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Suit: South Carolina Woman Died in Jail After She Was “Deprived of Water”

On July 22, a day after she was arrested at a hospital for failing to pay court fines, Joyce Curnell, 50, of Edisto Island, South Carolina, was found dead at the Charleston County jail “because she was deprived of water,” her family alleges. Curnell was being treated for a stomach illness at Roper Hospital when she was arrested on an ...

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These Are The Spectacular Reasons Why You Should Sleep In Your Birthday Suit

When it comes to health and fitness, there is no other time than the present that we know more (or practice more) on both. For fitness, its aggressively positive promotion through charismatic health gurus like Tony Horton has resulted in more people (especially Americans) living healthier lives. For health, scientific experts are confirming the intricacies of a healthy life, not ...

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Target Agrees to Pay $3.9 Million in False-Advertising Suit

Filed under: Company News, Retail, Advertising & Marketing, Target, Scandals and Lawsuits Paul Sakuma/AP SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — Target has agreed to pay nearly $ 4 million to settle a lawsuit filed by Northern California prosecutors that alleged the retailer charged higher prices than advertised, prosecutors said Tuesday. The lawsuit also alleges the Minneapolis-based company misrepresented the weights of products ...

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Texting Scammers to Pay $10 Million to Settle FTC Suit

Filed under: Consumer Ally, Consumer Protection, Junk Mail and Telemarketing, Ripoffs & Scams mast3r/Shutterstock Three sets of companies accused of bombarding millions of consumers with texts that set them up for scams of all sorts — including unauthorized cell phone charges, illegal telemarketing calls and fake offers for free gift cards — agreed to pay $ 10 million to settle ...

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Court Revives Whistleblower Suit Against JPMorgan

Filed under: Company News, JP Morgan Chase, Banks, Scandals and Lawsuits, Ripoffs & Scams Stan Honda, AFP/Getty Images By Joseph Ax NEW YORK — A U.S. appeals court ruling Thursday revived a lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase (JPM) filed by a former vice president claiming the bank ignored red flags about a client’s potential fraud, even after the massive Ponzi scheme ...

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