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Publisher Accused Of Bilking Writers

AUSTIN (CN) - Linda Forsythe and her company, Mentors Publishing House, are accused of duping would-be authors by claiming she would publish their articles in her "Walking With the Wise" book series, along with articles from celebrities such as Donald Trump, Bill Gates and Oprah. Three plaintiffs claim in Travis County Court that Forsythe, of San Diego, Calif., required them to buy 1,000 books from Mentors before publishing their articles, but never published their work.

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