FRANKFURT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) — Kentucky Attorney General
Andy Beshear has released an announcement warning Kentucky small business
owners about a potential mail scam asking to purchase a bogus labor law poster.
According to Beshear’s office, the mailers are false,
misleading and deceptive. They purportedly violate the Kentucky Consumer
“Over the last three months in office, the number of scams
bombarding Kentuckians is on the rise, and now con artists are targeting our
small business community,” Beshear said. “As part of this scam, con artists are
demanding business owners to pay $84 for a sham poster or face up to $17,000 in
The mailers are marked with the company name of Corporate
Compliance Service and labeled “Labor law compliance request form.” According
to Beshear, the letters falsely proclaim federal law mandates the use of
the poster. Beshear points out that not all businesses are required to use
these posters. For the ones that are, the U.S. Department of Labor provides the
information at no charge.