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|Posted: Sat 13 Oct 2007 16:07 Post subject: Dept of Justice covers up Fraud connected to Mitt Romney
|Please look below at the foward message which was sent Directly to Colm F Connolly himself
We have provided proof of over 100 statutory violations in the bankruptcy matter of eToys 01-706 (Del Bankr. 2001)
The Dept of Justice did not seek disqualification of the attorneys who admitted to filing multiple, intentionally false, Rule 2014 affidavits.
Contrary to their oath of office, 28 USC 586(a)(3)(F) and in direct violation of 18 USC 3057(a) the United States Trustee actually & speciously sought immunity for the felony violations and the US Trustee has aggressively sought to assist defrauding our Court approved contract work by seeking to strike and expunge our proofs of fraud and perjury by powerful law firms connected to Mitt Romney.
The Asst US Trustee Frank Perch did motion to disgorge Traub $1.6 million, but mentioned nothing about the false affidavits of Morris Nichols (MNAT)
The Director of the Dept of Justice EOUST emailed us that he would take care of the issues.
The the US Attorney for the new Region 3 Trustee, Mark Kenney offered the right to circumvent the law and a "get out of jail free card" to the perpetrators.
MNAT represented both Bain and eToys when it the court approved the selling of the eToys assets to Bain. This is Collusion to defraud the estate for tens of millions of dollars.MNAT now represents Bain in the KB bankruptcy case (Del Bankr 04-10120).
We have now found the missing link, just this past week, that offers explanation of the "nolle prosequi" of the Dept of Justice, that being the reason why the US Attorney's office has refused to prosecute MNAT. For the US Attorney for Delaware is Colm F Connolly. Connolly was (and may be still) a partner at MNAT when eToys sold the assets to MNAT's other client Bain.
Lawrence Friedman, Frank Perch and Debra Yang (Pres Bush Corp Fraud Task Force) have all subsequently resigned from their key positions at the Dept of Justice, without providing an sufficient remedy of the matter.
The US Attorney in Delaware who has refused to prosecute MNAT or Bain is Colm F Connolly, who is now being considered for a Fed Judge position. As such Connolly's resume is now public knowledge.
While it seems to be a good career move not to investigate or prosecute your partners, associates and clients. Especially when such is connected to your future boss, a Presidential hopefull. (Miit Romney owns Bain,KB, eToys, Stage Stores, SanKaty)
It is however, a matter of grave concern when eventually get "caught"!
(please see http://www.wjfa.net/bk/etoys.html and the US Trustee Disgorge Motion eToys Docket item 2195, the Dept of Justice Settlement and immunity motion eToys docket item 2201 and the Court's Opinion approving the Settlement motion docket item 2302 which can be seen here http://www.deb.uscourts.gov/Opinions/2005/EtoysMNATfees.pdf)
The Disgorge motion only addresses 3 of the more than 100 statutory violations we have proven. They seek to cover up all the others with the Stipulation to Settle providing illegal permission to Circumvent the Law with the following clause agreed upon
"WHEREAS the United States Trustee shall not seek to compel TBF to make any additional disclosures"
Such latitude to deliberately circumvent the Law, specifically 327(a) is not even permitted of a Federal Justice, as can be seen in the cases such as In re Middleton Arms, First Jersey Securites and In re United Artist.
Which states, the Courts are forbidden from contravening clear, unambiguous statutory mandates of 327(a).
A finding of non disclosure of conflict of interest mandates disqualification.
----- Forwarded Message ----
From: Laser Steven Haas <email@example.com>
Cc: Roberta DeAngelis <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Kelly Stapleton <email@example.com>; Mark Kenny <Mark.Kenney@usdoj.gov>; Greg Werkheiser <GWerkheiser@MNAT.com>; Ronald Sussman <firstname.lastname@example.org>; James Garrity <email@example.com>; firstname.lastname@example.org; Mark Minuti <MMinuti@saul.com>; email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; Criminal Division US DOJ <Criminal.Division@usdoj.gov>; True Crimes White Collar Crime Website <email@example.com>; Richard Cartoon <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Roberta DeAngelis <email@example.com>; Barry Gold <BarryGold@aol.com>; 3rd Circuit Bar Assoc N Winkelman of Schnader <firstname.lastname@example.org>; 3rd Circuit Bar Assoc J C Martin of Reed Smith <email@example.com>; Office of Inspector General US Dept of Justice <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Vice President White House <email@example.com>; Comments White House <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2007 2:32:41 PM
Subject: I would not count on that Delaware Dist Court position if I were you
Dear Mr. Connolly
The attached item has already been received by the Post, the WSJ, the Times and 40,000 other entities
including US Government entities, law professors and more.
It continues to be broadcast at 5000 at a time.
You can of course, put a halt to everything, state you made a mistake and stop the fraud.
Or you can hope that those whom you have been protecting will get Mitt Romney elected
and increase your powers, their powers and abilities to make this all go away.
The failure to prosecute or appoint an independent fiduciary is a criminal violation when it
involves over $300 million in fraud and perjury issues of multiple states, multiple cases, similar
parties, over mutliple years by admitted false Rule 2014 Affidavits that has facilitated
Racketeering efforts on a grand scale directly connected to your former firm and clients.
(by the way, the former part is an assumption - I hope for your sake it is former)
While it may be quite possible that the multiple threats against my life will be successful
the fact that we have now discovered your conflict of interest in not prosecuting the etoys
matter will not remain unaddressed.
You can quash Haas as it is well established how little our significance is.
Such logic is how all these nefarious acts were discovered.
As it now seems that your staunch refusal to prosecute is an all or nothing
refusal in reckless disregard of the facts.
One must therefore assume thatI have little time left before the collective team of appellee's, including the
imprimatur of Washington D .C now entering full handedly in the Dept of Justice
task of silencing us, one way or the other.
Therefore we shall continue to shout from the rooftops until remedy or damnation.
It is harsh enough a reality that our own attorneys are guilty of MisPrison in refusing to
address the Fraud upon the Court to the proper authorities. Which was compounded by
an email threat of a former Trustee Henry Heiman warning us to "back off" stating that
Susan Balaschak of TBF warned me the failure to back off would result in our failing
to be paid our Court approved monies, that our career would suffer and further retaliations
Thus far all those threats have been achieved, combined with Paul Traub's boasting of being
"connected" one has to take the new series of threats as probable.
When it crosses the line of "or else" threats of liberty and physical well being,
with Dept of Justice complicity and breach of fiduciary duty, then we have no choice.
If they had done the right thing, settled and made some amends previously,
when we told them no to their gratuitous offer, this all could have
been avoided. The closing of Kronish Lieb and Traub firm is not a sufficient remedy.
You have violated your oath of office.
We ask that you act appropriately or resign!
If it means you will "get me" then by all means, let's go at it!
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|Posted: Tue 16 Oct 2007 16:38 Post subject: Parties have emailed and asked for details because they care
|We thank all for caring.
Anyone who desires any of the court docket records can save some of the expense if they email me at email@example.com.
These notes are the short story without the legal technical issues. A full list of legal violations is available if anyone so wishes.
Dept. of Justice does Cover-up of $300 million in Fraud connected to Mitt Romney.
The public entity eToys.com filed for bankruptcy in 2001. At which time the court approved the law firms of Traub Bonacquist (TBF) and Morris Nichols (MNAT) to be the Creditors and Debtor’s counsel. The law mandates that both firms have no connection with eToys or with each other. The rules of conflict of interest are designed to assure the public and the creditors get a fair deal, especially when public stock companies are involved. They must keep their hands out of the cookie jar.
The policing agent assigned to be the watchdog for the public is the Dept of Justice US Trustee’s office. The US Trustee program was formed around 1987 to separate such duties from the Judges who were handling bankruptcy cases. Congress felt such separations were necessary in order to halt any corruption with the millions, which has since become billions of dollar, in complex legal decisions and fee’s that Judges permit law firms and professionals to earn each year.
There are more than 100 statutory violations that have occurred in eToys. Including perjury, scheme to fix fees, intimidation of victim/witness, conspiracy, obstruction of justice and RICO violations to name a few. The $300 million in fraud has not been prosecuted by the DOJ, even though confessions to perjury have occurred.
So that the reader may understand the serious consideration of the issues below I, Steven Haas (a/k/a Laser Haas) testify that the foregoing is true and correct. These statements are made under the “Penalty of perjury” this 14th day of October 2007.
Collateral Logistics’ Inc (CLI), a company owned by Laser Haas, was hired as the Court approved liquidation consultant as eToys had announced that they were going to auction off everything for $5 million. The bankruptcy assets were eventually sold to Bain/KB for discounts in the tens of millions. At that time Bain was owned and/or controlled by the Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney.
The sales efforts of Laser managed to get back more than $45 million into the eToys bank accounts. Yet for some inexplicable reason the new CEO of eToys, Barry Gold and the law firms TBF & MNAT kept finding fault with Laser’s accomplishments. When Laser discovered the possibility that Barry Gold and TBF might be associated he was offered a very clever bribe of $800,000 with warnings of TBF’s high connections.
Upon turning down that gratuitous offer, a campaign to destroy Haas began that forced Laser to hire a new attorney for CLI. Henry Heiman was formerly a Trustee in Delaware. TBF, MNAT and Barry Gold had submitted some documents to the Court stating that Haas generously waived all earnings. CLI was entitled to more than $3 million in fees and expenses. Heiman stated that he would correct the matter, that the contracts the court approved were undeniable and that CLI would be paid in 30 days. Haas told Heiman and the US Trustee office how the parties had tried to invite Haas to become one of the “good ole boys”. Both stated there was no real law broken, that no court violation had occurred and denied the legalities of conflict of interest issues.
Two years later Laser began to sense that Heiman did not have the best interest of CLI in mind; so Laser started to research the Code and Rules of the bankruptcy system that anyone can find on the Dept of Justice website. The law states the Courts can only approve attorneys for work in a bankruptcy matters once the attorneys submit an Affidavit, under Bankruptcy Rule 2014, stating that there is no connection or conflict of interest. They must not touch the pot of gold of cookies in the cookie jar.
The DOJ website led Laser to discover that his attorney Heiman & the US Attorney, Mark Kenney, for the Region 3 Trustee of Delaware had stated falsely to Haas that the bribe was not an issue unless accepted. Many false affidavit’s, Perjury, had been submitted by the attorneys TBF,etc, who had been paid more than $14 million in fees and expenses. Attorneys must re-certify there are no conflicts whenever the seek payments.
Upon many additional discoveries Laser again contacted the Dept of Justice’s Mark Kenney and informed him of the issues at hand. This resulted in heated phone conversations whereby Heiman emailed Laser a threat by Susan Balaschak of TBF, that if Haas did not “back off” from his investigations not only would CLI not get paid for the work the Court had approved, Laser’s career would suffer greatly and TBF would seek additional retaliations to come after Haas for monies earned prior to that time.
When Laser called the Dept of Justice about such, Mark Kenney also addressed Haas in an angry manner and stated that the conflict of interest issues of Barry Gold and TBF had been handled in Bonus Sales. There it was, out of anger, a slip of the tongue, Mark Kenney accidentally provided Haas with the place to find the proofs that the Dept of Justice had known all along. Undisclosed conflicts of interest between TBF and Barry Gold existed and had already been addressed by the Courts twice before. Congress has mandated that all court cases now be available to the public by Internet access, knowing the fact that issues hidden tends to corrupt. The public access system is called PACER.
Researching PACER for the Bonus Sales case (Del Bankr 03-12284) led to the discovery of a company TBF owner, Paul Traub and Barry Gold owned together. That being the entity of Asset Disposition Advisors. (ADA) The old adage of the lie told yesterday is forgotten when one tells a lie today proves to be true in this case.
Haas’s attorney Heiman refused to supply the Court with this damming information and Heiman immediately asked the Court to withdraw as CLI counsel. Upon Laser’s supplying of the proof to the Court, the eToys shareholders reached out to Laser. The comparing of notes led to discovery of many additional hidden secrets. Both the shareholders and Haas made Emergency motions to ask the Court to deal with the issue of the false affidavits that were to be heard on December 22, 2004.
The Director, Lawrence Friedman, of the US Trustee’s in Washington D C replaced Roberta DeAngelis by a press release on Dec. 22, 2004. At the Emergency hearing on Dec. 22, 2004 the Judge Ordered TBF, MNAT and Barry Gold to address the no-disclosure of conflict of interests issues with responses by Jan. 25, 2005. The Asst US Trustee, Frank Perch armed with the responses and confessions of multiple, intentionally false affidavits, then Motioned to Disgorge TBF $1.6 million on Feb. 15, 2005.
Just when Laser and the eToys shareholder key researcher (Robert Alber) felt that justice would occur, out of the blue, less than 10 days later Mark Kenney enters a Stipulation to Settle that reduces the penalty of the returned monies of $1.6 million to only $750,000. At the same time Mark Kenney included language within the settlement that implied a get out of jail free card to everyone while also permitting improper circumvention of the Law. It illegally states that the parties would not be compelled to tell any of their other unlawful activities. Mark Kenney charged by Oath with protecting the public’s interest had turned turncoat and seeks to protect the perpetrators of fraud on the court with a slap on the wrist fine. This is simply absurd!
Not only has TBF & MNAT confessed to several acts of false affidavits, Paul Traub of TBF also confessed directly to the court that he paid Barry Gold four payments of $30,000 each that halted when TBF & MNAT placed Barry Gold secretly within the Debtor. A hidden Hiring Letter shows that Barry Gold was given illegal permission to circumvent the Court and the Law, by his own choice, that such was planned. Once he agreed to violate the law, he was then paid $40,000 per month and a bonus at the end. To earn this money all Barry Gold had to do was work 4 days per month for the Debtor.
Laser and Alber immediately complained to the Court, to Frank Perch and the Director of the Dept of Justice EOUST office, Lawrence Friedman. Mr. Friedman emailed Haas his staff was on top of it and that the matters would be addressed properly.
At the same time Haas and Alber began researching for the reasons why the Dept of Justice’s Mark Kenney would stick his neck out, so flagrantly against the Law. To everyone’s surprise the additional non-disclosures the Stipulation tried to cover up was the fact that MNAT, TBF and Barry Gold all had non-disclosed connections to Bain/KB. TBF and Barry Gold had worked for a Bain, SanKaty, Stage as Mitt Romney owned the entity called Stage Stores, that was also a bankruptcy matter in another state, Texas.
MNAT, it turns out, also represents Bain interests on a regular basis. MNAT had handled a Mitt Romney/Bain connected entity, the Learning Company, when it merged with Mattel. Both the Bain and Mattel issues mandate immediate removal of MNAT, TBF & Barry Gold with referral to the United States Attorney’s office for prosecution.
Yet the Disgorge motion and Stipulation to Settle does not even mention MNAT. There are also multiple $100 million dollar preferential issues in both eToys and KB Toys bankruptcy that have never been reviewed. MNAT brazenly represents Bain in the KB Toys bankruptcy case. This is also a crime as has been established in the matter of In re Bucyrus. In that case Milbank was disgorged their entire fee’s paid, the Law firm lost a $20 million lawsuit and Gellene was sent to jail for his perjury in trying to hide such from the Court by false affidavits. A book on the Gellene matter is available on Amazon, entitled Eat what you kill -The fall of a Wall Street Lawyer.
To demonstrate how little the $750,000 meant to TBF as a deterrent, Paul Traub then petitioned the Court to handle the $100 million dollar preferential of Michael Glazer and Bain in the KB Toys bankruptcy case. TBF and Barry Gold did not inform the KB Judge of their connections to Bain and Glazer. Whereupon Haas and Alber immediately cried foul to Asst US Trustee Frank Perch, to the Court and to Lawrence Friedman.
Mark Kenney responded to the proofs provided by Laser by Obstructing justice stepping in as the defense for TBF and asked the courts to strike and expunge the proofs provided by Laser and Alber. The Court signed an Order dismissing Laser’s comments and then held a hearing about the issue. As if such treasonous defenses and improper procedures were not enough Laser discovers that Mr. Perch and Lawrence Friedman both put in their resignations, from their positions of esteemed office, for “personal reasons”.
As Mark Kenney was successful in assisting in the defense of TBF, MNAT and Barry Gold the court also assisted the threats of TBF against Haas by allowing the CLI claims hearing to be rescheduled. Haas’s lawyers now having a slam dunk case against the fraud and admitted acts of perjury, strangely, Laser’s new counsel, Brad Brook, instead asked to withdraw. Stating falsely that Haas had disappeared and could not be reached. Brook could not offer or state it was a monetary issue as his firm believed in Laser’s case so much they took it upon contingency.
The Court permitted the rescheduling, the withdrawal of Laser’s attorney and then summarily dismissed the CLI claims case. The Court ignoring the issues of due process and Constitutional rights, even went so far as to refuse Laser’s new counsel from speaking to the Court the very day the Court dismissed the $3 million claim that CLI had earned from the Court approved contracts of CLI.
Both Haas and Alber complained to the FBI, the US Marshall’s, the OIG, the OGE and the OPR offices of the US Government. All of which referred Haas and Alber to the US Attorney’s office in Delaware and the US Dept of Justice office of General Counsel of the EOUST in Washington D.C..
The sham of this referral is the fact that the after the resignation of Lawrence Friedman, the replaced Region 3 Trustee, Roberta DeAngelis was promoted by the Dept of Justice to be the Acting General Counsel for the US Trustee’s. One cannot believe that DeAngelis is now in charge of investigating her own cases that she was removed from!
Making matters even worse the US Trustee’s office has been acting as appellee in the appeals of Haas and Alber defending TBF, MNAT and Barry Gold by asking the Courts to strike, expunge and dismiss the Haas and Alber appeals for being “without merit”. Roberta DeAngelis has actually signed a brief asking the 3rd Circuit to dismiss.
Heading off the first appeal of Laser, the bankruptcy court issued a 57 page Opinion that testifies on behalf of the perpetrators and states clearly erroneous findings of fact and conclusions of law to justify the position. It is as if the Delaware bankruptcy court has become a twilight zone and sanctuary for white-collar, syndicated crime!
Anyone can plainly see that the entire system is geared behind defending TBF, MNAT and Barry Gold; the one question that has remained unanswered is Why? Who can it be, that the entire system is protecting? At the same time the question comes to mind as to how high does the manipulation of the system go? Is the White House aware of all the perversions of the Justice system and if so, why has no one sought to correct the problem? Where does the power come from that can manipulate the Dept of Justice?
Everywhere that Haas and Alber look they find inexplicable questions of connections and cronyism that remain unanswered, even though the acts of impropriety are clearly evident. Just months ago it was discovered that the Judge who had heard all 4 Delaware District Court appeals in the eToys case, Judge Kent A Jordan, was a partner in the firm of Morris James. As per the law § 455 Kent Jordan should have recused himself from the case as his firm Morris James was the firm that Haas had fired when he had hired Henry Heiman to pursue the claim of CLI in eToys.
Yet the resignation of esteemed parties does not cease, as Debra Yang of President Bush’s Corp Fraud Task Force also resigned without providing any remedy. A feat that is only made pale by the fact that it is now discovered that the US Attorney for Delaware Colm F Connolly was a partner of the law firm of MNAT. Colm F Connolly is now to be the Judge in Delaware District Ct position made vacant by Kent A Jordan.
It appears it certainly is a great career move to refuse to investigate or prosecute one’s former partner, associates and clients. Especially when the Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney owns one of the clients and has benefited from the malfeasance.
However, it now has to be a grave cause of concern for MNAT, Barry Gold, TBF & Mr. Connolly, as such actions are unethical, illegal and good reason for Colm Connolly failing to be promoted to the Federal Judge position. The law breakers now realize they are caught, red-handed, with everyone’s hands in the cookie jar.
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