Creators of Botnet That Crashed the Web Plead Guilty

Hot legal news! The protection racket is an old criminal enterprise, consisting of extorting money from people or businesses to keep them safe. Safe from whom? Well, from you of course. And it turns out you can teach an old crime new tricks. Paras Jha and Josiah White ran a company that…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2Bv13ms

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Top 7 Scams Targeting Small Businesses

Hot legal news! Gone are the days that small business owners can just focus on dollars and cents. If you’re not on the lookout for crimes and scams, you stand to lose more than a little profit. Scammers can destroy your small business’ credit and reputation overnight, so you need to be…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2AA17gQ

Is Net Neutrality Really Dead?

Hot legal news! As you’ve probably heard by now, the FCC this week voted to overturn Obama-era regulations, referred to as net neutrality, that prohibited internet service providers from either throttling content to certain customers or creating fast lanes for certain companies. There’s little doubt that the repeal of net neutrality will…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2jYGDbo

Navajo Nation Sues Wells Fargo for ‘Predatory’ Banking

Hot legal news! Last year, news broke that Wells Fargo salespeople had been setting up fraudulent accounts for customers for years in order to meet sales quotas, and charging customers fees on those accounts as well. The victims included small businesses as well as individuals, and employees even sued the bank over…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2AzVeQM

Fired NFL Network Stylist Accuses Several Former Players of Sexual Misconduct

Hot legal news! Donovan McNabb, Marshall Faulk, Warren Sapp, Ike Taylor, Eric Davis, and Heath Evans. All former NFL stars who’ve been to Super Bowls or Pro Bowls in their careers; all accused of sexual misconduct during their time as analysts on the NFL Network; and all (of those still employed) suspended…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2BvF7rl

Times Square Subway Bomber Faces Terrorism Charges

Hot legal news! Akayed Ullah set off a pipe bomb in a section of the New York City subway system near Times Square during rush hour on Monday morning this week. The joking response was that it merely inconvenienced some hard-nosed New Yorkers on their way to work. But the terrorism charges…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2zdig1T

Tips for Choosing a Divorce Mediator

Hot legal news! Litigation can be time-consuming and expensive. And when it comes to divorce, those are two things you probably want to avoid. So how can divorcing couples avoid the lengthy court calendar and extensive filing fees? One option is divorce mediation, where both parties sit down with an independent mediator…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2C6Lmi2