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December 17, 1988 | KIM MURPHY, Times Staff Writer
Two Los Angeles-area men who prosecutors say promised their victims free motorcycles if they participated in a "market survey" have been indicted on charges of bilking more than 4,000 people out of $1 million in a nationwide telemarketing scam. The two men, Samuel Filippo, 42, of Santa Monica and Robert James Matthews, 40, of North Hollywood never delivered anything more than $140 mopeds, according to a federal grand jury indictment returned late Thursday.
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December 17, 1988 | KIM MURPHY, Times Staff Writer
Two Los Angeles-area men who prosecutors say promised their victims free motorcycles if they participated in a "market survey" have been indicted on charges of bilking more than 4,000 people out of $1 million in a nationwide telemarketing scam. The two men, Samuel Filippo, 42, of Santa Monica and Robert James Matthews, 40, of North Hollywood never delivered anything more than $140 mopeds, according to a federal grand jury indictment returned late Thursday.
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April 22, 1997
Science constantly comes up with little wonders as well as grand ones. Consider this from the current issue of Scientific American magazine: Murphy's Law is more than just a joke. There is evidence that some little things in life go wrong for a rational reason, not just because life is cruel. As commonly known, Murphy's Law states that if anything can go wrong, it will. One example given by the author of the article, Robert A.J.
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