Yesterday, a court in South Carolina overturned an $18 million verdict against Ford stemming from a fatal 1999 incident involving a Ford Explorer. Their reasoning behind the reversal — an expert who testified about the vehicle’s cruise control system apparently knew nothing about cruise control systems. [More]
Jason and Kerri Brown of Greenville, S.C. found a secret room, hidden behind a bookcase, in their newly purchased home. When they entered the room, they found a note that said “You found it!”
Guadalupe Pequino of Fountain Inn, South Carolina bought $8.64 worth of food from Burger King with her Visa Check Card. Unfortunately for Guadalupe, the cashier typed in $8,648.54 as her total and the amount was debited from her account. The restaurant corrected the error, but it took 5 days for the money to find its way back into Guadalupe’s account. “It was an honest mistake, and the store has done everything it can to credit the account,” the Burger King general manage said.
Earlier this week, a judge released Wyndham on bond. She currently is under house arrest.
We question the thought process that resulted in this course of action. —MEGHANN MARCO
Call it a case of mistaken identity. Extremely, mistaken identity. For, it’s always a good idea when stealing someone’s identity to make sure the person is worth pilfering. Look for people with good credit records. Also, avoid assuming the form of a convicted sex offender. From Tennessean: