Jobadiah “Joby” Weeks has plead guilty to two counts of BitClub Network related fraud. As per the terms of a plea agreement reached with the DOJ, Joby Weeks has pled guilty to conspiring to offer and sell unregistered securities and tax evasion.
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BitClub Network defendant Matthew Brent Goettsche has rejected an offered plea deal. The news was revealed during a Frye Hearing, held on September 15th.
Joseph Frank Abel, better known as Joe, is one of the scammers behind the BitClub Network Ponzi scheme. Late last year, Abel and four co-conspirators were indicted on fraud charges. Following his arrest, earlier this year Abel initially pled not guilty. As revealed in a September 3rd DOJ press-release, Abel has now entered a guilty [Continue reading…]
Following a request by the DOJ, the BitClub Network criminal case has been continued through November 2020. The reason for the delay in proceedings is designation of an “unusual or complex case”.
BitClub Network defendant Silviu Catalin Balaci has plead guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and to offer and sell unregistered securities.
After putting together our report on Joby Weeks’ release appeal yesterday, I noted the DOJ had filed an opposition while I was working on the report. Having detailed Weeks’ arguments for release on appeal, today we go over the DOJ’s response.
On May 28th BitClub Network defendant Jobadiah “Joby” Sinclair Weeks filed a Motion for Appeal, Review, and Revocation of his detention order. Weeks’ first unsuccessfully attempted to bust of custody back in January. This was followed up by a plea to President Trump in April, citing previously rejected COVID-19 concerns. That too was denied. Weeks’ [Continue reading…]
When news of the BitClub Network arrests broke last December, we learned that the grand jury indictments behind the arrest were under seal. And so they remained until all of the defendants were in custody. That condition was finally satisfied last week, following Russ Medlin’s arrest in Indonesia. With Medlin’s arrest came the unsealing of [Continue reading…]
Russ Medlin has been arrested in Indonesia. Indonesian authorities worked with the FBI to apprehend Medlin last Sunday. The arrest follows an Interpol red notice issued last December.
A lawsuit filed by Little Caesars subsidiaries in the US suggests BitClub Network funds may have been laundered through the company.