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8 appear in front of Manistee County judge after weekend arrests

8 appear in front of Manistee County judge after weekend arrests

The following news items are reprinted from the Manistee Daily News for the week Aug. 25-31, 1922 and are compiled by Teena Kracht from the newspaper archives of the Manistee County Historical Museum. For more 100 Years Ago go to manisteenews.com. “The merchants of Manistee and the farmers of the whole county returned to their regular routine this morning after experiencing one of the most interesting and busiest days of their lives at Orchard Beach state park yesterday, at the biggest and best Merchants-Farmers picnic held since […]

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Hertz faces lawsuit from 47 customers claiming false arrests

Hertz faces lawsuit from 47 customers claiming false arrests

Forty-seven Hertz customers have filed a lawsuit against the rental company that describes horror stories after they were allegedly falsely reported as having stolen its rental cars, and in some cases even jailed.The plaintiffs allege being blind-sided by arrests — sometimes at gunpoint — and in some cases spending time in jail. Some plaintiffs describe losing their jobs in the fallout from the arrests.The lawsuit alleges systematic flaws in Hertz’s reporting of thefts, including not recording rental extensions, falsely claiming customers haven’t paid, failing to track its […]

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