Paul was approached by members of the oil cartel that made him offers for his patent, each time he demanded a contractual provision that the invention would actually be used to help man and the planet – The potential buyers always refused –
One group took Paul to court and argued that Paul was insane, for anyone that would turn down the amount of money that he was offered was surely crazy –
Paul Pantone was falsely placed in a mental institution where he was tortured in an attempt to get him to sign over all rights to his design
This happens, i have no doubt. The IRS afterall just admitted to targeting teap aprty groups but hey! They said sorry!.