NY Appeals Court Rules Trump Must Stand Trial for Fraud

This presidential election season just got crazier. The First Department (the NY Appeals court covering Manhattan) ruled today that the lawsuit brought by the Attorney General of the State of New York against Trump University and Donald Trump can move forward to trial. The Donald and his lawyers had sought to dismiss the suit because […]

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Fake Five-Star Reviews on Yelp Lead to Six-Figure Fines

As I was reading this story in the NY Times on the subway, a young man next to me who was reading over my shoulder, said “Wow – if you can’t trust Yelp who can you trust?” Many young (and not so young) adults use Yelp, Citysearch, Yahoo and Google to help them decide where […]