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.
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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’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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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.
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…]
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…]
In the lead up to a status conference scheduled for February 23rd, a Joint Interim Status Report has been filed by Daniel Filho and the DOJ. In the report, the following points are clarified: discovery between the DOJ and Filho are complete Filho ‘does not intend to pursue defenses of insanity, public authority, or alibi’ [Continue reading…]