Traffic Monsoon Receiver subpoenas Google, Yahoo & William Bryant
The Traffic Monsoon Receiver’s investigation into Traffic Monsoon continues, with the latest seeing subpoenas served on Google, Yahoo and William Bryant.
The subpoenas served on Google and Yahoo pertain to four email accounts, two hosted with each provider.
Two contain Charles Scoville’s name, suggesting they might be personal accounts.
As per the subpoenas, Google and Yahoo have been commanded to turn over everything in the four email accounts.
William G. Bryant (right) is a Traffic Monsoon investor who rose to notoriety after he penned an open letter to the Judge hearing the SEC’s case.
In a lofty essay, Bryant claimed the SEC shutting down Ponzi schemes ‘is a violation of people’s rights to earn a living‘.
The subpoena served on Bryant requires him to produce all documents and materials in his possession that pertain to
- his business dealings with Traffic Monsoon and/or Charles Scoville
- his business dealings with any of Scoville’s previous scams
- his deposits and withdrawals in and out of Traffic Monsoon
- bank statements and transaction histories from e-wallet companies involving Traffic Monsoon, Scoville and/or any of Scoville’s previous scams
- brochures, advertisements, pitch material, Youtube videos and any other documents related to Traffic Monsoon or any of Scoville’s previous scams
- emails, text messages, instant messages, Skype videos or messages, telephone messages or recordings between himself and Traffic Monsoon, and/or Charles Scoville
Google, Yahoo and Bryant have been given until October 31st to comply.
Sounds to me like the Receiver is building a healthy list of net-winners to clawback from when the time comes.
uh, does this mean bryant will not be going to the preliminary injunction hearing in utah on nov 1st?
damn smart of the receiver to quash the only Hope traffic monsoon had of surviving!
without william bryant delivering a gobbledygook speech to the judge and spanking the SEC, TM doesn’t have a hope in hell!
I guess William will just have to give Charles his FB timeline since it proves TM is not a Ponzi; well according to William that is.
Can’t wait to read his rant on this news. This is going to get really good. First Sunil was asked to complete documents and now William. Any guesses as to who’s next?
My guess as to who should be next is Frank Calabro Jr, Lloyd Dotson (aka Ian Michael Bigg) and Ari Maccabi.
Come on SEC where are your subpoenas for Jose Nunes, Immy Aslam and Sharon James.
I can’t imagine the SEC will go to the trouble and expense of subpoenaing UK based members and will leave it to the receiver to clawback any “winnings”
How would they proceed in getting clawbacks against UK members? Local debt collectors?
I ‘spose Willie’s ‘Facebook timeline as evidence’ angle won’t really help him here either, huh?
The same way the Zeek Rewards Receiver has done. Work with the local authorities and court if necessary.
Generally, a judgment obtained in a US Court is presented to the International Court of Justice at the Hague, Netherlands where the provisions of the Hague Service Convention are administered.
For more specifics see: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hague_Service_Convention
haha, looks like william bryant is shitting bricks right now.
comments on his facebook page asking for his views about his subpoena are getting deleted as fast as they are posted!
hey willy, a subpoena asking you for information is all it takes to scare you away? the SEC is not holding you responsible for anything Yet, the receiver hasn’t even hit you with clawback Yet.
hey willy, how are you going to ‘save’ TM if you react to a subpoena like a scurrying rat?
Thanks Lynndel & Hoss, that makes sense now. And we all know who they should be chasing here in the UK!
though the US and the UK do not have any treaty in place to enforce each others legal judgements, US judgements can be enforced in the UK under the principles of common law.
basically it means that the receiver of traffic monsoon will place the final monetary judgement she receives from the utah federal court before the particular UK court which has jurisdiction over the defendant in the UK.
this UK court will not re-try the case but will issue a summary judgement against the defendant which will then be executed as any other UK debt collection is executed.
before issuing the summary judgement the UK court will just check if some basic criteria are met :
– the US court had jurisdiction over the UK defendant
– the monetary judgement has a specified amount
– the monetary judgement is a final judgement
the TM receiver will probably hire a british legal firm to enforce the judgements against UK traffic monsoon net winners.
generally speaking, the US and UK are very cooperative in executing each others monetary judgements.
in this particular case, the utah federal court in the US, Clearly has jurisdiction over UK TM participants, because the website of TM clearly displayed a utah address as the location of the business.
so, UK participants Knew they were doing business with a utah company, and hence Accepted the jurisdiction of the utah court.
in short, UK TM participants will not be able to escape the clutches of the receiver.
It is fun to watch William take down posts on his FB page as fast as they are put up about his subpoena.
You would think he would be proud to have received it since it is his mission to “help save” TM. After all the froth and bubbles of his FB timeline proving TM is not a Ponzi, his spirited defense of TM and against all of us “haters,” you would think he would be proud he received a subpoena.
Now all of a sudden he doesn’t want to talk about his subpoena. Too hilarious and hurting his reputation of the voice of reason and staunch defender of TM.
Come on William this is YOUR moment you have been asking for. so man up and grow a set.
the FB page ‘Traffic Monsoon Updates’ had an interesting conversation between a TM critic Muhammad Maf Rahman and charles scoville over the last few hours.
rahman had been posting several questions to scoville, which he finally responded to.
this^^ is the kind of obfuscation scoville uses for his explanations and excuses about everything.
instead of giving out ‘honest’ information he shares ’roundabout’ information which though being the truth are not a relevant truth and can naturally cause misinterpretation.
instead of saying ‘95% TM members make no purchase’ he says ‘95% members do not buy ad packs’. see?
scoville got pissed at rahman for asking questions about TM’s source of funds to pay out affiliates, and decided to bring allah and other personalities into the conversation:
i wonder if he thinks paypal and the SEC are agents of the devil and evil jinns too? it would be an interesting courtroom argument!
rahman asked some very valid questions about TM being a ponzi and scoville’s lies and misrepresentations to his affiliates over time, and scoville had this to say in reply an hour ago:
unfortunately, on earth it will be the court which will be judging scoville’s actions and intentions.
and this is the list of ‘lies’ scoville credits the SEC with:
well, his opportunity to prove these lies is coming up on nov 1st. i hope he wont get the date postponed again.
Unfortunately for Charlie, he isn’t being charged because of what he “SAID” he’s being charged because what he “DID” contradicts what he said
If all it took to prove someone’s innocence was the accusseds’ explanation, there’d be no such thing as “fraud” would there ??
after several days of deleting questions about his subpoena, bryant decided to pretend he didn’t give a damn about it:
if the receiver is only interested in ‘billing’ her account, she would have sent out many more subpoena’s. it’s obvious she feels bryant has some information which other affiliates do not.
bryant has not revealed whether he is cooperating with the receiver or not. hope he doesn’t invite contempt proceedings!
he is now promoting some other traffic exchange which is not a revshare but pays out 75% recruitment commissions.
but, if he’s so sure that TM is not a ponzi and willwin on nov 1st, why he peddling something else just 15 days before this win?
or was his faith in TM just for collecting funds from TM affiliates for the fight [and pocketing them]?
pinakee naik, a top TM affiliate from the UK has started a petition to get barack obama to sack mary jo white, the SEC chairperson.
yeah, this^^ will work! but hilarious no doubt:
it seems that since the SEC lost a totally unrelated case of insider trading against mark cuban, it follows that the SEC is wrong abut TM too!
scoville has also been posting about the SEC’s case against mark cuban, as though it proves his innocence by some convoluted reflection mechanism.
so, scoville will tell the utah court judge: sir, the SEC was wrong about mark cuban doing insider trading. hence proved! hence TM WINS! YAY!!
I couldn’t help thinking about a UK film called The Krays, which came out 25 years ago. The gansgters had Jack the Hat Mcvitie in the basement and were about to do away with him.
He was saying… I didn’t do anything…I didn’t do anything. Then Reggie Kray said…It’s your mouth Jack, it’s not what you’ve done it’s what you said you were gonna to do.
sharon james has reported that gofundme has shut down the fund collection campaign of scoville’s parents:
looks like gofundme will be returning contributors funds. i don’t know how GFM works but the scoville’s may have withdrawn most of the funds by now?
according to GFM terms and conditions, such campaigns are prohibited :
running a ponzi is clearly a criminal activity, it does not matter if the case is civil or criminal. shirley scoville shouldn’t waste her time trying to convince GFM otherwise.