William Cowden

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URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: AdSurfDaily Ponzi Schemer Andy Bowdoin Sentenced To 78 Months In Federal Prison — Maximum Under Plea Agreement

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: AdSurfDaily Ponzi Schemer Andy Bowdoin Sentenced To 78 Months In Federal Prison -- Maximum Under Plea Agreement

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: (UPDATED 5:20 P.M ON SEPT 4.) AdSurfDaily President Andy Bowdoin has been sentenced to the maximum term in federal prison under his plea agreement: 78 months. The sentence was handed down minutes ago by U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer of the District of Columbia. ASD was a $119 million Ponzi […]

Did Zeek Give Puff Piece To Rep Who Signed Petition For U.S. Senate To Investigate AdSurfDaily Prosecutors And U.S. Secret Service Agent?

Did Zeek Give Puff Piece To Rep Who Signed Petition For U.S. Senate To Investigate AdSurfDaily Prosecutors And U.S. Secret Service Agent?

NOTE: 10:46 A.M. EDT: Certain references to “Aaron” (below) in the context of “Aaron and Shara” have been deleted, pending the resolution to a report we received that disputed certain information. Question: Did the Zeek Rewards MLM “program” that plants the seed it provides a return of between 1 percent and 2 percent a day […]

BULLETIN: In Affidavit, FBI Counterterrorism Agent Cites Passage From Alleged Kenneth Wayne Leaming Email That References ‘Kids’ Of U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts And Their ‘School’

BULLETIN: In Affidavit, FBI Counterterrorism Agent Cites Passage From Alleged Kenneth Wayne Leaming Email That References 'Kids' Of U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts And Their 'School'

EDITOR’S NOTE: A passage from a May 2011 email allegedly written by Kenneth Wayne Leaming appears in the story below. The passage, which appears to contain electronic clutterĀ  — specifically the string “#39;” — is reproduced verbatim, meaning the string also appears in the court document from which the passage was taken. An FBI agent […]

UPDATE: Judge Ordered Detention Of Kenneth Wayne Leaming To Continue After Initial Hearing; AdSurfDaily Figure And Purported ‘Sovereign Citizen’ Accused Of Filing Bogus Liens Against Bush Cabinet Secretary, Officials Involved In ASD Ponzi Case

UPDATE: Judge Ordered Detention Of Kenneth Wayne Leaming To Continue After Initial Hearing; AdSurfDaily Figure And Purported 'Sovereign Citizen' Accused Of Filing Bogus Liens Against Bush Cabinet Secretary, Officials Involved In ASD Ponzi Case

UPDATED 5:42 P.M. ET (U.S.A.) Public officials involved in the AdSurfDaily Ponzi case were not the only targets of bogus liens filed by Kenneth Wayne Leaming, according to federal prosecutors in Seattle. Leaming, 55, also filed a lien against Mary Peters, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation under President George W. Bush during his second White […]

OBTAINED: Draft Of Complaint Some AdSurfDaily Members Say They’ll File Against D.C. Prosecutors In Florida; ‘Let The Games Begin!’ Declares Prospective Pro Se Litigant. Document Leads To Questions About Whether ASD Had A Special Class Of Members

OBTAINED: Draft Of Complaint Some AdSurfDaily Members Say They'll File Against D.C. Prosecutors In Florida; 'Let The Games Begin!' Declares Prospective Pro Se Litigant. Document Leads To Questions About Whether ASD Had A Special Class Of Members

Dear Readers, We are plugging our nose as we publish this document (link at bottom of post). You should know up front that we converted the document to PDF format after receiving it in Microsoft Word format. We did so based on the belief that many readers may not own Word but likely have a […]

THE DAY ‘WINK-NOD’ DIED: Use Of ‘Money Magnet’ Line, ‘Rallies,’ ‘Ad Packages’ And ‘Rebates’ Backfires On Bowdoin; Grand Jury Uses Terms Repeatedly In Indictment; Prosecution Has Damning ASD Correspondence

THE DAY 'WINK-NOD' DIED: Use Of 'Money Magnet' Line, 'Rallies,' 'Ad Packages' And 'Rebates' Backfires On Bowdoin; Grand Jury Uses Terms Repeatedly In Indictment; Prosecution Has Damning ASD Correspondence

History was made yesterday. “Wink-nod” marketing deceptionsĀ  — the use of disingenuous language supplemented by willful blindness in the cancerous autosurf and HYIP trades to create plausible deniability — were pronounced dead by a grand jury sitting in the District of Columbia. Members of the insidious trade can thank ASD President Andy Bowdoin for the […]

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: ANDY BOWDOIN INDICTED: AdSurfDaily President Arrested In Florida

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: ANDY BOWDOIN INDICTED: AdSurfDaily President Arrested In Florida

BULLETIN: UPDATED 4:40 P.M. ET (U.S.A.) AdSurfDaily President Andy Bowdoin has been arrested by federal agents in Florida after an indictment was unsealed earlier today that charged him with five counts of wire fraud, one count of securities fraud and one count of unlawful sale of unregistered securities. Bowdoin, 76, was arrested in Englewood, Fla. […]

ASD-LIKE LITIGATION PLAYBOOK BACKFIRES: Washington State Man Indicted For Placing Fraudulent Liens Against Prosecutors, IRS Agent; Ronald James Davenport Faces Decades In Prison If Convicted

ASD-LIKE LITIGATION PLAYBOOK BACKFIRES: Washington State Man Indicted For Placing Fraudulent Liens Against Prosecutors, IRS Agent; Ronald James Davenport Faces Decades In Prison If Convicted

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a post in which the introduction is longer than the actual story (below). The story demonstrates the dangers of jumping on bandwagons before giving them careful thought. Longtime readers of the PP Blog will recall our coverage of Curtis Richmond, “Professor” Patrick Moriarty and ASD Members International (ASDMI). Each was a […]

AdSurfDaily’s Bowdoin Says He’s Appealing Forfeiture Order Issued By Federal Judge; Notice Filed 6 Days After INetGlobal Raid; Riddle Of Bowdoin’s Competing Affidavit Claims Unsolved

AdSurfDaily's Bowdoin Says He's Appealing Forfeiture Order Issued By Federal Judge; Notice Filed 6 Days After INetGlobal Raid; Riddle Of Bowdoin's Competing Affidavit Claims Unsolved

The president of a Florida-based autosurf company implicated in a Ponzi scheme by the U.S. Secret Service says he is appealing a forfeiture order that gave the government title to more than $65 million seized from his personal bank accounts in 2008. Notice of the appeal by Andy Bowdoin of AdSurfDaily was filed by his […]

EDITORIAL: Our Best Wishes To ‘Gomer Pyle,’ AUSA

William R. Cowden is the man some supporters of AdSurfDaily Inc. love to hate. Cowden’s middle name is “Rakestraw.” Such a name posed an altogether too enticing opportunity for one ASD apologist. The apologist opined that Cowden, a federal prosecutor acting on behalf of victims of an alleged $100 million Ponzi scheme, should be placed […]

ASD Mainstay Bob Guenther Lectures Federal Prosecutor, Says He’ll Call On ‘Political Connections’ To Embarrass Justice Department; Claims Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio Not Tough Enough On Crime

Already facing two felony charges in Arizona stemming from what police described in court filings as a repeated pattern of harassment against a gaming company, Bob Guenther now has taken aim at a federal prosecutor involved in the AdSurfDaily case. Guenther, 61, who describes himself as a former Marine and Vietnam veteran, forwarded a copy […]