Posts Tagged ‘Consumer Fraud’

February 27th, 2019 - 1:17 am § in Misc.

FRAUD: Truthfinders

About a year ago I needed to do a search on someone who I suspected had a criminal record. So I “googled” this person. good effn luck, instead of what I wanted Google routed me to a site called TRUTHFINDER.COM.   BEWARE! A year later, Paypal sent me a notice that i has  been billed al[...]

April 3rd, 2015 - 12:17 am § in Misc.

Seattle Times expose portrays Warren Buffett as a ruthless predatory lender

Most people think of Warren Buffett as an investor, but he’s an active businessman who buys entire companies and is often involved in running them. One such company is Clayton Homes, which Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate acquired in 2003. Clayton Homes is the 900-lb. gorilla o[...]

October 29th, 2014 - 6:23 pm § in Misc.

Online Dating Site Operator Nailed For Deceptive Business Practices

I don’t know what it is about business (the profits?) that attracts society’s worst people, but today we have another lurid example of a dishonest business operator ripping off his customers. CBS News reports the FTC fined an online dating site entrepreneur over $600,000 and forced him t[...]