Robber Barons Beware: How to Become Hated by Age 32

Note the reaction on Martin Shkreli's face when asked about hiking the price on HIV medication. His contempt of Congress was on full display. He reminds of the old time Robber Barons who were so blatant in their disregard for the public that they too laughed. Eventually, the laws of a just society caught up to many of them and while their likes continue to flaunt the law, none are so brazzen as this fellow. No wonder he is known as the Most Hated Man in America. Image Source: CNBC

Opinion by C J Oakes The securities and wire fraud trial of Martin Shkreli is under way and the jurors today asked the judge about intent. This is a good sign for the defense, but not so much for the Read More …

University of Phoenix Class Action Scam: Graduate Rights Watch Fraud Alert

image from website graduaterightswatch.com with words "Fraud Alert" in red over the image. Caption reads, This is a fraud alert from criminaljusticelaw.org. Formerly United Legal Aid, United Legal Consultants, and United Legal Center is back with Graduate Rights Watch. Using the same bait and switch tactics, the same fraudulent claim of a University of Phoenix lawsuit, and the same strong-arm tactics when they do get someone on the hook, this is a company to beware.

Is there an ongoing University of Phoenix Class Action Lawsuit or is Graduate Rights Watch (graduaterightswatch.com) engaging in consumer fraud? By C J Oakes Back in May of 2017, we wrote about what appears to be a clear case of Read More …

The One Ring Scam is Back, Beware These Area Codes

Image of white phone icon against blue background with words in red, The One Ring Scheme is Back...Protect Yourself. Caption reads, The One Ring Fraud Scheme consists of con artists using offshore telephone area codes to initiate calls to unsuspecting people then hanging up. Some will call the number back out of curiousity and find they are charged a steep connection fee. Do not fall prey to this scam, which has been modified; scammers now leave messages to the effect that there is an emergency, there is an important message, or you have won some sweepstakes prize.

Bookmark and share this page because it contains information vital to protecting you and those you care about. The “One Ring Scam” has been around since before smart phones, before cell phones. Back in the days when 900 numbers began Read More …