Churchill Dentistry raided for the second time

Churchill Dentistry raided for the second time

  Ocala, Florida — Churchill Dentistry, formerly Polliwog Dental, is back in the spotlight once again. In addition to child abuse allegations, there have been allegations that former owner Michael Tarver overbilled Medicaid for multiple procedures performed by his office. In November 2013, Ocala Post reached out to the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration […]

Statement released: Dr. Asad Qamar, of the Institute for Cardiovascular Excellence PLLC (ICE), speaks out

Statement released: Dr. Asad Qamar, of the Institute for Cardiovascular Excellence PLLC (ICE), speaks out

Ocala, Florida — Florida cardiologist, Dr. Asad Qamar, of the Institute for Cardiovascular Excellence PLLC (ICE), has released a video statement defending himself, and ICE, against two whistleblower lawsuits that have been filed. In the video, he stated ICE is taking care of approximately 24, 000 patients in Northern Central Florida with various medical needs. […]

Florida’s minimum wage will increase

Florida’s minimum wage will increase

Tallahassee, Florida — According to reports, Florida’s minimum wage will increase to $8.05 an hour on January 1. On New Year’s Day, Florida’s minimum wage will increase by 12 cents to $8.05 per hour, benefiting an estimated 364,000 low-wage workers in the state. The minimum wage for tipped workers in Florida, will rise by 12 […]

Michael Bloomberg says forget college, become a plumber

Michael Bloomberg says forget college, become a plumber

New York — Former New York City Mayor and billionaire Michael Bloomberg has some advice for high school seniors: forget college, become a plumber instead. “Today if your kid wants to go to college or become a plumber, you’ve got to think long and hard,” said Bloomberg Monday at the annual meeting of Wall Street […]

AT&T Mobility, LLC, has been ripping off customers

AT&T Mobility, LLC, has been ripping off customers

The Federal Trade Commission filed a federal court complaint against AT&T Mobility, LLC, charging that the company has misled millions of its smartphone customers by charging them for “unlimited” data plans while reducing their data speeds, in some cases by nearly 90 percent. The FTC’s complaint alleges that the company failed to adequately disclose to […]

Walmart selling health insurance after dropping health coverage

Walmart selling health insurance after dropping health coverage

Walmart is taking heavy fire from critics and employees after announcing they are dropping health coverage. In the same week, Walmart announced they are dropping health benefits for 30,000 of its employees, they also announced it will start selling health insurance policies to customers by teaming up with Directhealth.com. Only Medicare members will be able […]

Walmart dropping health benefits

Walmart dropping health benefits

Walmart is dropping health benefits at a time when sickness is at an all-time high. On Tuesday, October 7, 2014, Walmart announced it is eliminating health benefits for about 30,000 employees to control its rising healthcare costs. Part-time employees who work less than 30 hours per week will no longer be eligible for benefits. Walmart […]

Dollar Tree buys Family Dollar

Dollar Tree buys Family Dollar

Family Dollar is set to merge with the Dollar Tree in a cash-and-stock deal worth $8.5 billion. Under the terms of the deal, which was approved by both companies’ boards of directors, Dollar Tree DLTR has agreed to pay $74.50 per share in the cash-and-stock deal to buy Family Dollar. The valuation of that offer […]

Attention Walmart shoppers; beware of self checkout kiosks

Attention Walmart shoppers; beware of self checkout kiosks

Consumers who shop at Walmart should pay extra close attention when using a self checkout kiosk. Too often people rely on the capability and accuracy of technology; essentially making the human brain lazy when it comes to numbers & more specifically, numbers involving cash transactions. Customers often times use self checkout due to the extremely […]

Florida Proposing A Tax Most Are Calling Ridiculous

Florida Proposing A Tax Most Are Calling Ridiculous

  Tallahassee, Florida –Florida legislators preach lower taxes and more job creation for Florida residents, but are they really looking out for your interest? As the 2014 state legislative season opens and states continue the never ending quest for new tax revenues, a large number of legislative proposals have been made to continue the recent […]

Orlando Man Laundered $500K

Orlando Man Laundered $500K

  Orlando, Florida – The Florida Department of Law Enforcement Orlando Regional Operations Center arrested Daryl Ali, 31, on one count of organized scheme to defraud and one count of money laundering. Investigators believe Ali used information from existing businesses to set up fraudulent merchant accounts. With the fraudulent accounts, Ali processed nonexistent merchandise returns […]

Ocala couple arrested for Navy Seal Foundation scam

Ocala couple arrested for Navy Seal Foundation scam

  Ocala, Florida — Two people were arrested after they claimed they were part of an organization called the Navy Seal Foundation. Ocala Police Officer Diesso, was dispatched to Big Lots located on East SR 40 in reference to solicitors suspected of illegally accepting nonprofit military contributions. When Officer Diesso arrived on the scene he […]

Aubrey Price wanted by FBI, marijuana grow house in Marion County

Aubrey Price wanted by FBI, marijuana grow house in Marion County

  Marion County, Florida — On January 01, 2014, Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy Charles McIntosh responded to 16535 N.E. Jacksonville Road, in reference to a possible marijuana grow house. When Deputy McIntosh arrived he was briefed by Deputy Jones, who was already on the scene. According to reports, Deputy Jones responded to the residence at […]

BlackBerry Is Selling Out

BlackBerry Is Selling Out

  BlackBerry, once the dominant on-your-hip e-mail company is making a financial decision to sell. The struggling company BlackBerry, is selling to Fairfax, who currently controls nearly 10 percent of the company. Fairfax is set to pay an estimated $4.7 billion for the former Smartphone giant. Earlier this month BlackBerry laid off 40 percent of […]

Four Stocks You Don’t Know About

Four stocks Wall Street is keeping to itself You won’t get a call from your broker or financial advisor about these names because his firm’s analysts do not “cover” these smaller—some would say boring—stocks. And that’s a shame, because they are often among the market’s biggest winners. But … Read more on CNBC.com    

Wall Street Activists Target Silicon Valley

Wall Street Activists Target Silicon Valley One year ago, Ben Horowitz, one of the most prominent venture capitalists in Silicon Valley, told tech company CEOs to beware of activist investors. The man whose venture firm had backed and invested in the hottest new social media companies, like … Read more on Forbes Greenberg Says Thirsty Wall […]

The Harsh Lessons of Detroit

The Harsh Lessons of Detroit In an oft-repeated pattern, Wall Street cranked up sales of closed-ends to feed the appetite for a specific type of investment, in this case for income — which is CEFs’ forte because most use leverage and can take advantage of the near-zero interest … Read more on Barron’s Prosecution of […]