As the Advanced Marketing Services Chapter 11 Filing takes more twists and turns (many of them appear in a post below) it’s helpful to turn the clock back a few years and go through the accounting scandals, fraudulent claims, federal investigations, criminal charges, civil actions, guilty pleas and resignations that have dogged AMS for years – and are almost certainly the strongest mitigating factors leading to their bankruptcy filing. What emerges is a story of a company that preferred self-aggrandizement to truth, bold claims instead of realistic expectations and a ship that started sinking years ago until the wreckage became so decimated that the only real recourse, especially for suddenly-struggling independent publishers, is to splinter and start over.
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