Archive for February 17th, 2010

BULLETIN: New Affidavit Filed By Andy Bowdoin Appears To Be At Odds With Claims He Made In September

BULLETIN: New Affidavit Filed By Andy Bowdoin Appears To Be At Odds With Claims He Made In September

A sworn affidavit filed today by AdSurfDaily President Andy Bowdoin appears to make claims that are the polar opposite of claims he made in a sworn affidavit witnessed by a notary public and filed in federal court Sept. 15. Separately, Bowdoin’s lawyer, Charles A. Murray, filed a brief that may be the opening volley in […]

FEDS: Florida Man Operated Telephone ‘Cramming’ Scheme From Prison; Willoughby Farr Indicted; Already Faces $34.5 Million Civil Judgment

FEDS: Florida Man Operated Telephone 'Cramming' Scheme From Prison; Willoughby Farr Indicted; Already Faces $34.5 Million Civil Judgment

An inmate operated a collect-call “cramming” scheme from a Florida state prison by hiding his ownership of three firms, federal prosecutors said. Willoughby Farr, 46, of West Palm Beach, has been indicted on six counts of mail fraud and two counts of wire fraud. He faces a maximum prison sentence of 160 years, if convicted […]

FTC Announces Major, Multiagency Sweep; Says Government Will Seize Assets Of Scammers; Heralds New Partnerships With Craigslist, Microsoft, Others To Combat Online Fraud

FTC Announces Major, Multiagency Sweep; Says Government Will Seize Assets Of Scammers; Heralds New Partnerships With Craigslist, Microsoft, Others To Combat Online Fraud

The Federal Trade Commission has announced a major sweep involving numerous companies and defendants — and a new partnership with Craigslist, Microsoft, Monster.com and CareerBuilder to combat employment and work-at-home fraud. Meanwhile, the agency said it was working with AARP’s Legal Counsel for the Elderly to keep America’s senior citizens’ pocketbooks out of the clutches […]

Split In Bowdoin/Harris Family? Members Described As ‘Very Much’ Divided; At Least One Family Member Said To Have Contacted Federal Prosecutors

Split In Bowdoin/Harris Family? Members Described As 'Very Much' Divided; At Least One Family Member Said To Have Contacted Federal Prosecutors

UPDATED 12:01 P.M. ET (U.S.A.) Has the pressure of being challenged on multiple legal fronts led to a split in the extended family of AdSurfDaily President Andy Bowdoin? The depths of any split are unclear, and it is believed that Bowdoin has the continued support of some members of the Bowdoin/Harris family. But interviews conducted […]