Going Off-Topic – Amazon made me a victim of tax fraud & potential money laundering and I want answers!

I know this topic isn’t ETRM, CTRM or CM, but it is about internet security, identity theft, possible international money laundering and a corporation’s responsibility to address issues caused when they enable any of the above…so, bear with me…it is kind of intriguing stuff. In fact, I would recommend dropping by the blog/website of famed internet security expert Brain Krebs (krebsonsecurity.com).  I spoke with him last week about this issue (thanks for the suggestion Mayank!) and much of what is in his blog about our conversation is repeated below…but, he’s a far better investigative reporter and writer than am I.  After reading his article, you may just want to skip ahead through my piece below to the bottom for my personal rant and few questions I have for Amazon. If you do business with any unit of Amazon – and really, who doesn’t? – I’m sure the answers would be interesting…though at this point, I’m pretty sure I’ll never get those answers from them. ____________ This “journey” started a couple of weeks ago when I received a 1099-misc. from Amazon’s On-Demand Publishing group (aka CreateSpace) indicating that they had paid me tens of thousands of dollars in 2017. Now, as… continue reading

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