Week In Review from Bill Singer

June 24, 2011

Supreme Court Reverses Drunk Driving Case

For many, if not most, Americans, your first brush with the law likely comes when you're behind the wheel of your car. ...

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Belarusia Phish Fry? Feds Break Online Tax-Refund Scam


According to federal prosecutors, from 2006 through 2007, websites falsely claimed to be authorized by the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") ...

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Flim, Flam, Flip, Straw Man Mortgage Fraud


According to allegations by federal prosecutors, from late 2004 through January 2007, Alexander Kaplan (former Brooklyn-based real estate ...

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"Operation Stolen Dreams" Gets Another Mortgage Fraud Plea


"Operation Stolen Dreams" is the federal and state law enforcement sweep that targeted mortgage fraud in 2010, at which time it was reported ...

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Citigroup Global Markets Loses FINRA Employment Arbitration


In a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") Arbitration Statement of Claim filed in April 2010, in connection with his termination ...

Feds Ka-Boom and Kung-Pow Questionable Chinatown Duck Processor


The federal Poultry Products Inspection Act ("PPIA") requires all poultry processors who sell their products on a wholesale basis to register ...

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Supreme Court Rejects Class Certification and Back-Pay Issues in ...


We are presented with one of the most expansive class actions ever. The District Court and the Court of Appeals approved the certification of ...

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Edward Jones Broker Wins Expungement in FINRA Customer Arbitration


In a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") Arbitration Statement of Claim filed in June 2010, the Claimants asserted various ...

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