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The Oil Plunge: The Facts & Why We Should Care

January 1, 2015 According to The Wall Street Journal four of the five worst stocks in 2014 were oil/energy related and the fifth was Avon.  Gas prices were cheaper and women were opting for more expensive cosmetics? I’m guessing that’s probably not the case. TRANSOCEAN LTD. –...

Unethical Marketing: The DOJ’s Conflict of Interest Case Study

October 12, 2014 If you're a chronic reader of this site (first, thank you) and second it's known that unethical marketing is part of the problem associated with fraud that's being encouraged, replicated and rewarded by companies employing tactics from The Sociopathic Business Model™. Just as...

FDA Better Late Than Never: Mass Recall Largest Ever Recorded

September 3, 2014 The situation with medical device and the FDA is often thought of as a chicken/egg situation.  Did device companies purposely set out to cut corners and save money first or was the FDA full of fuck ups that didn't know how to do...

Well Funded Fraud Throughout the Ages: C. David Heymann

August 31, 2014 This site likes nothing more than when a fraud is exposed; and, David Cay Johnston's piece in Newsweek exposes how some in the publishing world turned a blind eye to now deceased best-selling author C. David Heymann's penchant for fabrication. In May 2012, Heymann fell...

Real Housewives & Whistleblower Make Strange Bedfellows

August 15, 2014 I was recently catching up with an old friend from my former industry of medical device and our conversation turned to "Did you hear about the new guy on RHONJ, he worked for Cell Pharmaceuticals and was a whistleblower; but, was awarded $2.8...

Work From Home/Don’t Work From Home: Get Paid By Government Either Way!

August 11, 2014 Turns out the U.S. Patent Office had a stellar work from home program which didn't actually require any work but employees collected paychecks as high as $148,000 a year.  And it's a good thing whistleblowers (multiple) uncovered the colossal waste of our tax dollars (not...

The Grifts that Keep On Grifting: A Series of Case Studies

May 16, 2014 Clark Rockefeller Grifter - a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud Synonyms: scammer, sharper, chiseler, chiseller, swindler, gouger, sharpie,sharpy Characteristics of a grifter (often very similar to those used within The Sociopathic Business Model™) Christian Gerhartsreiter, his true identity, went most famously by Clark Rockefeller, as well as five other identities for more than 25 years, becoming a world class con artist across...