Two More Attorneys Added In RICO Lawsuit Against Andy Bowdoin; Move Comes On Heels Of AdViewGlobal Mention

Plaintiffs suing AdSurfDaily President Andy Bowdoin for racketeering added two more attorneys to their roster this morning and have added a total of four since June 24. The plaintiffs now have attorneys in Washington, D.C., Phoenix, San Francisco and Mill Valley, Calif., on their side, perhaps with more formal notices of appearance to follow.

Today’s move followed on the heels of a filing last week that cited the name of the AdViewGlobal (AVG) autosurf, describing it as the next iteration of AdSurfDaily and naming executives and employees the two surfs have in common.

AVG has not been named a RICO defendant. It is unclear if the plaintiffs plan to add the surf’s name, but they have used AVG to illustrate an alleged pattern of racketeering. The plaintiffs seek class-action certification and treble damages in the ASD complaint.

AVG has identified George and Judy Harris as its owners. George Harris is the stepson of ASD President Andy Bowdoin and the son of Bowdoin’s wife, Edna Faye Bowdoin. Judy Harris is the wife of George Harris.

ASD attorney Robert Garner also is named a RICO defendant in the lawsuit. Bank of America is alleged to have aided and abetted a fraudulent scheme, but is not a RICO defendant.

In recent days, AVG has closed its forum — a move made after the company said members were confusing other members. An AVG forum established by some Mods and members of the Pro-ASD Surf’s Up forum also has been closed, and Surf’s Up recently has deleted posts and content concerning AVG.

As many as 30 ASD members are believed to be founders of AVG, which says it is a “private association” based in Uruguay.

AVG recently has threatened to sue its members for sharing information outside the confines of the AVG “private association,” and also has threatened to sue media outlets that publish information its members share.

Yesterday AVG implied in an announcement that it also might sue a subcontractor for not carrying out its contractual duties. Donna Rougeau, the subcontractor with Syndicate Digital of Canada, advised AVG members last week that she was leaving the firm.

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25 Responses to “Two More Attorneys Added In RICO Lawsuit Against Andy Bowdoin; Move Comes On Heels Of AdViewGlobal Mention”

  1. Now, if I were an investor, oops, sorry, an “advertiser” with ASD and then AVG, I would be wondering where the money is coming from to pay not just one lawyer, but two. Two new lawyers that are acting on behalf of someone who has admitted to running a ponzi scheme. I can’t imagine they come cheap.

    So How are they going to get paid? All US assets of ASD have been put on hold, and Andy doesn’t even have the money to buy some servers so the advertisers can run the ads. And yet they can find the money to pay two lawyers.

    I’m sure it’s just a coincidence that AVG has effectively stopped all payouts just when these lawyers are brought on board.

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  2. Tony H,

    Slow down and read the story. I don’t believe they are Andy’s lawyers. I think you’ve swallowed too much saliva. It’s clouded your tinking.

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  3. Hi Tony,

    The lawyers are not acting on behalf of Bowdoin; they are lawyers for the plaintiffs suing Bowdoin, Garner (racketeering) and BOA (aiding/abetting a fraudulent scheme).

    Patrick

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  4. So quick to jump to an intended outcome….sad.

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  5. Tony H,

    Your response is so revealing. Obviously fair and accurate is not on your agenda. Thanks for setting him straight Patrick. Good job!!

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  6. Ooops. My mistake. Speed reading when I’m tired & annoyed, mistakes happen.

    CORRECTION!: Obviously fair and accurate is not on your agenda.

    I still don’t know what my agenda is.

    I guess my mistake means that ASD was not a ponzi scheme after all. And that Andy is totally honest, perhaps too honest. And that AVG is a real, honest business, with no banking problems, no illegal activity, no fraud and no connections to any self admitted illegal ponzi schemes.

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  7. CORRECTION,

    CORRECTION!: I think you’ve swallowed too much saliva. It’s clouded your tinking.

    Honestly, CORRECTION, three responses to Tony in seven minutes — before Tony even had a chance to reply — makes me wonder what happened to kinder/gentler CORRECTION.

    Patrick

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  8. Tony,

    Your mistake does mean that both ASD and AVG are legit. Duh.

    Soooo Correction!!!! When is AVG going to start paying it’s “advertisers” again? Care to make a prop bet that after the 30 days no on gets paid anything and all money is lost?

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  9. I know…I couldn’t control myself. Kinda like Tony H, I couldn’t respond fast enough. It was pretty blatant though, don’t you think? I’m done.

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  10. admin: makes me wonder what happened to kinder/gentler CORRECTION.

    Negotiations between the kinder/gentler CORRECTION and old CORRECTION broke down Thursday afternoon. The split occurred after a lengthy conversation between the two parties regarding liability and accountability for CORRECTION. It seems that, once again, CORRECTION has lost a valuable relationship. The current CORRECTION, the down line and the ponzi itself are plagued with relentless gossip and negative press. And people with agendas.

    I think sicilian has an agenda. This is it:
    10:30 – collect parcel from post office
    11:00 – make dentist appointment
    11:30 – buy bread for sandwiches
    12:00 – make sandwiches
    12:30 – lunch
    01:00 – watch a bit of day time TV
    01:30 – give up on day time TV.
    02:00 – take dog for a walk instead.

    I wish I had an agenda like that.

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  11. Tony H,

    I see you don’t take criticism nearly as well as you dish it out. It speaks volumns of your character. Too bad…you set yourself up as someone dealing on a higher moral plane than those you condemn and when you crash, you aren’t even big enough a person to say…”My mistake. I’m sorry”. As I said, your actions speak for you…and very loudly!

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  12. Opps…I did it too. Sorry Tony, my mistake.

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  13. Yes, I know. But I thought I’d wait & let you acknowledge your own mistake before I made a childish remark. That’s why I’m “dealing on a higher moral plane”.

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  14. Tony’s plane is flying higher than Corrections!! As Tony has yet to defend or promote an illegal ponzi scheme…….

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  15. I set you up Sicilian, and your actions are so predictable. We did the same exact rush to judgement and you critisize me and not him. Well…it speaks for itself folks.

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  16. CORRECTION!: So quick to jump to an intended outcome….sad.

    It’s not even that correction, he;s just a mindless bandwagon jumper talking out his arse with no clue. You know like most on here just talking to be talking.

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  17. Correction, you are sure sounding a lot like Guenther here lately…

    Multiple posts in minutes, “setting people up”, and mind reading. Wow…

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  18. joe:

    CORRECTION!: So quick to jump to an intended outcome….sad.

    It’s not even that correction, he;s just a mindless bandwagon jumper talking out his arse with no clue. You know like most on here just talking to be talking.

    Correction & little joe, you two are like an alpha dog fresh off a defeat and licking your wounds. Still some fight left but the pack is gone.

    Or is it just the full moon?

    Big Joe

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  19. They’re just upset that their ponzi scheme is unravelling and there is nothing they can do to stop it.

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  20. I reckon that Patrick should delete the entire list of posts here and everyone can go away and grow up and come back and post on the topic.

    Correction, I did prefer the gentler more thoughtful Correction too.

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  21. alasycia: I reckon that Patrick should delete the entire list of posts here and everyone can go away and grow up and come back and post on the topic.Correction, I did prefer the gentler more thoughtful Correction too.

    Of course you did, she wasn’t thinking clearly while she sucked up to you guys. correction we don’t belong here, haven’t we got some scamming to do? I have other scams so I’m ok but AVG sure was a fun one, I hope we can get back up scamming and shamming soon. Besides if it goes down all of these other people I got in to it will be a little less trusting and that would make it a little harder to get them into my other scams but not impossible by any means, heck I can sell horseshite to a rancher.

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  22. joe, actually you are the horseshite the rancher bought along with all those other people. Don’t be so modest.

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  23. Lynndel Edgington: joe, actually you are the horseshite the rancher bought along with all those other people. Don’t be so modest.

    It’s hard to be me sometimes, modesty? I try, I really do but sometimes humility escapes me. Like Leo Durocher said, When ya got it, ya got it.

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  24. joe:

    Lynndel Edgington: joe, actually you are the horseshite the rancher bought along with all those other people. Don’t be so modest.

    It’s hard to be me sometimes, modesty? I try, I really do but sometimes humility escapes me. Like Leo Durocher said, When ya got it, ya got it.

    Yep, just like Andy.

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  25. Lynndel Edgington:

    joe:

    Lynndel Edgington: joe, actually you are the horseshite the rancher bought along with all those other people. Don’t be so modest.

    It’s hard to be me sometimes, modesty? I try, I really do but sometimes humility escapes me. Like Leo Durocher said, When ya got it, ya got it.

    Yep, just like Andy.

    Are you kiddin? I could show that boy a thing or two but he is good, he is good.

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