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  • Lawsuits say Bangor loan agency really Ponzi scheme

    Lawsuits say Bangor loan agency really Ponzi scheme
    Shortly after Bill Shaw Jr. stepped into a West Virginia gas station, his life was suddenly and irreversibly altered. The union ironworker was working as a welder on an interstate highway bridge project in December 2004 and had stopped to have his...
  • Transferring property to children can get complicated

    Q: I wish to set up my daughter and son with a house. My plan is to buy two houses and rent them to each family but not collect any rent except for what it costs for the property taxes and insurance. Then at my passing, they will inherit the houses at the...
  • Clermont woman among 3 charged in $25M Ponzi scheme

    Clermont woman among 3 charged in $25M Ponzi scheme
    A Clermont woman is among three people charged by the federal government with fraud in a $25 million investment scheme. An indictment unsealed last week alleges that Jenifer E. Hoffman, 37, of Clermont and John C. Boschert, 43, of Apopka, along with...
  • Osceola deputy, 4 others indicted on federal charges

    Osceola deputy, 4 others indicted on federal charges
    An Osceola County Sheriff's Office deputy and four others have been indicted on federal charges that they bilked the government out of $500,000 in tax returns, officials announced Friday. Deputy Titus Lee Dixon, 48, and the other suspects charged by a...
  • New Pastor In North Haven Gets New Name From DMV (He Wants Old One Back)

    New Pastor In North Haven Gets New Name From DMV (He Wants Old One Back)
    When the Rev. Gerald Lee Jones started a new job in July as pastor of Faith United Methodist Church in North Haven, he didn't know it would cost him his name. Jones had been living a pastor's life, with stops in Florida, New Mexico and, most recently,...
  • Trust in federal workers bounced back after shutdown

    Nearly three-quarters of Americans say they have trust in federal employees, a spike in public confidence that some are attributing to last year's partial government shutdown. In a recent Battleground Poll by George Washington University, 22 percent of...
  • IRS slow to probe complaints about tax preparers, audit says

    IRS slow to probe complaints about tax preparers, audit says
    If you've filed a complaint with the IRS about your tax preparer and you haven't heard anything about your case, you're not alone. Get comfortable, because it could be awhile before you do get a response, a recent audit says. The IRS isn't processing...
  • Poll: Illinois voters back referendum issues

    Poll: Illinois voters back referendum issues
    Illinois voters strongly support the idea of increasing the minimum wage and raising the state income tax on millionaires — positions that could help Democrats drive turnout in November, a Chicago Tribune poll shows. The survey also found that...
  • Ask Kim: Are job-search expenses tax-deductible?

    My daughter graduated from college in the spring and started her first job last month. She spent a lot of money on travel and other costs for her job search over the past few months. Are those expenses tax-deductible? Job-search expenses for a first...
  • Plainville PD Warns About Scammers

    PLAINVILLE — Investigations into 17 scam complaints by residents got local police thinking of updating the public on recent frauds like the Secret Shopper fiscal theft, and bail bond requests from "police" seeking money to free a relative from...
  • Police: SWAT team called to Newport News home related to scam

     Police: SWAT team called to Newport News home related to scam
    NEWPORT NEWS — After returning from a trip to CVS, Newport News resident Dorismarie Dean was blocked from her home by police. Things took another twist when after waiting for about an hour-and-a-half, she saw her husband and son walking out of their...