Rich Uncle Pennybags crashed a Senate hearing with the the former CEO of Equifax.
Public Citizen took issue with forced arbitration clauses that allow companies such as Equifax EFX, +1.17% to screw over consumers and avoid punishment - kind of like a "get out of jail free" card, of course.
In the 1935 board game, Rich Uncle Pennybags ushers players around a board populated by the streets of Atlantic City, N.J., where they can purchase properties, utilities and regional railroads like the Reading or Baltimore & Ohio lines. Public Citizen, a nonprofit consumer rights advocacy group, claimed credit for the stunt on Twitter. "It should not pass go".
They said it gives Equifax a "monopoly" over the justice system.
A person dressed like the Monopoly mascot appeared just over Richard Smith's shoulder as he testified on Wednesday before the Senate Banking Committee investigating the company's data breach that exposed the information of millions of Americans. To make her point come across even more, she also handed "get out of jail free" cards around the building before and after the hearing. The surprise appearance is part of a campaign organized by Public Citizen and Americans for Financial Reform to draw attention to forced arbitration rip-off clauses, used by Equifax, Wells Fargo and other financial companies to evade accountability and take advantage of consumers. "Bank lobbyists and their allies in Congress are trying to overturn the CFPB's rule so they can continue to rip off consumers with impunity".
Pakistan on Thursday yet again violated ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district reported news agency ANI. Also in Siachen glacier in northern Kashmir, Indian and Pakistani troops have fought intermittently since 1984.
Sandy Casey, a middle school special education teacher living in Redondo Beach, California, was also among those killed. Friends, family members, and former teachers spoke out about what a positive, kind person Melton was his whole life.
For these reasons, repealing the state and local tax deduction would be an important move toward broadening the tax base. Then, they'll have to be merged into one bill in a conference committee that can pass both chambers.
Twitter Inc. also is facing heat over the prevalence of anonymous, automated accounts - or bots - on its platform. Facebook has set up a crisis response page so people who are in Las Vegas can let people know they are safe.
At the conclusion of the voting process, three men and three women finalists will be announced by the IAAF. There will be a first-time victor of the men's award, with six-times victor Usain Bolt not shortlisted.
It's about time for Ezekiel Elliott to look more like last season's version and prove to be more than Los Angeles can handle. That happened to the Rams against running backs who did not finish top 10 in rushing previous year .
The stock of President Energy PLC (LON:PPC) earned "Speculative Buy" rating by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, December 14. The Company's divisions include Growth Markets, USA, Returns Markets North, Returns Markets South and Logistics.
It was another no-doubter for Stanton, who is the first player to reach 58 home runs since Ryan Howard with the Phillies in 2006. Kyle Freeland (11-11) gave up two runs and five hits in three innings in his first start since September 11 for the Rockies.
Wisconsin judge denies Steven Avery's request for a new trial
Both Avery and nephew Brendan Dassey have been convicted for Halbach's murder, though both have attempted numerous appeals. Near the end of 2015, a 10 part Netflix documentary on the case raised questions amongst the public regarding his guilt.
Las Vegas shooter's father was a notorious bank robber
On semi-automatic weapons, the trigger must be pulled every time to fire a round, after which the weapon reloads itself. Generally speaking, manufacturers haven't been allowed to build new automatic rifles to sell to the public since then.
GM to Launch Over 20 Electric Vehicles by 2023
Infrastructure challenges remain, with additional charging stations needed to keep vehicles powered and avoid stranded motorists. Compare that to small and mid-size gas vehicles that can travel upwards of 400 miles on a single tank of gas.
Walmart buys Brooklyn startup for same-day NYC delivery
The move also means Walmart has finally found a home in NY , where it's been blocked in its efforts to open stores for years. The latest salvo is Walmart's announcement that it has acquired Parcel, a last-mile delivery service .
Ex-Armyman told to prove Indian citizenship
After serving the Army for 30 years, a former Army man in Assam is accused of being a foreigner from Bangladesh. The notice asked him to present his case before September 11 but the notice landed at his address late.
England whitewash West Indies
Bairstow was also striking the ball beautifully at the other end, reaching fifty in 48 balls shortly before Roy's departure. Despite all the Ben Stokes and Alex Hales drama that is surrounding them, England have been terrific at home.
Shocking map shows Maria winds lashing North Carolina
Maria was expected to move out into the Atlantic Ocean Wednesday night and Thursday, dissipating as it reached the open ocean. Maria was a Category 1 hurricane as it moved northward in the Atlantic, but it weakened to a tropical storm on Tuesday .
Seahawks Use 2nd-Half Surge To Rout Colts 46-18
Penalties, a drop and a turnover all contributed to a scene the Colts have seen too many times already this year. Besides the usual suspects, the Fantasy scoring just might not be there for fringe players in this one.
Trump tells Puerto Rico
After more than a week of desperation, many were still unable to access essentials including food and water. FEMA director Brock Long admonished her for not being in closer contact with relief coordinators.
Remmers not listed on injury report for Vikings
In the season opener against the Vikings Peterson was visibly upset with head coach Sean Payton after receiving limited carries. Even during his Pro Bowl year (2015), he ranked 33rd among 47 qualified players in yards per carry (4.0).