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Feds announce $54M settlement, ban against area payday lenders

The Federal Trade Commission announced a settlement Tuesday that bans payday loan companies tied to a pair of Johnson County men from engaging in lending and imposes judgments totaling $54 million.

The FTC settlements come after charges that Timothy A. Coppinger, Frampton T. Rowland III and their companies made loans to consumers without their knowledge and then extracted finance charges that did not pay down loan principal owed. FTC officials said the men and their companies also defrauded people who did want loans by misrepresenting finance charges, interest rates and payment schedules “while burying the loans’ true costs in fine print.”

The settlements would

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Texas AG settlement: Insurer to return $85M to policyholders

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‘Vlad the Impaler’ reference tees up $12M defamation suit against Hillcrest

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Why I Miss Rachel Dolezal

I miss the discourse, the countless think pieces, the interviews, the memes, the Vines, the public raking by black Twitter over the Internet coals—and, most important, the faux natural. Because in the end, a conversation about race is nothing if not a faux natural: an agreed-upon social construct of unprocessed coils tightly wound with racist extensions.

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16-Year-Old NYC Teen Helps Save Residents From Apartment Fire

Taliq Thomas, 16, was walking home from a friend’s house around the time of the fire, which reportedly started around 1:45 a.m. It caught his attention and he rushed into action, helping to pull a mattress under a window so that two men who were trapped inside could jump down to safety, according to the Post.

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SC Church-Shooting Suspect Dylann Roof Indicted on 3 More Charges

Dylann Roof, the South Carolina suspect who was arrested in the shooting deaths of nine people inside Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., last month, has been indicted on new charges by a grand jury.

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Look out for Signs of Employee Drug Abuse

This page contains a single entry by Le Trinh, Esq. published on July 6, 2015 11:58 AM.

Is My Business Required to Offer Vacation Time to Employees? was the previous entry in this blog.

Can I Have a 401(k) If I’m Self-Employed? is the next entry in this blog.

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FindLaw’s Patrick Kennedy: Local Roots and Global Travels

The Bay Area attracts the best and the brightest from all over the world, which makes for a most fascinating and dynamic region. But if you look around, you’ll also find plenty of locals who have hitched their wagons to the ever-changing technology behemoth we call Silicon Valley. One of these locals is FindLaw’s own Patrick Kennedy, Technology Manager for the Audience Team in Sunnyvale. Kennedy, who started at FindLaw in April, comes to us from one of the Valley’s original tech innovators, Hewlett-Packard.

He has always worked in information technology, but really enjoys the business side of things. In his new position at FindLaw, he’ll get to straddle those two worlds as he manages product strategies from a technology perspective.

“What brought me to FindLaw was the opportunity to get back to management,” Kennedy explained. “I enjoy helping develop people’s skills. It’s

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Why Don’t the Women’s World Cup Winners Get Equal Pay?

This page contains a single entry by Christopher Coble, Esq. published on July 6, 2015 12:58 PM.

Is Betting on E-Sports Legal? was the previous entry in this blog.

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Dietrich chairing ACBA’s Women in the Law division

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