Stephen B. Darr

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Alleged TelexFree Winner Tries To Sue Trustee For ‘Emotional Distress’; Separately, U.S. Judge Asks Dominican Court For Assistance

Alleged TelexFree Winner Tries To Sue Trustee For 'Emotional Distress'; Separately, U.S. Judge Asks Dominican Court For Assistance

It may be a first in MLM clawback cases. Dwayne Jones, an alleged winner of more than $561,000 in the judicially declared TelexFree Ponzi- and pyramid scheme, is trying to sue Trustee Stephen B. Darr for “Emotional Distress and Anticipated Attorney & Court Costs.” In a proposed defendant class-action, Darr sued Jones and dozens of other […]

Sept. 26 Deadline Set For Filing TelexFree Claims; Claims Portal Opens As James Merrill Fights Evidence In Criminal Case

Sept. 26 Deadline Set For Filing TelexFree Claims; Claims Portal Opens As James Merrill Fights Evidence In Criminal Case

UPDATED 11:53 A.M. EDT U.S.A. Sept. 23, 2016: The claims deadline has been extended until Dec. 31, 2016, at 4:30 p.m. Prevailing Eastern Time. Claims must be filed through TelexFreeClaims.com. Our earlier story is below . . . **____________** TelexFree participants and others who may have a claim against the estate should read this important notice […]

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: TelexFree Trustee Sues MLM Attorney Gerald Nehra

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: TelexFree Trustee Sues MLM Attorney Gerald Nehra

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: (6th Update 8 p.m. EDT U.S.A.) TelexFree Trustee Stephen B. Darr has sued MLM attorney Gerald Nehra and the Nehra and Waak law firm, alleging they were “actively involved” in promoting TelexFree’s Ponzi scheme and “duping” participants. Nehra and the firm have asked for more time to respond to the April 1 complaint, […]

At Least 24 International TelexFree ‘Winners’ Allegedly Received More Than $1 Million Each

At Least 24 International TelexFree 'Winners' Allegedly Received More Than $1 Million Each

On April 20, the PP Blog reported that TelexFree Trustee Stephen B. Darr had proposed to add dozens of U.S. defendants to a class-action lawsuit that seeks the return of gains from alleged “winners” in the judicially declared Ponzi- and pyramid scheme. Filings docketed on April 22 show that Darr also is seeking to add […]

SEC, Trustee, Defense Attorneys Mum On Possible Deeper Ties Between TelexFree And DFRF Schemes

SEC, Trustee, Defense Attorneys Mum On Possible Deeper Ties Between TelexFree And DFRF Schemes

The SEC declined Friday to say whether two individuals named prospective defendants in a massive class-action lawsuit brought by the Trustee in the 2014 TelexFree bankruptcy case were the same two persons charged with securities fraud last year by the agency in the DFRF Enterprises/Daniel Fernandes Rojo Filho Ponzi- and pyramid-scheme case. On June 30, 2015, […]

Faith Sloan’s Alleged TelexFree Haul: $710,319

Faith Sloan's Alleged TelexFree Haul: $710,319

UPDATED 3:32 P.M. EDT U.S.A. Faith Sloan received $710,319 from the TelexFree Ponzi- and pyramid scheme, according to filings by TelexFree bankruptcy Trustee Stephen B. Darr. Sloan, whose address was listed as Virginia Beach, Va., is a longtime Illinois HYIP huckster on Ponzi boards and social media. She and three other TelexFree promoters were charged in […]

BRIEF: Get Prepared To File TelexFree Claims

Good news for potentially hundreds of thousands of people with TelexFree claims. TelexFree bankruptcy Trustee Stephen B. Darr informed Chief Judge Melvin S. Hoffman yesterday that testing could begin this month on the electronic proof of claim form (ePOC) and the online claims portal administered by BMC Group Inc. If all goes well, the “ePOC […]

TelexFree Trustee Seeks Approval Of Settlement With PricewaterhouseCoopers

TelexFree Trustee Seeks Approval Of Settlement With PricewaterhouseCoopers

Big Four accounting firm Pricewaterhouse Coopers posted more than $115,000 in fees from the TelexFree Ponzi/pyramid scheme and will pay it all back under the terms of a stipulated settlement with TelexFree Trustee Stephen B. Darr, according to court filings. PwC admits no liability in the settlement, which requires the approval of Chief Bankruptcy Judge Melvin […]

DEVELOPING STORY: TelexFree Rep Sued By Trustee Claims Herbalife ‘Executives’ And ‘Personnel’ Helped Sell Him On Alleged Ponzi/Pyramid Deal

DEVELOPING STORY: TelexFree Rep Sued By Trustee Claims Herbalife 'Executives' And 'Personnel' Helped Sell Him On Alleged Ponzi/Pyramid Deal

DEVELOPING STORY: (Updated 9:23 p.m. ET U.S.A.) A TelexFree rep being sued by the court-appointed bankruptcy trustee for the return of more than $2.6 million in alleged winnings from the judicially declared Ponzi- and pyramid scheme claims that Herbalife “executives” and “personnel” attended a March 2014 TelexFree event in Boston and helped sell him on the ill-fated […]

TelexFree’s Merrill Concerned About Internet ‘Spectacle’

TelexFree's Merrill Concerned About Internet 'Spectacle'

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a follow-up to our Feb. 4 article that reported TelexFree figure James Merrill potentially could be forced to take the Fifth Amendment in front of a large audience at a music hall in Worcester, Mass., on Feb. 10. **____________________________** Forcing him to take the Fifth Amendment tomorrow at Mechanics Hall in […]

Trustee Wants TelexFree’s Merrill To Appear At Meeting Next Week, Setting Stage For Potential 5th Amendment Showdown In Front Of Large Crowd

Trustee Wants TelexFree's Merrill To Appear At Meeting Next Week, Setting Stage For Potential 5th Amendment Showdown In Front Of Large Crowd

BULLETIN: TelexFree Trustee Stephen B. Darr today asked Judge Melvin S. Hoffman for an order that would compel TelexFree executive James Merrill to appear at a meeting of creditors at 11 a.m. on Feb. 10 at Mechanics Hall in Worcester, Mass. Darr also wants Hoffman to designate Merrill as TelexFree’s corporate representative, setting the stage for him […]