ROWAN RAMSEY: SENSATIONAL ADVERTISER OPAL SCAM STORY – “OVER THE TOP”

Clarification from Federal MP Rowan Ramsey on comments relating to a malicious “Opal Scam” story.  The tall story in the  Adelaide Advertiser was not evidenced with complainants from the tourist sector as stated in the headline.  Nor were any “suggested” opal retail outlets identified.  No evidence  of fake opal sales was provided in the mysterious story. …

TRUE COLOURS OF “OPAL SCAM”

Dear Editor, Are recession preditors turning on their communities? Upon reading the typical Advertiser (Adelaide Now) style  headline,  “Tourists duped in fake opal scam“, alarm bells began to ring.  Reading further and subsequently hearing it  rehearsed on regional radio, the picture became clearer.   “Boys cry wolf on competitors”.  Is this the new style recession marketing plan…