Landlords, lobbyists fight Trump’s eviction moratorium

One federal lawsuit brought by a Virginia landlord, for example, argues that the Trump administration wrongly halted evictions based on a “flimsy premise” that doing so might prevent displaced Americans from contracting the coronavirus. The case is supported by an anti-regulatory conservative group with documented past financial ties to a

Eye on Scams: Synthetic identity theft

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) — Identity theft is an ever-evolving crime. Scammers are now combining information from multiple individuals to invent a false identity called synthetic identity theft. 

As credit bureaus and individuals catch on to the schemes of identity thieves, the con-artists simply modify their tactics. Synthetic identity theft is

The Rice Tariffication Law in a time of transition





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Some politicians — pro-administration and anti-administration — and organized farmers have recently stepped up the call for amending the Rice Tariffication Law (RTL). This comes in the face of what they claim as a drop in fresh palay (unmilled rice) prices to as low as P12

In memory of human rights lawyer Priscilla Jana



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Renowned anti-apartheid struggle and human rights lawyer, Priscilla Jana, passed away on Saturday. 

Tributes poured in for Jana, who served as the deputy chairperson of the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC). The

Former lawyer sent to jail

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WCM Legal welcome jail sentence

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Struck-off Masterton lawyer Lindsay Boyd Gribben has been jailed for stealing just under $900,000 from clients.

Gribben, 67, pleaded guilty to nine charges of theft and fraud at the Ashburton District Court last Monday and was sentenced to prison