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State indicts Aldridges with embezzling from relative’s estate (MS)

5:00 UPDATE TUPELO – State Rep. Brian Aldridge of Tupelo is reportedly on his way back to Lee County from an out-of-state trip, and law officials expect him to turn himself in on Wednesday in answer to an embezzlement indictment. • • • 3:35 P.M. UPDATE TUPELO – Louis Aldridge of Tupelo, father of state Rep. Brian Keep Reading…

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Trial for ex-guardian Schend delayed for fourth time (WI)

APPLETON— The case against a former guardian who police say bilked hundreds of thousands of dollars from the disabled and elderly is now two years old — and in limbo. Jeffrey M. Schend, 46, was scheduled to stand trial in August in Outagamie County court on 27 charges, including 15 felony theft counts. On Friday, Keep Reading…

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Daughter of billionaire cosmetics king takes uncle to court over $600 million inheritance (NY)

It’s the kind of tawdry tale about the filthy rich that the late Daily News gossip columnist Claudia Cohen would have relished but for one thing — it involves her daughter. Samantha Perelman is locked in a legal battle with her uncle James Cohen over a $600 million fortune that she says he stole from Keep Reading…

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Guardianship abuse has serious implications: Study (Saudi Arabia)

RIYADH — Men who exercise absolute control over the rights of women are considered one of the detrimental problems facing Saudi society, according to a new study. This tendency represents the harshest form of injustice against women with psychological repercussions. Despite the advice of the Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) to Muslims to be Keep Reading…

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Lawsuit accuses ex-Beaufort County judge of sexual harassment (SC)

One of the three women who filed sexual-harassment complaints against a former Beaufort County Probate Court judge last year is now suing him and the county. Tiffany L. Poloschan filed suit June 11 against retired Judge Francis M. Simon, alleging she was harassed while she worked as his assistant. Simon and the county breached Poloschan’s Keep Reading…

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