The parents who adopted a boy who was abused by his biological parents bled his $800,00 trust dry in just one year, leaving him with just $15 after spending tens of thousands on cars, jewelry and a new house for themselves, according to federal prosecutors.
Lori Wiley-Drones and Edward Drones were arrested last week on fraud charges, accused of using the boy’s trust as their own checking account and claiming they [...]
In 2010 Conklin earned $274,988, including $107,688 in base salary, $57,214 in overtime and $46,394 in extra-duty pay.
STAMFORD — A police officer fired by the city in 2007, but later reinstated, soared to the top of the city’s payroll list in 2010 due to a six-figure legal settlement awarding back pay and missed income opportunities.
Officer Joseph Rainone raked in $299,223 in 2010, bringing home a settlement of $158,799 that more than tripled [...]
(Reuters) – The regulator for Fannie Mae (FNMA.OB) and Freddie Mac (FMCC.OB) told lawmakers that forcing the two mortgage firms to write down loan principal would require more than $100 billion in fresh taxpayer funds.
In a letter sent on Friday to the Republican and Democratic leaders of a U.S. House of Representatives government oversight panel, the Federal Housing Finance Agency explained why it has long opposed principal reductions for borrowers [...]
Half Moon Bay will cut staff in half under new budget (California)
And then there were 19. Or more accurately, 19.6.
That is the number of staff, or “full-time equivalent” employees, that will be left on the city payroll after the Half Moon Bay City Council votes Tuesday to outsource its police and recreation services. In so doing, it will lose more than half its employees — from [...]