We love our clients. From mom-and-pop shops to multinational corporations, most of them run solid operations and behave themselves pretty well. But when you have hundreds of clients and thousands of transactions over many years in the cannabis industry, you see some crazy things. This list covers crazy things that come to mind in Oregon. This is just for fun.
There was the guy who walked off with a whole bunch of company plants, on camera. Also the brave woman who opened an unlicensed marijuana store on a busy street (and was politely shut down by the Portland police). The same woman for wanting to sue OLCC for not licensing her, although she had not applied. The amazing clients who did not know who owned the LLC they both organized and managed. The opponent who explained away a tax fraud to an arbitrator, saying, “everyone does it. Well, maybe not Mother Theresa! But you know ¯_(ツ)_/¯”. (He lost.) The shifty bros who wanted big bucks to license a Wu-Tang member’s IP, although they had no demonstrable connection to that member. The corrupt CPA who forged signatures of his client, a famous actress, to invest her money in a cannabis