Thrive Learning / Bright Builders are as near as the phone - if you are elderly, uneducated on the Internet, and have available credit on your card.
As well, along with other Utah call centers owned or controlled by Colton Moody - by financing his 2008 campaign. They contributed around 1/4 of Atty Genl Shurtleff’s war chest.
According to the Salt Lake City Weekly Front Page article for 8 April,
The Utah Attorney General has had substantial donations from Call Center companies, and - surprise! - Thrive Learning (aka Bright Builder merger company) is on the list.
"While Shurtleff’s political opponents have made quite a stink about the paydayloan industry’s support of Shurtleff’s 2008 campaign, they may have overlooked an even more significant cash flow between Shurtleff and another industry: call-center marketing companies in Utah that hawk online business programs, real-estate mentoring and grant writing software among other endeavors.
"In 2008, Shurtleff filled his campaign chest with $187,500 in donations from seven call-center companies—all based in Utah and six which have been investigated by the Utah Division of Consumer Protection or prosecuted by assistant attorneys general in Shurtleff’s office representing Consumer Protection. That’s not counting the actions these companies have faced from 10 other state’s attorneys general or consumer protection agencies and from investigative counterparts in Australia. Donations Shurtleff netted from these companies made up more than a quarter of his 2008 war chest."
What’s more interesting is that they name who actually runs this company - Colton Moody and Eric Largin - two people renowned for rip-offs according to ripoffreport.com
Even more interesting is that they name it as a call center, not just a "fulfillment center", as Thrive Learning / Bright Builder positions itself:
"The Summit Group and another call center, Thrive Learning, both under the management of Colton Moody and Eric Largin, donated $25,000 to Shurtleff’s campaign in 2008."
Here’s the graphic on how Colton Moody - through Summit Consulting, Thrive Learning/Bright Builders and other fronts - has tried to buy the Attorney General in Utah by contributing around 1/4 of his campaign funds for 2008.
A recent first-hand report on the Thrive Learning Scam directly ripping people off comes from this 6 April blog from Kelso’s Corner - describing how a telemarketer directly from Thrive Learning had sold his uneducated elderly mother a package for $15,200.00 and then refused to refund it, although they were within the 3-day cancellation period required by Utah state law.
Just more evidence that Thrive Learning - Bright Builder is continuing to scam people.
And now it is out that they are doing the complete scamming from front to end.
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If you’ve been scammed by Thrive Learning / Bright Builders or any others, email me and I will send you a f.r.e.e PDF version of my pre-release "Scammer Jammer" All that is required is that you also give the link of where you complained online about this company.