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Richard Sugar publishes latest article as monthly columnist with Pioneer Press, entitled " Who is the villain, who is the hero in the AIG case?"

Richard Sugar currently serves as a regular columnist with the Pioneer Press, authoring a monthly column on issues involving money, taxes and the law, entitled, "Spoonful of Sugar - Tastings of Money, Taxes and the Law."  Richard's most recent article, published on July 2, 2015, is entitled " Who is the villain, who is the hero in the AIG case?", discusses the controversy surrounding the federal government bailout of AIG and the financial crisis which nearly sunk the entire global economy.   The Pioneer Press is a weekly newspaper published by the Tribune which customizes editions particular to several Chicago suburban markets.  Richard's column has previously addressed numerous topics such as: the tax trap using Bitcoins, branding your personal name as a luxury brand, the failure of the criminal justice system, the Illinois Supreme Court Case that blamed the Illinois legislature for the state’s fiscal crisis, comparison of sales tax rates of various municipalities in the Chicagoland area, appreciation of the Rule of Law, common estate planning pitfalls encountered by celebrities, avoiding Ponzi schemes, protecting assets against cyberattacks, watching the law try to catch up with evolving reproductive technologies, and examining why tax laws are so complicated.