This argument about the wisdom of up-front payment is only forming a circular firing squad.
This isn’t a case of petty pilferage or minor white collar fiddling.
This is a CRIME OF ASTRONOMICAL PROPORTIONS with effects and ramifications for PTC students and their families that will stretch on for decades.
They have fallen victim to probably the most morally bankrupt greed-ridden predatory scumbag ever to have leeched on the dreams and ambitions of young people starting their working lives.
I’m no lawyer, but I imagine that rather than sniping at each other from separate trenches it would be wiser to consolidate the forces of all aggrieved parties.
The first order of business would be to locate the legendry ‘Captain’ asap - either fiscally or physically.
Every hour this ratbag is allowed to hide under a brick allows him to consolidate the firewall between his stolen cash and any meaningful accountability.
The interest alone accumulating on the ‘principle swindle’ is probably good enough to grease the palms of a sufficient number of mid-level politicos to close off significant avenues of investigation.
Time is of the essence – this should be a criminal pursuit.
Last edited by Irelander; 23rd Jul 2012 at 17:22.