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Do real estate guru's past misdeeds matter?
Do real estate guru's past misdeeds matter?

I am all for second chances. But I also believe that consumers should have all the information they need to make informed decisions before spending their hard-earned money. So here's an interesting question: Does it matter that seminars on buying and flipping foreclosed properties are being held by a former Los Angeles lawyer who was convicted in state and federal courts of real estate-related fraud? "For consumers, this is relevant, important information," said Adam Radinsky, chief deputy of consumer protection for the Santa Monica city attorney's office. "But the law doesn't necessarily require disclosure of a person's past." Lloyd Segal, 66,...

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