The Southwestern Company - Part 1: Walks Like a Duck, Quacks Like a Duck, Duck
February 23, 2010
"The group operates a web of companies and employs hundreds of independent contractors who are used to disguise their criminal activities."
Retraction: The Southwestern Company - Part 1: Corporate Mafia
February 24, 2010
"Response to the reflex arc of The Southwestern Company."
The Southwestern Company - Part 2: A RICO Case
February 25, 2010
"This activity is illegal, shameful, and unconscionable. The Southwestern Company represents the very worst of the U.S. business community."
The Southwestern Company: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt Correspondence
February 26, 2010
"When a law firm allows itself to be used as a mouthpiece to transmit knowingly false information on the behalf of a client, that law firm itself is tarnished."
The Southwestern Company - Part 3: Web of Deceit Political Influence
February 28, 2010
"Political donations by Southwestern Company executives and owners have increased dramatically since 2000."
2009 Senate Bill 4
Passed: March 26, 2009
"This bill regulates traveling sales crews, which the bill defines as two or more individuals who are employed as salespersons or in related support work, who travel together in a group, and who are absent overnight from their permanent residences for the purpose of selling goods or services to consumers from house to house, on any street, or in any other place that is open to the public."
Senator Erpenbaugh, Wisconsin Senate