Daily Archives: October 24, 2012 - 4 results


Posted 2 years ago in Bankruptcy by Jennifer King  
Read the Latest Issue of ‘Your Money & The Law’ Newsletter

Discover Defrauds Customers, Must Pay $200 Million You may get calls from credit card companies asking whether you’d like to hear about additional products they offer. If you said yes to a call from Discover between December 2007 and August 2011, you may be in for a little extra cash. Discover has settled deceptive marketing charges brought by the FDIC. The bank was accused of tricking customers into paying for extra credit protection programs. Find Out More…   Avoid Defaulting …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
Does Philly Police Punch Constitute Cop Brutality?

A Philadelphia Highway Patrol lieutenant has been suspended with intent to dismiss after he punched an unarmed woman in the face last month. Lt. Jonathan D. Josey, II, 39, hit Aida Guzman after he mistakenly thought she threw water on him at a party following the city’s annual Puerto Rican Day parade. A bystander captured a video of the arrest, which quickly spread across the Internet and brought instant notoriety to the 19-year police veteran for what appears to be …

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Posted 2 years ago in Consumer Law by Michele Bowman  
Debt Settlement Companies Rip Off Consumers

It’s a debtor’s nightmare: you pay a company to help you pay off what you owe, but the company rips you – and 78,000 other people – off for thousands of dollars each, then makes empty promises to give all of you a refund. You and the other victims file a class action lawsuit and fight for four years to recoup what you’re owed, and in the end all you get is $185. But that’s exactly what happened to consumers in …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Larry Bodine  
Are You Being Tracked Right Now by the Government?

  To read a companion article on Huffington Post, see The Legal Battle Over Cell Phone Location Privacy Did you know the government can be tracking you as you listen to this podcast? In today’s Lawyers.com Radio broadcast, host Matt Plessner interviews Editor in Chief Larry Bodine about an alarming trend going through the courts right now, where the police are making requests to cell phone companies to tell them the location of their customers. “They’re not asking to listen …

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