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I just read in the engineers' magazine that a guy up
here who kept calling himself a professional engineer
despite repeated warnings just got 30 days in jail.
Gary

On 15 Jul 2005 at 15:38, Christopher Wright wrote:

> 
> On Jul 15, 2005, at 3:28 PM, Dennis S. Wish, PE wrote:
> 
> >  How can we compete when I receive calls telling me that the
> >  potential 
> > client has contacted firms in the area including this one who is not
> > licensed and should not be advertising. If I say anything to the
> > potential client, I am seen as badmouthing the other firm and will
> > generally lose the business.
> You're certainly within your rights to complain to the board. At least
> you would be if you were practicing in Minnesota. Both the Minnesota
> and florida Boards go after unregistered engineers with a vengeance,
> and I'd be very surprised of California would simply ignore a
> complaint. Actually I think it's unethical (technically) not to report
> unlicensed practice to the board if you know it for a fact.
> 
> As to losing the business--you've already lost it if you do nothing.
> 
> Christopher Wright P.E. |"They couldn't hit an elephant at
> chrisw(--nospam--at)skypoint.com   | this distance" (last words of Gen.
> .......................................| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania
> 1864) http://www.skypoint.com/~chrisw/
> 
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