Archive for January 23rd, 2013

3 GOP State Senators In New York Propose Bill In Response To False Liens Filed By ‘Sovereign Citizens’ And Targeted At Public Officials, Police Officers

3 GOP State Senators In New York Propose Bill In Response To False Liens Filed By 'Sovereign Citizens' And Targeted At Public Officials, Police Officers

If you file a false lien against public officials and police in New York, you’d be committing a felony under a proposed new law sponsored by three Republican state Senators. The Senators have proposed that violators of the new law be punished by a fine of up to $10,000 per instance or serve up to […]

BULLETIN: FTC Asks Judge For Permission To Amend IWorks/Jeremy Johnson Fraud Complaint To Include Johnson’s Wife And Parents As Relief Defendants

BULLETIN: FTC Asks Judge For Permission To Amend IWorks/Jeremy Johnson Fraud Complaint To Include Johnson's Wife And Parents As Relief Defendants

BULLETIN: (UPDATED 6:25 P.M. ET U.S.A.) The FTC has asked a Nevada federal judge for permission to amend the complaint in the 2010 IWorks Inc./Jeremy Johnson civil-fraud case to include Johnson’s wife, parents and five corporate entities as “relief defendants” — the alleged recipients of ill-gotten gains from Johnson’s alleged Internet fraud scheme involving hundreds […]

BULLETIN: Prosecutors, FBI Say Man Engineered $28 Million Securities Fraud By Manipulating Court With Aid Of ‘Sham Lawsuits’ Brought By ‘Florida-Based Lawyers’ Who Obtained ‘Pleadings From A Single Manhattan-Based Law Firm’

BULLETIN: Prosecutors, FBI Say Man Engineered $28 Million Securities Fraud By Manipulating Court With Aid Of 'Sham Lawsuits' Brought By 'Florida-Based Lawyers' Who Obtained 'Pleadings From A Single Manhattan-Based Law Firm'

BULLETIN: The former president and chief executive officer of Unico Inc. in San Diego has been indicted on federal charges of conspiracy to commit securities fraud and obstruction of justice, amid spectacular allegations of legal chicanery. Mark Anthony Lopez was accused of conspiring with New Jersey-based stock trader Mark Allen Lefkowitz to manipulate the share […]

UPDATE: Prosecutors Ask For 50-Year Prison Sentence For Peregrine’s Russell Wasendorf, Saying He Stole More Than $215 Million And Presided Over Fraud For 2 Decades

UPDATE: Prosecutors Ask For 50-Year Prison Sentence For Peregrine's Russell Wasendorf, Saying He Stole More Than $215 Million And Presided Over Fraud For 2 Decades

The fraud at Peregrine Financial Group Inc. began at least sometime between 1993 and 1994 with an unlawful $250,000 transaction involving customer funds and grew to consume more than $215 million, federal prosecutors said while asking a federal judge to put Russell Wasendorf Sr. behind bars for 50 years. Wasendorf, 64, tried to kill himself […]

UPDATE: Leaming — Again: After Earlier Claiming He’d Been Targeted For ‘DEATH,’ AdSurfDaily Figure And Purported ‘Sovereign Citizen’ Now Claims’ He’s Been Subjected To ‘POISON’ And ‘TORTURE’

UPDATE: Leaming -- Again: After Earlier Claiming He'd Been Targeted For 'DEATH,' AdSurfDaily Figure And Purported 'Sovereign Citizen' Now Claims' He's Been Subjected To 'POISON' And 'TORTURE'

In 2009, AdSurfDaily figure and purported “sovereign citizen” Kenneth Wayne Leaming claimed a city in Washington state targeted him for “DEATH” and threatened to kill him by “HUNTING” him down “in screaming packs and mobs” and using “several armed street gangs” that served as police, according to records. Leaming, now 57, further claimed the Pierce […]