Uniform Commercial Code

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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 […]

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 […]

Purported ‘Sovereign’ Arrested In Phoenix After Traffic Stop; Booking Info Gives Hint Of Strange Tale — And ‘New Times’ Fills In The Blanks

Purported 'Sovereign' Arrested In Phoenix After Traffic Stop; Booking Info Gives Hint Of Strange Tale -- And 'New Times' Fills In The Blanks

Steve A. Baker’s booking sheet at the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office after his arrest Sunday by Phoenix police during a traffic stop provided a hint that officers had a strange encounter with the 36-year-old man. Here is how the sheet reads (italics/bolding added): MARIJ-TRANSPORT AND/OR SELL BRIBERY-TO INFLUENCE ACTION MARIJUANA-POSSESS FOR SALE RESISTING ARREST MARIJUANA-POSSESS/USE […]

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 […]

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 […]