Category Archives for Ethics

Mark Shurtleff: A Case Study in Political Corruption

Have you ever wondered how all those boiler rooms in Utah get away with so much fraudulent behavior without any apparent repercussions? Answer: Mark Shurtleff, Utah’s Attorney General Some of the largest call centers in Utah have given Mark sizable campaign contributions (i.e., “protection fees”) over the years. For their contributions, they get carte blanche […]

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Why Your Online Reputation Is More Important Than Ever

In December, there was one story I followed that completely fascinated me. It all started with a November 26 New York Times article my dad forwarded. The article was “A Bully Finds a Pulpit on the Web.” The article detailed the business practices of Vitaly Borker, a man who essentially misrepresented his products and then […]

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