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Whirlpool ordered to pay $581 million in Alabama satellite-dish finance case

On Friday, May 7, a jury in Hale County returned a verdict against Whirlpool Financial National Bank, now known as Transamerica Bank, in the amount of $580,975,000. The verdict was awarded to Barbara Carlisle and George and Velma Merriweather. The jury, led by a former schoolteacher, determined that Whirlpool engaged in systematic fraud to cheat […]

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Whirlpool Preying on the Poor

Whirlpool paid $580 million in punitive damages making it if not the biggest settlement in US history, one of the biggest. The story is indicative of Whirlpool’s corrupt culture and why a whistleblower like Rev. Edward Pinkney can’t be tolerated. As the movie Casablanca so memorably illustrated, anytime someone expresses “shock, shock,” there’s a good […]

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