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Missouri solar businessman gets 2 years prison for fraud

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The owner of a Missouri solar energy installation company has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for his role in a $1.4 million fraud scheme. 120 more words


FCC wants phone companies to block annoying robo calls for free

You know those annoying, automated phone calls that come in at all hours of the day? Sometimes the scams say you “won” an island getaway, sometimes they flat out ask for credit card information to “check your credit score.” 266 more words


ACLU 'extremely disturbed' by Miami shooting


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The ACLU of Florida says it is “extremely disturbed” by the police shooting of a black therapist who says he was shot in the middle of the street even though he had his hands raised and told officers he was not armed. 276 more words


Derby man pleads to tax counts in Disney Movie Club case

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNT) — Harvey C. Self, a 47-year-old from Derby, has pleaded guilty to federal tax charges and admitted he engaged in fraud to obtain more than 60,000 DVDs at discount prices from the Disney Movie Club. 184 more words


Federal Investigator For San Bruno Explosion Testifies That PG&E Misled Him

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS) — The chief investigator in a National Transportation Safety Board probe into the fatal 2010 pipeline explosion in San Bruno testified at PG&E’s criminal trial in San Francisco Wednesday that he believes the utility misled him. 696 more words


To the Honorable Members of the United States Congress

Like so many, I use social media to stay in touch with friends and family. The escalation of particularly harsh posts toward the U.S. 942 more words


Former credit union CEO handed two year prison sentence for failing to pay taxes on embezzled cash

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Sherry Garner, 54, Red Lion, and former CEO-Manager of the Harley Davidson York Federal Credit Union in York, was sentenced today in federal court to two years in prison for evading  income taxes on money she embezzled from the Credit Union. 158 more words