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UNC-Chapel Hill whistleblower says academic fraud scheme kept many athletes enrolled

Posted: December 12, 2013 Consumer Fraud

A University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill whistleblower told school officials Tuesday that many students, most of them athletes, were taking classes that actually never occurred. Mary Willingham, an instructor and advisor, has become a key figure amid ongoing

Sudden acceleration, other woes spell long recovery for Toyota

Posted: October 10, 2011 Consumer Fraud

Toyota has fallen, but it might take years for it to get back up. According to Forbes, the Japanese auto giant’s share of the U.S. market has slid from 17 percent for all of 2009 to 11.5 percent in September.

One year after BP oil spill, many Gulf Coast businesses on brink of collapse

Posted: April 21, 2011 Environmental

One year ago today BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig was consumed by flames, its weakening frame on the verge of collapsing into the sea it fed upon. Today, that image provides a fitting metaphor for thousands of small businesses in Louisiana,