Archive for November 10th, 2009

BREAKING NEWS: Judge Denies Bowdoin’s Bid To Reenter AdSurfDaily Case; Says ASD President’s Claims Lack Merit

BREAKING NEWS: Judge Denies Bowdoin's Bid To Reenter AdSurfDaily Case; Says ASD President's Claims Lack Merit

UPDATED 5:18 P.M. ET (U.S.A.) A federal judge has denied the bid of AdSurfDaily President Andy Bowdoin to reverse his decision to forfeit tens of millions of dollars to the government in a case that features allegations of wire-fraud, money-laundering and operating a Ponzi scheme. “As Mr. Bowdoin’s own descriptions of events fail to support […]

BREAKING NEWS: FTC Seeks Contempt Sanction Against Lawyer For Charles Castro Ponzi Scheme; Says Retainer Paid To Jeffrey Benice Came From Ponzi Proceeds

UPDATED 3:17 P.M. ET (U.S.A.) The Federal Trade Commission has asked a federal judge to find attorney Jeffrey S. Benice in contempt of court for failing to turn over $238,300 to a victims’ compensation pool as required. Benice represented Charles Castro in the Network Services Depot Ponzi scheme involving the sale of Internet kiosks. The […]

Alleged Scott Rothstein Ponzi Probe Unfolding Like ASD Case; Forfeiture Proceeding Filed, But No Early Arrest

Federal prosecutors and agents today began the process of seizing assets from Florida attorney Scott Rothstein, amid allegations he had been operating a Ponzi scheme involving hundreds of millions of dollars since 2005. The early probe is shaping up in largely the same way as the early probe into AdSurfDaily, a Florida business accused last […]