Scamming Hospice Care for Medicare Dollars

ACORN Grift Labor Local 100 Personal Writings United Labor Unions

            Pearl River     Having navigated hospice care for my mother several years ago, I thought I had a fairly good grasp of how it worked and who benefited, but that didn’t quite prepare me for reading “Endgame:  How the Visionary Hospice Movement Became a For-Profit Hustle” in The New Yorker.  As soon as I hit …

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Caveat Emptor – Psych Games to Sucker Consumers

Consumer Protection Grift Ideas and Issues

            New Orleans      It’s the holiday shopping season once again, but the season for buyers to beware or caveat emptor is every season since so many companies specialize in trying to sucker consumers.  Recently, three of the most common scams lying in the dark corners where the hustle replaces the bustle saw some sunshine, …

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Effective Altruism Crashes and Burns with Bitcoin Collapse

Financialization Grift Ideas and Issues

            New Orleans   Sometimes when things just seem too good to be true, it is actually because it’s quite simply not true.  At the bottom line, there’s still no substitute for good judgement.  Ok, so that’s the moral of this story.  You might wonder, what’s the story? Part of it is about bitcoin.  I’ve read …

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