Tag Archives: Abusive

Abusive Tax Schemes Often Cause Confusion in the Asset Protection Planning Arena

When clients come to see me for asset protection planning, I will occasionally get questions about offshore trusts that are part of abusive tax shelters and which the client has read about or seen described on the news. A man … Continue reading

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Disney Cruise Line Passenger Sentenced to Jail for Abusive Sexual Contact on a 13 Year-Old-Girl During a Cruise

The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle reports a federal court sentenced Lucas George Wickes, 25, of Rochester to 46 months in prison for abusive sexual contact with a 13 year-old. Wickes was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of … Continue reading

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New York Times Raises Concerns About shaken baby syndrome (non-accidental head trauma or abusive head trauma).

Today's New York Times has an excellent article dealing with the problems involving the all too popular forensic diagnosis that a child is suffering from shaken baby syndrome (now referred to as "non-accidental head trauma"). For years, doctor's and nurses … Continue reading

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POPULAR WEB FORUM FORCED TO STOP CHARGING CUSTOMERS TO EXPEDITE REVIEW OF ABUSIVE POSTINGS

34 state Attorneys General have reached an agreement with website Topix.com to improve the site's handling of abusive and inappropriate posts, including banning the site from charging users a $19.99 fee to expedite the review of their complaints. This settlement … Continue reading

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Aggressive Prosecution or Abusive Tactics?

The Houston Police Department has a history of, to put it politely, aggressive investigations of alleged environmental criminal activity. Is it too aggressive? Some certainly think so. Just ask George McCall (“Mac”) Secrest, Jr. or Dean Blumrosen. These guys are… … Continue reading

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