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Poker players expect big payout from online Ponzi scheme

Aug 1, 2012
Some online poker players are expecting a big payout soon, thanks to a multi-million dollar settlement between the Justice Department and two online poker companies. The companies were accused of running a Ponzi scheme.
Posted In: Tech, lawsuit, fraud, ponzi scheme, poker, online, payout

TV Networks sue Dish Network over ad-skipper

May 25, 2012
Satellite TV provider Dish Network has a new digital recorder called AutoHop that cuts out commercials. Fox, NBC, and CBS are now suing to stop it.
Posted In: dish network, tv, Fox, CBS, NBC, lawsuit

Lawsuit claims Facebook hid revenue forecast reduction

May 23, 2012
The shareholder lawsuit against Facebook and its banking partners argues they made a "severe and pronounced reduction" to the company's revenue projects days before the initial offering but hid it from the public.
Posted In: Facebook, IPO, lawsuit, insider trading

Facebook: Part of the insider's financial club?

May 23, 2012
What did the Morgan Stanley know about Facebook, when did it know, and who did it tell? Shareholders prepare to sue the bank and Facebook over how the public offering of stock was handled.
Posted In: Facebook, IPO, lawsuit

Teens sue federal government over climate change

May 11, 2012
A group of teenagers is taking the U.S. government to court for not responding to climate change. Can individuals really use the government?
Posted In: climate change, lawsuit, greenhouse gases

Brazil spill prompts new deep-water drilling lawsuit

Mar 20, 2012
An oil spill off the coast of Brazil last November is the subject of a lawsuit this week. Brazil is suing Chevron and Transocean over the spill.
Posted In: oil spill, lawsuit

Yahoo suing Facebook over patent infringements

Mar 13, 2012
Yahoo is suing Facebook for violating patents that Yahoo owns. The patents in question aren't for obscure parts of Facebook's business.
Posted In: Yahoo, Facebook, patents, lawsuit

Shell tries to skirt potential court challenges

Mar 1, 2012
The oil company hopes to avoid long delays in its plans to start offshore drilling in the Alaskan Arctic Ocean. But a preemptive lawsuit may create more problems than it solves.
Posted In: Oil, Shell, Alaska, lawsuit, offshore drilling

Woman wins small claims suit against Honda

Feb 2, 2012
A Los Angeles woman sued the carmaker for saying that the Civic hybrid she bought could get 50 miles per gallon of gas, when the most she got was 42. She won $10,000 in court.
Posted In: Honda, lawsuit, gas mileage

On 2nd anniversary of Madoff's Ponzi scheme arrest, son found dead

Dec 12, 2010
It's been two years since federal authorities hauled Bernie Madoff to lock-up for confessing to be the biggest con man in financial history. Thi...
Posted In: Bernie Madoff, investors, lawsuit, ponzi, SEC

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