BREAKING NEWS: Curtis Richmond Files Motion To Intervene; Says AdSurfDaily Prosecutors Guilty Of Fraud Upon The Court

Never mind that AdSurfDaily President Andy Bowdoin himself says ASD was operating illegally when the U.S. Secret Service seized tens of millions of dollars last summer amid allegations of wire fraud, money-laundering, engaging in the sale of unregistered securities and operating a Ponzi scheme.

And never mind that Bowdoin — who initially insisted ASD was legal, then changed his mind, then fired his attorneys and started filing pro se pleadings before finally hiring a new attorney — has failed in every attempt to demonstrate the legitimacy of his business.

In a motion just filed, ASD member Curtis Richmond has accused federal prosecutors of Fraud upon the Court, Perjury of Oath, Obstruction of Justice and Interference with Commerce.

Richmond is associated with a sham Utah “Indian” tribe known for filing vexatious litigation. He was convicted of criminal contempt of court in 2007 in California for threatening federal judges, and last year was ordered to pay damages to prosecutors and others he had nuisanced in litigation.

Richmond and other pro se litigants in the ASD case have asserted an “Innocent Owner” claim, which asserts that Judge Rosemary Collyer and the prosecutors have “defaulted” on demands made by certified mail and are violating the Constitutional rights of ASD members.

At the same time, the pro se litigants appear to be suggesting that they’re entitled to do business with whomever they please, even if the business is illegal — all while suggesting the government has a duty not to interfere with commerce even if it is illegal commerce.

One of the linchpins of this litigation approach is to send a list of demands via certified mail — and later make the claim that the recipient defaulted on the demands by not responding to them. Default judgments then are sought, sometimes for tens of millions of dollars.

This is the second pro se filing this week in the ASD case, and the fifth involving ASD members using Richmond’s litigation blueprint. This number does not take into account Bowdoin’s pro se pleadings, which total four, bringing the unofficial grand total of pro se pleadings in the case to nine.

Federal prosecutors have said such filings could lead to interminable delays in rank-and-file members of ASD getting refunds through a process the government intends to implement for crime victims.

See today’s Curtis Richmond filing.

About the Author

Comments are closed.