Virginia Organizing Project’s Joe Szakos on MSNBC

Joe Szakos, executive director of the Virginia Organizing Project being interviewed by MSNBC’s Contessa Brewer. Szakos was on the show to talk about his arrest and trial for trespassing on Anthem’s property. Szakos was arrested in July after approaching Anthem, the insurance company of the Virginia Organizing Project, to ask about a recent premium increase.
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Virginia Organizing Project Executive Director Arrested at Anthem for Asking About Insurance Rates

When Anthem raised the rates on the Virginia Organizing Project by 14% this year, VOP Executive Director and board members went to the company headquarters to ask why. Anthem said they were trespassing and arrested VOP Director Joe Szakos. He will stand trial in Henrico County Virginia on September 22, 2009
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