Mr. Morton was accused of various indiscretions and dishonest actions by members of Bullshido. An investigation by the USJA found him guilty of several actions and he was stripped of rank and suspended. As a result of this, he was banned from MartialTalk. This is a summary of the MartialTalk threads that concern this matter. USJA rules on Matthew Morton attention Matt Morton Clarification Hapkido retirement The Bullshido article is at http://www.bullshido.org/Matthew_Morton Prior to this, Mr. Morton was not a problem user, and should his status in the martial arts community improve he may petition for re-admittance once his USJA suspension is up.