The last week or so has been like drinking from a firehose with all the whistle blowing and scandal exposing going on. I picked up this blog post about a potential coverup of a lawsuit against banksters. Now, there are a lot of these stories going around and arguably many of them are disinformation designed to placate the anger against banksters so people will go back to the debt-and-death treadmill.

It’s undoubtedly intriguing reading. Time will tell.

Part of the Wall Street Journal version of this as quoted by wtfrly.com :

NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Spire Law Group, LLP’s national home owners’ lawsuit, pending in the venue where the “Banksters” control their $43 trillion racketeering scheme (New York) – known as the largest money laundering and racketeering lawsuit in United States History and identifying $43 trillion ($43,000,000,000,000.00) of laundered money by the “Banksters” and their U.S. racketeering partners and joint venturers – now pinpoints the identities of the key racketeering partners of the “Banksters” located in the highest offices of government and acting for their own self-interests.

Dang.

Update 04 Nov 2012: I highly doubt that their maid would have just flipped out and killed both of her employer’s children in cold blood. Assuming this story has teeth, she would have to have some kind of motivation, like a threat or bribe/compensation. It doesn’t make sense that she would just flip out. She’s Dominican but has been a naturalized US citizen for 10 years according to this CNN article. I haven’t found the link yet between Kevin Krim, the CNBC VP of Digital Media (as in, namely, their website I would assume) whose kids these were, and the posting of this lawsuit but it is certainly very coincidental that several hours after it was posted, the Krim girls were murdered and then less than 48 hours after the initial posting of the article, CNBC takes it down off of their site.

Also of note is that the girls were found heavily stabbed to death in the bathtub and while CNN (not exactly the most accurate or trustworthy journalists) reported that police reported she was stabbing herself (not in the bathroom) when they showed up, there has to be a forensic link established between that knife and the girls. Otherwise, it could easily be a frame job. Imagine some private blackops guy swooping in to quickly stab the girls then terrify the nanny with the threat of killing her and her whole family if she doesn’t take the blame. That might have been enough insanity alone for her to start stabbing herself.

Think it’s far-fetched? Check out this scene from the movie “Michael Clayton” where they frame a murder as death from natural cause. 2 minutes, 19 seconds:

A lady on googtube, user “amommamust”, posted a video recording of her calling up the Spire Law Group and apparently confirmed that this lawsuit is for real:

Update 05 Nov 2012: Some notes blogger Silvanet took of some cursory investigation of the Spire Law Group, LLP. Silvanet appears to make the case that this article is part of an elaborate disinformation campaign by the GOP to make the “left” look silly. Silvanet is obviously biased towards the Democratic Party given numerous posts supporting them and numerous ones attacking Romney. Definitely makes some good points, though:

Now, the new representation of “the masses” sentence reads like a propaganda pitch. The article you link seems to blame it all on Obama. This is bullshit paid for by the super wealthy Republicans as a campaign strategy to smear and discredit Obama in the eyes of the stupid voters for the upcoming election.

Are any of you in New York? Do you live near Brooklyn? Take a little trip over to the U.S. federal courthouse and look up this case: 12-CV-04269-JBW-RML. The Clerk of the Court will be very helpful. See if there are any filings after the initial lawsuit (motions, orders, etc.). I’d be interested in any copies. I’m willing to bet this suit has been dismissed.

Now this is spinning out of control. People are connecting the killing of the children of a CNBC executive to the network’s reporting of Stein’s fraudulent lawsuit. See, for example, here. http://bit.ly/PZLjey. Do you possibly think that CNBC removed the story because somebody did just a little bit of background checking – unlike the Wall Street Journal? I could jump to the conclusion that WSJ has become a bullshit propaganda rag just like Rupert Murdoch’s FoxNotNews, but I’ll let time prove or disprove that.

Don’t get me wrong. There is plenty that can be said about the corrupt, racketeering Wall Street bank gangsters, but a 400 page lawsuit naming everybody including your grandmother and for FORTY THREE TRILLION dollars? Please.”

Update 07 Nov 2012: blogger Hans Mast sheds a broader light on this whole situation and so far his version makes the most sense. I still am suspicious of the possible link with the Krim kids murder, but it does look like the guy behind Spire Law firm is grifting his plaintiffs while pretending to care about foreclosure fraud.

(Mast is commenting on blogger sherriequestioningall’s post about this topic)

Hans MastTuesday, October 30, 2012 3:45:00 PM EDT

This blog post shows deep ignorance. All the major news orgs indiscriminately publish wire stories from AP, AFP, Reuters, and PR News Wire. The latter is not in the same category as the others: rather it’s a pay to play service that anyone can pay money to in order to have their *press release* published. (I’ve considered paying them for that very thing, in order to increase the ranking of my company’s website.) The screenshots from CNBC are of a PR News Wire press release. It is not a news story. It’s a press release authored by the lawyer that filed the case.

I must admit, I’ve used that tactic before: if I find an AP article that is pro-conservative, I’ll pick a phrase, Google it along with MSNBC to find the URL of where MSNBC published it. Then I post the link to MSNBC’s site because it gives it extra legitimacy if it looks like a far-left news org published a pro-right piece, even though it was the news wire, not the news org itself that wrote.

I think the author of this post is perhaps confusing CNBC and MSNBC. MSNBC is the far-left news org. CNBC is a business TV channel that is not very partisan.

In any case, if I were CNBC *or* Fox Business Network, I would pull that embarrassment of a press release from my website as soon as I became aware that it had been routinely posted off the wire. What an absurd piece! $43 trillion! Racketeering! No details of any wrong-doing, just fuzzy allegations. Classic, classic lawyer PR grab to try to pump up their own fame.

After doing some research, it appears that the lawyer that filed this lawsuit is quite the piece of work. He’s been defrauding innocent victims for quite a while, a real snake oil salesman. His MO is to do clever marketing to them to make them think that with the financial scandals that are happening (which are legit) that they might be owed money and not have to repay their mortgages after all. He gets them to pre-pay him a chunk of money for “expenses” which he uses to live large and then he either never files the suit or doesn’t pursue it with any seriousness.

To Be Continued…

…continued.

In fact, he’s had such a history of doing this that:
1. His law license in his home state of California has been revoked.
2. He was raided by CA law enforcement and is being prosecuted for fraud related to this and similar cases.
3. He has just changed the name of his firm from “Mitchell J. Stein & Associates LLP” to “Spire Law Group”, presumably to avoid people Googling his history of scamming.

Here’re some substantiating links:
http://stopforeclosurefraud.com/2012/10/26/abeel-v-bank-of-america-etc-et-al-first-amended-racketeering-and-money-laundering-lawsuit-seeking-return-of-43-trillion-to-the-united-states-treasury/
http://oag.ca.gov/news/press-releases/attorney-general-kamala-d-harris-sues-law-firms-engaged-national-mass-joinder
http://www.dobielaw.org/

The press release on PR NewsWire/CNBC is so poorly written and contains no real allegation of wrongdoing (it only lists a bunch of impressive sounding laws that were supposedly violated) that I had to Google the pop term “Bankster” to figure out what the lawyer was trying to allege. I think he was trying to say that he was going to sue the banks because of the LIBOR fixing scandal. There are genuine news articles out there which talk about this scandal and describe it well, pulling no punches:
http://www.economist.com/node/21558260
http://www.forbes.com/sites/insead/2012/09/06/banksters-the-scandals-continue/
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/katrina-vanden-heuvel-time-for-banksters-to-be-prosecuted/2012/07/10/gJQATpxbaW_story.html

So yes, it’s a real scandal. But this press-release’ing lawyer is nothing but a scam artist preying on innocent victims. This is doubly disgusting because the people he’s targeting are already in financial straits. I hope he ends up in jail the way he deserves along with the LIBOR fixing bankers.

And then this blogpost goes on to try to tie it all to a deranged nanny who kills two kids?? What’s that supposed to imply? There’s no logic or facts given: only vague innuendo.

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