American Book Publishing “Investigation” Research Released: No Proof of Victoria Strauss’ Claims

In Accountability, American Book Publishing, Authors, Credibility, Investigations, Professionalism, Propaganda, Publishers, Publishing, Reputation, Reputation Management, Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers Association, Self-Publishing, SFWA, Victoria Strauss on May 31, 2011 at 7:33 pm

As you know, we’ve asked a simple question to Victoria Strauss and the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA): Show your evidence that American Book Publishing “has been the focus of at least one police investigation.” 

Consistent with the applicable Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) we have conducted some extensive (exhaustive) research with the agencies listed below. As a result, we have neither located evidence nor reports of any “investigation” involving American Book Publishing in these jurisdictions. The only “investigation” that we did locate involved a “theft” at the residence of Ms. Nunn who had a break-in to her home and also sustained damage thereto. Pursuant to the request of many of our readers, we are releasing copies of our findings herein:

10/24/2011 Update: American Book Publishing: No Case, No Criminal Contact & No Legal Action Taken


A Note to New Authors . . . is Victoria Strauss Lying?

Letter to the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America

American Book Publishing, “Police Investigation” Victoria Strauss Fairy Tale?

UPDATED: April 4, 2011 – Boycott Victoria Strauss’ Books: Request to Reveal Evidence of “Investigation”

What was Victoria’s Motivation? Missing Pieces to the Puzzle

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  1. I see ZERO documentation from the Utah Consumer Protection Division. Why did you go through so much trouble with the police but didn’t even bother with BBB, FTC, OR, UCPD?

    • Robert, you are missing the point. Writer Beware, Victoria Strauss and Ann Crispin claim that there was a “police investigation.” There never was a consumer protection issue. The entire claim regarding a “police investigation” was raised by Writer Beware, Victoria Strauss and Ann Crispin. Therefore, we have been unable to substantiate that claim. In addition, Victoria Strauss and/or Ann Crispin would never . . . n-e-v-e-r . . . suggest that an author rely on the BBB.

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