Articles under ‘DFRF Enterprises’:

Daniel Filho declared incompetent to stand trial, charges to be dismissed

State state of Daniel Filho’s mental health has been dragging on for some time. Last we checked in was just under a year ago, wherein a motion requesting the appointment of a Receivership was denied. At issue was Filho not being convicted of a crime, which is technically true. Despite being indicted in 2015, Filho’s [Continue reading…]


DFRF Receivership motion “unnecessary and premature”

Victims of Daniel Filho’s DFRF Enterprises Ponzi scheme are in for a long wait, following the denial of a motion requesting the appointment of a Receivership. The motion was filed on July 11th by Gailon Arthur Joy, who identifies himself as a DFRF Enterprises victim.


Daniel Filho intends to plead insanity (DFRF Enterprises)

For the past couple of month, practically anything of interest in Daniel Filho’s criminal trial has been filed under seal. Filho founded and ran the DFRF Enterprises Ponzi scheme. He was arrested back in July, 2015 but has yet to stand trial. The only information I’ve been able to glean thus far is that Filho is [Continue reading…]


Daniel Filho declared mentally incompetant

Daniel Filho’s mental health issues, which appear to have only sprung up after he was arrested, have been stalling criminal proceedings for some time now. Filho was arrested back in July of 2015 and criminal proceedings have been pending since. Unfortunately the delays look set to continue, with a US Judge ruling Daniel Filho is officially [Continue reading…]


Mental health issues continue to delay Daniel Filho’s criminal trial

With pretty much every court update filed under seal, I don’t have much concrete information to report on Daniel Filho’s criminal trial. It emerged Filho was wanted by the FBI in July, 2015. He was arrested later that month and faces criminal charges for running the DFRF Enterprises Ponzi scheme. Last we checked in a second [Continue reading…]


Daniel Filho’s mental competency sees criminal trial postponed till 2017

Last we checked in Daniel Filho, mastermind of the DFRF Enterprises Ponzi scheme, was scheduled to stand trial on November 7th. With proceedings less than twenty-four hours away, I decided to check the case docket and see if the trial was still on. Turns out it isn’t, primarily due to ongoing concerns about Filho’s mental [Continue reading…]


Daniel Filho wants his competency evaluated before trial

With the countdown to Daniel Filho’s November 7th trial now underway, Filho has now requested the court evaluate his competency. In a motion filed on July 18th, Filho announced his  intention to ask for a competency evaluation hearing. Given Filho’s case is in the pre-trial stage, a competency evaluation would seek to establish “competence to [Continue reading…]


Daniel Filho criminal trial scheduled for November 7th, 2016

Just under a year ago, Daniel Filho was arrested in Florida. Since then Filho has been in protective custody, with a criminal case slowly progressing to trial in the background. A Joint Final Status Report was filed on June 13th, with a Final Status Conference scheduled for June 29th.


DFRF Enterprises Ponzi kingpins flee US for Brazil

Following in the footsteps of Carlos Wanzeler, two top investors in another major US MLM Ponzi scheme have fled the country for Brazil. In 2014 Wanzeler fled the US on the eve of pending criminal charges. Wanzeler is wanted by US authorities for his involvement in TelexFree, a $1.8 billion dollar Ponzi scheme. Now Wanderley Dalman [Continue reading…]


Final Filho Status Conference set for June 14th

Carrying on from our last set of updates in the Daniel Filho wire fraud case, today a report on the latest Status Conference. A Status Report filed before the conference on May 9th reveals that discovery in the criminal matter is complete. As previously discussed with the Court, the United States made the remaining electronic material [Continue reading…]