EarthQuest's Don Holbrook Threatens to Sue Critics into Submission

We couldn't help but laugh our asses off at the latest move by EarthQuest "consultant" Don Holbrook to silence two of his loudest critics: Last week, he hired an Ohio attorney to send cease and desist letters to Garland, Texas, resident Heather Dobrott, who runs a site called, and to a former official of the town of Parumph, Nevada, where Holbrook has done consulting work.

We have a copy of the letter sent to Dobrott. In bold all-caps (that's how you know a lawyer's not fuckin' around), Sue Seeberger gives the self-described scambuster two choices: stop writing "defamatory" things about Holbrook, or else "provide me with complete evidence of the truth of each and every statement and comment that you have posted anywhere on the internet."

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Contributor Craig Malisow covers crooks, quacks, animal abusers, elected officials, and other assorted people for the Houston Press.
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