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Cleaning up DSO's is Essential to Increasing Access to Dental Care for Low-Income Children

Rob Sawicki | Posted 11.19.2015 | Politics
Rob Sawicki

For most Americans, going to the dentist isn't at the top of the list of things we want to do, but we go anyway, because dental care is necessary for our health and well-being. However, many of the poorest children in America don't have the luxury of dreading a trip to the dentist.

Retiree, 71, Loses Almost $200,000 In Online Romance Scam

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.16.2015 | Crime

She was looking for love, but ended up losing her home and entire life savings. Florida senior Catherine Short was swindled out of an eye-wate...

'Green News Report' - November 10, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.10.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: A very bad week for fossil fuels: Obama rejects Keystone XL pipeline; ...

After 13 Years, I'm Leaving Christianity

Keay Nigel | Posted 11.06.2015 | Religion
Keay Nigel

Dear Christians, do know that just because you think you're right doesn't mean that everyone else is wrong. Though I no longer consider myself a Christian, I'm still keeping a space for God in my heart. I didn't lose my religion. Instead, I'm creating my own.

Afghans Searching for a Leader

Mohammad Shafiq Hamdam | Posted 11.06.2015 | World
Mohammad Shafiq Hamdam

During the last 14 years, we had everything but a leader. To secure the achievements and overcome the massive challenges, it's the right time to review quickly the unprecedented achievements of the last fourteen years as well as the challenges that remain and lie ahead.

The Financial Crisis Facing U.S. Churches

David Briggs | Posted 11.06.2015 | Religion
David Briggs

The Catholic Church continues to grow with the population, with about a quarter of Americans identifying as Catholic. But a steady decline in Mass attendance means fewer are putting money in the collection plate on Sundays.

Black Market Wine Industry Means You Could Be Drinking Poison

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 11.04.2015 | Taste

FoodRepublic's Food Crimes series reports on scandals plaguing the food industry.  In this captivating episode of Food Crimes, go in...

That Fine Wine You've Been Drinking Could Be A Knockoff

FoodRepublic | Whitney Meers | Posted 11.04.2015 | Taste

This is an excerpt from Wine Fraud Enters Its Golden Age, reported by Christine Haughney of Zero Point Zero as part of its Food Crimes se...

Game Over: Chevron's RICO Case Spectacularly Implodes as Corrupt Ex-Judge Admits to Making It Up in Exchange for Chevron Payoff

Paul Paz y Miño | Posted 10.27.2015 | Green
Paul Paz y Miño

Chevron's polluted house of cards has come crashing down around them. Their witness is a liar, and he freely admits it.

It Takes a Plan (To End 'Too Big to Jail')

Brandon L. Garrett | Posted 10.15.2015 | Business
Brandon L. Garrett

While there have been critics of those developments on both sides of the aisle, some good proposals for legislation, concerns raised by judges, and saber-rattling statements from the Department of Justice, what we have not seen is a plan for action that fundamentally rethinks how financial offenses are handled. The Clinton plan would do, among its recommendations, four key things to tackle too big to jail.

Restoring Banking Integrity - 10 Reform Proposals

Frank Vogl | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business
Frank Vogl

Public trust in the biggest banks is low. I have 10 specific recommendations to cure the banks of their evil ways. Bankers will not like most of my proposals, but the time has come for radical reform.

The Benghazi Scandal Everyone Ignored

Paul Abrams | Posted 10.12.2015 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Thusfar, the only scandals arising from the tragedy of the attacks at Benghazi, Libya... have been false reports, selective leaks designed to be misleading, and media manipulations -- all orchestrated by Republicans.

Class Action Lawyers Gear Up for VW Fraud Case

Spencer Aronfeld | Posted 10.07.2015 | Business
Spencer Aronfeld

Lawyers who specialize in consumer class actions are gearing up for what promises to be one of their biggest paydays in years as Volkswagen digs itself deeper into the fraud scandal rocking the automotive industry.

Building a Fraud-Free Family

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 10.07.2015 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

The Internet has increased the risk of financial fraud for young and old consumers, but thieves still work by phone and mail. Monitor credit data and make sure loved ones know how to keep their financial data safe.

3 Email Fraud Tactics All Marketers Need to Know

Liz O'Neill Dennison | Posted 10.06.2015 | Business
Liz O'Neill Dennison

The email fraud landscape is a constantly evolving one. Cybercriminals are always coming up with new and sophisticated ways to leverage email to do ha...

Corporate Criminals Cheat Because They Don't Fear Jail Time. That Must Change. Now.

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 10.06.2015 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

When is someone at General Motors going to go to prison for the lives lost thanks to their cheating? Or Toyota? And although we may not be able to count the bodies today, we know that Volkswagen's cheating harms the environment, and that the dirtier air for which they are responsible will cut lives short.

Are You Stuck Paying the "Trust Tax"?

Jason Tan | Posted 10.02.2015 | Technology
Jason Tan

The Internet is a virtual community, empowering anyone in the online world to quickly communicate, create, share, discover, and transact. But any virtual community, relationship, or transaction comes with uncertainty and risk.

Financial Fraud and Divorce

Divorce Magazine | Posted 10.02.2015 | Divorce
Divorce Magazine

There are warning signs that your spouse may have committed financial fraud in your marriage; the greater the number of red flags, the more likely that there is something fishy about the family's finances.

Volkswagen's Real Victims -- And Who's Really Responsible

Nell Minow | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business
Nell Minow

There is not a person on the planet who will not be affected by this diabolical decision to steal profits by externalizing the costs of environmental destruction onto everyone. Current estimates are as high as a million tons of toxic emissions per year being added to the air we breathe.

New Report Identifies $4-$8 Billion Waste and Excess Profits in Mental Health System

DJ Jaffe | Posted 09.30.2015 | Politics
DJ Jaffe

Mental health advocates tend to blame the deterioration in mental health services on reductions in funding, but the problem is that less of it goes to the seriously ill.

From Strip to Chip: Everything You Need to Know About the New Generation of Payment Cards

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 09.30.2015 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

If you travel overseas regularly, you've probably already seen chip card technology in action. It's based on a global standard called EMV and is already at work in countries moving to cashless options for private and public goods and services.

Ripped Off in Istanbul

Christine Blackburn | Posted 09.29.2015 | Travel
Christine Blackburn

I like to think I know how to travel. I spent 7 years as a flight attendant and did a stint as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the South Pacific. I've trav...

5 States Where Identity Theft Is a Major Problem

NerdWallet | Posted 09.29.2015 | Business

The most common kind of identity theft is fraud involving government benefits or documents, such as Social Security cards, passports and driver's licenses. Other types of fraud involve credit cards, phone or utility accounts, banks and employment.

Fraud, 'Defeat,' and the Pain and Suffering of Bamboozled VW Consumers

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business
Lorraine Devon Wilke

But while we bamboozled drivers are advised to "wait to see what happens," no one is specifically addressing the emotional pain and suffering of discovering our unwitting collaboration in this environmental fraud, we who paid a premium to buy green vehicles while essentially operating as superfund sites.

Private Prisons Embrace Corruption to Boost Profits

David Yankovich | Posted 09.22.2015 | Politics
David Yankovich

A dark police state where prisons are run by major corporations whose sole source of income is occupancy. This would be a story where nobody listens because the people crying foul are being seen as weak on crime and in defense of prisoners who have had their right of freedom taken.