Predatory Lending Lawsuit Filed Against Charlotte Used Car Dealer

Used Car Dealer in Charlotte, NC Faces Federal Predatory Lending Lawsuit The owner of two used car dealerships in Charlotte, NC faces a predatory lending lawsuit for his discriminatory lending practices between 2006 and 2011. According to the filing, the business’s owner Zuhdi A. Saadeh allegedly targeted black customers through “reverse … [Read more...]

Successful Video Poker Raids in North Carolina

Operation Pot-O-Gold Seizes Several Video Poker Machines in North Carolina Police officers in Pitt County, North Carolina, have executed multiple search warrants across the Greenville and Pitt County areas to bust businesses with illegal video poker machines. According to reports, 29 separate search warrants led to officers seizing 95 video poker … [Read more...]

Judge Denies Delay in Trayvon Martin Case

Zimmerman’s Lawyer, in Trayvon Martin Case, Asks for Extension – Judge Denies Request On what would have been Trayvon Martin’s 18th birthday, Judge Debra Nelson denied the defense’s request to delay the trial until November. The trial is currently scheduled to begin on June 10th. Last year, George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer at the … [Read more...]

Former SC Lawmaker Indicted on Burglary Charges

Former State Rep Faces Indictment for Burglary Charges, After Indictment for Stalking and Harassment Charges Former state representative Thad Viers faces a new indictment for criminal charges related to his ex-girlfriend. Viers was initially indicted after his ex-girlfriend claimed that he was stalking and harassing her – she repeatedly asked … [Read more...]

Elderly SC Woman Charged with Running Illegal Gambling Operation

South Carolina Senior Citizen Ran An Illegal Gambling Operation Out of Her Home As the South Carolina House of Representatives deliberates a bill defining sweepstakes machines as illegal gambling devices, a 73-year-old woman has been arrested for running an illegal gambling operation out of her home. A Crimestoppers tip informed the Richland … [Read more...]

FDA Deliberates Tightening Controls on Hydrocodone to Stem Drug Abuse

Hydrocodone and Oxycodone Equally Addictive, says DEA, and Patients Could be Drug Abusers The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has been pushing for years for hydrocodone to be reclassified, from Schedule III to Schedule II, because of wide-spread drug abuse. Doctors who treat chronic pain and illness have argued differently, at the same time … [Read more...]

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