sovereign citizen

PP Blog Tag archives on references to "sovereign citizen."

Banners Broker Figure May Be Using ‘Sovereign Citizen’ Tactics On Canadian Court Officials

Banners Broker Figure May Be Using 'Sovereign Citizen' Tactics On Canadian Court Officials

Remember when Simon Stepsys — now with the cross-border MyAdvertisingPays scheme — was pushing the uber-bizarre Banners Broker cross-border scheme? New court filings in Canada by the receiver and liquidators in the Banners Broker case now estimate the total haul of the alleged double-your-money pyramid scam at more than $156 million. That’s up from an […]

In Conference Call For ‘SVM Global Initiative,’ Speaker Makes Veiled Reference To UFunClub Cross-Border Scheme Under Investigation In Thailand: Are North American ‘Sovereign Citizens’ At Work?

In Conference Call For 'SVM Global Initiative,' Speaker Makes Veiled Reference To UFunClub Cross-Border Scheme Under Investigation In Thailand: Are North American 'Sovereign Citizens' At Work?

Are “sovereign citizens” immersed in the “SVM Global Initiative” and “UFunClub” cross-border, network-marketing schemes? “Sovereign citizens” may have an irrational belief that laws do not apply to them. It is not unusual for them to be involved in financial fraud, and some “sovereigns” have been linked to MLM HYIP frauds and securities offering frauds. Individuals […]

PARTINGS: Ronald C. Machen Jr., Whose Office Led AdSurfDaily Criminal Prosecution, Is Leaving Post As U.S. Attorney For District Of Columbia

PARTINGS: Ronald C. Machen Jr., Whose Office Led AdSurfDaily Criminal Prosecution, Is Leaving Post As U.S. Attorney For District Of Columbia

“Serving as the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia has been the highest honor of my professional career. I am tremendously grateful to the President, Attorney General Holder, and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton for placing their trust in me. The men and women of this office are among the most dedicated and talented public […]

UPDATE: Purported ‘Sovereign Citizen’ Sentenced To Jail Time In State-Level Case That Began As Bank-Fraud Probe Now Charged With Federal Tax Crimes

UPDATE: Purported 'Sovereign Citizen' Sentenced To Jail Time In State-Level Case That Began As Bank-Fraud Probe Now Charged With Federal Tax Crimes

John A. Glavin, the Wisconsin man and purported “sovereign citizen” who received a memorable rebuke from a county judge who sentenced him to 90 days in jail in a case about transferring property illegally to dupe a bank, now has been indicted under federal law for tax crimes. Glavin, 43, is the father of 11 […]

BULLETIN: Already Under Scrutiny, JSS Tripler/JustBeenPaid May Be Using ‘Regional Reps’ To Increase Ponzi Reach Over National Borders

BULLETIN: Already Under Scrutiny, JSS Tripler/JustBeenPaid May Be Using 'Regional Reps' To Increase Ponzi Reach Over National Borders

BULLETIN: The PP Blog has learned that JSS Tripler/JustBeenPaid is publishing a page in which it advertises the availability of “regional representatives” in various parts of the world, including Italy. On Jan. 23, CONSOB, the Italian securities regulator, took action against certain JSS Tripler/JustBeenPaid affiliaties. Despite the CONSOB action, JSS Tripler/JustBeenPaid is openly advertising that […]

FEDS: Man Sentenced Yesterday To 105 Years In Offshore Scam That Endangered U.S. Military Filed ‘Hundreds Of Billions Of Dollars Of Fraudulent Default Judgments’ After Arrest In Previous Scam

FEDS: Man Sentenced Yesterday To 105 Years In Offshore Scam That Endangered U.S. Military Filed 'Hundreds Of Billions Of Dollars Of Fraudulent Default Judgments' After Arrest In Previous Scam

Though not using the phrase “sovereign citizen” when describing the courtroom actions of Roger Charles Day Jr., the Department of Justice said yesterday that Day “filed hundreds of billions of dollars of fraudulent default judgments against more than 100 people who Day claimed had prosecuted him unfairly.” Included among Day’s targets were “investigating agents, the […]

New York State ‘Sovereign Citizen’ Who Filed False Liens Against Government Officials And Banks Sentenced To 5 Years In Federal Prison

New York State 'Sovereign Citizen' Who Filed False Liens Against Government Officials And Banks Sentenced To 5 Years In Federal Prison

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story concludes with a link to an April 27, 2010, story by CourthouseNews.com. At the bottom-left of the CourthouseNews story, readers will find a link to the RICO lawsuit filed by public officials last year against Richard Enrique Ulloa. The document is worth the time to read because it shows how public […]

UPDATE: Year Ago This Week, Prosecutors Filed Third AdSurfDaily Forfeiture Complaint — But 2 ASD Members Whose Bank Accounts Were Seized In Case Have Not Filed Claims

UPDATE: Year Ago This Week, Prosecutors Filed Third AdSurfDaily Forfeiture Complaint -- But 2 ASD Members Whose Bank Accounts Were Seized In Case Have Not Filed Claims

UPDATE: On Dec. 1, 2010, AdSurfDaily President Andy Bowdoin was arrested on charges of wire fraud, securities fraud and selling unregistered securities. Sixteen days later — on Dec. 17, 2010 — federal prosecutors filed a forfeiture complaint against certain ASD-related bank accounts, including an account in Bowdoin’s name and accounts allegedly controlled by ASD members […]

NWITimes.com: Purported ‘Sovereign Citizen’ Found Guilty Of Using Counterfeit Money To Pay For Big-Screen TVs From Sears

NWITimes.com: Purported 'Sovereign Citizen' Found Guilty Of Using Counterfeit Money To Pay For Big-Screen TVs From Sears

NWITimes.com is reporting that Christopher H. Cannon, a purported “sovereign citizen,” has been found guilty in federal court in the Northern District of Indiana of using counterfeit currency to pay for big-screen TVs. The TVs were purchased at Sears, according to the NWITimes report. On Nov. 4, the IndyChannel.com reported that a purported Indiana “sovereign […]

BULLETIN: Kenneth Wayne Leaming Will Remain In Jail; Judge At Bail Hearing Today Ruled Him A Flight Risk And Danger To The Community

BULLETIN: Kenneth Wayne Leaming Will Remain In Jail; Judge At Bail Hearing Today Ruled Him A Flight Risk And Danger To The Community

BULLETIN: Purported “sovereign citizen” and AdSurfDaily figure Kenneth Wayne Leaming will remain jailed after a judge at a bail hearing today found that Leaming was a flight risk and a danger to the community, the office of U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan of the Western District of Washington said this evening. Leaming, 55, of Spanaway, […]

DOTHAN EAGLE: Purported ‘Sovereign Citizen’ Travis Lee Lambert Charged In Alabama With Unauthorized Practice Of Law, Amid Allegations He Filed Pleadings For ‘Sovereign’ Girlfriend

DOTHAN EAGLE: Purported 'Sovereign Citizen' Travis Lee Lambert Charged In Alabama With Unauthorized Practice Of Law, Amid Allegations He Filed Pleadings For 'Sovereign' Girlfriend

Travis Lee Lambert, 61, of¬†Andalusia, Ala., has been charged with the unauthorized practice of law amid allegations he filed court pleadings for his girlfriend, a convicted burglar, the Dothan Eagle newspaper is reporting. The office of Houston County Sheriff Andy Hughes brought the misdemeanor charges. The sheriff’s office did not respond immediately yesterday to a […]