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  • Nearly 20% of home equity loans face higher default risk, report says

    Nearly 20% of home equity loans face higher default risk, report says
    As much as $79 billion in home equity lines of credit are at heightened risk for default in coming years as Americans face a day of reckoning on their boom-era second mortgages, a new study found. Many home owners who took out so-called HELOCs during...
  • Banker who used fake bomb to rob branch charged with faking PTSD claim

    Banker who used fake bomb to rob branch charged with faking PTSD claim
    A former Bank of America employee who, in an elaborate scheme, helped to rob her own branch by showing up to work with a fake bomb strapped to her body has been charged with filing a fraudulent workers' compensation claim stemming from the incident. Two...
  • Home equity line defaults are likely to rise

    Home equity line defaults are likely to rise
    A wave of potential defaults on home equity lines of credit could start arriving in the next few years as Americans face a day of reckoning on their boom-era borrowing. Many homeowners who took out home equity lines, essentially second mortgages, during...
  • Audits: As Amistad Finances Collapsed, State Money Kept Flowing

    Audits: As Amistad Finances Collapsed, State Money Kept Flowing
    When the cash began running out at the nonprofit Amistad America Inc., officials defaulted on bank loans, skimped on bills, borrowed from employees and used state grant money as a temporary loan against other grants, a series of audits released Friday...
  • Jesus Burgers offers Isla Vista food for body and spirit

    Jesus Burgers offers Isla Vista food for body and spirit
    Angela Boyd bounced on the balls of her feet as the smell of sizzling meat pierced the ocean breeze. The 19-year-old and her friends were about to celebrate her birthday in Isla Vista, but they were making a pit stop at the Jesus Burgers house. Music,...
  • Kevin Hunt: How To Make Gas Stations Honor Cash Price On Debit Purchase

    Kevin Hunt: How To Make Gas Stations Honor Cash Price On Debit Purchase
    Payment options, cash or credit, are marked clearly at local gas stations. But how does your local fill-up treat plastic cash, the debit card? A debit card looks like a credit card, but banks treat it like a cash transaction. A consumer receives no...
  • Real estate notebook: Yamato Village Center in Boca sells for $6.5 million

    A family-owned real estate investment firm paid $6.5 million for the Boca Raton retail center anchored by Doris Italian Market. Boca YVC LLC bought the 30,000-square-foot Yamato Village Center at 9101 Lakeridge Blvd. from Dratax Corp. Coldwell Banker'...
  • Niantic Man Arrested In Essex Bank Robbery

    ESSEX — Joshua Green of Niantic is in custody after he stole money from a Bank of America on 125 Westbrook Rd., in Essex, police said. Green, 34, left the Bank of America and headed north on Route 153 with a large amount of money, police said....
  • Ending bank tricks would be music to my ears

    There's no shortage of dumb laws on the books in this country -- you can't, for example, delay or detain a homing pigeon in New Jersey or give a dog whiskey in Chicago. But what really astounds me is all the lousy things that remain legal. Sure, on any...
  • Tilar Mazzeo's 'The Hotel on Place Vendome' revisits grandeur of the Ritz, Paris

    "WHEN I dream of an afterlife ... the action always takes place at the Ritz Paris," said Ernest Hemingway in 1944, as World War II was hurtling toward an end. I have two good friends, Peter Rogers in New Orleans and Jim Mitchell of NYC. Both wrote me...
  • FBI, Virginia Beach police trying to identify bank robber

    FBI, Virginia Beach police trying to identify bank robber
    Local FBI agents and Virginia Beach police are trying to identify a man they said carried out an armed robbery of a Bank of America branch. The incident happened just before 11:45 a.m. Sunday at the bank at 1000 Independence Blvd., according to a news...