Burr Oak Cemetery Scandal|Not a Federal Crime?-YourFuneralGuy

19 Jul

iStock_000004382065XSmallThe Burr  Oak Cemetery Scandal  may not be Federal Crime. The Funeral Rule does not apply to cemeteries. The exception is Cemeteries with a Funeral Home on  Site.  A cemetery is covered under the Funeral Rule if they sell funeral goods and services. This appears not to apply to  Burr Oak Cemetery. The Cook county Sheriff would know that for sure.

In the Burr Oak Cemetery Scandal 300 graves were desecrated. Bones were piled up and discarded. there is an  ongoing accounting of 100,00 graves.

The people arrested at Burr Oak Cemetery  may  not have committed a Federal crime under the Funeral Rule. This does not mean that the Funeral Rule should not apply to Cemeteries.The Federal Trade

Congress Needs to Amend The Funeral Rule to cover Cemeteries

Congress Needs to Amend The Funeral Rule to cover Cemeteries

commission does issue a warning at there website.

According to ftc.gov.

The FTC’s Funeral Rule does not cover cemeteries and mausoleums unless they sell both funeral goods and funeral services, so be cautious in making your purchase to ensure that you receive all pertinent price and other information, and that you’re being dealt with fairly.

The Federal Trade Commission needs to extend the Funeral Rule to Cemeteries.

The Federal Trade Commission needs to extend the Funeral Rule to Cemeteries.

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC)needs to issue an Advisory Ruling extending the Funeral Rule to Cemeteries. This will go along way to preventing future Burr Oaks across the United States.

CONGRESS NEEDS TO AMEND THE FUNERAL RULE SO THE BURR OAK CEMETERY SCANDAL DOES NOT HAPPEN SOMEWHERE ELSE

Funeral Industry|Funeral Blog by Your Funeral Guy.

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