sovereign citizens

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

BIZARRE: Purported ‘Sovereign Citizen’ Causes Interstate Traffic Tie-Up After Allegedly Crashing SUV Loaded With ‘Live Chickens, Marijuana, Firearms, And Improvised Explosive Devices’

A Pennsylvania man reportedly already facing charges he failed to yield to an emergency vehicle in that state allegedly crashed his SUV on I-79 in West Virginia on Friday, tying up traffic for hours, causing truck drivers to be late with their loads and handing police yet another bizarre case involving a purported “sovereign citizen.” […]

Purported ‘Sovereign Citizen’ Who Bizarrely Claimed His Authority Came From ‘The Vatican’ Convicted Of Issuing Bogus Diplomatic Credentials

Purported 'Sovereign Citizen' Who Bizarrely Claimed His Authority Came From 'The Vatican' Convicted Of Issuing Bogus Diplomatic Credentials

EDITOR’S NOTE: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) are referenced in the story about purported “sovereign citizen” James T. McBride below. ICE/HSI also are involved in the investigation of the alleged TelexFree Ponzi- and pyramid scheme. Whether TelexFree had any “sovereign citizens” in its ranks is unclear. “Sovereign citizens,” however, […]

Quatloos Mod, RealScam.com, PP Blog Targeted In Bizarre Hectoring Campaign

Quatloos Mod, RealScam.com, PP Blog Targeted In Bizarre Hectoring Campaign

(3RD UPDATE 2:43 P.M. EDT U.S.A.) wserra, an attorney, Quatloos moderator and occasional poster on the PPBlog and RealScam.com, appears recently to have been targeted by a crackpot who desires to hector wserra with complaints to the bar association. Among other things, Quatloos publishes information on the bizarre undertakings of “sovereign citizens” in the United […]

UPDATE: Purported ‘Sovereign Citizen’ Convicted In Bizarre ‘Liens’ Caper Targeting Judges, Law Enforcement

UPDATE: Purported 'Sovereign Citizen' Convicted In Bizarre 'Liens' Caper Targeting Judges, Law Enforcement

We first wrote about Cherron Marie Phillips in November 2012, after she was arrested on charges that she had filed bogus liens against a chief U.S. District Judge, a U.S. District Judge, two U.S. Magistrate Judges, a former U.S. Attorney, an assistant U.S. Attorney, a federal court clerk, four federal Task Force officers and a […]

MORE MLM WHACK-A-MOLE: (1) Quebec Securities Regulator Issues Warning On Karatbars International; (2) Cross-Border Colleagues Follow Suit; (3) Former Zeek Ponzi Scheme Pitchman Defends ‘Program’ As Others Push It Alongside TelexFree

MORE MLM WHACK-A-MOLE: (1) Quebec Securities Regulator Issues Warning On Karatbars International; (2) Cross-Border Colleagues Follow Suit; (3) Former Zeek Ponzi Scheme Pitchman Defends 'Program' As Others Push It Alongside TelexFree

UPDATED 12:21 P.M. EDT (MARCH 28, U.S.A.) Whack-A-Mole. Here’s the latest disturbing incarnation: On March 20, the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) published a warning on a gold “program” known as Karatbars International GmbH. BehindMLM.com spotlighted the warning yesterday. From the AMF warning (bolding added): “With the company’s ‘Affiliates’ program, investors can make Internet-based purchases […]

MORE FROM MLM LA-LA LAND: Is It A Taunt? Purported Successor Firm To WCM777/Kingdom777 Uses Image Of Golden Pyramid

MORE FROM MLM LA-LA LAND: Is It A Taunt? Purported Successor Firm To WCM777/Kingdom777 Uses Image Of Golden Pyramid

Updated 6:24 p.m ET (U.S.A.) Members of the WCM777 scam, which morphed into Kingdom777 after regulatory actions were filed, have been informed by a “program” upline that the venture now is operating as Global-Unity, a source told the PP Blog today. Parts of the Global-Unity website appear to be under construction. The “News” tab, for […]

Anti-Defamation League, One Of First Groups To Warn Public About AdSurfDaily Figure Kenneth Wayne Leaming, Now Says ‘Sovereign Citizens’ Are Forming ‘Vigilante Grand Juries’ And Harassing Public Officials In New York, Florida And Elsewhere

Anti-Defamation League, One Of First Groups To Warn Public About AdSurfDaily Figure Kenneth Wayne Leaming, Now Says 'Sovereign Citizens' Are Forming 'Vigilante Grand Juries' And Harassing Public Officials In New York, Florida And Elsewhere

Kenneth Wayne Leaming, the AdSurfDaily Ponzi story figure and purported “sovereign citizen” now serving eight years in federal prison in part for filing bogus liens against public officials involved in the 2008 ASD case, once claimed the federal judge in Washington state who presided over his criminal trial owed him 208,000 ounces of “99.9% fine […]

Explosive Devices And Booby-Trapped Oven Found Inside Home Of Purported ‘Sovereign Citizen’ In Columbus, Ohio, Sheriff’s Office Says

Explosive Devices And Booby-Trapped Oven Found Inside Home Of Purported 'Sovereign Citizen' In Columbus, Ohio, Sheriff's Office Says

UPDATED 12:49 P.M. ET U.S.A. A purported “sovereign citizen” has been jailed after Franklin County (Ohio) deputies found explosive devices in his home. An oven inside the home allegedly was rigged with an explosive booby trap.  Meanwhile, the names of President Obama and Ohio Gov. John Kasich were found scribbled on walls inside the home, […]

Purported ‘Sovereign Citizen’ Arrested After 80-Minute Standoff, Colorado Springs Police Say

Purported 'Sovereign Citizen' Arrested After 80-Minute Standoff, Colorado Springs Police Say

Adrian Marion Hill, a purported “sovereign citizen,” was arrested early today after a standoff with Colorado Springs police, the department announced on its Facebook and Twitter sites. Hill is 45. Also arrested at the scene was Patricia Labarge, 27, the department said. The incident began with a traffic stop at about 1:30 a.m. local time, […]

REVISITING ADVIEWGLOBAL AND ‘ONEX': Why Promoters Of Better-Living Global Marketing, Zeek Rewards, TelexFree And Profitable Sunrise Should Care About Scam History

REVISITING ADVIEWGLOBAL AND 'ONEX': Why Promoters Of Better-Living Global Marketing, Zeek Rewards, TelexFree And Profitable Sunrise Should Care About Scam History

EDITOR’S NOTE: The PP Blog is back — after its most recent brush with death led to a suspension of publishing that lasted through all or parts of six days. You’ll read more in the days ahead about certain changes the Blog plans to implement to safeguard its right to publish, to improve revenue, to […]

ESSAY: The Reality Of The PP Blog, Why I Do What I Do And Why I Refuse To Lose Hope

ESSAY: The Reality Of The PP Blog, Why I Do What I Do And Why I Refuse To Lose Hope

EDITOR’S NOTE: Absent sufficient contributions from readers as outlined here, the PP Blog will suspend publication at 5 p.m. today, Dec. 5.  I will try to bring it back as soon as possible, but my hands are tied for now by a lack of money. This morning I restored full functionality, after causing the Blog […]