John Brennan, a 49-year-old technology consultant, removed his clothes during passenger screenings in April after TSA agents pulled him aside for a pat down. “I believe I am within my rights to be naked as a form of protest,” Brennan told security officials at the time. They disagreed …

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Posted 2 years ago in by Sylvia Hsieh  
Siblings Call Michael Jackson’s Will a ‘Fake’

Five of Michael Jackson’s siblings who were left out of his will are calling the document a fake and claim his lawyers forged the King of Pop’s signature. Janet, Jermaine, Rebbie, Randy, and Tito Jackson have questioned the date the document was signed, claiming that their brother was in New York on the date the will was signed in California. The will, probated in Los Angeles, put his assets in a trust for his three children and his mother Katherine, 82, …

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