Archive for December 30th, 2009

BizAdSplash Website Offline For ‘Upgrades,’ But Surf Says It Is ‘Excited’; BAS Also Was ‘Excited’ After Announcing Meltdown In Summer

BizAdSplash, one of the so-called AdSurfDaily autosurf clones, always is “excited” about something. This time it’s “excited” about 2010. The surf, however, says it will be offline for the first four days of the new year — and a note on the site suggests members could not log in for the final eight days of […]

FINRA Issues Alert On ‘Green Energy’ Scams In Wake Of SEC’s Ponzi Allegations Against Mantria/Speed Of Wealth

FINRA Issues Alert On 'Green Energy' Scams In Wake Of SEC's Ponzi Allegations Against Mantria/Speed Of Wealth

As the year of the Ponzi scheme comes to a close, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has issued an Investment Alert warning the public about a relatively new form of fraud: “green energy investments” that trade on investors’ affinity for keeping the planet clean. Such schemes “promise large gains from investing in companies purportedly involved […]

Alleged Jeffrey Mowen Ponzi Creates Storage Problem For U.S. Marshals Service; Huge Auction Scheduled In Utah

Alleged Jeffrey Mowen Ponzi Creates Storage Problem For U.S. Marshals Service; Huge Auction Scheduled In Utah

A Utah man arrested in Panama on Ponzi charges, brought back to the United States to stand trial and later implicated in a murder-for-hire plot owned so many cars and motorcycles that the U.S. Marshal’s Service has been given permission to sell them prior to the trial. Jeffrey Lane Mowen had acquired more than 200 […]