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2008-10-29 15:00:13

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Miami woman was sentenced today to 78 months in prison, followed by a three-year term of supervised release, in connection with fraudulent business opportunity sales at a Miami firm, the Justice Department and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service announced. Lillian Glaubman was also ordered to pay $18,154,938 in restitution to the approximately 737 victims of the scheme. The company, Pantheon Holdings, a/k/a Internet Machine Company, purported...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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