Short term loan companies charged with fraud following subscription scam

Apr 29, 2011 Todd Milner

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently froze the assets of six short term loan companies after they allegedly obtained customers' bank account information and then charged them for services without their authorization, according to stock


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Criminal background checks can help prevent theft in sensitive sectors

Apr 29, 2011 Matt Roesly

Government workers all over the country are tasked with handling sensitive information and sometimes with sending out cash refunds to those who have qualified for them. Because these people are dealing with valuable items, many must go through


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Plainclothes debt collectors seek unpaid bed taxes from Wilshire Hotel

Apr 29, 2011 Kyle Duncan

As a result of nearly four years of unpaid transit occupancy taxes, The Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles, California, is being forced to pay $3.5 million by the L.A. County Sheriff's Department, according to The L.A. Times.The news source


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California state workers' unpaid debt piling up

Apr 29, 2011 Kyle Duncan

Millions of dollars advanced to California state employees have yet to be re-payed to government agencies, according to BusinessWeek.The news source reports that California gives salary and travel advances to state workers under special circumstances,


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Target sued over debt collection practices

Apr 29, 2011 Kyle Duncan

A western Pennsylvania woman has filed a federal lawsuit against department store chain Target, claiming that the debt collection practices of its subsidiary Target National Bank (TNB) led to false affidavits being used to go after customers,


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