Archive for September 2009

WHO’S IN CHARGE? AdViewGlobal Surf Domain Now Resolves To GoDaddy; Registration Appears To Have Expired

UPDATED 6:45 P.M. EDT (U.S.A.) Has the autosurf world seen the last of AdViewGlobal? The surf’s main website at now resolves to a page filled with ads, and the domain registration appears to have expired Sept. 22. It was not immediately clear how the development would affect AVG members. The company suspended cashouts […]

Judge Denies Dismissal Motions By Bank, ASD Attorney Robert Garner, In Case That Alleged ‘Indictable’ Racketeering Offenses Had Occurred In Autosurfing Enterprise

A federal judge has denied motions by Bank of America and AdSurfDaily attorney Robert Garner to dismiss a lawsuit in which ASD members alleged Garner and ASD President Andy Bowdoin had engaged in racketeering. Bank of America was not named a RICO defendant. Rather, the bank was accused of aiding and abetting ASD in a […]

Judge Orders Scam Artist To Turn Over Home Or Face Jail; Defendant Played ‘Trust’ Game To Thwart Receiver

A federal judge found a man implicated in an elaborate fraud scheme in contempt of court and ordered him to turn over his Las Vegas home to a court-appointed receiver or go to jail. It was the second time Richard C. Neiswonger was found to have been in contempt of court, according to the Federal […]

THEY’RE GUMBY, DAMMIT! Purported ASD ‘Flexible’ Plan Now So Flexible It Changes With Every Argument

THEY'RE GUMBY, DAMMIT! Purported ASD 'Flexible' Plan Now So Flexible It Changes With Every Argument

UPDATED 12:35 P.M. EDT (U.S.A.) They’re Gumby, dammit! Some AdSurfDaily supporters now claim that the company could not have been operating as a Ponzi scheme — and therefore cannot be guilty of wire fraud and other crimes — because it had a “flexible” business plan. Under this theory, “flexible,” in part, means ASD did not […]

AdSurfDaily: Could Things Really Be THIS Simple?

EDITOR’S NOTE: News developed yesterday that ASD President Andy Bowdoin would make some sort of recorded statement to ASD members, with the recording perhaps becoming available on Tuesday. The news was announced in an email from Sara Mattoon. The email impressed us as typically vague and ambiguous — but also as cautious, preemptively suggesting there […]

‘Cops,’ Threats, Laundry Baskets, Militia, $30 Million, $120 Million, ‘Supreme Court,’ Mysteries, Claims, ‘Offshore,’ Conversion Rates — And Exclamation Points!!!

'Cops,' Threats, Laundry Baskets, Militia, $30 Million, $120 Million, 'Supreme Court,' Mysteries, Claims, 'Offshore,' Conversion Rates -- And Exclamation Points!!!

EDITOR’S NOTE: The screen shots below are in no particular order. Each, however, helps tell a bit of the AdSurfDaily/AdViewGlobal story. Some of these screen shots are being published for the first time today. Do recent affidavits ASD President Andy Bowdoin filed clear up some of the mysteries surrounding AVG? Bowdoin has suggested an indictment […]

BULLETIN: Judge Denies 3 Bowdoin Motions; ASD Asks For A Second Evidentiary Hearing In Federal Forfeiture Case

UPDATED 10:27 P.M. EDT (U.S.A.) A federal judge has denied two pro se motions by AdSurfDaily President Andy Bowdoin to undo the forfeiture of tens of millions of dollars seized last year by the U.S. Secret Service. Separately, U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer also denied a third motion by Bowdoin to exclude and suppress evidence […]

REALITY CHECK: Is Bowdoin Running Out Of Options?

UPDATED 8:52 A.M. EDT (U.S.A.) Is AdSurfDaily President Andy Bowdoin quickly running out of options? A small spin campaign appears to be under way, and an email circulating among ASD members suggests the company will hold a conference call Monday. Like everything concerning ASD, the wording of the email is ambiguous. It is possible, however, […]

BREAKING NEWS: Bowdoin Files Corrected Affidavit, But Confusion Remains As Documents Disagree In Places

UPDATED 3:16 P.M. EDT (U.S.A.) AdSurfDaily President Andy Bowdoin has filed a corrected affidavit in the civil-forfeiture case, apparently after visiting a notary public earlier today. An affidavit Bowdoin filed yesterday appeared to have lines and an entire paragraph missing. Today’s filing has 23 paragraphs, as opposed to yesterday’s 22. Yesterday’s filing jumped from paragraph […]

BULLETIN: Bowdoin Blames Lawyers, Continues To Fight

UPDATED 6:34 P.M. EDT (U.S.A.) AdSurfDaily President Andy Bowdoin has informed a federal judge that he intends to continue to fight the civil forfeiture case. Bowdoin has filed a five-page affidavit in which he claims his defense counsel lied to him and manipulated him, prosecutors asked him “to provide statements which I did not believe […]

UPDATE: The Theory Of ‘Steroidal Puppeteers’

UPDATE: The Theory Of 'Steroidal Puppeteers'

EDITOR’S NOTE: On Feb. 11, we published our theory of “Steroidal Puppeteers” in the ASD case. One of the prongs of the the theory holds that people with criminal intelligence superior to ASD President Andy Bowdoin were smart enough to let him do their bidding or recognized him as the perfect stooge while they remained […]