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Link to good thread on Jayson Kline of Windsor, Pedro Rolle, and others
Internal Administrator
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011
Joined: 10/12/2010
Posts: 5780


Posted: 2/3/2003 2:04:58 PM

By: hunter

Link to thread with a lot of information on Jayson Kline of Windsor Advisory Services, Pedro Rolle of the Bahamas, and others.

http://pub17.ezboard.com/fdiligizerduediligence.showMessage?topicID=10328.topic

Enjoy,
Hunter


Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/6/2003 11:56:22 AM

By: Better sue the Guardian as well

Dear Baldwin,

Enjoy.

RE KLINE:

"a protracted and interesting history in foreign exchange"

They had the lawyers read that one a few times I guess.

Old Boiler.



Capital letters

Saturday January 11, 2003
The Guardian

Windsor's only guarantee is huge upfront charges
Some two months ago, you warned against foreign currency option deals from set-ups in Costa Rica and Florida. Both promised very high returns "within 30 to 60" days.

Now, following an email approach, I have been contacted by Windsor Advisory Service, based in Barcelona. This makes similar promises based on rates of the euro against the US dollar. Is this a better bet as its offices are in a European Union country?
PB
London

No. It is not on the Financial Services Authority listing so if you send them your money - most offshore options firms try to start at $20,000 but will take as little as $3,000 - you are on your own. You will not be able to use the Financial Ombudsman and your only recourse would be through the Spanish courts. And whatever risk rating Windsor claims for its option strategies, there are no guarantees other than that Windsor will take a large slice of your money in upfront charges.

Behind Windsor is one Jayson Scott Kline, who splits his time between the Barcelona operation and the Bahamas, where he runs the linked Intercontinental Merchant Clearing Services. Kline has a protracted and interesting history in foreign exchange. During his long involvement with currency sales operations, he has been charged with fraudulent purchase and sale of commodity futures and options contracts and the churning of customer accounts.

In the US, he was involved with Einstein-Cisvest, Inc., Bachus & Stratton Commodities (both disciplined by the National Futures Association), and Foreign Currency International. All lost money for clients. Kline, his partner John Reece and Foreign Currency International were the subject of an April 2000 "cease and desist" order in Ohio. One client, persuaded to invest $15,575 was told he would "earn 20 to 30 times his investment with foreign currency options with minimal risk." This is a standard line used by fringe currency dealers. The Ohio order effectively barred him from the US.

Windsor Advisory Service's website on windsor adv.com concedes its services and investments are contrary to local laws or regulations in areas including the United States, Ireland, Spain, Belgium, Germany, India and Pakistan.


Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/5/2003 9:32:23 PM

By: David Marchant

If someone posts another's Social Security Number here or any personal information that is irrelevant, including that of family members, I will delete the message(s), as I have done in the past, most recently concerning Barbara Forman.

Your attempt to enlighten me as to the laws of libel/slander is wasted since I have lived and breathed them for 19 years or so as a journalist.


David Marchant


Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/5/2003 8:42:48 PM

By: Allow me to correct you AGAIN

I am not that Crime site person. Everyone but you seems to know that. Since the partial SSNs are causing you such a big problem then I will gladly change the partial SSNs to all Xs. In my opinion the information that is important in the threads doesn't have anything to do with the SSNs. I don't want people to get hung up on the SSN issue and overlook the information on a number of offshore Forex sites that has been posted.

Have a good one,
Hunter


Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/5/2003 7:23:18 PM

By: Looking for Hunter 61

David Marchant

I know your history out of Bermuda etc. I feel that your message boards have done justice for some and injustice to others. How ever people using your site and the Dilinger Boards have started to post SS# addresses etc. with out due process. Even the VA and government authorities are prohibited from said distribution with out some level of security.

Banking information and other information not pertinent to due diligence rather seems malicious at most. With the age of identity theft and misuse of this information these postings could cause irreperable harm to innocents as well as the guilty.

It is common knowledge that Hunter AKA henderson AKA
email: hunter61@johndoes.org can still be a subject of a litigation no matter what the history is. Now if this is the same person that was hit with civil contempt after the site
www.crimes-of-persuasion.com was shut down by court order we have the right person. On the internet you can be female male or any sex you want but eventually with enough slander the email will be tracked the server will be searched and the person will have to answer for their actions.

Doing due diligence is one thing and just because some one can access credit reports does not mean it will not be tracked back.

Associating individuals with murder??? with out any basis or fact is slander and just because some one worked or were involved in a litigation 10 even 15 years ago in the same court documents does not imply or infer current association.
As it has been posted in your case in Bermuda does not mean your associations continue today nor were they true


hunter61@johndoes.org is asking for a libel and slander suit and is blatantanly lying as the postings indicate by time of posting.

Bottom line keep up the good work David Marchant but if some ones identity is compromised by theft or slander by links posted on your site after you have been notified does not exclude you from litigation for slander and libel.

Unless you remove and monitor your site to prevent the actual access to this information. This is no different than the person at MVP or a Credit Bureau selling information for ID theft.
NOw intentional or not and what this person is doing other than throwing mud at a wall and hope it sticks is compromising your hard work and making your site exactly what you do not want.

Baldwin


Ps Hunter61@johndoes.org use a real email address with a contact number then you will be credible but your postings on johndoes.org will be tracked eventually to your DNS even an Internet cafe and you will be tagged and exposed to be one and the same. Just because you have no attorney now or feel you have nothing to lose THINGS CHANGE as you will soon see.
Remember what the courts say? Ignorance of the law is no excuse


Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/5/2003 6:04:10 PM

By: David Marchant

Re. "Mr Marchant you do know that publishing information on websites for people under litigation and civil contempt could involve your fine organization and undermine your efforts."

I am not "publishing information" for anyone, other than myself and my company. This is a public Message Board that is intended to be a place where people can exchange useful information that is relevant to international investing.

Any messages that I personally post are done under my own name and I urge others to do likewise.

I also urge people to post information that has some basis in fact, rather than use forums such as this to pursue misguided vendettas.

David Marchant


Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/5/2003 3:05:05 PM

By: Wrong wrong wrong ....

Wrong person, wrong sex, and wrong country. I am a woman and live in the good ole USA. Never met this Les person nor communicated with him. Is there some reason that you think this Les person is the only one interested in Jayson Kline and Forex operations???

Love that comment to Marchant. Seems to imply that I am in violation of some court order - I DON'T THINK SO.

Next time you might want to try doing a little checking prior to making inaccurate statements and trying to sound threatening.

Could you explain the 140 civil contempt orders. Sure can't be related to the number of postings because I don't think there are a 140 YET!!!!!!


Have a good one,
Hunter


Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/5/2003 1:53:16 PM

By: Looking for Les Henderson

My name is Baldwin.

I am looking for Les Hendersons real address in Canada whom goes by the name Hunter and a few more on the internet.

Les Henderson has been hit with over 140 civil contempt orders for defamation of character and has had his web site shut down.

Any body who know this person please email me his address in Canada or any last knowm location. Any emails he has sent you would be appreciated so we can communicate with him has he is in a violation of a court order. Or just post his information on the message boards. I am sure he will read this and react as he knows the authorities are looking for him.

Mr Marchant you do know that publishing information on websites for people under litigation and civil contempt could involve your fine organization and undermine your efforts.

Baldwin


Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/7/2003 5:58:43 PM

By: Sooltauq

Anybody with information on the Kline scam please send to me at the usual address.

They may be able to maliciously harass Les in Canada, but taking on my group in the U.S. (with much more protective defamation laws because of the 1st Amendment) will be something else completely, and my site traffic is probably 100x what Les' was.

Here's to hoping that Les's website is back up and running soon. If not, we'll have to pull an "Aaron Bazaar" (named after a critic of Global Prosperity which repeatedly shut down his website), and start publishing duplicates of Les's website on a bunch of anti-fraud servers.


Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/7/2003 11:02:45 AM

By: Old Boiler

Maybe I am getting too old for this?

I salute you, Hunter.

All these scammers are connected - the common theme is the use of banks of telephones be it in Bangkok or Barcelona and whether they are selling their own forex options or their own in house stock.

Forex options are dangerous as it is outright theft they are about, whereas conspiracy with chop stocks is a tricky one to nail hence Brinton.

Sterk is a known wild cannon and idiot. He does not bother about getting restricted stock which is quoted on the Pink Sheets he just sells anything. The traditional Asia Pacific gangs do not like him as he is causing a lot of publicity for their cosy little crime.

There are even specialist headhunters trading in criminals who are good phone jockeys supplying the Spanish and Asian phone rooms.

The Spanish problem is one that I have pointed out many times.

Kline is just another one of them playing the game.

Best Wishes,

OB


Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/7/2003 10:45:29 AM

By: That didn't take long - Muller - GA

Ran a quick search on "James Francis Muller". Below is an article stating that "Muller is also wanted by Georgia state police for allegedly running a telemarketing scam in Atlanta in 1998 - also using the name Foreign Currency International - that defrauded more than 100 victims in the US of upwards of $37 million".

Sorry Old Boiler if that wasn't what you were looking for with your comment: "The connection between FCI in the USA and FCI in Thailand has not been made to my satisfaction". From the article it appears to me that Muller was involved in Foreign Currency International in GA and then moved to Thailand and ran an operation with the same name.


ENTIRE ARTICLE
http://www.thaivisa.com/index.php?514&backPID=10&tt_news=45
BANGKOK BOILER-ROOM KILLING: 'Mastermind' nabbed in US

BOILER-ROOM KILLING: 'Mastermind' nabbed in US

Suspect in New Zealander's slaying fights attempt to extradite him back to Thailand

An American man suspected of masterminding the gangland-style execution of New Zealander Ian Travis, his former business partner, has been arrested at Atlanta airport and is fighting efforts by Thai authorities to extradite him to stand trial for murder in Bangkok.

US and Thai authorities have been seeking James Francis Muller and his Thai wife Woranuch Aksorn since the killing of Ian Travis in Bangkok on March 1. Muller is also wanted over a US$37-million (Bt1.6-billion) fraud case in the state of Georgia.

Travis was ambushed and fatally shot as he was leaving his luxury house in Soi Sukhumvit 24 in his BMW. His death followed a bitter falling out with James Muller and his brother Michael Muller, who ran a Bangkok "boiler-room" company that used high-pressure telesales tactics to lure people worldwide into investing their savings in get-rich-quick schemes.

Just six weeks earlier, Travis had quit the firm, Foreign Currency International, and set up his own rival company, reportedly poaching key staff, client lists and Bt4 million from the brothers.

A full-page advertisement in local newspapers shortly afterward, ostensibly wishing Travis "much success", was seen as a veiled threat to his life.

Two Thai men who worked at FCI, Sayan Piyawat and Supatpong Ratchatarom, were arrested for the shooting, which occurred after Muller and his Thai wife Woranuch left Thailand.

However, Thai police believe Muller and Woranuch orchestrated the murder and are seeking to extradite them from the USA to Thailand, where they face up to 20 years in jail if convicted.

James Muller was detained at Hartsfield Airport, Atlanta, Georgia after coming off an international flight. It is not clear when he was detained, but he appeared in the Atlanta district court on December 4, where he was accused of hiring the two men to kill Travis.

But his lawyer Bruce Maloy told the hearing there was nothing in the Thai affidavit directly linking Muller to the slaying; only his wife Woranuch. He said police statements from Piyawat said Woranuch had offered him Bt200,000 to kill Travis.

Police are still looking for Woranuch, and Michael Muller's whereabouts are also unknown.

Maloy said there were inconsistencies between the affidavit and witness statements. He later told Atlanta's WSB-TV that Muller had consistently denied having anything to do with the Travis killing.

Muller is also wanted by Georgia state police for allegedly running a telemarketing scam in Atlanta in 1998 - also using the name Foreign Currency International - that defrauded more than 100 victims in the US of upwards of $37 million. Promising returns of up to 700 per cent on the "investments", the funds were instead sent to bank accounts in the Bahamas, according to state documents.

Another Muller lawyer, Jim Jenkins, told WSB-TV his client would defend the state racketeering charge vigorously when or if he was indicted.

Meanwhile thousands of Australians and New Zealanders have also been conned out of millions, with an estimated $400 million lost by Australians and $13 million by New Zealanders from 2000 to 2002. One individual lost NZ$800,000 (Bt17.74 million), Securities and Exchange Commission operations executive Norman Miller said earlier this year, noting even wealthy and seasoned investors had fallen for the scam.

Miller said boiler rooms had been around for many years but become very active last year in Bangkok, pushing hi-tech American investments, and futures in petroleum and the euro.

That slowed when Thai police raided two companies in August last year, arresting and deporting 80 foreigners working in the high-stakes industry, due to international pressure from disgruntled investors, mainly in Australia and New Zealand.

In the December 4 hearing, Judge Alan Baverman said his preliminary finding was that there was sufficient probable cause for Muller to be extradited in the murder case but gave lawyers until January 8 to submit further material.

Travis, an enigmatic figure who spent years in Asia as a mercenary in Burma, Sri Lanka and Cambodia before getting rich off boiler-room scams, changed his name from Graeme Russell Church in 1992. According to his passport, he was from the quiet central New Zealand town of Ekatahuna and was 40 when he died, but friends swear he was at least 13 years older.

One ex-employee said Travis had been a talented salesman, who could "get people to the bank in an hour".

But he was also ruthless and unpredictably violent, once turning up to work with a machine-gun.

"Travis was an alright guy. But at work he was no one's friend. He was cut-throat. Even if his best friend was one minute late he would fire them on the spot," one ex-employee told this journalist earlier this year.

Travis, who friends said had arrived in Thailand penniless years earlier, was carrying US$15,000 in his pocket when he was shot five times. He struggled out of his car and crawled 200 metres in search of help before collapsing. He died later in hospital.

"The Ian who was killed last week was not the Ian we knew. The money turned him," said one friend, Jon Angus, shortly after his death.

Source: The Nation n Dec 14, 2002


Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/7/2003 10:30:19 AM

By: Only comments Kline - Muller

I think the only comments I have seen about Muller and Foreign Currency International in Georgia were made in the following post at Diligizer by LeRenard45. The Georgia corporate records for Foreign Currency International DO NOT mention Muller. See post by pmp5030 at Diligizer for corporate records (http://pub17.ezboard.com/fdiligizerduediligence.showMessage?topicID=10328.topic&index=1). In the post by pmp5030 there are corporate records for the following entities named Foreign Currency International:

Foreign Currency International - state: Florida; Charles Fremer is the officer

Foreign Currency International - state: Louisana; Jayson Kline is one of the officers

Foreign Currency International - state: Georgia; Jayson Kline is one of the officers

Don't know if there are other posts/articles that mention Muller and the Foreign Currency Internatinal in GA. I will run a search and post any hits. Also will see if I can get anything out of authorities in Georgia or Florida.


POST BY LeRenard45 at Diligizer

Great stuff, PMP. You have probably only touched the tip of the iceberg with this scammer, and it would certainly take days to cross-reference all the links between Kline's scam operations and those of Pedro Rolle, Dwayne Daley and their co-conspirators, but there is a more tantilizing tidbit out there as well.

James Francis Muller, now under arrest in a $37 million dollar fraud case in Georgia (USA), was fingered by two Thai hit men who admitted murdering New Zealander Ian John Travis, as having ordered the hit. This came after a bitter falling out between Travis, a Bangkok stock/ securities boiler-room operater, and Muller, after Travis left Muller's Bangkok-based FOREIGN CURRENCY INTERNATIONAL.

Jayson Scott Kline ran a Foreign Currency International of Georgia (see PMP's matrix in this string), just like his fellow serial scammer Charles Ira Fremer ran Foreign Currency International of Florida. Muller is said to have been associated with Kline's FCI in Georgia.

Interesting that Muller would open an FCI office in Bangkok, perhaps the most appropriately named city in the world. Anyway, with Muller wanted on a $37 million dollar fraud case in Georgia, and being a Kline associate, and opening an FCI office in Bangkok, one has to wonder what Jayson's role might have been in the decision to murder Travis, assuming Muller did in fact order it.

Maybe Jayson had nothing to do with it. Maybe he had nothing to do with the $37 million fraud now being investigated in Georgia. Maybe Jayson would care to comment, or even to sue......

I don't know about Canada, Jayson, but pull that stuff down here (where you really live, not Barcelona or Canada) and we'll tear you a new one. Catch ya later, pal.


Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/7/2003 9:53:34 AM

By: Old Boiler

"To link the rest to Thailand is slander and a killer is even worse."

I suppose you mean -

Foreign Currency International was run by James Muller.

"The American, James Francis Muller, was detained in Atlanta, nine months after the gangland style killing of New Zealander Ian Travis,"

Kline was involved with a company in the States called Foreign Currency International. Muller has extensive contacts on the Costa del Criminal aka Spain. The connection between FCI in the USA and FCI in Thailand has not been made to my satisfaction.

Kline also has connections with a fugitive from a Thai boiler room scam called Danny Sterk of International Asset Mangement now trading as Smith Fairchild.

I personally think you are being rather silly with your threats but perhaps Cyril is right.






Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/6/2003 3:40:53 PM

By: Looking for the truth? Look deeper

Have You have forgotten the true "brains" Chip ??

If you don't know who this is you must work for him.

By the way why doesn't huntershelper publish her/his phone number??? .

Hunter if you have a real email you should have no problem emailing us at the above address.

Set up a secure email if you like that way you can not be traced. You are on a watch list with the Patriot Act.

Get the whole story or no story at all!


To link the rest to Thailand is slander and a killer is even worse. Good Luck in Court on this one.



Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/10/2003 7:09:29 AM

By: Bangkok Names

Various names used by FCI.

"Foreign Trading International, traded as South East Asia Trading and Foreign Currency International"

This is from Bangkok Post August 5 2001 a long article called "Rogue Traders"

Their threats against employees and journalists is also documented.

Perhaps you already saw this?

Just in case.

Here's the beginning:


It's an hour before dawn on Petchaburi Road and Bangkok's hidden but not very silent "foreign" work brigades are making their way to the office.


FTI "currency traders" returning to their hotel after work the day before police raided the offices of the Brinton Group at Bangkok City Tower in Sathorn Road. An advertisement in North West Trader newspaper in England seeking to recruit sales personnel to work in Bangkok.
The green badge on the shirt of the smiling young Briton states he is a currency trader working for some prestigious-sounding company called "Foreign Trading International". Others wearing blue badges sell commodities.

These foreigners are among a batch of 25 flown out within two days of being interviewed in rented hotel rooms in northwest England. Already they have had a taste of what they think is the high life.

A few days before in a 14th-floor office in Oriflame Asoke Tower-behind electronically locked doors-an excited commotion accompanied the announcement that one young man had closed a lucrative deal. A customer in Australia had deposited $50,000 in the firm's account at the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank in Hong Kong.

To whoops and wild clapping, a wad of dollars was placed in front of him on the table and it was announced that "Mark" had earned the right to "two girls in a jacuzzi", paid for by the company as a bonus.

"Foreign Trading International", also known as "Southeast Asia Trading", but formerly known as "Foreign Currency International", is a "boiler room" company on a warning list put out by the New Zealand Securities and Exchange Commission.


Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/10/2003 3:07:23 AM

By: Cyrille Emery

On website of Global Food Technology, I found the name of an interesting financial corporation : DONNER INTERNATIONAL CORP of Santa Ana, California, which supposedly back up their credentials.
Donner Corp sounds to me like a "boiler room" but with biblical references. They promote the first"pro life, pro family, biblically based mutual funds" - their own words.
They issued a speculative buy for a company, amongst others, Xchem Inc... This company is down the drain and was headed by Dr Ramesh Pandy.
Interesting read about Xchem :http://securities.stanford.edu/1011/BSC97/complaint110899.htm.


Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/8/2003 12:31:27 PM

By: Old Boiler interesting find

Not sure any tie to Kline and associates but interesting find.
Here is link to Global Food Technology:

http://www.globalfoodtech.com/company.cfm

The head of Global Food is Stephen J. Fryer. Previously (an d maybe even still with) Pen Interconnect.

Interesting group of big investors in Pen Interconnect.
Alpha Capital Aktiengesellschaft
Balmore SA
Austost Anstalt Schaan
Amro International SA
Liviakis Financial

Anyway if you know anything about toxic financing and OTCBB stocks then you will recognize these names.

Not much in the way of registration information for Global Food Technologies. LLC in Idaho.
IDAHO SECRETARY OF STATE, CORPORATE RECORD

Name: GLOBAL FOOD TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C.

Mailing Address: PO BOX 337
POCATELLO, ID 83204

Type: LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY

Status: EXISTING

Filing Date: 6/5/2000

State of Incorporation: IDAHO

Registered Agent: RANDALL C BUDGE

Registered Office: 201 E CENTER STREET
POCATELLO, ID 83201

Agent Status: ACTIVE

Number: W0012143

Three entities registered at that PO Box 337 address are:
Aquaking Seafood LLC
File Impressions LTD
Global Food Technologies LLC

Mark Terry of Global Food Technologies LLC is/was CoFounder of Aquaking Seafood LLC.

It will be tomorrow or early next week before I can run a check on the individuals associated with Global Food Technologies.

Thanks for the post,
Hunter







Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/8/2003 6:52:10 AM

By: Kline Management Stocks

Don't know if this helps any...

Bit of info on the stocks and connection with Morgan Paris.

OB

The banking and financial Commission puts the public keeps some against the activities of the company Kline Management Group, which indicates to have an address in Tokyo and Brussels. This company proposes to foreign savers to acquire titles of the company Global Food Technologies.

According to information in possession of the Commission, the company Kline Management Group domiciled in Japan with the same address as Morgan Young, company with regard to which the Commission published a warning on July 16, 2002. Morgan Young also proposed to acquire titles of the company Global Food Technologies.

The Commission informs the public that the company Kline Management Group does not have the necessary authorizations to provide services of investment in Belgium or at the beginning of Belgium. The titles of the company Global Food Technologies were not the subject of a leaflet of emission in Belgium and cannot consequently be proposed with the public in Belgium.

September 11, 2002, Kline Management Group also was the subject of a warning by the Irish controlling authorities (Central Bank of Ireland).


Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/8/2003 6:47:42 AM

By: Kline Management out of Spain

Kline Management?

www.klinemanagement.com

They are a boiler room out of Spain.

Coincidence or bravado? Do not know. The psychology of these guys is complex.

I agree with Sooltaq Les Henderson deserves our active support.


Old Boiler


David Chamberlain
Campo Des Naciaones
Madrid, 28042
ES

Domain Name: KLINEMANAGEMENT.COM

Administrative Contact:
David Chamberlain chamberlin_international@hotmail.com
David Chamberlain
Campo Des Naciaones
Madrid, 28042
ES
Phone: +34 9150 30650
Fax: +44 870 1270394


Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/11/2003 9:00:41 PM

By: Robert Holland - oh so innoncent

Wonder where this innoncent person worked??? Hope that my tracker who is so knowledgeable will let us know!!!!


Georgia Telemarketer Found Guilty of Felony
Charges in Iowa Criminal Trial
O'Brien County jury finds Atlanta telemarketer Robert Holland guilty of theft by deception in Northwest Iowa case.
Primghar, Iowa -- Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller said Friday that Georgia telemarketer Robert Holland has been found guilty by an O'Brien County jury in Primghar of felony theft by deception. After an eight-day trial, Holland, age 44, from Canton, Georgia, also was convicted of conspiracy to commit theft by deception and being a habitual offender.
"We alleged that Holland took more than $50,000 from an Iowa couple in a phony investment scheme," Miller said. "Victims from around the country also came to testify in this trial."
. Sentencing was set for February 5 in O'Brien County. Theft by deception is a Class C felony punishable by up to ten years in prison and a fine of $500 to $10,000. Conspiracy to commit theft by deception is a Class D felony punishable by up to five years in prison and a fine of $500 to $7500. Being a habitual offender is punishable by up to 15 years in prison with a minimum of three years in prison before a person is eligible for parole. (A habitual offender is someone convicted of a Class C or Class D felony who has two previous felony convictions in Iowa or elsewhere.) The judge also may order restitution in the matter. District Court Judge Patrick Carr presided over the trial.
Miller said that Holland worked out of a telemarketing "boiler room" in Atlanta, Georgia, and was charged because he made numerous misrepresentations in telephone calls attempting to sell investments in foreign currency options such as Japanese yen. Charges were filed in Iowa because victims included the O'Brien County couple who lost more than $50,000 in the scam, Miller said.
"In the trial, we sought to prove this was an intricate scam involving too-good-to-be-true claims by Holland about the amount of money investors would make from buying the options in foreign currency," Miller said. Evidence entered in the trial included testimony of a victim who was told by Holland that his $80,000 investment would be turned to $500,000 in a matter of weeks.
"The vast majority of investors lost most or all of the money they invested while the company Holland worked for made millions," Miller said. "We alleged that their phone solicitors like Mr. Holland made hundreds of thousands of dollars while their investors lost their money."
Miller cautioned Iowans to be wary of telephone solicitations for investments - especially unsolicited calls from unknown companies promising fantastic profits.
He said the Consumer Protection Division of his office began investigating the matter last year after receiving information from the Georgia Office of Consumer Affairs.
"This was a big effort and a team effort," Miller said. The trial started Nov. 28 and lasted eight days. Experts and ten victims from all over the country came to Primghar to be witnesses in the trial, which went to the jury Thursday morning. "We are very grateful to everyone who worked with us in this trial," Miller said, "from witnesses to our partners in law enforcement."
Miller thanked O'Brien County Attorney Bruce Green and County Sheriff Mike Anderson and their offices for their cooperation, as well as the Commodity Futures Trading Commission in Washington, DC, and the National White Collar Crime Center in Richmond, Virginia. He added that several staff of his Consumer Protection Division worked long hours preparing for trial, interviewing multiple witnesses, transporting witnesses to and from the Sioux Falls airport and the court house in Primghar, and trying the case.
"This conviction is another successful effort in our battle against telemarketing fraud," Miller said. He noted that the program has been under way for a number of years and has resulted in a reduction by over 85 percent in the number of complaints his office receives annually regarding telemarketing fraud. An undercover telephone "sting" already has resulted in 36 criminal convictions in telemarketing fraud cases and given Iowa a reputation among con-artists as a state they should avoid. (In the "sting" technique pioneered by Miller's office, persons who were repeat victims of telemarketing fraud calls changed their phone numbers and had their old numbers routed into the Attorney General's Office - where investigators could hear first-hand the "pitches" for fraudulent schemes.)
"The Holland case was based primarily on live testimony from victims rather than undercover tapes, but it has the same result," Miller said. "We will have no tolerance for those who cheat Iowans in telemarketing fraud. That's our best tool to protect Iowans from deceptive telephone solicitations," he said.


Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/11/2003 5:13:44 PM

By: ??Does Chip ring a bell?

Obviously none of you have a clue about who is who in this world of the offhsore forex rooms. All I see is random malicious acts of associating people by similar names and company names offshore.

Imtitation is the greatest compliment but does not make the principles bed mates. Mueller with the rest! There is no proven association other than imitation and similar names or are the copyrighted somewhere that your research found.

He also has a namesake on the news each day(Mueller) see .gov sites. Does that make them partners and killers too? Grow up and find the truth and then publish it but stop making fools out of your selves with this garbage you keep putting out because it is slanderous like it or not. In the USA you are still innocent till proven guilty in a court of law by twelve of your peers.
And even Larry Flynt and Al Goldstein found out the hard way. Oh they live in Florida are they partners too?? hehehe

Since the clueless keep cutting out articles out of magazines why don't you put the truth out.

BRINTON was absolved of all fraud charges. See Thailand web site for the SEC.
No association with currency rooms what so ever and fact that is why they stayed and fought the charges. The truth prevailed.
Did they have unlicensed brokers with out work permits? Yes

(No license was needed as was proven since nothing was sold in Thailand or Japan or to residents of these countries)
Did they deliver certificates and fund the companies? Yes


So if some one of these brains on this board lost money in a casino I am sure you guys would link it to Meyer Lansky and Bugsy Seigal (both dead by the way)

How come your stellar research did not find this in all your posts. This is why the malicious slander is not tolerated by any body who knows the truth.

Chip Hoffecker is the real brains behind all the currency rooms above???? By the way RISK is always disclosed and signed off on 18 pages on the minimum. SUPRISED. I am sure you all ready knew that so stop slandering people running a real licensed business in Spain and find out facts.
Get the facts not innuendo and then do real research rather than look up name plates and front people. Find the KEY not the locks.

Some day something of value will be disclosed here not slander.


Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/11/2003 6:52:54 AM

By: Brinton?

The Brinton case was big news at the time I think this is why they are mentioned.

I am not sure that the two are connected.

Whilst on the subject a company called Brinton Mining is being touted by the boiler rooms. This is according to SIRS.

Are they running out of names?



Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/11/2003 6:40:02 AM

By: Full article at website

The full article is available via www.bangkokpost.com

You may remember that letter Muller wrote in defence of Brinton to the paper? Birds of a feather stick together?

There's a picture of a group of louts on their way to their "trading desks" complete with little plastic badges just like Nick Leeson used to wear...what a joke!


Best Wishes,

OB.


Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/10/2003 7:56:02 AM

By: Comment to Cryille - Donner

It is Donner Corp International. From the site for Global Food Technologies.

http://www.globalfoodtech.com/potential.cfm
Donner Corp. International
Investment Bankers, Institutional Research
2961 W. MacArthur Boulevard, Suite 120
Santa Ana, California 92704 USA
Telephone: (714) 850-3356
(800) 324-6050
Facsimile: (714) 850-3368
www.donnercorp.com
Member: NASD; SIPC


Surprise, surprise they have had a little problem.
http://www.srimedia.com/artman/publish/article_235.shtml
WASHINGTON, The NASD announced today that it charged National Capital Securities, Inc. of Irvine, CA, formerly Donner Corporation International, its President, Jeffrey L. Baclet and research analyst Vincent Michael Uberti with issuing research reports through its web site, http://www.donnercorp.com/, and in hardcopy between March 1999 and May 2002 that contained fraudulent, exaggerated and unwarranted statements, and failed to include critical information about numerous companies' financial and business operations. National Capital, Baclet and Uberti were also charged with failing to disclose that the firm was paid cash, stock or both by the companies in exchange for issuing positive research reports. All of the reports issued by the firm included a recommendation to buy the stock of the companies and were written to assist the companies in promoting themselves.


The complaint charged that for 25 research reports issued by National Capital between March 1999 and May 2002, the firm failed to report that independent auditors had issued "going concern" opinions about the companies, showing that the auditors had substantial doubt about each company's ability to stay in business. National Capital also failed to disclose in their buy recommendations for the stocks that many of the companies had significant accumulated deficits, lacked capital, had little or no operating experience and faced competition from better established and capitalized companies.


According to the complaint, National Capital's research reports recommending these 25 companies also contained unwarranted and exaggerated statements including representations about the size of the market, and the potential for penetration of that market by the company. The complaint also alleged that the research reports were misleading, in light of the material omitted and the fraudulent, unwarranted and exaggerated statements contained in them. Issuing such research reports violates the federal securities laws, as well as NASD rules.


NASD also charged that in 51 instances companies paid for the research reports issued by National Capital with either cash or securities or both. Some of these "paid for" reports included reports containing unwarranted and exaggerated statements. All of the reports recommended the purchase of the stock, but failed to disclose that National Capital received this compensation. NASD member firms are required to disclose that they have received compensation in connection with the issuance of a research report and National Capital's failure to make that disclosure violated federal securities laws and NASD rules.


Uberti and Paul Runyon were also charged with issuing two research reports in August and October of 2001 that failed to disclose auditors' going concern opinions and other negative information about two companies. Those reports were issued through Lincoln Equity Research, a firm that is not a registered broker-dealer, but at a time when both Uberti and Runyon were registered with NASD at a member firm. The complaint also alleged that the two research reports were misleading and contained fraudulent, unwarranted and exaggerated statements.


Under NASD rules, a firm or individual named in a complaint can file a response and request a hearing before an NASD disciplinary panel. Possible sanctions include a fine, censure, suspension, or bar from the securities industry, in addition to the request made by NASD in the complaint that the respondent give up any associated profits and pay restitution.




Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/10/2003 7:40:02 AM

By: That implies some Brinton work

The segment you posted implies that some of the Brinton Group people worked for Foreign Trading International formerly Southeast Asia Trading formerly Foreign Currency International. Know a fair amount about Brinton Group and a fair amount about Foreign Currency International but I didn't know that.

Thanks for the post,
Hunter


Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/13/2003 8:25:01 AM

By: To Baldwin

Les Henderson, Box 159, Azilda, Ont. P0M 1B0


Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/13/2003 6:52:56 AM

By: Old Boiler

Michael S and Murray Stein?



Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/12/2003 10:43:45 AM

By: Truth on Robert Holland

Here is some truth on Robert Holland that can be verified with authorities in Iowa.

He worked for Foreign Currency International in Georgia.

He was the representative of Foreign Currency International who dealt with approximately 20 victims in Iowa who had the most evidence and documentation to support charges against Robert Holland.

He was conviceted and is a fugutive.



Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/12/2003 8:02:55 AM

By: and another..

US Trading Associates Co Ltd
14th Floor,
253 Soi Sukhumvit 21
Bangkok 10110
Thailand.


Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/12/2003 7:46:03 AM

By: Old Boiler

South East Asia Trading
12th Floor
253 Soi Sukhumvit
21 Asoke Road
Bangkok 10110
THAILAND

Global Option Trading Co Limited
14th Floor
253 Sukhumvit Soi 21, Asoke Rd
Bangkok 10110
THAILAND

Foreign Trade International
12th Floor
253 Sukhumvit Soi
21 Asoke Road
Bangkok 10110
THAILAND

Associated with Future I Trade Management Co Ltd.


Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/12/2003 7:26:44 AM

By: Old Boiler

Is Adrian Jewkes still in Spain?

I did not say that Brinton was connected with FCI.

The Brinton telephone chimps were arrested in Bangkok the day AFTER the FCI traders were photographed.

The Brinton chimps consisted of stupid Aussie and Kiwi backpackers and the usual contingent of middle aged sex tourists. The raids made news around the world.

FCI only hit the news after the Platinum Asia break and the murder of Travis.

Muller's stupid letter to the Bangkok Post is the only connection I know of.




Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 2/12/2003 7:14:01 AM

By: Old Boiler

Is Adrain Jewkes still in Spain


Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 8/16/2006 7:15:30 PM

By: hunter

Jayson Kline has flown the coop and left the country!!!


Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 8/16/2006 7:13:09 PM

By: someone

Jayson Kine has left the country!!!!


Anonymous
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011

Posted: 11/3/2003 12:26:32 AM

By: in the know

I dont know if Muller did do the murder but I do know that his business in bankok was not some part of an elaborate conspiracy type scam.

He and Travis had worked for Windsor or Briton selling there in Bangkok to aussies etc... They stole the data base and had their last client send the money to a different account than their bosses.

With the money and the list they were in business.


 

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