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  • Lauderhill police search for customer who used bogus credit card

    Lauderhill police search for customer who used bogus credit card
    Police are asking the public to help identify a customer who used a counterfeit credit card to pay for more than $400 worth of merchandise at a Game Stop store in Lauderhill. The credit card fraud occurred shortly before 8 p.m. on Aug. 1 at the store at...
  • Russian accused of hacking detained by U.S.

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - A Russian accused of hacking U.S. retailers' computer systems to steal credit card data has been ordered by a Washington State judge to be held pending his trial in October, citing risks that he could flee the country, prosecutors...
  • Lawmakers Unveil Overhaul of California's Film and TV Tax Credit Lottery

    California's means of awarding film and television tax credits would switch from a lottery system to one based on an applicant's ability to create new jobs, according to an outline of a series of amendments to pending legislation to expand and extend...
  • California expands tax credit for stealth bomber to Northrop Grumman

    SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - California on Friday offered tax incentives to an aerospace company seeking to build the next generation of stealth bombers, after controversy that the state had earlier offered the valuable tax breaks only to its main...
  • Standard & Poor's Lowers Ratings Of Phoenix Insurance Subsidiaries

    Standard & Poor's on Tuesday lowered its ratings on the financial strength of both Phoenix Life Insurance Co. and PHL Variable Insurance Co. from BB- to B+. The standard double-B, or BB, rating means a company is not so vulnerable in the near future, but...
  • John Oliver skewers payday lenders. Now, what to do about their customers?

    John Oliver skewers payday lenders. Now, what to do about their customers?
    HBO's John Oliver turned his humor-laced outrage on payday lenders Sunday, holding them, celebrity pitchman Montel Williams and their legislative allies up for some well-deserved ridicule. Citing a study that found 75% of payday loans were taken out...
  • Australia's biggest consumer class action widened to include more banks, customers

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian law firm is widening a consumer class action case, already the country's largest, to target five major local and international banks over credit card fees worth as much as A$250 million ($231 million). Maurice...
  • California bill would provide bomber tax credit for Northrop Grumman

    California bill would provide bomber tax credit for Northrop Grumman
    With almost no debate, the state Assembly on Monday unanimously approved a nearly half-a-billion dollar potential tax credit for Northrop Grumman Corp. should it win a new Air Force bomber contract and build the aircraft in California. It now is back in...
  • Can U.K. Keep Up With Demand Due to Amped-Up Incentives?

    As Hollywood struggles to keep a leash on runaway production, recent tweaks to already robust U.K. film and TV tax incentives have created a boom in Blighty. "We have an unprecedented amount of inquiries we are dealing with," says Adrian Wootton, chief...
  • Republicans Challenge New Malloy Ad

    Republicans Challenge New Malloy Ad
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's opponents jumped on the governor's newest campaign commercial on Monday for featuring the Newtown tragedy and using a disputed number to describe the state's debt situation. Released on Monday morning, the 30-...
  • Consumer credit rises, but revolving credit growth moderates

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer credit rose less than expected in June as households pared back credit card usage after three consecutive months of hefty increases. Total consumer credit increased $17.26 billion to $3.21 trillion, the Federal...