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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Communications Law and Internet Law for Oregon on

Q: With regard to Or. Rev. Stat. § 659.805 does this only pertain to previous employees or any applicant?

I'm a member of a Facebook group intended to connect job seekers and job providers and some recruiters are discussing creating a blacklist and this seems illegal at worst and just a petty move at best. The statute specifically states previously discharged employees, but can this be applied to an... Read more »

Mr. Michael O. Stevens answered on Apr 5, 2018

I would say it likely does not apply to your situation.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Criminal Law and Internet Law for Oregon on

Q: I get tons of email telling me I've been chosen to receive a lot of $ is there any law against it or way to stop it?

I get mail from people claiming to be upper management from various financial institutions and they claim to have anything from Western Union money transfers waiting for me if i send $50 to them first to pay for processing, to people claiming to be agents of some sort wanting to deliver trunks of... Read more »

Joanne Reisman answered on Oct 30, 2017

Most of these scam operations, and they are scams, are based outside the United States. So while these scams undoubtedly violate more than one US Law, actually tracking down the criminals and arresting them is next to impossible.

Here is a website called "scam busters" that you should...
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