'The poorest president in the world'
President Jose Mujica says his wealth adds up to $322,883. Nearly a third of that is cash, kept in three bank accounts that Uruguay's leader didn't previously declare, according to The Associated Press. The AP reports Mujica's insistence on living simply has earned him the nickname "the poorest president in the... Read More
Radio station under fire for burning $5,000
A popular radio station in Canada is under fire — pun intended — for reducing $5,000 in cash to a pile of ashes on Friday as part of a publicity stunt, according to Yahoo Shine. The contest, “Bank It or Burn It,” run by 90.3 AMP Radio in Calgary, asked listeners to weigh in through social media on whether... Read More
Scammers pick the wrong guy for their fake tax return
Not even the nation’s top law-enforcement officer is safe from the growing number of fraudsters filing false tax returns based on stolen identities, according to Yahoo News. Two Georgia men filed a tax return with the name, birthday and social security number of Attorney General Eric Holder in hopes of getting his... Read More