Trevor Cook

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RECOMMENDED READING: [BULLETINS]: 3 Trevor Cook Ponzi Scheme Pitchmen Found Guilty

RECOMMENDED READING: [BULLETINS]: 3 Trevor Cook Ponzi Scheme Pitchmen Found Guilty

The Star Tribune and the Pioneer Press are reporting that Trevor Cook Ponzi scheme pitchmen Jason Bo-Alan Beckman, Pat Kiley and Gerald Durand have been found guilty in federal court in Minnesota. Read breaking coverage at the Star Tribune. Read breaking coverage at the Pioneer Press. The PP Blog will have more on the verdicts […]

RECOMMENDED READING: Prospective Class Action Against Accused Ponzi Schemer Ephren W. Taylor II Names Alleged Facilitators And Raises Specter Of Crime Spigot Involving ‘Self-Directed’ IRAs

RECOMMENDED READING: Prospective Class Action Against Accused Ponzi Schemer Ephren W. Taylor II Names Alleged Facilitators And Raises Specter Of Crime Spigot Involving 'Self-Directed' IRAs

EDITOR’S NOTE: As America’s fraud plague continues, some of the scammers are polluting the free market with incongruous and even bizarre schemes¬† — even as they purport to represent the best that freedom offers. The PP Blog highly recommends that readers check out this September 2011 document from the SEC that warns about scammers targeting […]

Forex Version Of ‘Mad Men’ Comes To Minnesota: Bo Beckman, Pat Kiley, Gerald Durand Trial Begins This Week; 3 Accused Hucksters Were Associates Of Ponzi Schemer Trevor Cook

Forex Version Of 'Mad Men' Comes To Minnesota: Bo Beckman, Pat Kiley, Gerald Durand Trial Begins This Week; 3 Accused Hucksters Were Associates Of Ponzi Schemer Trevor Cook

If you’re a fan of “Mad Men,” the award-winning AMC television drama now back on the air after a 17-month absence, you’ve seen the cigarettes, the boozing and the debauchery weekly. (Perhaps not only in the show itself, but also in AMC’s promos for the series, a key element of which is the tagline “DEBAUCHERY […]

BULLETIN: Feds Say Bo Beckman, Trevor Cook Ponzi Scheme Figure, Tried To Dupe National Hockey League In Bid To Acquire Interest In Minnesota Wild — And Used Funds Stolen From Elderly Couple And Others To Do It

BULLETIN: Feds Say Bo Beckman, Trevor Cook Ponzi Scheme Figure, Tried To Dupe National Hockey League In Bid To Acquire Interest In Minnesota Wild -- And Used Funds Stolen From Elderly Couple And Others To Do It

BULLETIN: A new indictment has been returned in the case of Jason Bo-Alan Beckman, Gerald Durand and Pat Kiley — all figures in the Trevor Cook Ponzi scheme that allegedly gathered $194 million and one was of the largest financial crimes in Minnesota history. Among the stunning new allegations is that Beckman tried to inflate […]

UPDATE: Criminal Prosecutors Say Jason Bo-Alan Beckman Stole Nearly $4 Million From Elderly Husband And Wife; Wife A Stroke Victim With ‘Hemispheric Paralysis,’ According To Court Records; Beckman’s Manipulations Amount To ‘Contumacious Disobedience,’ SEC Says

UPDATE: Criminal Prosecutors Say Jason Bo-Alan Beckman Stole Nearly $4 Million From Elderly Husband And Wife; Wife A Stroke Victim With 'Hemispheric Paralysis,' According To Court Records; Beckman's Manipulations Amount To 'Contumacious Disobedience,' SEC Says

UPDATE: Facing a margin deficit of more than $10 million and at risk of having his trading account closed in February 2008, Jason Bo-Alan Beckman — a figure in the Trevor Cook Ponzi scheme — sought to address the whopping shortfall and prop up the monumental fraud by stealing about $3.9 million from an elderly […]

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Pat Kiley, Jason Bo-Alan Beckman, Gerald Durand Indicted In Trevor Cook Ponzi

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Pat Kiley, Jason Bo-Alan Beckman, Gerald Durand Indicted In Trevor Cook Ponzi

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: UPDATED 7:02 P.M. EDT (U.S.A.) Former radio host Pat Kiley and two others have been indicted criminally in the $194 million Trevor Cook Ponzi scheme, federal prosecutors in Minnesota said this afternoon. The others are Jason Bo-Alan Beckman, 41, and Gerald Joseph Durand, 60. Kiley is 73.¬† He formerly hosted […]

Jon Jason Greco Pleads Guilty To Making False Statement In Trevor Cook Ponzi Case

Jon Jason Greco Pleads Guilty To Making False Statement In Trevor Cook Ponzi Case

Jon Jason Greco, 40, of Minneapolis, has pleaded guilty to making a false and material statement in the Trevor Cook Ponzi scheme. He faces up to five years in federal prison. A sentencing date has not been scheduled. Greco came into possession of loot from the scheme after its 2009 collapse, stashing it in a […]

BULLETIN: Christopher Pettengill Pleads Guilty In Trevor Cook Ponzi Scheme

BULLETIN: Christopher Pettengill Pleads Guilty In Trevor Cook Ponzi Scheme

BULLETIN: Christopher Pettengill, a figure in the $194 million Trevor Cook Ponzi scheme, has pleaded guilty in Minneapolis to securities fraud, money-laundering and conspiracy, the FBI said. Read Breaking News coverage in the Star Tribune, which is reporting that Pettengill says he has been cooperating with federal investigators since January. Pettengill, 54, of Plymouth, Minn., […]

BULLETIN: R.J. Zayed, Court-Appointed Receiver In Trevor Cook Ponzi, Recovers More Than $1.1 Million In Switzerland

BULLETIN: R.J. Zayed, Court-Appointed Receiver In Trevor Cook Ponzi, Recovers More Than $1.1 Million In Switzerland

BULLETIN: The court-appointed receiver in the Trevor Cook Ponzi scheme has recovered more than $1.1 million that had been tied up in Switzerland. Receiver R.J. Zayed says that $1,127,495 has been deposited in a U.S. Court account. “[T]he Receiver has now accomplished the goal of repatriating the Swiss funds so that money can be returned […]

BULLETIN: Part Of Bo Beckman Fraud Case Devolves Into AdSurfDaily-Like Sideshow; Beckman Filing ‘Bizarre’ Pro Se Claims That Are Hindering Victims From Recovering Assets And Adding Litigation Costs, Receiver Says

BULLETIN: Part Of Bo Beckman Fraud Case Devolves Into AdSurfDaily-Like Sideshow; Beckman Filing 'Bizarre' Pro Se Claims That Are Hindering Victims From Recovering Assets And Adding Litigation Costs, Receiver Says

BULLETIN: In 2009, federal prosecutors warned that pro se pleadings by members of Florida-based AdSurfDaily had the potential to slow efforts to provide restitution for victims of the ASD Ponzi scheme. Pro se filings by ASD President Andy Bowdoin and dozens of ASD members crowded the court docket for months and delayed the implementation of […]

‘Offensive’ Claim Prompts Accused Schemer Pat Kiley To Ask Judge To Sanction Government Attorney And Award Cash To, Well . . . Pat Kiley

'Offensive' Claim Prompts Accused Schemer Pat Kiley To Ask Judge To Sanction Government Attorney And Award Cash To, Well . . . Pat Kiley

The civil litigation in the $194 million Trevor Cook Ponzi and Forex caper has taken a strange turn. Former radio host Pat Kiley, a Cook co-defendant in civil cases brought by the SEC and CFTC, has filed a pro se pleading asking Chief U.S. District Judge Michael J. Davis to order David Slovick, an attorney […]