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Brian Williams Pleads Guilty In Magazine Sales Fraud That Bilked Elderly Victims Of $29M

7 monthes ago   |   By CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - The first guilty plea has come following charges against 60 people in a widespread telemarketing scam that authorities say, overall, bilked more than 150,000 elderly and vulnerable people nationwide of $300 million.
Brian James Williams, 51, was the first to plea guilty in what Minnesota U.S. Attorney Erica MacDonald called the largest elder fraud scheme in the country.
Williams owned and operated several of the companies involved in the scheme, including Readers Beach Readers Club in San Diego. His companies ran telemarketing call centers in San Diego and St. Paul, MacDonald...
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