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Posted 1 year ago in Divorce by Josh Crank  
Kim Kardashian Divorce Final at Last

More than a year and a half after Kim Kardashian filed for divorce, her union with Brooklyn Nets power forward Kris Humphries officially ended in a Los Angeles courtroom. A judge approved a settlement that the pair agreed to in April, finalizing the 19-month process of ending their 72-day marriage. The couple had a prenup, leading many to believe the divorce would be quick and painless. But Kris felt Kim’s decision to dump him shortly after their extravagant wedding — …

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Posted 1 year ago in Frauds & Scams by Michele Bowman  
Fake Cancer-Cure Doc Gets 14 Years for Fraud

An evangelical preacher-turned-doctor has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for luring patients with cancer and other serious diseases into expensive treatments with her “herbal remedy” that in fact contained things like beef flavoring and sunscreen.   Victims Sacrificed Real Treatment A federal judge in California on May 17 sentenced Christine Daniel, 58, to 14 years in prison and required her to repay over $1.2 million that she bilked from unsuspecting cancer sufferers and their families. Daniel was reportedly …

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Posted 1 year ago in Frauds & Scams by Aaron Kase  
Who Owns the Rights to “To Kill a Mockingbird”?

Harper Lee only wrote one book in her life, but what a book. Her classic novel “To Kill a Mockingbird,” published in 1960, spins the tale of a small town attorney who tries to stand up against the forces of racial injustice. The book, an instant hit, won a Pulitzer Prize and has sold over 30 million copies. Now, Lee is claiming that a duplicitous agent bilked the copyright from her. According to a federal lawsuit filed in New York, …

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Posted 1 year ago in Divorce by Josh Crank  
Former Dodgers Owner’s Ex Cries Foul Over Divorce Settlement

The ex-wife of former Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt scored $131 million and four homes in her divorce settlement, but now she’s telling a judge that she’s been shortchanged. That’s because Jamie McCourt believed the Dodgers assets were worth about $300 million when her divorce was finalized in 2010. Two years later, Frank sold the team — for $2.15 billion. Jamie said that Frank committed fraud by representing the franchise as worth a fraction of its actual value, and …

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DocX Shutdown Part of $35M ‘Robosigning’ Fraud Settlement

The Department of Justice on Feb. 15 announced a $35 million settlement with Lender Processing Services (LPS) subsidiary DocX, stemming from the so-called “robosigning” scandal of 2010. DocX was in the business of helping mortgage servicers file the legal documents required for foreclosures.   Second Settlement, Same Song The settlement follows the government’s allegations that DocX ran a scheme for six years to forge and file more than one million mortgage documents with property recorders around the country. It follows …

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