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‘Scottish aristocrat’ yacht couple accused of welfare fraud arrested in Florida

A Minnesota couple, who went on the run after being accused of claiming welfare benefits while living on a million-dollar yacht, has been arrested in Florida, authorities said on Tuesday. Colin Chisholm III and his wife, Andrea, allegedly received more than $165,000 in food stamps and other public assistance over…

More welfare for Wall Street: One-in-three bank tellers need public assistance

Big banks eating up taxpayer subsidies isn’t a new story. We heard a lot about the hundreds of billions of dollars doled out to Wall Street in the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). And a May analysis by Bloomberg News estimated that the six…   [Image credit: woman in a suit drinking…