Archive for May 2009

Is It A ‘Ghost?’ Top 5 Reasons To Avoid AdViewGlobal

Is It A 'Ghost?' Top 5 Reasons To Avoid AdViewGlobal

EDITOR’S NOTE: There are plenty of reasons to avoid the AdViewGlobal (AVG) autosurf, not the least of which is that the government views the autosurf business model as foundationally corrupt. Autosurf operators and promoters are subject to prosecution under federal securities, wire-fraud, mail-fraud, money-laundering and racketeering statutes, and the surfs typically operate as Ponzi schemes. […]

Newspaper Publishes Ad That Suggests Obama Should Be Targeted For Assassination; Secret Service Investigates

A newspaper in northwest Pennsylvania published a customer’s classified ad yesterday that called for the assassination of President Obama. The Warren Times Observer apologized today for publishing the ad and called police. The U.S. Secret Service now has entered the probe. “May Obama follow in the steps of Lincoln, Garfield, McKinley and Kennedy!” the ad […]

Garner Says D.C. Court Has No Jurisdiction Over Him In RICO Case; Claims Bowdoin Solely Responsible For AdSurfDaily

Filing as a pro se litigant even though he is an attorney, Robert Garner argued in court filings today that he should be dismissed as a RICO defendant in a complaint brought by members of AdSurfDaily because U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has no jurisdiction over him. In the motion, Garner argued […]

News And Notes For May 26: AdViewGlobal Website Launch Scrubbed; Site May Invite Scrutiny Of Attorneys General

AdViewGlobal website launch scrubbed. Amid much fanfare, the AdViewGlobal (AVG) autosurf announced it would launch a new website Saturday — and to celebrate AVG would provide what it deemed an “unprecedented” 250-percent matching bonus for members and a corresponding 200 percent match for sponsors. Problems dogged the launch and members grumbled. The new site appeared […]

DEVELOPING STORY: AdViewGlobal ‘Compliance’ Employee Sued Twice Last Year For Noncompliance With Federal Law

A Florida man identified as a “Compliance” employee of the AdViewGlobal (AVG) autosurf was sued twice last year for not complying with federal laws in a business he owns. Gerald Castor and his company, 1st Credit Solutions LLC of Bradenton, Fla., settled one of the cases last month. The lawsuit was brought in June 2008 […]

Amid Wire Flap, AdViewGlobal Pitches Mind-Boggling, 250 Percent Match; Members Question Surf’s Management Practices

Signs of the apocalypse? Some members of the AdViewGlobal autosurf are openly fretting that the company’s behavior could be a signal that all is not well. But one AVG loyalist insists things are just fine and that AVG’s problems are being caused by the “greed” of people who know that the surf poses “a threat […]

Patrick Pretty ‘Poof’ Penalty Plagues Portal Posters

A poster at the Pro-AdSurfDaily Surf’s Up forum has just made brief posts in 11 separate threads in a period of only minutes. The effect of the posts was to knock a post pertaining to this Blog’s coverage of the indictment against ASD mainstay “Professor” Patrick Moriarty off the front page at Surf’s Up. The […]

‘Professor’ Moriarty Started Nonprofit In Name Of Suspect Accused Of Murdering Woman And Shooting Police Officer

UPDATED 4:28 P.M. EDT (U.S.A.) On June 2, 2006, Bryan Tullock ran a stop sign in his white Cadillac and was pulled over by police in Montgomery City, Mo., investigators said. As officer Brandon LyBarger, 25, approached the car shortly after midnight, Tullock shot him four times with a 9-mm handgun and also opened fire […]

BREAKING NEWS: ‘Professor’ Patrick Moriarty Indicted On Tax Charges; ASD Mainstay Simultaneously Battles Cancer

UPDATED 3:39 P.M. EDT (U.S.A.) “Professor” Patrick Moriarty has been indicted on federal tax charges. Parts of the indictment in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri were filed under seal March 19. A redacted True Bill charged Moriarty with filing false income-tax returns for the tax years 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005. […]

BREAKING NEWS: Feds Post Bowdoin Home, Publish Forfeiture Notice; Pressure Mounts On Alleged Ponzi Operator

The government has published an official notice that it intends to seek the forfeiture of 8 Gilcrease Lane, Quincy, Fla. — the home AdSurfDaily President Andy Bowdoin last was known to be living in. U.S. Secret Service agents completed a “post & walk” of the home last month, and the government now has advertised the […]

BREAKING NEWS: Clerk Records Golden Panda ‘Default’

On Monday, prosecutors filed papers to begin the process of finalizing the default of more than $14 million seized from Bank of America accounts controlled by Golden Panda Ad Builder President Clarence Busby and his daughter, Dawn Stowers. A court clerk today entered a default notice for a total sum of $14,045,598.07.  The notice clears […]