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Beanie Babies Creator May Serve Jail Time After All

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 02.13.2014 | Business

CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. attorney's office in Chicago said Thursday that it's appealing a sentence that included no prison time for the billionaire c...

Billionaire Beanie Babies Creator Won't Go To Prison

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 03.16.2014 | Business

CHICAGO (AP) — The billionaire businessman behind Beanie Babies was sentenced Tuesday to two years of probation, but no prison time, for not paying ...

Sentencing Ahead For Beanie Babies Billionaire

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — The billionaire creator of Beanie Babies steps before a federal judge Tuesday to learn if he'll have to spend up to five years behind...

Billionaire Beanie Should Get Mercy

Adam Resnick | Posted 03.15.2014 | Business
Adam Resnick

On the surface, Warner may not strike people as the most sympathetic non-violent criminal. After all, he is a billionaire, but he still committed a crime of greed according to prosecutors. On the other hand, he has no criminal record, has paid nearly a billion dollars in taxes throughout his lifetime, is philanthropic, and is not a threat to society.

Meet The Reclusive Billionaire Behind The Beanie Baby

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

The man who invented those tiny plush toys you used to buy with your allowance dropped out of college and could not serve in the military because of a...

The Week to Week News Quiz for 10/4/13

John Zipperer | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

With the federal government shut down, you can enjoy the silence by relaxing and taking our Week to Week news quiz and see if you know what's been going on.

Creator Of Beanie Babies Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- CHICAGO (AP) — The billionaire who created Beanie Babies broke down crying in court Wednesday as he pleaded guilty to one count of tax ev...

Beanie Babies Creator To Plead Guilty To Tax Evasion

Posted 09.18.2013 | Chicago

Just days after Forbes listed him as one of the world's wealthiest people, Ty Inc. CEO and Beanie Babies creator Ty Warner has agreed to plead guilty ...

16 Of The World's Richest People Live Right Here In Illinois

Posted 03.04.2013 | Chicago

In Forbes' recently-released list of the world's billionaires, there were some expected results (Mexican media mogul Carlos Slim and Microsoft's Bill ...

Woman Gets $20,000 Tip For Driving Directions

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.24.2012 | Los Angeles

Who says men don't listen to directions? Ty Warner, the Beanie Babies billionaire of Ty Inc., found himself lost in Santa Barbara, Calif. this sum...

TY Dolly Store, if You Didn't Get the Memo From First Lady M.O. - Don't Try to Play her Girls!

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Yvonne R. Davis

Obamamania is everywhere and Ty Company can't be blamed for wanting to proffer its own stimulus package to energize a struggling U.S. capitalist economy.

Beanie Babies Magnate Buys Chicago Spire Penthouse

WGN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Beanie Babies magnate Ty Warner has bought the duplex penthouse in the not-yet-built Chicago Spire, WGN-TV reports. The 10,000 square-foot, duplex is...