RipOffReport & PissedConsumer Removal Scheme: Attorney Aaron Kelly, Richart Ruddie, and Attorney Daniel Warner Under Investigation

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Earlier this year we wrote an in-depth article about dozens of suspicious court filings that aimed to remove RipOffReport, PissedConsumer, and other consumer advocacy sites from Google.  TechDirt along with The Washington Post originally reported that Attorney Aaron Kelly, Richart Ruddie, and Attorney Daniel Warner were the primary suspects behind these filings, where the defendants were non-existant, signatures were forged, and fake notaries were used.

***11/1/17 Update – Arizona Bar Investigation Into Attorney Aaron Kelly & Attorney Daniel Warner Continues***

It seems that Google has closely reviewed many of the RipOffReport and PissedConsumer removal lawsuits that Kelly, Ruddie, and Warner filed…resulting in Google re-indexing these once-removed RipOffReport/PissedConsumer web results.

The Nexus Between Kelly, Ruddie, and Warner

Records show that Richart Ruddie has worked closely with both Attorney Kelly and Attorney Warner in the past.   Going all the way back to 2012, Attorney Kelly represented Richart Ruddie in a case where he was accused of deceptive trade practices that included these allegations: