Former Southwest employee sues airline over ‘whites only’ break room & home-made ‘noose’

Southwest Airlines is being sued over racial discrimination claims, with a former employee stating that there was a ‘whites only’ staff break room at Houston’s airport, and that black staff once found a noose made of bungee cords. In the federal lawsuit, plaintiff Jamel Parker claims that his co-workers established a ‘whites only’ break room […]

Judge Accuses Former VW Boss of Lying, New Class-action Suit in the Works

A judge hearing a case brought by investors against Volkswagen has deemed its former corporate head, Martin Winterkorn, was too slow in addressing the emissions test cheating that steered the automotive giant into colossal U.S. fines. It’s an early blow against the German company in a suit seeking $ 10.6 billion in damages for stock losses […]

Sacked: Dealerships Owned By Former NFL Linebackers Face Legal Action

The financial chicanery of a few automotive dealerships continues apace, with a group of Nissan and Hyundai stores finding themselves in several million dollars’ worth of hot water. Reps for the captive finance arms of those two brands allege that five dealerships owned by auto retail veteran Michael Saporito and former NFL linebackers Jessie Armstead […]

Former Playboy model Shera Bechard alleges in lawsuit that former Republican fundraiser Elliot Broidy got her pregnant her and demanded she get an abortion

Chris Pizzello/AP A previously censored lawsuit filed by former Playboy model Shera Bechard revealed shocking details of an affair with Elliot Broidy, a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump. Bechard alleged that after Broidy impregnated her, he became violent and demanded she get an abortion. Bechard sued Broidy after he paid only a portion of […]

Former staffer reveals how Trump fell in love with Twitter

Win McNamee/Getty Images Justin McConney, a former Trump Organization staffer, claimed the real-estate mogul had him print out his tweets and read them out loud, according to a NY Mag report. Donald Trump reportedly took a liking to his Twitter mentions and would have an aide print them out, using a Sharpie to mark up […]

Former Fiat Chrysler Official Gets 66 Months for Role in UAW Conspiracy

On Monday, former Fiat Chrysler Automobiles labor relations chief Alphons Iacobelli was sentenced to 66 months in federal prison for tax evasion and his key role in the corporate conspiracy to win favorable treatment from the UAW. Apparently, his plea agreement didn’t help him avoid jail time, but it was enough to shave a few […]

Former presidents, congressional leaders, and the military commend John McCain’s storied life and service

AP Sen. John McCain died on Saturday, one day after his family announced he would be discontinuing his brain cancer treatment. Former presidents, world leaders, and Congress mourned his passing and offered their condolences for his family. Sen. John McCain died on Saturday, one day after his family announced he would be discontinuing his brain […]

Authorities say they found an alleged drug smuggling tunnel to Mexico in the kitchen of a former KFC

Border and Customs Patrol/KYMA-DT/CNN Authorities say they found a drug smuggling tunnel leading to Mexico in the kitchen of a former KFC. The tunnel is reportedly 8 inches in diameter, 22 feet deep, and about 600 feet long. Officers believe that people were using a rope to transport the drugs back and forth, according to reports. […]

The SEC has charged a former rising star VC, accusing him of ‘misappropriating millions of dollars’ and barred him for 5 years

Courtesy of Michael Rothenberg The SEC announced charges and a settlement with Michael Rothenberg, the founder of Rothenberg Ventures. The SEC charged Rothenberg with overcharging investors to fund personal projects. Rothenberg did not admit or deny the allegations in the settlement. Rothenberg will be barred from the brokerage and investment advisory business for five years. […]

Former Lehman Brothers staff are hosting a secret party on the 10-year anniversary of the bank’s collapse

Oli Scarff/Getty Images September marks 10 years since the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the biggest bankruptcy in US history, and the most significant moment of the financial crisis. Hundreds of former Lehman staff are having a reunion in London to commemorate the anniversary, according to a report from Financial News Details of the event are […]