Mortgage Fraud Festered Under Housing Bubble, Feds Investigate

Mortgage Fraud Festered Under Housing Bubble, Feds Investigate

In ’05, a small company bought up run-down duplexes in northeast Indiana at $50,000 a pop. Less than a month later, they were selling them for $120,000 to church secretaries, truckers, retirees and factory workers.

Verizon Shoots Foot to Spite Face

Verizon Shoots Foot to Spite Face

Like ten thousand spoons when all you need is a cellphone to work the way its supposed to, some users can’t get high-rez pictures off their high-end Verizon phones. To protect its “Get It Now” multimedia revenue model Verizon cripples the Motorola’s capabilities by implementing a 300kbps transfer limit.

UPDATE: Don’t Take Any Wooden Flat Screens

UPDATE: Don’t Take Any Wooden Flat Screens

Yesterday, we reported on Indiana residents who were duped into buying flat-screen tvs on the street that, upon opening at home, ended up being oven doors. How could anyone be duped by such an inane ruse, we asked ourselves, chomping cigars in our pleather armchairs. Below, detail of the packaging used to wrap the oven doors.

Don’t Take Any Wooden Flat Screens

Don’t Take Any Wooden Flat Screens