Show Overview: Today Jeff Mould joins Felony Friday host John Odermatt. Jeff is the founder of website Second Chance Jobs for Felons. Jeff was inspired to launch this venture after running into his own legal trouble. When Jeff was convicted of a white-collar crime he began to experience the stigma former felons have to overcome when searching for a job. This inspired Jeff to take action. Jeff started his business and website to help the formerly incarcerated transition back into
Introduction: Today on the Felony Friday Show host John Odermatt is joined by a guest to discuss the DEA’s announcement to ban the chemicals contained in kratom. For those not familiar with kratom, it is a plant from Southeast Asia that has become a popular herbal supplement in the U.S. and is used as a way to self-treat chronic pain, post-traumatic stress disorder, and a number of other conditions. Today’s guest shares how kratom has helped him deal with chronic back
Introduction: Today’s episode of Felony Friday is the second installment of an interview I did with an entrepreneur who has landed in some serious legal trouble after getting involved in the illicit drug trade. This episode is a little different than others due to the fact that my guest is awaiting sentencing for a drug conviction. His lawyer has advised that he does not disclose his full name on the show. For this reason, throughout the show I will refer
Introduction: Today’s episode of Felony Friday has a little different layout. First, the show today is part one of a two part show. Second, due to the fact that this week’s guest is awaiting sentencing for a drug conviction, his lawyer has advised that he does not disclose his full name on the show. For this reason, throughout the show I will refer to my guest by his first name only, Anwar. Anwar’s Story: Anwar first ventured into entrepreneurship when
Today’s Felony Friday guest Coss Marte shares a remarkable story with host John Odermatt. Coss starts by describing a childhood surrounded by drugs, so a life of drug dealing seemed inevitable. At the age of nineteen-years-old Coss was making more than $2 million per year selling illegal drugs using an elaborate delivery system. He reinvented how drugs were sold in his neighborhood and became the “Uber of the drug trade” before Uber even existed. At the age of twenty-three Coss
On today’s episode Felony Friday host John Odermatt is joined by John Thomas. John is a successful entrepreneur, but his path to success has been anything but ordinary. First, John Thomas shares the many mistakes that led to him serving three separate stints in prison, totaling fifteen years behind bars. Then John Thomas reveals what helped him to break that cycle of recidivism and turn his life around. And finally Mr. Thomas discusses his path to becoming a successful entrepreneur.