On Friday, December 1, while most Americans were riveted by the arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court concerning the protracted presidential election, Bill Lorence and his 11-year-old son Chad were headed from their home in Maple Grove to the federal courthouse in downtown Minneapolis. Both Lorences are former customers of U.S. Bank who had their names and personal and financial information sold to telemarketing firms. As members of a class-action suit against U.S. Bancorp, the bank's parent company, they wanted to be at the courthouse by 9:00 a.m. so they could object to a proposed... More >>>