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You need a photo ID to open a bank account, buy a car, get on a plane, adopt a pet and myriad other routine transactions ? including applying for food stamps.But anyone...

Barry Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction could be reversed

...perjury conviction of movie producer Samuel Bronston. When asked at a bankruptcy hearing whether he had any Swiss bank accounts, Bronston replied that the company had an account in Zurich for about six months.The Supreme Court voted 9-0 to...

Ex-DeKalb official faces charges

...totaling more than $78,000 to the adviser, who in turn funneled about 75 percent of the money into Boyer's personal bank account, according to court records. It wasn't immediately clear whether Boyer has an attorney. Boyer told WSB-TV on...

Latest money scam hits North Augusta

...check instead, think again. A personal check is loaded with personal information and a routing number directly to your bank account. The scammer hopes individual greed kicks in and you respond. Either way, it's a win for them and a potential big...

New owner Steve Ballmer says Clippers are 'looking forward'

...Clippers coach Doc Rivers joked on stage. "I asked him are you sure it went through and he said, 'I know my bank account is minus two billion so I know something went through.'" PISTONS: Announced contract agreements with forward Cartier...

Scammers use newer spoofing technology

...name on your screen.? Never give out any financial information. If you did not initiate the call, do not provide bank account, credit card or Social Security numbers over the phone unless you have thoroughly done your research and verified the...

Richmond County police arrest man for possession of firearm, drugs

...said.Makerson told deputies he runs a tax service and the debit cards were used to deposit money for people without bank accounts.Makerson received citations for having an open container and driving without a tag.

Rants & Raves

...need to realize that is how politicians and businessmen transfer hundreds of millions of government dollars into Swiss bank accounts under the guise of "national security." SHAME ON MANIGAULT for leaving her newborn hidden in the car. A big rave...

NBA's free agents might opt to help team instead of bank account

Free agency opens Tuesday, and it's no longer just a means for players to make their situations better. That might be Carmelo Anthony's goal, but for other players, improving their teams might be the biggest benefit.

With pending Beats buy, Apple CEO Tim Cook makes break from managerial style of Steve Jobs

...iPod, iPhone and iPad, Apple has been mostly upgrading existing products and figuring out ways to manage its bulging bank account since Cook took over."Jobs wanted Cook to step out and be different," says longtime technology analyst Rob Enderle...