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Dec 2, 2004 Chattanooga, Tenn., software company charged with defrauding investors — Knight-Ridder Tribune Business News
Knight-Ridder Tribune Business News
Dec. 2—A Chattanooga company that once bragged its software would create a computer that could receive and implement oral commands in any of five languages has been charged with defrauding investors out of $12.4 million. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is suing the former E-Brain Solutions and its founder, Peter Warren, for making false claims and raising funds in violation of federal securities laws. The civil suit claims Mr. Warren and the company falsely claimed they had developed a prototype ...
Nov 17, 2004 Slatkin associate, girlfriend face tax-evasion indictment — Los Angeles Times (California) More: 126.96.36.199
E. Scott Reckard
Los Angeles Times (California)
By E. Scott Reckard
November 17, 2004 in print edition C-2
Federal prosecutors announced tax-evasion charges Tuesday against former Grateful Dead road manager Ronald L. Rakow and his girlfriend in connection with a scheme to conceal Rakow’s income, much of which he earned working for convicted Ponzi scheme operator Reed Slatkin.
Assistant U.S. Atty. Michael R. Wilner said Rakow diverted $5.2 million that he received from Slatkin and other sources to his girlfriend, Denise Del Bianco, from 1998 through 2001.
Oct 21, 2004 Poisons, Begone! // The dubious science behind the Scientologists' detoxification program for 9/11 rescue workers — Slate Magazine More: Sidebar
In September 2002, the New York Rescue Workers Detox Project began to offer free "detoxification treatment" to firefighters, police officers, and others exposed to high levels of toxic debris in the aftermath of the World Trade Center's collapse. The detox program—based on the teachings of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard and detailed in his book
Clear Body, Clear Mind—purports to "flush" poisons from the body's fat stores using an intensive regimen of jogging, oil ingestion, sauna, and high doses of vitamins, ... Aug 27, 2004 SEC files lawsuit against alleged swindler — Atlanta Business Chronicle
Atlanta Business Chronicle
The Securities and Exchange Commission is suing a British national and his Chattanooga company, claiming he defrauded investors out of $12.4 million.
According to the SEC, Peter Warren of ExoBrain LLC (formerly E-Brain Solutions) in 2000 through 2001 falsely claimed to have developed multilanguage voice-activation technology to make computers easier to use, the agency says in a lawsuit filed Aug. 18 in U.S. District Court in Atlanta.
Through the Internet and other media, the lawsuit says, Warren solicited money from inexperienced ...
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