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  • New Jersey man gets 30 months in cash-for-visas scheme

    A man who admitted running an eight-year illegal scheme to get natives of India into the United States has been sentenced to prison. A federal judge in Newark gave Sandipkumar Patel a 30-month sentence Tuesday. Prosecutors say the 42-year-old Edison...
  • IRS: Agency risks data breach repeat while expanding online services

    WASHINGTON The IRS's initiative to expand online services for taxpayers makes it more likely that the U.S. tax agency will be hit by "hackers and other fraudsters," the agency's inspector general said Tuesday. One of the Internal Revenue Service's...
  • Tougher standards are needed for tax transcripts

    Tougher standards are needed for tax transcripts
    You probably heard about the massive security breach the IRS disclosed recently that allowed hackers to get detailed tax return information on 104,000 taxpayers. But you might not have connected that event with a procedure most homebuyers seeking a...
  • OneBlood CEO paid more than $2 million in 2013

    OneBlood CEO paid more than $2 million in 2013
    The top executive at the Orlando-based OneBlood blood bank was paid $2 million in 2013, more than tripling the compensation that partly led to the dismissal of a former CEO at the nonprofit. In addition to his regular pay, Don Doddridge received a one-...
  • Blotter: Chicago man, 23, charged with DUI, speeding in Glencoe

    The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Glencoe Public Safety Department. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination. All court appearances...
  • Isle casinos join fight against tax change on slots

    Isle casinos join fight against tax change on slots
    A proposed federal tax change could create more paperwork for casinos, irritate gamblers on a hot streak and cost state governments, say opponents who are lobbying aggressively against it. Two legislators from Florida and the parent company of the...
  • Homeowner facing foreclosure should reach out to lender

    Homeowner facing foreclosure should reach out to lender
    Q: I went through a divorce after 20 years of marriage. When we bought our home, I was unable to be placed on the mortgage because of my debt-to-income ratio. I had student loan debt from nursing school. The judge awarded the home to me and my children,...
  • Hogan fails on forfeiture reform

    Last month, Gov. Larry Hogan vetoed a civil asset forfeiture reform bill that had been passed nearly unanimously by the State Senate. Senate Bill 528 would have closed the "equitable sharing" loophole that perversely incentivizes Maryland's law...
  • House committee chairman subpoenas IRS official for hearing

    The chairman of the House Oversight Committee issued a subpoena Friday for an IRS official to testify at a hearing on the Freedom of Information Act. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, said he issued the subpoena after the IRS declined to provide the...
  • Dennis Hastert's withdrawals drew federal attention. Will yours?

    Dennis Hastert's withdrawals drew federal attention. Will yours?
    The indictment of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert raises questions about what consumers can and can't do with their money and what kinds of withdrawals and other transactions might trigger attention from the IRS or other federal agencies. Q:...
  • Blotter: Washing machines defaced in Wheaton

    Wheaton The following items were taken from Wheaton police reports: Two motorcycles, a 2013 Yamaha valued at $7,895 and a 2007 Honda valued at $5,500, were reported stolen from an apartment complex in the 1400 block of Stonebridge Circle May 20....