The audio below was taken from our "lost files archive." We just recently discovered it so we have posted it for the world to hear. It was a phone recording Mike made in 2013/2014 when he contacted the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) to complain about some activities which he felt were very disturbing.
Listen below as Mike explains to the AARP answering service rep why the AARP is a huge scam. Based on many years of investigation, Mike has learned that while the AARP charges its members membership fees in exchange for promised benefits such as reduced rates on a variety of services, it actually exploits seniors by offering bogus discounts. In fact, the AARP receives a cut from signups from various companies that are promoted by AARP as offering special “senior citizen discounts” when the fact is that one can usually find lower prices elsewhere.
What angered Mike sufficiently to call in and make a complaint and issue a warning to AARP management was when he started seeing AARP advertising for con man Jim Cramer, along with his boiler room company TheStreet.
Think about that for a minute. You have an organization which collects membership fees from senior citizens in exchange for providing valuable services and information which is marketed to be in the best interests of its members. Instead of looking out its members, the AARP promotes has formed business relations with companies it pitches to its members. And it does not properly disclose these relationship to its members. Furthermore, the AARP is paid to promote scam artists (in the form of advertisements) who are likely to cause seniors to lose a good deal of their retirement nest egg if they fall prey to these scammers.
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