We’ve all gotten them. Well most of us anyway. Last year the FTC received 50,000 consumer complaints about text messages and of those 20,000 contained prize offers. Today they announced eight lawsuits against spammers operating what they say amounts to a phishing operation.
Employees emptied their desks and a local charity collected food from the cafeteria of failed broker PFGBest’s Iowa offices on Wednesday, most still seeking answers to the expanding scandal that has shaken the industry.
I was back at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse today for a verdict in a corruption trial for former Illinois Governor and convicted felon Rod Blagojevich. The man who became famous for saying, “I got this thing, and its fucking golden,” was convicted on 17 of 20 counts.
Below are photos I shot today of convicted felon and former media Baron Conrad Black. While, I was really surprised to see him kick open the car door upon his arrival,I was even more astonished to see his wife, who fainted in the courtroom, embrace him once the two were in their car.