Feds host auto financing roundtable

Apr 14, 2011 Brian Bradley

Feds host auto financing roundtable

The FTC recently held the first in a series of roundtable discussions to get information from consumers on their experiences buying or leasing motor vehicles. The agency may consider new regulations for the auto financing industry based on


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Stolen social security number can be precursor to further identity theft

Apr 13, 2011 Brian Bradley

A man plead no contest to felony identity theft and felony welfare fraud in a Placer County, California superior court last Friday, according to News10.Joseph Daniel Oscar Kidd, 56, obtained the birth date and social security of a 67 year-old


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Auto sales make gains in March

Apr 13, 2011 Brian Bradley

Auto sales in March rose significantly from a year ago and from a month before, thanks to fears of vehicle shortages in Japan and other factors.According to a report from Edmunds.com, March auto sales were expected to rise 16.5 percent from


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Flawed police reports stunt job opportunities in New York

Apr 12, 2011 Matt Roesly

The process for finding work after passing through the criminal justice system remains an ongoing issue in Onondaga County, New York, according to Syracuse.com.In a study conducted by the Centers for Community Alternatives (CCA), 64.3 percent


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Background screenings protect Florida children, add high costs to school budgets

Apr 12, 2011 Matt Roesly

School officials in Florida are using an advanced background screening system involving fingerprints in order to ensure that school children are protected.The Naples News reports that, though the process is considered vital, counties around


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