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He represented clients in at least 12 federal lawsuits as attorney — now he’s accused of fraud
The ironic reason tobacco bonds became toxic: fewer Americans buying cigarettes than bankers predicted
USAID sent young Latin Americans to Cuba to "identify potential social-change actors" for $5/hour #muckreads…
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You’ll have to be 17 or older to stay out past 11 p.m. in Baltimore this weekend @baltimoresun
Have you been sued over a debt? Help us investigate debt collection by sharing your story: (2/2)
Fed survey finds 1/4 households with education debt — and nearly 1/5 of those loans at risk @latimes (1/2)
Toxic tobacco bonds and more in #MuckReads Weekly, by @amzam
The military's health program has put limits on an expensive specialty drug. Why hasn't Medicare?
U.S. drops 500-pound laser guided bombs on Iraq in 1st of expected strikes: @WSJ
How Brooks County, Texas became a graveyard for Central American migrants via @TexasObserver @GuaridanUS #Muckreads"
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.@SethFW on those who "grew up on the safe white peripheries of the racial upheavals" of #FreedomSummer
Leaked docs show spyware used to snoop on U.S. computers, by @thejefflarson and @mtigas
Study by Temple U professors concluded private prisons could save big $$. It was also funded by industry. @TheVerge
Tobacco bonds are in trouble, and that means taxpayers should be worried too @Cezary explains on @Marketplace
How N.Y. officials use private email accounts to hide disclosure of communications on public business
Law enforcement said they’d seek “snitch visa” for him after he helped w investigations. Now he faces deportation
.@charlesornstein on what to expect when gov't releases data on big pharma's payments to doctors next month:
Some states turned their slice of $206B tobacco settlement - largest in legal history - into multi-generational debt
Up to 40,000 mostly Iraqi minorities trapped on Mount Sinjar amid ISIS attacks; 17 kids have died. @washingtonpost
Michael Moore helped lead fight against big tobacco in the 90s. Moore on “sucker’s bet” bonds
Wanted for arrest! As long as you haven't fled the county... #muckreads v @johnhillkirk
“Is there anybody ... who could contribute body bags to Donetsk?” - Marina Cherenkova, local volunteer v @dailybeast
.@WHO plans to convene panel on use of experimental Ebola drugs early next week: @postpolitics
.@Wikipedia is documenting which of its links @google intends to remove under EU’s Right to be Forgotten
FBI denied inmate's FOIA request for prosecution records b/c they were on CDs and thumb drive. Judge: um, no.
How social networks are giving rise to the "e-commerce coyote" via @Reuters #immigration
How much tobacco settlement money has your state sold to investors? Our interactive:
How much are your premiums increasing under the Affordable Care Act? Depends where you live: @tnr
Amazing. One in every three dollars of the giant $200+ billion govt tobacco settlement now goes to private investors…
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Journalists, you can do your own digging with Senate expense data thanks to @SunFoundation
Good to know: you can still get taxpayer-subsidized haircut at Senate barbershop, but manicures are out v @Wonkblog
$16 billion @bankofamerica deal on toxic mortgages is largest single federal settlement for company ever @nytimes
Residue from Big Tobacco settlement: States with $$ billons in toxic bonds. @ProPublica
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What 1 drug's cost says abt Medicare’s struggle to contain taxpayer burden for expensive meds
Ever hear of ‘turbo term capital appreciation bond?’ Read all about Wall Street invention that may cost taxpayers
Why did states get $206bn tobacco settlement? Because ads like these used to be norm:
How Wall St tobacco deals left states with billions in toxic debt, by @Cezary
As Gaza conflict “appears to draw to a close,” contention remains over # of civilian, militant casualties @nytimes
Lawyer for Gitmo prisoner appeals for medical exam 6 mo. into hunger strike: @GuardianUS
Interactive look at lives impacted by humanitarian crisis along Texas-Mexico border v @GuardianUS @TexasObserver
“Our major purpose was, frankly, to be voluntary hostages.” - @BarneyFrank on #FreedomSummer
Only thing docs can say for sure abt experimental Ebola drug used on American patients? It didn’t kill them @latimes
ICYMI, our story on sketchy pro-troop charity was on @maddow last night. Take a look.
Nearly 2/3 of migrant moms facing deportation in Texas detention center say they face violence in home countries NYT
Why you might not want to auto-renew your Obamacare policy via @kdrum
No time for investigative stories? No excuse: ProPublica will give you the data.… vía @KSJTracker
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Senators tell @FTC, @CFPB our story on military-focused retailers “a wake up call” on regulatory loopholes
The biggest password heist ever known was discovered yesterday. Probably time to change passwords. Our tips:
Updated: @MiamiHerald Guantanamo Hunger Strike chart -- military info blackout approaching 250 days. #transparency
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