Monthly Archives: January 2022

Customer Says Dollar Bank Policy Should Have Ended $4 Million Scam

By Matthew Santoni (January 21, 2022, 7:14 PM EST) – A woman who was tricked into converting $4.3 million into cryptocurrency and transferring it to scammers has told a Pennsylvania state court that Dollar Bank had a policy that should have reported and stopped wire transfers, claiming this made the …

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Federal judge says courts don’t have to buy ‘absurd explanations’ for bad regulations

A Mississippi federal judge will allow a major challenge to the state’s Certificate of Need (CON) healthcare regulations to proceed, over objections from state attorneys, after finding ‘plausible’ evidence “That these rules have increased costs and reduced access to health care. It’s a small but significant victory in the ongoing …

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Opinion: Inflation isn’t the Fed’s biggest failure

STANFORD, Calif. (Project Syndicate)—The appointment of new members to the US Federal Reserve Board offers Americans and Congress an opportunity to reflect on the world’s most important central bank and its future. The obvious question to ask first is how the Fed blew away its primary mandate, which is to …

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193 unruly taxi drivers booked in a week – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

KATHMANDU, JANUARY 19 Traffic police took action against 193 taxi drivers over a week-long period in the Kathmandu Valley for stealing from passengers or breaking rules. According to figures from the Metropolitan Traffic Police Division, taxi drivers booked by on-duty cops have been caught in the act of negotiating over …

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A guide to quitting your job

Dependent care accounts are different: employees can only be reimbursed for expenses up to the amount that was deducted from their paycheque. Health savings accounts, which are typically used in conjunction with high-deductible health plans, are not use-or-lose. This money belongs to you even if you do not spend it; …

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Sri Lanka blows $664m in ‘import reserves’ in two months

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka spent US$664 million to provide “import reserves” in November and December 2021 as the central bank attempted to implement a 200 peg to the US dollar while printing oil money to sterilize the same dollar sales at a fixed interest rate of 6.0%. The central bank …

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Service charge in restaurants Voluntary Not mandatory; Forced taxation is an unfair business practice: Consumer Commission

the Kolkata District Consumer Dispute Redress Forum recently ruled that restaurants cannot forcibly impose a service charge on a customer and therefore ordered the affected restaurant to return the service charge it collected from a customer along with a compensation amount. A Bench including the President Swapan Kumar Mahanty and …

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Arabian Camels’ “Antara” NFT set to launch on January 14, 2022, with celebrity endorsements and MoonPay integration

Arabian Camels, an NFT community that is revolutionizing the movie industry, today announced the pre-sale of the Antara Movie NFT. Presales will begin on January 14, 2022, with the integration of cryptocurrency exchange, MoonPay, allowing individuals to purchase Ethereum from its official website, to enable NFT purchases. (Photo: GLOBE NEWSWIRE) …

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FDA Approves MENTOR MemoryGel BOOST Breast Implant

Approximately 400,000 women undergo breast implant surgeries each year in the United States, and selecting an implant is an important and personal part of the process. FDA officials have approved Mentor Worldwide LLC’s MENTOR MemoryGel BOOST breast implant based on a recent study showing patients and surgeons prefer it over …

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