August 9, 2012
A protester belonging to an Occupy Wall Street group in rural Pennsylvania is being charged with felony attempted bank robbery and a terrorism-related charge for holding signs up during a demonstration at a local Wells Fargo branch.
David C. Gorczynski, 22, was charged on Tuesday with attempted bank robbery and terroristic threatening, both felonies, as well as one misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct. Police detained him after he walked [...]
From Carpe Diem:
… “Right now, you are probably asking yourself: “What would it be like to live in a place with an unemployment rate of 1%?” Me, too! So I went to Williston, N.D., to find out.
There are certain things that journalists do as a public service because you, the noble reader, are probably not going to do them for yourself — like attending charter revision meetings or reading the [...]
Joseph Bucci bought a car, a golden retriever and holiday to Orlando with the money
Cash was accidentally transferred to his account when bank teller entered wrong numbers on computer
Facing jail: Joseph Bucci’s spending spree could cost him his freedom
A man is facing a 14-year jail sentence after he spent almost $70,000 that was put into his bank account by mistake.
Joseph Bucci, from Trevose, Pennsylvania, was stunned with he discovered $69,300 [...]
Between the ages of 18 and 22, Jodi Romine took out $74,000 in student loans to help finance her business-management degree at Kent State University in Ohio. What seemed like a good investment will delay her career, her marriage and decision to have children.
Ms. Romine’s $900-a-month loan payments eat up 60% of the paycheck she earns as a bank teller in Beaufort, S.C., the best job she could get after [...]
“Layoffs too often became permanent, not part of the business cycle. And these changes didn’t just affect blue collar workers. If you were a bank teller or a phone operator or a travel agent, you saw many in your profession replaced by ATMs and the internet,” President Obama said at a campaign event in Kansas. – RCP