Google to Face Antitrust Charges in Europe


After a five-year antitrust investigation of Google, European regulators are said to be ready to file formal charges against the company as soon as Wednesday. The European Commission plans to accuse the online search giant of violating the region’s antitrust laws, according to reports from the Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal. European Union regulators will charge Google with anti-competitive behavior such as diverting online traffic away from rival companies toward its own services. Read more [...]

More Than 350,000 Customers Have Asked AT&T for a Refund After Bogus Charges


Hundreds of thousands of AT&T customers have requested refunds for bogus cell phone charges since the telco reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission last week to reimburse consumers, an FTC official told TIME Wednesday. In total, 359,000 individuals have sent in claims to the FTC seeking refunds for unauthorized charges that appeared on their cell phone bills in a practice known as “cramming.” Through cramming, third parties are able to issue unwanted, recurring charges Read more [...]

This Week In Credit Card News–Breach Costs Target CEO His Job, Sneaky Credit Card Charges


Target CEO Steps Aside After Massive Data Breach The cyberattack on Target's computer systems turned up the heat on deeper troubles that simmered under the six-year tenure of Chief Executive Gregg Steinhafel, who stepped down last week. The cheap-chic "Tar-zhay" formula isn't bringing in customers the way it used to. By [...] Forbes - Personal Finance Read more [...]

RadiumOne fires its CEO following domestic abuse charges


Above: Erstwhile RadiumOne CEO Gurbaksh Chahal.Image Credit: RadiumOneRadiumOne, a marketing automation company, has terminated its CEO, Gurbaksh Chahal, following an ugly and very public controversy. Chahal, who was reportedly caught on security cameras beating his girlfriend last summer, pled guilty to domestic violence and battery misdemeanor charges earlier this month. On Twitter, however Chahal claimed his innocence and called the matter a year-long “political witch hunt.” As the Read more [...]

Obamacare Charges Millions Of Unsuspecting Americans For Coverage They’ll Never Use


America is called The Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave. The freedom to make personal choices and govern our own lives has been a fundamental right of every citizen provided it causes no harm to others or transgresses the law. However, when government expansion is allowed to continue unabated or when it casts a heavy regulatory shadow on America's entrepreneurial spirit, the freedoms that we've come to know, and perhaps take for granted, slowly begin to slip away. In this article, we'll Read more [...]

Court-martial of Army general on sexual assault charges is put on hold


The break will give Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair time to negotiate a new plea deal and comes a day after a military judge said the Army may have interfered in previous talks. FT. BRAGG, N.C. — The sexual assault case against Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair was suspended indefinitely Tuesday pending new plea negotiations, one day after a military judge's extraordinary ruling that there was evidence the Army had interfered in previous negotiations. Nation - latimes.com Read more [...]

NY Knicks’ Raymond Felton arraigned on gun charges (Yahoo Sports)


New York Knicks point guard Raymond Felton was arraigned on two felony weapons possession charges in Manhattan Criminal Court on Tuesday, following his early morning arrest after a lawyer for his wife turned in a loaded semi-automatic handgun allegedly belonging to the basketball star to a police precinct, claiming she no longer wanted it in their home, authorities said. Wearing a black sweatshirt with a peace sign and other symbols on it, Felton was seemingly upbeat as he appeared before Judge Read more [...]