201904.03
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Man alleges employer saved biometric information without permission

Published by The Madison Record By Carrie Bradon Apr 3, 2019 BELLEVILLE — An Illinois man is suing his employer, alleging his biometric information was saved without his knowledge. Isaac Brown, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, filed a class action complaint March 14 in St. Clair County Circuit Court against Trilogy…

201904.03
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Employee alleges Harbor Freight stored biometric data without permission

Published by The Madison Record By Carrie Bradon Apr 2, 2019 BELLEVILLE — An employee is suing a tool company for allegedly storing biometric data without informing the plaintiff. Cassandra Boyle, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated filed a class action complaint March 5 in St. Clair County Circuit Court against Harbor…

201903.27
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Clinic’s Parent Co. Can’t Arbitrate Destroyed Embryo Claims

Published by Law 360 By Y. Peter Kang 3/27/2019 — Law360 (March 26, 2019, 11:41 PM EDT) — A proposed class action accusing a California fertility clinic of negligently destroying or harming stored embryos and eggs has been kept mostly out of arbitration after a California federal judge ruled that claims against the clinic’s parent…

201903.26
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Former Dayton area broker ordered to pay $1.1M; faces criminal charges

Published by Springfield News-Sun By Thomas Gnau Updated Feb 25, 2019 — DAYTON — A U.S. District Court judge has ordered a former Dayton-area financial broker to pay more than $1.1 million in a civil case brought against him by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC sued John Gregory Schmidt, 67, of Bellbrook in…

201903.26
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SEC charges Bellbrook man with ‘rob Peter to pay Paul’ scheme

Published by Dayton Daily News By Thomas Gnau Updated Oct 02, 2018 — A former Dayton investment advisor misappropriated more than $1.6 million from clients — many who were elderly — for the past 14 years, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said in a complaint. The SEC termed the actions of John Gregory Schmidt a…

201903.20
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The Fertility Doctor’s Secret

Published by The Atlantic By Sarah Zhang Updated at 5:23 p.m. ET on March 18, 2019. — The first Facebook message arrived when Heather Woock was packing for vacation, in August 2017. It was from a stranger claiming to be her half sibling. She assumed the message was some kind of scam; her parents had never told…

201903.15
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Surge in Biometric Privacy Suits Causes Firms to Boost Specialty

Published by Bloomberg Law By Sara Merken Posted March 14, 2019, 3:45 AM Law firms are forming new practice groups and hiring attorneys to handle a sharp rise in Illinois biometric privacy litigation, amid companies’ growing use of fingerprint, facial recognition, and palm print technology. The trend highlights the growing demand for services related to…

201902.27
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Former port commission vice president accused of stealing $1 million

Published by HoumaToday.com By Dan Copp Posted Jan 31, 2019 at 9:35 PMUpdated Jan 31, 2019 at 9:35 PM — A local businessman and former vice president of the Greater Lafourche Port Commission was arrested today after stealing nearly $1 million from his clients, authorities said. Kristian “Kris” Gaudet, 45, of Cut Off, is charged with two counts of felony theft, the Lafourhce Parish Sheriff’s Office said….