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Tuesday, March 29, 2005
This looks like a scam. And the letter I received smells like a phishing expedition. Notice I've been coming across more and more of these outfits posing as para-municipal/quasi-governmental organizations.

Ever get the feeling that if you removed all the graft, corruption, puffery, and motivational training seminar bullshit from the system, the American economy would be effectively stagnant?
Blogger Tomohiro Idokoro comments:
This article would indicate that this is a legitimate business. Still, a quasi-legitimate service at best. And I guess that most their clients are smaller, poorer cities where they "influence" council members to sign up for a service that does little to help the ordinary citizens and actual businesses located there. These cities would be much better served developing their resident tax base in more fundamental ways.
Blogger Gregg comments:
I, too, have been contacted by these people and am told that I am owing a $302 business license fee on a rental property(single family home) in San Diego County