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Retired FBI Agent Gerard Forrester
Posted: Saturday, August 13, 2011

Posted: 4/2/2011 5:39:30 PM

By: Knew where Gottlieb was

I remember those FBI letter writing days - thought it was odd.

Also think his name came in an SEC case involving some guy named Gottlieb. Think Gottlieb sued SEC and there was something in case about a Gerrard Forrestor (sp?) knowing location of Gottlieb.

Posted: Saturday, August 13, 2011

Posted: 4/1/2011 8:53:21 AM

By: knightmare3000

when you mention the Suisse thing in Bahamas. I recall being sent an email from a reporter from a "Channel 51" who was making an inquiry about it and if I knew anything about it a few years ago as your story or article evolved. . perhaps you should also speak with "Brenda" at or she may have further info viz a viz this Forester involvement with that outfit. I think the Channel 51 on TV was either in Pensacola ,Fl or Chicago,IL

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Posted: 4/1/2011 7:01:42 AM

By: David Marchant

Interesting story in The Miami Herald about retired FBI Agent Jerry Forrester caught on tape bragging about kidnapping criminal suspects and sending them back to the Bahamas, including one suspect who was killed in police custody in the Bahamas (where police are notoriously corrupt, incompetent and violent).

Read story at

It was particularly interesting to me because, in 2001, while he was still an FBI Agent, Forrester wrote two extraordinary letters to the Central Bank of the Bahamas on FBI letterhead in support of fraudulently-operated offshore bank Suisse Security Bank & Trust, which later went into liquidation and was accused of rampant illegal activity by its liquidators. One of the letters was severely critical of OffshoreAlert which, at the time, was exposing SSBT.

You can download the letters from this web-site at

Forrester became a private investigator after retiring from the FBI. If you go to Forrester’s web-site at, you will see that he lists SSBT as one of his consultancies.

Posted: Saturday, August 13, 2011

Posted: 4/9/2011 9:48:33 PM

By: David Marchant

Retired FBI Agent Gerard Forrester swore an affidavit in support of Allen Gottlieb in an action against the SEC, which had sued Gottlieb in 1998 for securities fraud and obtained a judgment against him in 2005 in the amount of $2.9 million.

Posted: Saturday, August 13, 2011

Posted: 4/6/2011 1:43:29 PM

By: Humala

"Mr. Morrison alleged that Jerry Forrester, a former FBI agent, who claimed to be involved in the illegal rendition of Bahamian citizens to the United States, colluded with Bradley Pratt, a disgraced former police officer; Pericles Mailis, Mr. Bacon’s attorney and the former head of the Bahamas National Trust (BNT) and Braithwaite."

Posted: Saturday, August 13, 2011

Posted: 4/3/2011 3:09:07 PM

By: Allen B. Gottlieb

It would be an old case involving an Allen B. Gottlieb. Around 2005 or so with Gottlieb as plaintiff in case against SEC..

Posted: Saturday, August 13, 2011

Posted: 4/3/2011 11:22:56 AM

By: helmut vandervelt

Is this Jay Gotlieb of the bahamas that you speak of?


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