Wisconsin /wɪsˈkɒnsən/ is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions. It is bordered by Minnesota to the west, Iowa to the southwest, Illinois to the south, Lake Michigan to the east, Michigan to the northeast, and Lake Superior to the north. Wisconsin is the 23rd state by total area and the 20th most populous. The state capital is Madison, and its largest city is Milwaukee, which is located on the western shore of Lake Michigan. The state comprises 72 counties.
Posts about Wisconsin
  • Guaranty Bank – FDIC Closure and Whistleblower Post

    … levels continuing to be low, we actually had positive net income in eight out of the last 11 months, and we’re projecting to be profitable this fiscal year. So we keep executing on our plan, but we continue to be under a regulatory order.” Bank presidents are good at spinning yarns and tall tales. Just a few months ago we watched former Wells Fargo…

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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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  • My Government Whistleblower Case Was Declined, Now What?

    … Background – Whistleblower Case Procedures To answer the question of why whistleblower cases are declined, some procedural history is needed. America’s primary whistleblower tool is the False Claims Act. Congress adopted the Act in 1863. Since then, 29 states have adopted similar False Claims Acts. (There were 30 states but Wisconsin repealed…

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  • USFS Settles Crisis Era False Claims Act Mortgage Fraud Case

    … that are guaranteed by the government. Today, most home loans are sold immediately after closing. Investors won’t buy those loans unless guaranteed. The FHA, VA, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and a few private insurers offer these guarantees. Because Fannie and Freddie are under a government conservatorship, most loans are today backed by taxpayers. Lenders can issue…

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  • Car Insurance Law Requirements in Illinois

    … requires you to have two different types of auto insurance: property and liability/bodily injury. Property insurance covers the cost if you damage another person’s property while you are in your vehicle. This usually means damage to the other person’s car. However, this may also compensate for damage to other property, such as mailboxes, fences…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 13 readers -
  • Think Glink

    … thousands of bad loans and leaving the Office of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on the hook for $834 million in failed mortgages during the recent housing crisis. Under the False Claims Act, that penalty is subject to mandatory tripling – for a total of $270 million. This is only the second case against lenders related to the housing crisis…

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  • Snowmobile Injuries

    … Winter is quickly arriving across the state and soon you might make your way to the slopes and fields around Illinois and southern Wisconsin. Whether you enjoy skiing and snowboarding or prefer the speed and agility of snowmobiles, you and other winter sports fans need to be careful. Along with these classic winter activities comes accidents…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 18 readers -
  • Unclaimed Property Dispute in Supreme Court May Impact Retailers

    … Delaware, in which many businesses incorporate. In 2013, unclaimed property provided 16% of the total revenue for Delaware’s general fund. The case presently before the Supreme Court, Delaware v. Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, is a dispute between states over unclaimed funds relating to “Official Checks” issued by MoneyGram in various states, including…

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  • Draining the Swamp – Big Biz and Lobbyists (Whistleblower Post)

    … drivers in these states are classified by law as independent contractors. We don’t necessarily agree those laws are enforceable but Uber has certainly has a track record of trying to stack the deck in its favor. The average consumer or worker, however, cannot afford lobbyists. Today the New York Post reported that Uber spent $752,974 on lobbyists…

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  • Benistar Founder in Jail – Finally (419 Plans Post)

    … is true with so-called 419 plans (also known as welfare benefit plans). The subject of this post, Daniel Carpenter, is at the center of both. The “1031” in 1031 exchanges and the “419” in 419 plans refer to sections of the IRS Code. The shadowy Carpenter can be found involved with both schemes. Carpenter has been linked to a number of products…

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  • Janesville (WI) Pharmacist Arrested for Medicare Fraud

    … A well known pharmacist in Janesville, Wisconsin was arrested and charged with 46 counts of Medicaid and Medicare fraud. Federal agents with the Department of Health and Human Services charged pharmacist Mark Johnson with bilking state and federal taxpayers of $1 million. Charges include Medicaid and Medicare fraud, making false statements…

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  • Journal Sentinel

    … classify” Uber drivers as employees, not the independent contractors Uber says they are, a dispute in at least two dozen other lawsuits around the nation, and central to other companies’ economic model in “the gig economy.” Currently, the Milwaukee suit claims, many Uber drivers struggle to “bring home a livable wage,” or make even minimum wage…

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  • Radio 620 WTMJ

    …Local Uber driver sues company by John Mercure | Link to original source A former Milwaukee Uber driver is suing the company over the amount of money he’s making working for the ride sharing service. Lamont Lathan says Uber owes him overtime and tips. Brian Mahany represents Lathan in the lawsuit. He says after talking to hundred of other…

    Due Diligence- 14 readers -
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