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  • Unions fighting back against banks, Florida Chamber of Commerce

     
    Unions representing Central Florida teachers, firefighters, cops and other government are pulling an estimated $10 million from five banks affiliated with the Florida Chamber of Commerce, blaming them for an attack on public employees. The unions are also...
  • Consumer advocates fear that more traditional banks will be offering payday loans

    Consumer advocates fear that more traditional banks will be offering payday loans
    If you are offered a short-term advance on your paycheck at a triple-digit interest rate, you might think you're being pitched a payday loan — a product that's basically banned in Maryland and other states with rate caps. But what if that deal came...
  • Cops statewide urged to boycott Florida Chamber banks

     
    The union push to boycott banks whose executives help lead the Florida Chamber of Commerce got a big boost this morning, when a state police union asked its 20,000 members to close their personal accounts. James Preston, president of the Fraternal Order...
  • Fort Lauderdale police union: Boycott Bank of America

     
    Public-sector unions are miffed about new Republican-backed legislation that would ban automatic dues deductions from paychecks, and Fort Lauderdale's police union is striking back. The Fort Lauderdale Fraternal Order of Police will close its accounts...
  • Wells Fargo, KPMG reach $627-million settlement of lending suit

     
    The legal fallout from high-risk, boom-era mortgage lending never stops, it seems -- the latest example being Wells Fargo & Co.'s $590-million proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit centering on controversial "Pick-a-Pay" loans issued by Oakland'...
  • Getting set for football in the Fargodome

     
    FARGO, N.D. -- This is going to be an interesting day for the Lafayette football team. I'm really not sure what to expect when the Leopards line up tonight against North Dakota State, a scholarship school that on paper appears......
  • Wells Fargo settles bid-rigging case

     
    Banks bid rigging: The suit accused many investment banks of conspiring to rig the bidding process, “sharing their illegal gains through kickbacks to one another, and making other secret, undisclosed arrangements.”...
  • Wells Fargo says California's economy "in flux" next year

     
    California economy in flux next year....
  • Alan Grayson wins $852,000 award in case alleging “Ponzi scheme”

     
    Former U.S. congressman Alan Grayson has won $852,000 in a federal securities case he claimed involved a “Ponzi scheme” that had defrauded him and other investors of up to $1 billion. That’s the good news for Grayson. The bad news for...
  • Bank robbery suspect pulled off CAT bus in downtown Harrisburg

    Bank robbery suspect pulled off CAT bus in downtown Harrisburg
    A quick arrest in a robbery in downtown Harrisburg. It happened just before 6 o'clock. Police say that 48 year old Gary Reid, walked into the Wachovia Bank at North 3rd and Walnut street and handed a teller a note demanding money. No weapon was displayed....
  • 11/15: Progressions, promotions in Central Florida

    Advertising Sarah Faust was hired as senior account executive and Becky Smith was hired as account executive at Acropolis in Orlando. Banking Larisa Perry was promoted to Central Florida regional president of Wachovia in Orlando. Hal Warren was...