Court Grants Class Certification in Part for Plaintiffs in Securus Recording Case

The Law Office of Robert L. Teel, Law Offices of Ronald A. Marron, APLC, and Foley & Lardner, LLP Appointed Co-lead Class Counsel November 21, 2018, San Diego, CA — A federal court has granted class certification in part to Plaintiffs whose phone calls were recorded by Securus Technologies, Inc. (“Securus”) in a case involving alleged California … More Court Grants Class Certification in Part for Plaintiffs in Securus Recording Case

According to Robert Teel, a lawyer with a strong focus on forced labour and anti-human trafficking issues, the top five countries with the most enslaved people are India, China, Pakistan, Uzbekistan and Russia. “India, with the second largest population in the world, is by far the worst offender with the largest absolute number of modern-day slaves estimated at 14.3 million people,” says Mr Teel.

  Fighting the scourge of forced labour November 2016 | FEATURE | LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT Financier Worldwide Magazine Few topics raise the hackles among the global populace as that of forced labour – a reality that essentially represents a scourge on humanity. A contentious issue, forced labour – especially child labour – has been on … More According to Robert Teel, a lawyer with a strong focus on forced labour and anti-human trafficking issues, the top five countries with the most enslaved people are India, China, Pakistan, Uzbekistan and Russia. “India, with the second largest population in the world, is by far the worst offender with the largest absolute number of modern-day slaves estimated at 14.3 million people,” says Mr Teel.

Contact Us About Our Corinthian Colleges Unfair Student Loan Debt Collection Class Action Investigation

Corinthian Colleges Unfair Student Loan Debt Collection Class Action Investigation The Feds found widespread fraud at Corinthian Colleges. So why are students still paying the price? According to Sen. Elizabeth Warren, nearly 80,000 students of Corinthian Colleges are facing some form of debt collection, even though the Department of Education unearthed enough evidence of fraud … More Contact Us About Our Corinthian Colleges Unfair Student Loan Debt Collection Class Action Investigation

The $150 Billion Dollar Business Consumers Don’t Want To Know About

Modern day slavery is a $150 billion business.  Human trafficking is the fastest growing means by which people are enslaved, the fastest growing international crime, and one of the largest sources of illegal profits.  According to the International Labour Organization, 21 million people around the globe are working under conditions of forced labour, the majority … More The $150 Billion Dollar Business Consumers Don’t Want To Know About

Getting Federal Student Loan Relief for College Fraud

Some for-profit schools have misrepresented what they truly offer their students and have engaged in high-pressure sales tactics to encourage enrollment in their programs. While most schools follow the rules, many have been investigated for aggressive recruiting practices, misuse of federal student aid, and high student loan default rates. For-profit schools often use high-pressure sales … More Getting Federal Student Loan Relief for College Fraud

Big Business Has Failed an Entire Generation of Children

On July 14, 2005, three former child slaves filed a class action lawsuit in California federal court against Nestlé, Cargill, and Archer Daniels Midland for being trafficked and forced to work on the cocoa plantations of the Ivory Coast.  The lawsuits seek to hold the companies liable for the torture, forced labour, and arbitrary detention … More Big Business Has Failed an Entire Generation of Children

The Recording of Prisoner Phone Calls: Privacy and the U.S. Constitution

Prison and jail communications is a $1.2 billion a year business.  Securus Technologies, Inc. is leading provider of phone services inside the country’s prisons and jails serving approximately 2,000 correctional facilities and more than 850,000 inmates in 45 states.  The company processes over one million calls per day. Securus’ website claims that its database contains … More The Recording of Prisoner Phone Calls: Privacy and the U.S. Constitution

Sheepskins and False Hopes: Financial Fraud Alleged Against the Academy of Art University

  Can anyone really make a career as a professional artist?  According to the folks at the Academy of Art University, that is the “revolutionary principle” that has taken enrollment through the roof from 2,200 to 16,000, while bringing in hundreds of millions of dollars in annual revenues from starry-eyed art students subsidized by federal … More Sheepskins and False Hopes: Financial Fraud Alleged Against the Academy of Art University

Possible Debt Relief for Victims of For-Proft College False Advertising

DeVry University is one of the nation’s largest for-profit colleges with nearly $2 billion dollars a year in revenue and over $1 billion dollars in market capitalization.  Now, the government is accusing the school of deceiving consumers about the likelihood of finding a job. The Federal Trade Commission is suing DeVry for misleading consumers about the employment and … More Possible Debt Relief for Victims of For-Proft College False Advertising