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Ronald Weeber and ABC Finance Corp., of La Mesa, defrauded investors by promising they could double their money by buying and financing computers for resale to military personnel, then closing up shop without repaying the money, three investors claim in San Diego Superior Court, El Cajon.

A family claims their youngest child was hospitalized with mercury poisoning after the defendants sold them a home filled with Katrina debris and failed to tell them that the silvery film covering the entire interior was mercury. Defendants in St. Bernard Parish Court, Chalmette, are Edward Boesch III, A Home Check, Price Kennedy, and Superior Plumbing & Heating Co.

Five plaintiffs have sued Compass Vision and National Medical Services for negligence, claiming the defendants, who test nurses and doctors who are in alcohol recovery programs, produce and report false positive tests, from trace amounts of hand sanitizers the plaintiffs have to use in hospitals, in San Francisco Federal Court.

Chimney Sweep Log claims that Meeco Manufacturing and Coeur D'Alene Fiber Fuels compete unfairly by selling a "Creosote Destroying Firelog" that allegedly "contained special chemicals that will destroy built-up creosote." No it won't, Chimney Sweep says in San Francisco Federal Court.

American Express Co. sold a nonrefundable package to the Ryder Cup in Dublin, Ireland, that did not provide passes and amenities as advertised, according to a fraud complaint in Jefferson County Court, Beaumont, Texas.

Trans-Pacific Aviation Services claims Primaris Airlines breached contract by firing it from its job maintaining aircraft at Oakland and JFK Airports, owing $576,000, in Alameda County Court, Oakland.

Universal General Corp. stole $250,000 after fraudulently inducing Timothy Carlson to loan or invest the money, Carlson claims in Greeneville, Tenn., Federal Court.

MSO IP Holdings claims Sears Canada owes it $1.8 million for use of the "Martha Stewart" trademark, and royalties, in Manhattan Federal Court.

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