After banned flights, Turkish Airlines ignores customer

The Federal Aviation Administration briefly banned flights to Turkey in July after a failed military coup. That’s a fact. Read more “After banned flights, Turkish Airlines ignores customer”

Banned but not forgotten — true stories from the Elliott blacklist

People often tell me that the favorite part of this site is the comments section. The posts are so polite, helpful and informative, they say. Read more “Banned but not forgotten — true stories from the Elliott blacklist”

No Tesla for you!

Stewart Alsop thought he was buying a Tesla Model X. He plunked down a $5,000 deposit before seeing it. He agreed to wait the three to four months required before delivery. He was willing to pay the $130,000 price tag.
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Selfie stick ban points the lens at rule-breakers

Can we all think back to the prehistoric days of travel when, if we actually wanted to be in a picture, we had to have someone else take it for us?
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“Scammed” book trailer gets banned by Google

Can a book trailer be too controversial for Google?

That’s the question I was left asking after a trailer for my new book, Scammed: How to Save Your Money and Find Better Service in a World of Schemes, Swindles and Shady Deals posted to YouTube last week.

Within a few minutes, it was deleted without explanation. Then my entire life on Google — including my Gmail account — was suspended.

Was it something I said?
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