UCC

PP Blog Tag archives on references to "UCC."

Court Filings Show Self-Identified Church Sent $10,000 To Zeek Rewards 9 Days Before Collapse; 2 Other Checks From An Individual Were Marked ‘Blessing’

Court Filings Show Self-Identified Church Sent $10,000 To Zeek Rewards 9 Days Before Collapse; 2 Other Checks From An Individual Were Marked 'Blessing'

UPDATED 8:42 P.M. ET U.S.A. Members of the faith community joining MLM HYIP schemes is a problem. It happened with the $119 million AdSurfDaily Ponzi scheme and the $72 million Legisi scam in 2008, for example. It’s happening currently with the “Achieve Community” scheme. Earlier, members of TelexFree┬á — an alleged $1.8 billion pyramid scheme […]

BULLETIN: Zeek-Like Situation Surfaces In TelexFree Case — Dishonored Cashier’s Checks; Trustee Seeks Authority To Subpoena Banks, Including Bank In Puerto Rico

BULLETIN: Zeek-Like Situation Surfaces In TelexFree Case -- Dishonored Cashier's Checks; Trustee Seeks Authority To Subpoena Banks, Including Bank In Puerto Rico

BULLETIN: The court-appointed trustee in the TelexFree bankruptcy case is seeking authority to issue subpoenas and obtain information from eight financial institutions, including Puerto Rico-based Oriental Bank. The other seven are Digital Federal Credit Union, based in TelexFree’s headquarters city of Marlborough, Mass., Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Citizens Bank, Santander, TD Bank and Wells […]

BULLETIN: Prosecutors Say AdSurfDaily Figure Kenneth Wayne Leaming Was Channeling Cop-Killer Christopher Dorner In Veiled Bid To Intimidate Law Enforcement

BULLETIN: Prosecutors Say AdSurfDaily Figure Kenneth Wayne Leaming Was Channeling Cop-Killer Christopher Dorner In Veiled Bid To Intimidate Law Enforcement

BULLETIN: Federal prosecutors in the Western District of Washington have asked Judge Ronald B. Leighton to sentence AdSurfDaily figure and purported “sovereign citizen” Kenneth Wayne Leaming to 10 years in federal prison, the maximum term under the law. Leaming, 57, of Spanaway, Wash., was found guilty March 1 on charges of filing false liens against […]

UPDATE: Charles Daniel Koss, Purported Missouri ‘Sovereign Citizen,’ Convicted In ‘Redemption’ Swindle Against Social Security

UPDATE: Charles Daniel Koss, Purported Missouri 'Sovereign Citizen,' Convicted In 'Redemption' Swindle Against Social Security

Charles Daniel Koss, a 63-year-old purported “sovereign citizen” from Independence, Mo., faces up to 61 years in federal prison after being convicted in a “redemption” scam targeted at Social Security. Koss was convicted of two counts of theft of government money, one count of Social Security disability fraud, one count of mail fraud and one […]

2 Days After Judge Cites Specific Web Domain And Declares Kenneth Wayne Leaming Filing ‘Undecipherable,’ PP Blog Receives Would-Be Comment With Link To Page That References Same Domain And Case Against Different Purported ‘Sovereign’

2 Days After Judge Cites Specific Web Domain And Declares Kenneth Wayne Leaming Filing 'Undecipherable,' PP Blog Receives Would-Be Comment With Link To Page That References Same Domain And Case Against Different Purported 'Sovereign'

On Feb. 13, the PP Blog reported that a federal judge who was quoting from a pleading by AdSurfDaily figure and purported “sovereign citizen” Kenneth Wayne Leaming had referenced a domain styled peoplestrust1776.org. U.S. District Judge Ronald B. Leighton declared Leaming’s filing, which apparently cited the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), “undecipherable.” The judge exempted prosecutors […]

JUDGE: ‘All The Fancy Legal-Sounding Things’ ASD Figure Kenneth Wayne Leaming ‘Has Read On The Internet Are Make-Believe’

JUDGE: 'All The Fancy Legal-Sounding Things' ASD Figure Kenneth Wayne Leaming 'Has Read On The Internet Are Make-Believe'

“The Court therefore feels some measure of responsibility to inform [Kenneth Wayne Leaming] that all the fancy legal-sounding things he has read on the internet are make-believe. Defendant can call himself a ‘public minister’ and ‘private attorney general,’ he may file ‘mandatory judicial notices’ citing all his favorite websites, he can even address mail to […]

FOR COURT PERSONNEL, ATTORNEYS, INVESTIGATORS: Alberta Judge Analyzes Bizarre Filings By ‘Sovereign Citizens,’ Others; Divorce Case Leads To Extraordinary Dissection Of Various Schemes And Introduces New Term: ‘Organized Pseudolegal Commercial Argument’ (OPCA)

FOR COURT PERSONNEL, ATTORNEYS, INVESTIGATORS: Alberta Judge Analyzes Bizarre Filings By 'Sovereign Citizens,' Others; Divorce Case Leads To Extraordinary Dissection Of Various Schemes And Introduces New Term: 'Organized Pseudolegal Commercial Argument' (OPCA)

From time to time over the years, readers have commented that some of the stories published by the PP Blog read like fiction. Did AdSurfDaily Ponzi schemer Andy Bowdoin, for example, really compare the U.S. Secret Service to “Satan” and the 9/11 terrorists? The answer is yes. But if the answer weren’t disturbing enough, any […]

NEW ‘SOVEREIGN’ THEORY? UCC Rejection + 2nd Amendment = License To Kill: New York Man Threatened To Kill Bank’s Fraud Examiner, Attorney, FBI Says

NEW 'SOVEREIGN' THEORY? UCC Rejection + 2nd Amendment = License To Kill: New York Man Threatened To Kill Bank's Fraud Examiner, Attorney, FBI Says

A purported “sovereign citizen” apparently unhappy that a bank wouldn’t fall for his “UCC” scamming bid to wipe out a $179,000 home-equity loan has been arrested by the FBI on charges he threatened to kill two bank employees: a loss-prevention specialist and an attorney. Michael Chung, 52, of the New York Borough of Queens, somehow […]

BULLETIN: Andrew Isaac Chance Sentenced To 65 Months In Federal Prison For False-Lien And Tax Scams; ‘Tax Defier’ Filed Bogus UCC Statement For $1.313 Billion Against Federal Prosecutor, Justice Department Says

BULLETIN: Andrew Isaac Chance Sentenced To 65 Months In Federal Prison For False-Lien And Tax Scams; 'Tax Defier' Filed Bogus UCC Statement For $1.313 Billion Against Federal Prosecutor, Justice Department Says

BULLETIN: Andrew Isaac Chance, the Maryland man described by the Justice Department as a “tax defier” and recidivist fraudster who filed a bogus lien for $1.313 billion against a federal prosecutor, has been sentenced to 65 months in federal prison. Chance, a retired station manager of the Washington (D.C.) Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, explained that […]

Man Accused In Murder Of Prominent Arizona Couple Tells Judge He Reserves ‘Right To Uniform Commercial Code,’ Raising Specter Of ‘Sovereign’ Killer

Man Accused In Murder Of Prominent Arizona Couple Tells Judge He Reserves 'Right To Uniform Commercial Code,' Raising Specter Of 'Sovereign' Killer

EDITOR’S NOTE: As the PP Blog was preparing this story for publication today, Michael Crane was charged with a third murder. The victim, Bruce Gaudet, was found in a burning home Jan. 26, four days before the fire at the home of Lawrence and Glenna Shapiro. The story of the Shapiro homicides and Crane’s first […]

AP: Fraudster’s Self-Styled Litigation Strategy Led To Lengthier Prison Terms For Followers; Neville Solomon Cited UCC, Religious Passages Instead Of Listening To Lawyer

AP: Fraudster's Self-Styled Litigation Strategy Led To Lengthier Prison Terms For Followers; Neville Solomon Cited UCC, Religious Passages Instead Of Listening To Lawyer

A 67-year-old fraudster who did not listen to his attorney and embarked on a bizarre legal strategy was sentenced to a longer prison term as a result, the AP is reporting. Meanwhile, the AP is reporting that Neville Solomon met several other defendants in jail and shared his strategy, resulting in longer sentences for inmates […]