Finance News & Insights

Biz passes buck onto customers — for Rubik's cubes and wine

The head honchos at utility provider National Grid are pushing for the biggest gas rate hike in Massachusetts history, and it’s all happening to cover hundreds of thousands of dollars in outrageous business expenses. [Read more…]

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'Please touch' gold bar stolen from museum

You can’t blame these criminals entirely for their theft of a golden artifact. After all, the museum encouraged them to grab it! [Read more…]

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Don't steal from the business you're applying to

A tip for all job-seekers: Stealing from the business you’ve just applied to doesn’t prove how skilled you are at handling money. [Read more…]

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Employee stole $150K with faked sperm donations

An ex-employee at this donation clinic faces jail time for faking a few “donations” for herself. [Read more…]

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Got a work headache? Blame that sunny day

As long as the temperatures stay high, so does the likelihood that you’re going to suffer a crippling in-office migraine. [Read more…]

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Robber: 'Gimme all your money … and here's my address'

A note to anyone considering a bank heist: Don’t write the robbery note on your pay stub. [Read more…]

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Tech shortcut costs business $1 mil

No one doubts the convenience of an auto-pay service. It’s the unauthorized million-dollar payments that give it a bad name. [Read more…]

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Employee steals 10 mil — for shoes and purses

When this company couldn’t help but scale back on raises and reduce headcount, there was only one place it needed to look: this employee’s closet. [Read more…]

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Board spends $173K to teach employees manners

There’s a big difference between important job training and spending valuable funds on something employees learned how to do in kindergarten. [Read more…]

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Thief with heart of gold uses own card

Just because your co-worker steals your credit card doesn’t mean he’s going to rack up as much in charges as possible. [Read more…]

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