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Southwest Airlines Could Face $12M FAA Fine Over Improper Repairs

Even the smallest mistake – or three of them – can translate into huge fines for airline companies. Southwest Airlines could be paying a $12 million fine to the Federal Aviation Administration because of allegedly improper repairs to its aircraft going back as far as 2006.

Illinois State Fair Managers Fined For Ethics Violations

(CBS) — A state commission has fined managers of both of Illinois’ State Fairs for ethics violations over beer tickets, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

Illinois State Fair manager Amy Bliefnick has accepted at least $100 worth of beer tickets each year from a vendor for the last nine years, according to the State Executive Ethics Commission and more than $540 worth last year. 133 more words


Differing Penalties All Over the World

             All over the world there are different regulations for insider trading. In 2002 in the United States, the law changed from where traders had to report their trades by the 10th of every month… 489 more words

Financial Corruption

Library Fines

For the first time ever in my life I got a library fine.  It wasn’t much, only thirty cents.

It was totally my fault.  I took a book out and simply assumed that the loan period was three weeks (which is normally how long one can keep the book).   206 more words


Maximum Obamacare fine — or tax, whatever — set at $2,448 per person

Depends on who you ask. And when.

MORE: Federal officials set maximum fine for not buying health insurance at $2,448 per person: apne.ws/1AdaHkV
The Associated Press (@AP) …

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US Politics

The never-ending money laundering fight

I haven’t managed to get online much over the last month or so, but today an article popped up on my Google Alerts which made me quite excited! 332 more words

Wailing Water Wasters, Batman!

If you’ve liked us on Facebook, or you’re following us on Twitter, or you’re subscribed to our newsletters, you’ve already heard this, but for all the rest of you, there’s big news in California.  336 more words

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