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Archive for October, 2015

Bank repossessions on the rise

Oct 2015 • Category: Grace Notes

While foreclosure numbers have declined to about what was seen before the recession, bank repossessions have jumped 66 percent year over year in the third quarter of 2015, reports CNBC. This jump is the largest annual rise ever recorded in bank repossessions, according to RealtyTrac, a foreclosure sales and analytics company. The company reported that […]

White collar criminal investigations declining across the U.S.

Oct 2015 • Category: Grace Notes

White collar criminal investigations have fallen to a 20-year low, according to the Star Tribune. Minnesota has also seen a downward trend in these prosecutions, which is good news for a state that has a relatively bad history in the world of white collar criminals. Its lowest point was a $3.65 billion Ponzi scheme created […]