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  • Insider Louisville

    …In Other News… The saga of United Airlines and Dr. David Dao by Kyle Ware | Link to original source (105K) The Unfriendly Skies: On Sunday, United Airlines forcibly removed a man who refused to part with his seat on a flight from Chicago to Louisville, reports NPR, BBC News, The New York Times and CNN. Four passengers were asked to give up…

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  • For Banks, It’s All About the Money – Whistleblower Post

    … Wells Fargo is in the news again. America’s third largest, $1.8 trillion bank must pay $185 million in fines and penalties for opening millions of credit card and bank accounts without their customer’s consent. And what did Wells Fargo have to say for its latest bad behavior? In a prepared statement the company said, “We regret and take…

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  • “Even A Dog Can Get A Mortgage” – Whistleblower Post

    … columnist, during the 2000’s, “even a dog could get a mortgage with no money down.” After the last crisis, credit markets dried up. Banks were afraid to write loans and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac clamped down on bad underwriting practices. One estimate says that big banks paid $132 billion settling whistleblower and regulatory lawsuits tied…

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  • GM Ignition Switch Recall Spawns Lawsuits

    …. The simple act of turning your car key engages the electrical system, several computer modules, the car’s security system, and, critically, the air bags. The opportunity for a design flaw is obvious. The alleged defect As early as 2004, problems were noted with the ignition switches on the Cobalt. In an NPR story, Scott Oldham of Edmunds says he noticed…

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