Usually the words “scam “or “fraud” are used to identify any unacceptable business practice which are normally subjected to prosecution.
In other words, the law intervenes and proceeds with arrests, followed by charges leading to trials; however these days that seems to happen only to small businesses with limited financial resources, more often than not accused of something they didn’t do; when in reality the charges mainly serve the purpose of eliminating from the market some “competition” which upsets bigger financial interests.
So what happens when the scam is perpetuated by the Federal Government? Anything at all?
Let’s examine the Social Security/Medicare case. Many years ago the law makers decided that adult citizens are not sufficiently competent to plan for their old age needs, so the Government decided to assume such responsibility and directly remove from its citizens’ compensation a certain percentage of their earnings, before the workers even saw…
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