I was rushing, trying to make it to the high school before 5:30.
OK, I was going to be late. I pulled out of my driveway, looked down Glendale Street and it seemed like a normal day. Sun gracefully reminding me that I should be grateful. My small dog in the window barking hysterically because he wanted to go, too. The grass across the way at my neighbors house was perfect, he waved at me, and I smiled. I drove down to the stop sign, passed a few small children, faces Ive seen on this route before. It was a regular Wednesday, the Sports Banquet, I was on my way to, would have the same food it did last year … all was well.
But, my heart halted with concern as I came to several...
Goldman Sachs Group is planning on settling a US regulator’s claims regarding mortgage backed securities that were sold to Fannie Mac and Freddie Mac leading up to the major financial crisis. According to an inside person, the amount of settlement will probably range from $800 million to $1.25 billion.
Foreign exchange company Moneycorp has replaced its legacy business intelligence model with Tableau to better use big data in its agile environment.
Moneycorp provides travel money bureaus and ATM machines across major UK airports as well as pre-paid credit cards and international transfer services. It recently acquired Thomas Cook and the Post Offices international payment businesses.
The company had been building an in-house data analytics system that was growing increasingly complex, before adopting Tableau in 2013.
Do you have any information regarding Leonard Williams, indicted in Sacramento on money laundering, real estate fraud and tax evasion?
#x2013; Missy, Sacramento
A federal jury in Sacramento on July 24 convicted Leonard E. Williams, 52, of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, and two counts of money laundering, according to a federal Department of Justice news release.
Evidence presented during a six-day trial indicated that from late 2006 into 2008, Williams conspired with others to carry out a mortgage fraud scheme in the Chico and Sacramento areas, using his companies Diamond Hill Financial and Bay Area Real Estate Holdings. The scheme resulted in issuance...
Created: 07/29/2014 9:26 PM
By: Ryan Luby, KOB Eyewitness News 4
20 families claim a Chicago-based mortgage rescue group offered to help them lower their mortgage bills to avoid foreclosure, took their money, but rarely completed the work.
Investigators in New Mexico#39;s Attorney General#39;s Office filed a lawsuit against Credence Law Group, which has an address listed in Chicago, last week.
They hadn#39;t been in contact with my bank, they hadn#39;t done anything they said they were going to do, Steven Lovato of Santa Fe said.
His family is among those named in the lawsuit. They paid the group $3,000.
Late last year, he said...
This is amazing. If you thought there was only one component to the gargantuan student debt scam, think again.
Because heres the thing: If youre about to become a college student, if youre already a college student, or if youre simply in debt and need more credit and plan on becoming a student again, youre in luck.
Financial services giants Discover Financial Services Inc. (NYSE: DFS), Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE: COF), Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC), Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C), and US Bancorp (NYSE: USB), to name a few players in the student credit game, are bending over backward for you.
The folks at Discover want you to Get the card for college and beyond....
Across the political spectrum, the consensus is strengthening that the rules are rigged against working people.
People remember that the big banks that sold exploding mortgages were rescued, but the millions of homeowners who bought those mortgages were left in the cold.
They see Congress extending tax cuts for the corporations that provide them with large campaign contributions, but failing to extend emergency unemployment benefits for over three million Americans who have been searching for work for more than six months while eating through their savings and selling off the assets accumulated over a lifetime just to live another day.
They are outraged that...
Personal bankruptcies in Western Pennsylvania and across the nation have been falling for the past four years, a lull that might reflect a tightening of the rules governing how often individuals can file or how much banks have been willing to lend, rather than simply a sign of improving financial conditions.
Total bankruptcies filed in the US Bankruptcy Court of the Western District of Pennsylvania dropped 49 percent over the four-year period from 2009 to 2013, sliding from 10,310 bankruptcies in 2009 to 5,235 in 2013. For the first six months of this year, there have been 3,870 filings vs. 4,156 during the same period last year, a 7 percent drop.
The Western District of Pennsylvania...
Hollywood wont be making Pretty Woman 2 out of the alleged incident in Bensalem, Pa. There, a 19-year-old suspected prostitute from California reportedly gave a police officer permission to look at the cellphone she used for dates. But apparently, she changed her mind.
According to an account by the Bucks County Courier Times, the woman, identified as Kelti Fraser, of Rocklin, Calif., allegedly punched and scratched the officer in an attempt to get the phone back after a text message from a man was found on it, the probable causeaffidavit from the Tuesday incident said.
The newspaper reported that a struggle ensued and two other officers had to help take the woman into custody....