Post Tagged with: "extortion"

April 26, 2012 08:26

Wal-Mart, The Victim of Extortion

[T]o do serious business in America requires vast campaign contributions to several layers of elected politicians, an army of lobbyists in Washington, retired government employees on your board and public devotion to the American civic religion. It goes on every year and restarts every election cycle. .. It’s easier and more efficient in Mexico. You pay bribes directly.

October 1, 2010 05:53

DOJ Civil Rights Division extorting banks

Justice ordered two AIG bank subsidiaries earlier this year to, among other things, pay $1 million to “qualified organizations” that help “African-American borrowers.” The Civil Rights Division will pick which groups are “qualified” to receive the largesse. No doubt they will look a lot like the radical Chicago community organizers who shook down banks in the run-up to the subprime crisis.

March 9, 2010 07:39

Extortion by lawyers – its legal: How lawyers are destroying the US

Videos of specific cases where lawyers extort people to get big payments from insurance companies.