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Ford's new CEO is a man who can connect

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Ford's new CEO is a man who can connect

- Ford has named Jim Hackett as its next CEO, replacing longtime Ford star executive Mark Fields, according to media reports. Elissa Robinson/ DFP. Buy Photo. David Kelley tells a story that he says gives some insight into new Ford CEO Jim Hackett’s persona. Hackett had invited Kelley, a legendary engineering designer and one of Hackett’s longtime business associates, to the Michigan-Ohio State game at the Big House in 2015

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Discomforts in the air start with Wall Street’s push for profit

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Discomforts in the air start with Wall Street’s push for profit

- When an unlucky passenger was violently dragged off a full United Airlines flight in Chicago in April, setting off a public-relations nightmare for the company, the blame naturally fell on the cabin crew, police and eventually airline executives. But ultimately, the episode was set in motion elsewhere — on Wall Street. Relentless pressure on corporate America is creating an increasingly Dickensian experience for many consumers as companies focus on maximizing profit

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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick's mother dies in a boating accident, and his father is injured

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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick's mother dies in a boating accident, and his father is injured

- Bonnie Kalanick, the mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, died on Friday evening as a result of injuries sustained in a boating accident near the waters of Fresno, California. In a letter distributed to company employees by Uber on Saturday, both of Kalanick's parents were on a boat near Fresno. Uber did not disclose the nature of the accident, but called it an "unthinkable tragedy

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GM says ISS advises against Greenlight share plan, board nominees

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GM says ISS advises against Greenlight share plan, board nominees

- General Motors Co said on Saturday that proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services has recommended that shareholders vote against a slate of directors proposed by hedge fund Greenlight Capital and reject the hedge fund's plan to divide GM shares into two classes. The advice from ISS is a setback for Greenlight and its manager David Einhorn. They have said GM shares are undervalued and would be more attractive if the company divided its common stock into shares that pay a dividend and shares that would reflect the automaker's growth potential

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With increasing acrimony, Buffalo Wild Wings and activist investor head for final showdown

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With increasing acrimony, Buffalo Wild Wings and activist investor head for final showdown

- On a Tuesday last May, five days after Buffalo Wild Wings held its annual meeting with shareholders, a San Francisco investment firm called to say it had purchased a sizable number of shares and wanted to meet executives. This Friday, at the annual meeting, that investment firm wants shareholders to support its plan to effectively take control of the Golden Valley-based company, which has 1,250 restaurants and $2 billion in annual sales

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Chipotle says customer credit card data stolen from most stores

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Chipotle says customer credit card data stolen from most stores

- People who ate at Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants around the Triangle should keep an eye on their credit and debit card statements. Hackers stole customer credit card numbers between March and April from Chipotle locations around the country, including more than a dozen stores in central North Carolina. Chipotle said the company found malicious software stealing credit card data from it’s point-of-sale system between March 24 and April 18

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Defying Expectations When No One Believes in You

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Defying Expectations When No One Believes in You

- After investors didn’t believe in him, Jonathon Ende, Seamless Docs CEO and co-founder, struggled to get funding to continue growing his business. Faced with the opportunity to join ERA (Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator) in New York, Ende had to convince his investors to give him one last chance to fund his trip from Miami and prove Seamless Docs was worth the risk

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'Silicon Valley' Actor Kumail Nanjiani on Failure, Purpose and Personal Growth

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'Silicon Valley' Actor Kumail Nanjiani on Failure, Purpose and Personal Growth

- Twenty years ago, Kumail Nanjiani moved from his home country of Pakistan to attend college in the U.S. The comedian and star of HBO show Silicon Valley on Monday returned to his alma mater, Grinnell College, to deliver this year’s commencement address. Impressed by the diversity of students at the school -- “white, black, queer, gender fluid, every religion, no religion” -- Nanjiani used his speech and his experience to encourage the graduates to meet people unlike them and to explore unfamiliar ideas

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Frustrated TD Bank customers have trouble accessing their accounts

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Frustrated TD Bank customers have trouble accessing their accounts

- HARTFORD — Frustrated TD Bank customers are saying they can’t access their accounts Friday morning. They have taken to social media because they say they can’t get through to customer service. Many customers are tweeting at the company expressing their anger. he bank is tweeting them back, saying the company is aware of the issue and working on the problem. The direct deposits should reflect now

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Conway business owner arrested for tax evasion

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Conway business owner arrested for tax evasion

- CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – The owner of Carolina Treats Inc. in Conway was arrested Thursday for five counts of tax evasion for allegedly operating without a business license and collecting more than $235,000 in sales tax. Tammy Rabon Skipper is charged with five counts of tax evasion, according to a news release from the South Carolina Department of Revenue. The department said she knowingly operated Carolina Treats Inc

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First-quarter profits rise for Wisconsin banks

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First-quarter profits rise for Wisconsin banks

- Wisconsin banks reported higher profits and lower loan losses in the first quarter of 2017 compared with the same period last year. The 221 Wisconsin-based financial institutions insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. earned a total of $280 million in the three months that ended March 31, up 5.6 percent from combined earnings of $265 million for the 2016 first quarter

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For-profit college graduates earn less and owe more, report says

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For-profit college graduates earn less and owe more, report says

- CLEVELAND, Ohio - Students who attend for-profit colleges earn less and have more debt, according to a new report from Policy Matters Ohio. More state oversight is needed and Ohio needs to restrict funding, the report said. Last year Ohio spent more than $7.3 million on financial aid for students at for-profit schools, the report said. New data show their students often do not earn enough to support themselves, let alone repay student debt, the report says

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What Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is more afraid of than screwing up his $438 billion company

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What Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is more afraid of than screwing up his $438 billion company

- Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg runs a public company with a market cap of more than $438 billion. He's got almost and nearly 2 billion users visiting his site every month. There's a lot at stake when Zuckerberg shows up to work every day. But there's one thing he is more afraid of than screwing up his enormous business: missing out on the opportunity he has to change the world

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Business owner used employee tax withholdings to gamble, pay personal expenses

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Business owner used employee tax withholdings to gamble, pay personal expenses

- A Wichita business owner accused of not paying the government tax money he withheld from employee paychecks pleaded guilty in the case Friday, U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said in a news release. Michael J. Skladzien, 54, admitted to keeping $258,610 out of salaries that was meant to pay federal taxes and instead using it to pay for personal expenses and gambling

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Chipotle finds malware exposed credit card info across the US

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Chipotle finds malware exposed credit card info across the US

- Hackers stole credit card information from customers at Chipotle restaurants across the United States between March 24th and April 18th, the company announced today. Chipotle revealed in April that it had been the victim of an attack, and today it shared details about the type of information stolen from customers, which covered "cardholder name in addition to card number, expiration date, and internal verification code

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Chipotle customers' credit card info stolen in hack

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Chipotle customers' credit card info stolen in hack

- Chipotle announced Friday that its payment systems were breached by hackers earlier this year, which obtained customers' credit card information. . . Chipotle customers' credit card info stolen in hack Chipotle announced Friday that its payment systems were breached by hackers earlier this year, which obtained customers' credit card information Chipotle customers' credit card info stolen in hack Chipotle announced Friday that its payment systems were breached by hackers earlier this year, which obtained customers' credit card information Fast food restaurant chain Chipotle Mexican Grill confirmed on Friday that malware invaded the company's post-of-sale systems at hundreds of its restaurants, leading to the possibility that some credit card information from thousands of customers was stolen by hackers

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Chipotle customers' credit card info stolen in hack

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Chipotle customers' credit card info stolen in hack

- Chipotle announced Friday that its payment systems were breached by hackers earlier this year, which obtained customers' credit card information. . . Chipotle customers' credit card info stolen in hack Chipotle announced Friday that its payment systems were breached by hackers earlier this year, which obtained customers' credit card information Chipotle customers' credit card info stolen in hack Chipotle announced

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Chipotle customers' credit card info stolen in hack

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Chipotle customers' credit card info stolen in hack

- Chipotle announced Friday that its payment systems were breached by hackers earlier this year, which obtained customers' credit card information. . . Chipotle customers' credit card info stolen in hack Chipotle announced Friday that its payment systems were breached by hackers earlier this year, which obtained customers' credit card information Chipotle customers' credit card info stolen in hack Chipotle announced

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Chipotle customers' credit card info stolen in hack

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Chipotle customers' credit card info stolen in hack

- Chipotle announced Friday that its payment systems were breached by hackers earlier this year, which obtained customers' credit card information. . . Chipotle customers' credit card info stolen in hack Chipotle announced Friday that its payment systems were breached by hackers earlier this year, which obtained customers' credit card information Chipotle customers' credit card info stolen in hack Chipotle announced

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Ford's new CEO is a man who can connect
Ford's new CEO is a man who can connect Ford has named Jim Hackett as its next CEO, replacing longtime Ford star executive Mark Fields, according to media reports. Elissa Robinson/ DFP. Buy Photo. David Kelley tells a story that he says gives some insight into new Ford CEO Jim Hackett’s persona. Hackett had invited Kelley, a legendary engineering designer and one of Hackett’s longtime business associates, to the Michigan-Ohio State game at the Big House in 2015   Read More ...
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Chipotle says customer credit card data stolen from most stores
Chipotle says customer credit card data stolen from most stores People who ate at Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants should keep an eye on their credit and debit card statements. Hackers stole customer credit card numbers between March and April from Chipotle locations around the country, the company has announced. Chipotle said the company found malicious software stealing credit card data from it’s point-of-sale system between March 24 and April 18. Company spokesman Chris Arnold told USA Today that the data breach affected most of Chipotle’s 2,249 restaurants   Read More ...
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Discomforts in the air start with Wall Street’s push for profit
Discomforts in the air start with Wall Street’s push for profit When an unlucky passenger was violently dragged off a full United Airlines flight in Chicago in April, setting off a public-relations nightmare for the company, the blame naturally fell on the cabin crew, police and eventually airline executives. But ultimately, the episode was set in motion elsewhere — on Wall Street. Relentless pressure on corporate America is creating an increasingly Dickensian experience for many consumers as companies focus on maximizing profit   Read More ...
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China's industrial profits maintain good growth
China's major industrial firms posted double-digit profit growth in the first four months of this year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Saturday. Industrial companies with annual revenues of more than 20 million yuan (about 2.92 million U.S. dollars) reported profits of 2.28 trillion yuan in the first four months, a 24.4-percent increase from one year earlier, the NBS said in a statement   Read More ...
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Baldwin should help reform the tax code -- Alice Dose
Wisconsin’s small businesses are suffering. They’re suffering because they don’t have high-priced accountants or high-paid lobbyist. They’re suffering because ma-and-pa small business owners are stuck paying a ridiculous 35 percent corporate tax rate, or if they file as individuals, tax rates that can hit 40 percent. Sen. Baldwin should support Republican efforts to reform the tax code. None of these efforts are giveaways to the so-called 1 percent   Read More ...
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Firms reject Einhorn call for dual share stock at GM
Firms reject Einhorn call for dual share stock at GM Two shareholder advisory firms have recommended support for current General Motors Co.board members and against creating a dual share class, proposals advanced by activist investor David Einhorn to boost the automaker’s stock. “The dissident has not made a compelling case that change at the board level focusing on the implementation of its proposal is warranted,” Institutional Shareholder Services wrote in a report released Friday   Read More ...
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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick's mother dies in a boating accident, and his father is injured
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick's mother dies in a boating accident, and his father is injured Bonnie Kalanick, the mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, died on Friday evening as a result of injuries sustained in a boating accident near the waters of Fresno, California. In a letter distributed to company employees by Uber on Saturday, both of Kalanick's parents were on a boat near Fresno. Uber did not disclose the nature of the accident, but called it an "unthinkable tragedy   Read More ...
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Everyone's into meal kits like Blue Apron...until they're not: Sobering numbers underlie food subscription services
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GM says ISS advises against Greenlight share plan, board nominees
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Chipotle says customer credit card data stolen from most stores
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Home security company agrees to pay Wyoming $100k in door-to-door sales settlement
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Buffalo Wild Wings and activist investor head for final showdown
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With increasing acrimony, Buffalo Wild Wings and activist investor head for final showdown
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Chipotle says customer credit card data stolen from most stores
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3D Printing Dental Startup Wins Big at Propelify Innovation Festival
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Defying Expectations When No One Believes in You
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'Silicon Valley' Actor Kumail Nanjiani on Failure, Purpose and Personal Growth
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How to Market Your Sustainable Business
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Why You Should Never Follow Your Passion
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Frustrated TD Bank customers have trouble accessing their accounts
Frustrated TD Bank customers have trouble accessing their accounts HARTFORD — Frustrated TD Bank customers are saying they can’t access their accounts Friday morning. They have taken to social media because they say they can’t get through to customer service. Many customers are tweeting at the company expressing their anger. he bank is tweeting them back, saying the company is aware of the issue and working on the problem. The direct deposits should reflect now   Read More ...
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Conway business owner arrested for tax evasion
Conway business owner arrested for tax evasion CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – The owner of Carolina Treats Inc. in Conway was arrested Thursday for five counts of tax evasion for allegedly operating without a business license and collecting more than $235,000 in sales tax. Tammy Rabon Skipper is charged with five counts of tax evasion, according to a news release from the South Carolina Department of Revenue. The department said she knowingly operated Carolina Treats Inc   Read More ...
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Florida official tapped to lead Kentucky Lottery Corporation
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A lottery official in Florida has been appointed as the new president and CEO of the Kentucky Lottery Corporation. A statement from the organization says Gov. Matt Bevin appointed Tom Delacenserie (Dela-SENSE-sir-ee), and he was confirmed by the lottery's board of directors Tuesday during a special meeting. His first day will be June 5. The statement says Delacenserie has served as secretary and CEO of the Florida Lottery since 2015, but has been with the agency since 2000   Read More ...
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First-quarter profits rise for Wisconsin banks
First-quarter profits rise for Wisconsin banks Wisconsin banks reported higher profits and lower loan losses in the first quarter of 2017 compared with the same period last year. The 221 Wisconsin-based financial institutions insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. earned a total of $280 million in the three months that ended March 31, up 5.6 percent from combined earnings of $265 million for the 2016 first quarter   Read More ...
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2016: IT enterprises top the list in China for annual salaries
IT enterprises boasted the highest annual salaries in China, about 122,478 yuan (17,865 U.S. dollars) on average in 2016, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said in a statement on Saturday. This was the first time that IT enterprises surpassed financial enterprises, ranking first among various sectors. Financial enterprises had a yearly average salary of 117,418 yuan, according to the statement   Read More ...
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For-profit college graduates earn less and owe more, report says
For-profit college graduates earn less and owe more, report says CLEVELAND, Ohio - Students who attend for-profit colleges earn less and have more debt, according to a new report from Policy Matters Ohio. More state oversight is needed and Ohio needs to restrict funding, the report said. Last year Ohio spent more than $7.3 million on financial aid for students at for-profit schools, the report said. New data show their students often do not earn enough to support themselves, let alone repay student debt, the report says   Read More ...
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Cedar Park gold coin company owner accused of stealing from client
Cedar Park gold coin company owner accused of stealing from client A Cedar Park man who owns a gold coin company has been accused of stealing from one of his clients, according to an arrest affidavit. McBride is the owner of David Maxwell Gold Advisors LLC, the affidavit said. One of his customers bought 500 Silver American Eagle Coins from him on Oct. 7, the affidavit said. It said the customer wired $9,705 to McBride for the coins   Read More ...
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BRIEF-Shareholder of Espial Group provides update on shareholders' support for board changes
May 26 Espial Group Inc. * Concerned shareholder of Espial Group provides update on shareholders' support for board changes. * Vantage Asset Management has received support from shareholders representing 39 pct of company's issued and outstanding shares Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: * Received conditional approval from TSX venture exchange in respect of its qualifying transaction with Goodfood Market   Read More ...
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Gilberts business owner chronicles life with a tiny home
Gilberts business owner chronicles life with a tiny home A Gilberts-based small business owner has headed off in a tiny home to Wisconsin this Memorial Day weekend for fun and research as she intends to chronicle life in the portable digs. Kat Kresic and her boyfriend, Ty Ziller, purchased the tiny home in March, and this is the couple's test run — with dog Chompers in tow — for their house on wheels   Read More ...
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What Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is more afraid of than screwing up his $438 billion company
What Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is more afraid of than screwing up his $438 billion company Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg runs a public company with a market cap of more than $438 billion. He's got almost and nearly 2 billion users visiting his site every month. There's a lot at stake when Zuckerberg shows up to work every day. But there's one thing he is more afraid of than screwing up his enormous business: missing out on the opportunity he has to change the world   Read More ...
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Early movers: BIG, COST, LGF, GME, NCLH, KATE, ULTA, NTNX & more
Early movers: BIG, COST, LGF, GME, NCLH, KATE, ULTA, NTNX & more Big Lots The discount retailer earned $1.15 per share for the first quarter, beating the 99 cent consensus estimate. However, revenue was below forecasts, and comparable store sales posted an unexpected drop. Despite that, Big Lots forecast a second-quarter profit range largely above consensus, and raised its full-year earnings forecast. Costco – The warehouse retailer reported adjusted quarterly profit of $1   Read More ...
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GameStop shares tank despite earnings beat
GameStop shares tank despite earnings beat Shares of GameStop tanked in premarket trading Friday, a day after its earnings statement exceeded expectations. The stock was down 8 percent shortly before the opening bell. On Thursday, the company reported 3.8 percent net growth in the first quarter on the back of Nintendo Switch hardware sales and said established store sales increased 2.3 percent, despite Wall Street expectations that GameStop would post a decrease in sales   Read More ...
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Business owner used employee tax withholdings to gamble, pay personal expenses
Business owner used employee tax withholdings to gamble, pay personal expenses A Wichita business owner accused of not paying the government tax money he withheld from employee paychecks pleaded guilty in the case Friday, U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said in a news release. Michael J. Skladzien, 54, admitted to keeping $258,610 out of salaries that was meant to pay federal taxes and instead using it to pay for personal expenses and gambling   Read More ...
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Chipotle finds malware exposed credit card info across the US
Chipotle finds malware exposed credit card info across the US Hackers stole credit card information from customers at Chipotle restaurants across the United States between March 24th and April 18th, the company announced today. Chipotle revealed in April that it had been the victim of an attack, and today it shared details about the type of information stolen from customers, which covered "cardholder name in addition to card number, expiration date, and internal verification code   Read More ...
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