Prudential 'Profiteering' off Veteran Insurance Payouts

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  1. waltky

    waltky Well-Known Member

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    Prudential takin' advantage of Veterans' surviving family members...
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    VA Unaware of Prudential 'Profiteering' off Veteran Insurance Payouts
    Oct 05, 2015 | The Veterans Affairs Department was not aware that Prudential Insurance encouraged its counselors to keep casualty pay-out monies in-house as a way to boost company profits, or that its agents were schooled to try to change the minds of surviving family members who sought a traditional lump-sum payment.
     
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    Unbelieveable.

    She advanced a bizarre conspiracy theory to explain the scandal.

    The Hill:

    Hillary blamed Republicans for using the VA issue as part of an “ideological agenda” and said they want the VA to “fail.”
    It's probably the ones that can't get treatment, and die waiting for treatment that are less satisfied with VA services.

    http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-brief...rans-affairs-scandal-not-a-widespread-problem

    Veterans groups erupt over crazy Hillary's conspiracy theory:
    http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/oct/24/hillary-clinton-va-scandal-not-widespread-republic/
     
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    waltky Well-Known Member

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    Granny says demote `em back to the mail room...
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    Granny says, "Dat's right - the more things change, the more they remain the same...
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    VA Execs Accused in Job Scam returned to posts...
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