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(ABC News)   Businessman hits the fraud trifecta after he hires Rudy Giuliani to lend credibility to a fraud-busting company that was a fraud itself   (abcnews.go.com) divider line
    More: Dumbass, Mayor of New York City, Republican Party, United States presidential election, 2008, Rudy Giuliani, Lawyer, Plea, Law, Arraignment  
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2021-01-26 9:55:29 AM  
16 votes:
What is it with people hiring TV lawyers over actual legal professionals?

I was ticketed for Jaywalking. My lawyer, Rudy, got it down to 1st degree murder and I am now on death row. Thanks, Rudy!
 
2021-01-26 8:56:21 AM  
14 votes:
This sounds like a plot line from Arrested Development.
 
2021-01-26 11:06:14 AM  
8 votes:
a fraud-busting company that was a fraud itself

So, the McAfee business model, basically?
 
2021-01-26 11:04:24 AM  
6 votes:
I was just hearing about how about a quarter of the unemployment dollars that were supposed to help out gig workers, actually went to fraud rings here and in other countries.

I couldn't get it at all, they made the conditions so onerous. God bless America, country of thieves.

/Oh sorry, that's just your beloved capitalism. Anything goes, if it works out for you.
 
2021-01-26 11:37:48 AM  
4 votes:

ski9600: He said he's (his client) needed at home in West Palm Beach, Florida, to take care of his wife and young children.

Well, haven't a lot of jailed Americans said that same thing and still remained in jail?


Indeed. I noticed the family man plea for mercy too. That troubles me all the more. Most people become better behaved with a family as they have responsibilities to others besides themselves--and are then role models. That someone like this isn't responsible tells me he's incorrigible. Todd only knows what he teaches the children.
 
2021-01-26 11:26:15 AM  
4 votes:
He said he's (his client) needed at home in West Palm Beach, Florida, to take care of his wife and young children.

Well, haven't a lot of jailed Americans said that same thing and still remained in jail?
 
2021-01-26 11:09:13 AM  
4 votes:
If he is white and has money then the "changed man" defense actually might work.
 
2021-01-26 11:05:34 AM  
4 votes:
Wasn't the money these guys paid Giuliani with given to Lev Parnas by "Ukrainian Oligarch" Dmytro Firtash?
 
2021-01-26 12:24:14 PM  
3 votes:
"...he's so changed his ways that even his wife recognized it and ended their separation."

Translation: His wife is so sure he's going to prison that she moved back into the house. That place will be cleaned out right before he gets released.
 
2021-01-26 11:26:26 AM  
3 votes:
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2021-01-26 11:06:34 AM  
3 votes:

iheartscotch: What is it with people hiring TV lawyers over actual legal professionals?

I was ticketed for Jaywalking. My lawyer, Rudy, got it down to 1st degree murder and I am now on death row. Thanks, Rudy!


If they want to get anything done, you hire a professional.  If you want to keep the grift alive, you hire well known brands.
 
2021-01-26 10:57:14 AM  
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2021-01-26 10:57:37 AM  
2 votes:
His wife believes him. Case closed!
 
2021-01-26 10:54:57 AM  
2 votes:
A guy who hired Rudy to lend credibility to his business is obviously going for an insanity defense.
 
2021-01-26 12:23:35 PM  
1 vote:
"Fraud Guarantee".  Sounds like they were completely up front with their clients, I don't see the problem.
 
2021-01-26 11:47:47 AM  
1 vote:
Correia and Parnas agreed to pay Giuliani, a Republican former New York City mayor, a $500,000 consulting fee to work with Fraud Guarantee.

What?  Who pays him half a million for Giuliani.  Maybe it's a grift where the guy gets a kickback out of the failing compnay.
 
2021-01-26 11:12:41 AM  
1 vote:
Giuliani's back? How? I could have sworn we all saw him melt on live TV.

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2021-01-26 11:07:54 AM  
1 vote:
"Fraud, fraud, fraud, fraud, fraud, fraud -"
"Shut up! Bloody Vikings...."
 
2021-01-26 10:20:40 AM  
1 vote:
A lawyer for David Correia said in a submission to a judge Monday that his client is a changed man no longer likely to be lured into wrongdoing by greed-driven accomplices.

Alrighty then, you may go.
 
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