Archive for October 19th, 2009

BREAKING NEWS: FBI Arrests Maryland Man With ‘Star Wars’ Knowledge On Espionage Charges; Spy Case Will Be Co-Prosecuted By Office In Charge Of Alleged ASD Ponzi

The FBI has arrested a Maryland man in a sting and charged him with attempting to pass U.S. defense and space secrets to Israel. Stewart David Nozette, 52, of Chevy Chase, Md., accepted $11,000 in payments from the FBI, believing the payments had come from the Mossad, Israel’s spy agency. The payments actually came from […]

68-Year-Old Texas Woman Charged In Alleged Ponzi

A 68-year-old Texas woman has been charged with running a $500,000 Ponzi scheme. Julia Ann Schmidt was indicted in Waco. She now joins a roster of other senior citizens recently implicated in alleged Ponzi schemes or convicted of crimes in which a Ponzi was the modus operandi. Federal prosecutors said today that Schmidt posed as […]

UPDATE: No Vana Blue Shares Have Traded Hands Since Oct. 8; No Praebius Communications Trades Since Oct. 9

UPDATED 4:30 P.M. EDT (U.S.A.) No shares of Vana Blue were reported traded today. No trades have occurred since Oct. 8, a period encompassing seven full trading days. Some shares of Praebius did trade today, so its string of no trading since Oct. 9 ended. Here, below, our earlier post . . . Two Pinksheet […]