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EDITORIAL: Bowdoin, Family Suffered Second Legal Blow Yesterday; August AND December Cases Will Proceed To An Outcome Apt To Send A Chill Across ‘Surfing’ Universe

EDITORIAL: Bowdoin, Family Suffered Second Legal Blow Yesterday; August AND December Cases Will Proceed To An Outcome Apt To Send A Chill Across 'Surfing' Universe

Yesterday’s ruling by a federal judge that AdSurfDaily President Andy Bowdoin would not be permitted to change his mind about submitting to the forfeiture of tens of millions of dollars in a case brought in August 2008 dealt the embattled surf firm a crippling blow. But a virtually unnoticed ruling yesterday by Judge Rosemary Collyer […]

BREAKING NEWS: Prosecution Says It Will Seek Default Judgment Against ASD Assets Named In December 2008 Complaint; Asserts Bowdoin, Others Were Served ‘Direct Notice’ In January 2009, But Did Not File Claims To More Than $1 Million In Property Paid For By Members

UPDATED 8:09 A.M. ET (NOV. 7 U.S.A.) Easy come, easy go? ASD President Andy Bowdoin and unnamed others were served “direct notice” in January 2009 of a forfeiture complaint filed in December 2008 but did not file claims to property the government intends to seize as proceeds of a crime, federal prosecutors said this morning. […]

Important Filing Deadline In ASD Prosecution Nears

Important Filing Deadline In ASD Prosecution Nears

Tomorrow is the deadline for prosecutors to advise U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer how they plan to proceed with the December 2008 forfeiture complaint filed against assets of AdSurfDaily Inc. A month ago Judge Rosemary Collyer pointed out that no person or entity had filed claims to property seized in the complaint, the second tied […]

TEA LEAVES: AdSurfDaily Case About To Come To A Head?

EDITOR’S NOTE: Reading the tea leaves in court cases often is an iffy proposition, and there often is no way to know what will happen when. Readers are advised to keep those thoughts in mind when considering the information in this story. UPDATED 7:03 P.M. EDT (U.S.A.) Recent court filings suggest — although it is […]

Firm Owned By Vana Blue Treasurer Was Sanctioned In Illinois For Unlicensed Practice Of Public Accounting

A firm Vana Blue Inc. said is owned by its treasurer was sanctioned by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation for practicing public accounting without a license. Michael Reis and M.R. Reis & Co. of Naperville were ordered by the state to “cease and desist the unlicensed practice of public accounting” in 2000, according to […]

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: New AVG Ownership Questions

UPDATED 1:43 P.M. EDT (U.S.A.) Friday was a day unlike any previous day in the so-called autosurf “industry.” A federal judge issued orders on two fronts: a forfeiture case brought by the U.S. government against AdSurfDaily Inc. and a racketeering lawsuit brought by ASD members against ASD President Andy Bowdoin and others. Capsule Review For […]

UNCONFIRMED: Harris Family In Uruguay, AVG Staff Fired

Comments on this Blog from a poster who uses the username Luisa are working their way around the web, but we have not been able to confirm the claims. Among other things, Luisa said George and Judy Harris, whom AdViewGlobal (AVG) identified as its owners, are or were living in Uruguay and fired the Uruguay-based […]

Plaintiffs Say BOA Dismissal Motion Should Be Denied, Ask Court To Note 80/20 Plan And SolidTrustPay Activity, Cite ASD Payoff Of Mortgage Held By AdViewGlobal Owners

Plaintiffs Say BOA Dismissal Motion Should Be Denied, Ask Court To Note 80/20 Plan And SolidTrustPay Activity, Cite ASD Payoff Of Mortgage Held By AdViewGlobal Owners

A federal judge should deny Bank of America’s motion to be dismissed as a defendant in a case that alleges it aided and abetted racketeers operating a massive Ponzi scheme from a former floral shop in Quincy, Fla., the plaintiffs argued yesterday. Bank of America is not named a RICO defendant in the case, which […]

Two More Attorneys Added In RICO Lawsuit Against Andy Bowdoin; Move Comes On Heels Of AdViewGlobal Mention

Plaintiffs suing AdSurfDaily President Andy Bowdoin for racketeering added two more attorneys to their roster this morning and have added a total of four since June 24. The plaintiffs now have attorneys in Washington, D.C., Phoenix, San Francisco and Mill Valley, Calif., on their side, perhaps with more formal notices of appearance to follow. Today’s […]

EDITORIAL: AdViewGlobal Blames Subcontractor For Problems

UPDATED 3:30 P.M. EDT (U.S.A.) It was utterly predictable: The AdViewGlobal (AVG) autosurf has blamed subcontractor Syndicate Digital for problems plaguing the firm, implying it might sue the Canada-based company. In recent weeks, AVG has threatened to sue media outlets and even its own members, up to and including contacting their Internet Service Providers in […]

Is Anybody Home At AdViewGlobal?

We are beginning to receive reports that AdViewGlobal (AVG) has not posted daily paper profits since July 3 for members who surfed. Some AVG members seem not to know whether they even are supposed to surf. The external shell of the site loaded quickly today, which may indicate a lighter server load because fewer people […]