202001.08
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Employee error to blame for massive data leak, Wyze says

Wyze | ArsTechnica | Kate Cox | 12/30/2019, 10:34 AM Loads of folks found brand-new Wyze surveillance cameras under their trees or in their stockings this Christmas. And on Boxing Day, the company itself unwrapped a whole new world of trouble for everyone who uses its products, confirming a data leak that may have exposed personal…

202001.08
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Smart Home Device Maker Wyze Exposed Camera Database

Wyze | InfoRisk Today | Jeremy Kirk | December 30, 2019 Technical Data Plus Emails Made It Possible to Link Cameras to People Seattle-based smart home device maker Wyze says an error by a developer exposed a database to the internet over a three-week period earlier this month, but the security expert who found the exposure…

201912.27
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Volkswagen, Toyota threaten to revoke Saco dealerships’ franchise rights

GPB and automakers  | Portland Press Herald | J. Craig Anderson | December 14, 2019 GPB Capital’s problems have been adding up since 2017. The latest issue concerns the firing of Prime Automotive Group CEO, David Rosenberg, in September. The move caught the attention of multiple automakers: Toyota and Volkswagen are threatening to revoke their franchise…

201912.27
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Dicamba | Weedkiller complaints skyrocket among Illinois farmers

Dicamba | St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Bryce Gray | December 22, 2019 — MASCOUTAH — More farmers have filed official complaints with the state of Illinois about the weedkiller dicamba this year than ever before. As the herbicide has risen to prominence across a sprawling footprint of U.S. farmland, so have complaints about its use, most…

201912.17
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GPB and Michael Cherney: “GPB’s early deals were an early warning to B-Ds”

GPB and Michael Cherney  | Regulatory Compliance Watch | Bill Myers and Graham Bippart | December 13, 2019 In November, Peiffer Wolf and Meyer Wilson revealed that a whistleblower had uncovered GPB Capital’s connections to the Russian mob during a News Conference. This allegation is further explored by Bill Myers and Graham Bippart of Regulatory…

201912.14
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Investments | Retirees, Don’t Get Stranded Hunting Returns

Investments | Kiplinger | Eleanor Laise | December 13, 2019 Joe Peiffer, Managing Partner of Peiffer Wolf, spoke with Eleanor Laise from Kiplinger for a story in Kiplinger’s Retirement report. Since retirees are too often the victims of bad brokers, Laise put together a document to help them better understand the dangers of investing without proper guidance….

201912.11
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Ousted Prime Automotive Group CEO sues to be reinstated

Prime Automotive Group | The Portland Press Herald | J. Craig Anderson | December 6, 2019 Last September, the Portland Press Herald reported that David Rosenberg, CEO of Prime Automotive Group, had been fired after accusing GPB Capital Holdings, the company’s largest investor, of running a Ponzi scheme. Rosenberg was not the first one to…

201912.11
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David Rosenberg & GPB | Automakers push GPB to sell stores

David Rosenberg | Automotive News | Melissa Burden | December 09, 2019 12:00AM GPB Capital Holdings’ handling of the firing of David Rosenberg, ex-CEO of Prime Automotive, raised eyebrows in the auto industry, reports Automotive News. At least 4 of the biggest automakers – Volkswagen, Toyota, Subaru, and Audi – are concerned. Moreover, the automakers…

201912.10
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GPB | In lawsuit, Rosenberg aims to regain leadership of Prime Automotive

GPB Prime Automotive | Boston Business Journal | Hilary Burns | Dec 4, 2019, 6:45am EST Another month, another reason for investors to be concerned with their GPB Capital investments. As mentioned several times in the past year, Peiffer Wolf and Meyer Wilson are currently investigating claims against GPB, as well as the brokers and…

201912.10
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States Report Another Year of Dicamba Injury to EPA

Dicamba Injury | Published by Progressive Farmer | By Emily Unglesbee | December 9, 2019 — ARLINGTON, Va. (DTN) — Three consecutive years of off-target dicamba injury is taking its toll on the agricultural industry. Leo Reed even has a name for it: dicamba fatigue. “States recognize that both we and the [EPA], we’re all suffering…

201912.10
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Prime Automotive Ex-CEO Sues to Be Reinstated

Prime Automotive | Fender Bender | December 9, 2019 Did GPB Capital Holdings violate pre-existing agreements when it ousted Prime Automotive Group’s CEO David Rosenberg? A new lawsuit filed by Rosenberg says so, as reported by Fender Bender: Dec. 9, 2019—David Rosenberg, ousted CEO of the Prime Automotive Group, has filed an amended legal complaint…