Friday, August 17, 2007

The Pearl Street Scam—Or How To Displace American Workers Without Quite Breaking The Law

By Rob Sanchez - - Aug. 14, 2007
Several people in places like Detroit, Michigan got suspicious when employment ads in local newspapers requested that their resumes should be sent to a location in Dallas, Texas —on Pearl Street. Without exception the people who sent resumes to Pearl Street never got replies. It’s as if their resumes were being sucked into a black hole.

For several months, there were discussions on and about the mystery of Pearl Street. Eventually several very clever people on those message threads pieced the puzzle together and figured out what was happening to their resumes. More importantly they cracked THE CODE. (Carrie’s Nation blog has a very good summary of the entire story.
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