Press Release: Lawyer Cites Inability of Texas Education Agency to Investigate Harmony Public Schools

The following press release was distributed to media this evening: WASHINGTON DC, October 14, 2016 – A recently concluded investigation by the Texas Education Agency into the charter school network controlled by secretive Turkish figure Fethullah Gülen has failed to address the substance of numerous glaring irregularities, says Robert Amsterdam, an attorney acting on behalf […]

Law Firm to Unveil Investigation into Self-Dealing, Conflicts at Gulen Charter Schools, Will Refer Findings to State Auditor

The following press release was circulated to media today in Columbus, Ohio: COLUMBUS — Amsterdam & Partners, an international law firm, will detail findings of its investigation into 17 Ohio-based charter schools tied to Fethullah Gulen, a Turkish cleric living in exile in Pennsylvania. The findings will show misuse of public funds for illegal private […]

At Gülen’s Magnolia Schools, the Math Doesn’t Add Up

Magnolia Public Schools, one of the crown jewels of Fethullah Gülen’s U.S. charter school empire, prides itself on a rigorous math and science curriculum. But despite all their boasting of excellence in these subjects, the school’s finances display some incredibly shady calculus. Like all charter schools, Magnolia’s ten institutions in California receive their funding from […]

An Affront to Rule of Law in Brazil

Today Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was impeached and removed from office. She did not face a court of law or a judge, but rather a trial before her peers in Congress, 60% of whom are facing formal criminal charges themselves. My view on the this flawed impeachment process and what it means for Brazil, was […]

Victims of Fethullah Gülen Will Continue Fight, says Lawyer Robert Amsterdam

The following press release was distributed to media earlier today: WASHINGTON, D.C. 30 June 2016 – Following a ruling by a Pennsylvania District Court to dismiss a human rights suit on procedural grounds brought against the fugitive Turkish preacher Fethullah Gülen, international lawyer Robert Amsterdam says that the victims will continue their fight for justice. […]

Attorney Robert Amsterdam calls on the U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security to investigate H1-B visa fraud and national security threats posed by the Gülen organization

The following press release was issued to media today. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Attorney Robert Amsterdam today released a video address calling on U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson to take decisive action and investigate the H1-B visa fraud being committed by the organization overseen by the fugitive cleric Fethullah Gülen. In Turkey, the Gülen […]

Press Release: Magnolia Public Schools’ Attempt to Deflect Scrutiny from Illegal Misconduct is Disgraceful

The following press release was distributed to media earlier today. Learn more about this case at MagnoliaComplaint.com. WASHINGTON, D.C. –Magnolia Public Schools’ recent protest at the Turkish Consulate in Los Angeles is a disgraceful attempt to dodge accountability amid growing public pressure over a series of serious fraud and misappropriation allegations, charged international lawyer Robert […]

Faced with Facts, Harmony Public Schools Default to More Lies

As many readers of this blog are aware, my law firm is currently engaged in a global investigation into the unlawful activities of a secretive organization overseen by Fethullah Gülen, who controls some 150 U.S. charter schools through opaque fronts. Part of this investigation has brought us to Texas, where the Gülen-affiliated Harmony Public Schools […]

TEXAS EDUCATION AGENCY URGED TO INVESTIGATE MISAPPROPRIATION OF PUBLIC FUNDS, DISCRIMINATION AND SELF-DEALING BY HARMONY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

The following press release was issued via wire this morning. Please visit GulenInvestigation.com for copies of the complaint. AUSTIN, May 24, 2016 — The law firm Amsterdam & Partners LLP has filed a formal Complaint against Harmony Public Schools (Harmony), urging the Texas Education Agency (TEA) to conduct a full investigation into Harmony based on […]

Despite Active Fraud Investigation, Gülen School Still Funnels in Federal Grants

In case you missed it, there was a tremendously important investigative story published in the Chicago Sun-Times over the weekend regarding the controversial activities of Concept Schools, one of the hundreds of charter school front organizations headed up by Turkish cleric Fethullah Gülen. Concept, which is based in Des Plaines, Illinois, has subject to an […]