Feds Say Ex-United Center Worker Sent Phony Ticket Refunds To HimselfBryan P. Charnot, of Chicago, faces a federal wire fraud charge, court records show. His arraignment at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse has been set for Jan. 10.
Chicago Panel OK's Settlement Of Red-Light Camera SuitThe City Council’s Finance Committee has given its approval for a nearly $39-million settlement of a lawsuit over the city’s red light and speed camera programs.
Red Light Camera Lawsuit Reaches A Settlement To Be Approved By City CouncilThe Emanuel Administration has reached a multi-million dollar settlement with motorists who received tickets from the city's controversial red light camera system.
Be Smart: Use Your Tax Refund WiselyYou've got a hefty check headed your way, thanks to your tax refund. Don't spend it just anywhere. Instead, here are five smarter ways to use your refund money.
Judge Approves Refunds For Buyers Of Kevin Trudeau’s Diet BookThe Federal Trade Commission plans to start refunding customers duped into buying fraudster Kevin Trudeau’s diet book “as soon as possible” after a judge gave final approval to the plan, its lawyer said.
FTC Has Plan To Give Refunds To Buyers Of Trudeau Diet BookThe money will come from the approximately $8 million in Trudeau assets recovered by a receiver after Trudeau failed to pay a $37.6 million civil penalty levied by Gettleman in 2007.
How (Not) To Get AuditedIt's time to talk taxes: 1099 forms have gone out and you should be organizing your paperwork and getting ready to pay the taxman.
Avoid The Most Common Tax MistakesAvoid the most common tax mistakes to get a faster refund.
Where's My Refund? IRS Tool Answers That QuestionThe Internal Revenue Service has a message for taxpayers eager to learn the status of their tax refund: Please don't check the IRS website every five minutes — once a day is enough.
Basic Errors That Can Delay Your Tax RefundMillions of people are getting a jump on filing their tax returns now that they have received their W-2s and 1099 forms. And for most, the incentive to get moving is to get that tax refund in their bank account as soon as possible.
City May Refund Parking Tickets For Some DriversSome drivers who paid parking tickets issued in the city may be due a refund.
Barbados National Arraigned For Over $120M In Tax FraudA Barbados national who has lived in several U.S. cities was arraigned in federal court in Chicago on charges alleging he fraudulently obtained federal income tax refunds by filing hundreds of bogus tax returns.