Leslie Lara figures Tio Sam Taxes, owned by local Republican bigwig wannabe Erik Ketelaar, owes her about $1,267, the combined amount of her federal tax refunds for 2012 and 2013. The company, which at one time had six locations in Phoenix and Mesa, heavily marketed its services to Hispanics, adver ... More >>
Last month, we reported on Valley business majoreventrentalz.com, a company that's been successful at renting out homes for sporting events in various cities to visiting sports fans. The company was founded in Phoenix in 2008, and quickly branched out nationally. Now, it's getting even more at ... More >>
Two weeks ago, we told you the shocking story of three local flight attendants facing a lawsuit from a US Airways pilot. Their crime? Daring to report their safety concerns to federal regulators. Now New Times is getting sucked into the litigation. Henry Stein, the Mesa-ba ... More >>
Don't be fooled -- it's possible you've gotten a bum steer on these initiatives by their promoters.
It was supposed to be the trip of a lifetime. At least nobody died
Ed Magedson calls himself an advocate. His enemies call him an extortionist
How a Paradise Valley snake-oil salesman sprayed his way to success
Unsuspecting consumers are getting ripped off by the hundreds. The Supereme Court is working to stop this unauthorized practice of law.
Service that matches you with dining companions is no cheap date
From the week of November 22, 2001
Angry customers say a Valley log home builder has stolen their dreams and pocketed their cash
Grotto owner dishes it out, but don't ask him to take it back
State files more charges against Arthur Andersen in BFA scandal
Valley-based infomercial czar Don Lapre has made millions selling his Money Making Secrets to late-night-TV viewers. So what's the secret behind his bankruptcy?
Disgruntled Corvette buyer takes his fight to the Web
February 4 - 10, 1999
Telemarketers rake in millions of dollars by telling donors they're helping Native Americans. But the biggest beneficiary by far is the charity itself.
Postmodern pantomimist breaks his silence as San Francisco Mime Troupe invades Scottsdale
TANYA BECKER WANTED A NICE RENTER FOR HER HOME. SHE WOUND UP WITH A REAL-LIFE "PACIFIC HEIGHTS" TENANT