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Family Accused Of Stealing 19 Identities To Buy $56,000 Worth Of Home Depot Gift Cards

As the ancient Sumerian saying goes: The family that steals a whole lot of identities in order to ring up a slew of fraudulent charges together, gets arrested together. A couple, their adult children and a daughter-in-law have all been nabbed by cops, accused of an identity theft scheme that brought in $56,000 worth of goods at Home Depot. [More]

Seeing Your Son Succeed In Life Shouldn't Include Helping Him Shoplift $5 Million In Items

Seeing Your Son Succeed In Life Shouldn't Include Helping Him Shoplift $5 Million In Items

Kids aren’t the only one coveting expensive toys — as we’ve seen all too often recently, adults are cashing in by stealing pricey items like Lego sets and other items and then selling them for a profit on eBay. But one man who had an eye for toys as well also stole a whole lot of other stuff too from retailers across the country. His total haul? Around $4 to $5 million, say cops, and his mom helped him out. [More]

JCPenney Sparks Protest From One Million Moms By Showing Two Gay Dads In Father's Day Catalog

JCPenney Sparks Protest From One Million Moms By Showing Two Gay Dads In Father's Day Catalog

Far from backing away from the kind of same-sex imagery groups like One Million Moms have protested against in the past, JCPenney is embracing gay couples once again with a new ad featuring two dads and their kids for Father’s Day. [More]

How Do I Tell My Relatives I Won't Give Them Money?

How Do I Tell My Relatives I Won't Give Them Money?

R. really would have preferred it if his lawyer had kept his trap shut. See, R. has a five-figure settlement coming from a lawsuit, and the lawyer somehow just happened to mention this to one of R.’s relatives. (That’s kind of, um, wrong, and could get the lawyer in trouble if he reported it.) His question for the Consumerist Hive Mind is this: now that they know he’s getting some money, how can he stop his relatives from approaching him with their hands out? [More]

Drug Stores To Start Selling Male Fertility Kits For Home Testing

Drug Stores To Start Selling Male Fertility Kits For Home Testing

Any man who wants to become a father but doesn’t want to have to deal with going in for a doctor’s visit to check on his swimmers will now have an alternative to that experience, as drug stores will start selling an over-the-counter fertility kit next month. [More]