Following some to and fro, the FTC’s request that Michael Force and Mary Dee be cut off from victim funds has been approved.
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Mary Dee has filed an opposition to the FTC’s request to modify the Digital Altitude preliminary injunction. The FTC has requested the court cut off Force and Dee from victim-funds, which under the current injunction sees them collecting a monthly living expense.
As of September 7th, Michael Force and Mary Dee have been paid combined living and medical expenses of $42,367 and $48,504 respectively. Citing “significant changed circumstances”, the FTC now want to stop these monthly payments – and Michael Force isn’t too happy about it.
Following on from news a settlement between Sean Brown and the FTC had been reached back in July, details of the settlement have now been made public.
As of a Status Report filed by the FTC on August 7th, discovery provided by Digital Altitude, Michael Force and Mary Dee is riddled with “glaring omissions and inadequacies.”
Several interesting developments in the FTC’s case against Digital Altitude have arisen over the past few weeks. On July 26th Judge Kronstadt issued several orders regarding the developments, which we’ll dive into below.
A Joint Status Report filed by the FTC on July 20th, has revealed settlement negotiations between Digital Altitude, Michael Force, Mary Dee and the FTC have broken down.
The client relationship between Michael Force and his attorneys has reached breaking point, with all three requesting permission to withdraw from the case.
A third Digital Altitude defendant, Sean Brown, has reached a settlement agreement with the FTC. In line with previously reached settlements with The Upside LLC and Morgan Johnson, Brown’s settlement has been submitted to FTC Commissioners for approval.
Morgan Johnson, a named defendant in the FTC’s lawsuit against Digital Altitude, was the first individual to reach a proposed settlement. Back in May that settlement was presented to FTC Commissioners for approval, which appears to have since been granted. On June 29th the FTC filed a Joint Application seeking approval of a permanent injunction [Continue reading…]