March 26, 2009: Wisconsin Passes 'Malinda's Act'
Read the Act is the bill signed by Gov. Jim Doyle
Read Senate bill authored by Senator Jon Erpenbach
Gov. Doyle: Signs Malinda's Act, March 26, 2009
On March 24, 2009 Malinda's Traveling Sales Crew Protection Act (SB-4) was passed by the Wisconsin Senate (27-6) and by the Wisconsin House of Representatives (68-30)
On March 26, 2009 Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle signed the bill into law.
Woman attacked near Bethesda school
Police Seek Suspect in Attempted Rape
Magazine Sales Attempted Abduction !!!
Teen Girl Escapes Abduction Attempt In St. Cloud Neighborhood
Sales Company/Collection Agency Banned In West Virginia By Attorney General Darrell
McGraw, April 24, 2007
lying to residents, but company may be legit, The Chestnut Hill
Local, June 29, 2006
Sales v. King World - Summary Judgment
Undercover television reporter may be liable for trespass
Let's restrict traveling sales crews, GazetteXtra, September 17, 2005
sought on traveling sales jobs, JS Online, August 23, 2005
salesmen indicted for sexual assault Defense lawyer asks for victim's laptop as
evidence, Concord Monitor, June 18, 2005
Tulsa man charged with rape, LovelandFYI, July 7, 2005
Magazine salesman charged with sexual assault, The Dunn County News, July, 6, 2005
Applying new soliciting bylaw, Belmont Citizen Herald, Thursday, May 5, 2005
Out-of-town solicitors pose security issue,The Island Packet, Friday, March 4th, 2005
Wilkerson v. Hy-Pro Chemical Products, Inc., et. al. Civil RICO, January 7, 2005
Lonnie Devine pleads guilty to TAX EVASION, November 8, 2004
$20,000 Reward for killer of Kristine Holmstedt in the City of Cerritos, California
Man in court after fight with salesman, Associated Press, October 28, 2004
Fe D__and Husband, Anthony C. D___v. American Community Services, et. al. MEMORANDUM, October 1, 2004
Door-To-Door Salesman Arrested On Peninsula - Days After Elderly Woman Was Attacked,
ABC 7, October 8, 2004
Lenexa man charged with assaulting salesman, The Star, September 22, 2004
WOMAN POINTS FIREARM AT SALESPERSON, Akron Beacon Journal (OH), August 28, 2004
Frame to spend life in prison, RAPID CITY Journal, August 19, 2004
Salesman faces trial in molestation of girl, 9, UNION-TRIBUNE, July 7, 2004
Door-to-door salesman charged with rape, MPG Newspapers, July 3, 2004
Roving sales crews open residents to danger, The Star Ledger, Sunday, June 27, 2004
INSIDE EDITION - Door To Door Dangers, May 25, 2004:
Do you open your door to salespeople? Inside Edition has an investigative story
you'll want to watch. www.insideedition.com.
Man charged with murder in magazine saleswoman's death, Rapid City Journal, Tuesday, April 27, 2004.
Van rolls, kills 1, ejects 11, Wyoming briefs, Friday, April 16, 2004 .
Keep Your Door Shut To Sales Crew Abuses, Wisconsin State Journal, Monday, April 5, 2004 .
Former magazine seller shares stories of life on the road, Naples Daily, April 4, 2004.
Traveling sales crews alarm law enforcement agencies, Naples Daily, April 4, 2004.
2 Salesmen Sentenced in Magazine Scheme, The Region (LATimes), March 18, 2004.
A father's loss turns into push for protection for others, Wisconsin State Journal, March 8, 2004.
"Death by a Salesman" - The Eskalene DeBorde Case, Forensic Files, March 3, 2004. Using unique forensic techniques, experts examine the evidence left behind to solve the case of a quiet community disrupted by a mysterious murder. It's a race against time for law enforcement to catch the suspect before he crosses state lines.
by sales pitch, Orange County Register, February 21, 2004.
EDITION LOOKS AT CREW LIFE: FEBRUARY 3, 2004 : Inside
Edition went inside a crew with a camera to see what daily life
selling magazines is like. Buy a transcript from www.insideedition.com."
When crime knocks, The Knoxville News Sentinel, January 4, 2004
Lawmakers ready to try again on state legislation, The Knoxville News Sentinel, January 4, 2004
Door-to-door sales firms often don't heed permit regulations, The Knoxville News Sentinel, January 4, 2004
Texas sex offender arrested, The News Examiner, November 24, 2003
theft in Bolton casts spotlight on magazine solicitors nationwide, The Bolton Common, September 5, 2003
Sifting out the bad seed, ABC News, August 28, 2003
Street vendors can face danger or cops, Democrat and Chronicle, May 17, 2003
Magazine seller reports rape, The Cincinnati Enquirer, April 25, 2003
Third story down on the page.
Magazine salesman's pitch too unyielding, St. Augustine Local News, February 25, 2003
Salesman allegedly rapes 12-year-old, Gannett News Service, September 12, 2002
held for trial in rape - Post Gazette Local News, July 11, 2002
fastest way to research media stories regarding traveling sales
crews is to go to www.travelingsalescrews.info.
be aware that when you click on the above link, you are leaving
the Parent Watch website.