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Credit repair companies generate complaints – chicagotribune.com

2 companies say they make no promises to consumers By Mike Hughlett, Tribune reporter, February 19, 2010 With complaints rising nationwide against credit repair companies, the city of Chicago said Friday that it has filed consumer fraud and deceptive practice charges against nine area firms. The city’s Department of Business …

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Couple indicted in alleged $9.6 million fraud

By MIKE ROBINSON AP Legal Affairs Writer 5:51 p.m. CST, February 4, 2010 CHICAGO – The owner of a contracting company certified as a woman- and minority-owned business was indicted Thursday along with her husband and the firm on charges of collecting $9.6 million through fraudulent contracts. The indictment charged …

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Prevent fraud community association

Safeguard your association against fraud Many community associations these days are besieged by owners who are delinquent on their assessments. That's only one recessionary woe. Boards need to be extra alert for fraud and embezzlement. The temptations are greater than ever, said Arlen Lasinsky, a certified public accountant and director …

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