From: Lance Winslow
74-478 Hwy 111 POB # 378
Palm Desert, CA. 92260
April 8, 2002
By Fed Ex Delivery Person with tracking number and receipt.
Office of the Secretary
Federal Trade Commission
600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20580
16 CFR Part 310 -- Telemarketing Rule For Franchising and Proposed Rule
On Immediate Full Disclosure With Return Email, Fax or Direct Mail Brochure To
Potential Franchise Consumer.
Dear Sirs, FTC staff and readers,
Before I start my letter, I hereby demand that this letter appear unedited in the permanent
record at the Federal Trade Commission on these public comments on this potential rule
making. I am very concerned and have lost trust in any government agency that would
attack American Business to further promote their personal and administrative power at a
time when we are trying to revitalize our economy.
A list of contents and a brief overview of this letter is as follows:
1.) Franchise Buyers Lying on Forms.
2.) Consumer Watch Groups and FTC Pretending to be Franchise Buyers.
3.) Problems with Terrorism and Immediate Disclosure.
4.) No Information Available and No Contacts.
5.) Competitors Seeking Information About Companies.
6.) Cost to Print UFOCs.
7.) Which UFOC to Send Out.
8.) Pre-Qualifying Applications.
9.) Destroying Free Enterprise.
Business Plan Debate for UFOC.
Public Vs Private Company Required Disclosures.
Call to Disband the FTC’s Franchising Division.
Do Not Call Lists and Reality Checks.
14.) Misconceptions of the Value of Disclosures in Franchising.
Conclusion and Thoughts for the Future.
Hello FTC and fellow listeners. My name is Lance Winslow, I own the WashGuy
Systems. We are in the business of franchising mobile washing units that wash cars,
trucks, boats, aircraft, awnings, shopping carts, concrete, houses, railcars, buildings, etc.
We are t