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

    … Another bank closed its doors today. Guaranty Bank, based in Glendale, Wisconsin, is no more. At precisely 5:00 pm, regulators closed the bank. With 119 branches in 5 states, only 12 will reopen in the morning. The rest are gone for good. Guaranty Bank’s woes began shortly after the real estate market crashed in 2008. Within a year of the crash…

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  • Insider Louisville

    … took solace in the reaction of his fellow passengers. Yahoo! talks to Wisconsin lawyer Brian Mahany, a consumer protection specialist. “It’s illegal. You can’t remove, under the current rules, a passenger once they’re seated on the aircraft. You can deny them entry if you’re overbooked, but once they’re on the aircraft, it’s a completely different…

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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 (There were 30 states but Wisconsin repealed…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

    … cannot turn on, you cannot prove you have insurance to an officer and you will be ticketed. When Do I Need to Follow Illinois Car Insurance Requirements? You must follow Illinois’ auto insurance laws when your vehicle is registered in the state. If your vehicle is registered in Wisconsin or Indiana and you simply drive into Illinois sometimes, you…

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

    … lots of inside information. He was first employed by Allied in 1998 and he was a very successful branch manager. He built branches in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Missouri, West Virginia and Arizona – and was one of their largest producers in the company. HUD passed a regulation in 2000 that said lenders – banks or nonbank lenders like Allied…

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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)

    … spending millions of dollars lobbying state legislatures nationwide to get laws changed and make it harder to sue the company. We have two class action cases pending against Uber, one in Wisconsin and one in Indiana. And in both states, when Uber thought it might be in trouble, it simply went to the legislature and changed the law. Now future…

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

    … entrusted to him by his clients. By the end of the year he had lost $9 million. In February 2004, Carpenter was indicted and charged with 14 counts of wire fraud and 5 counts of mail fraud. A year later in July, he was convicted by a Boston jury of all 19 counts. The story should end here but it doesn’t. Carpenter appealed and the trial judge tossed…

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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

    …Former Uber driver sues company, saying he is owed overtime, tips by Bruce Vielmetti | Link to original source (122K) A former driver for Uber has sued the giant ride-hailing company in federal court, seeking unpaid overtime, tips and other payments on behalf of all current and former drivers in Wisconsin. The suit asks the court to “properly…

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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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