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For discussion of the threatened legal action surrounding the alleged filesharing of pornography, computer games and music. (Golden Eye Int LTD / GEIL / MIRCOM / TCYK)
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Re: Golden Eye Int LTD / GEIL / MIRCOM / TCYK Threat Discuss

Postby bpaw » Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:05 pm

I would ask the question Mullard whether they were helping victims of elder abuse, or guiding those who wish to perpetrate elder abuse. Crossley is well versed in the latter, and as you say, nobody does grannies like @thebowdenator.

I know I have mentioned 5 Oak Way (Crossley Mansion) being for sale in the past, but it has definitely been sold now.

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Well, Warrens Law went in to administration on 15:44 on 26 April 2019. I just find that funny! 15:43 they were solvent. 15:44 Quantum Leap, sorry, Quantuma LLP took over as administrators! Never mind!

Anyway, Crossley sells his house for £725K in February and Warrens is in administration in April.

You could form an opinion on that.
"Hatton & Berkeley, which provides financial services to small businesses, sent the letters on behalf of its client TCYK LLC to Mrs Drew. Robert Croucher, managing director of Hatton & Berkeley, said: "They [the letters] are part of what's referred to as a pre-action protocol. We send them before action...They don't actually make a demand for money."
Source Link: BBC News
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Re: Golden Eye Int LTD / GEIL / MIRCOM / TCYK Threat Discuss

Postby Appletree » Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:01 am

What is the state of copyright trolling in the UK? I'm new to the country. Articles on Torrentfreak would suggest it's died down.
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Re: Golden Eye Int LTD / GEIL / MIRCOM / TCYK Threat Discuss

Postby Stressed_Out » Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:21 am

I'm not well up on "Bankruptcy" but how can "Fat Andy" sell his house for £725,000 when he declared himself Bankrupt.

He tried for long enough, so has he achieved his goal and finally duped the Legal system at last?

How can this disreputable and disgraced specimen of a solicitor get away with it!

I'm confused.
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Re: Golden Eye Int LTD / GEIL / MIRCOM / TCYK Threat Discuss

Postby Mullard47 » Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:33 am

Stressed_Out wrote:I'm not well up on "Bankruptcy" but how can "Fat Andy" sell his house for £725,000 when he declared himself Bankrupt.

He tried for long enough, so has he achieved his goal and finally duped the Legal system at last?

How can this disreputable and disgraced specimen of a solicitor get away with it!

I'm confused.


Either whatever net beneficial interest he had in the house was bought out from the trustee/OR, or it was nil or de minimis.

The house sold recently for little more than was paid for it prior to the 2008 financial crash. Taking sale costs into account and the fact that me may not have been the sole owner, it may well be that at the time of the bankruptcy order and the three years time limit that follows, that his interest was valueless in the context of bankruptcy proceedfings.
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Re: Golden Eye Int LTD / GEIL / MIRCOM / TCYK Threat Discuss

Postby Stressed_Out » Thu Aug 15, 2019 4:19 pm

I am at present watching a BBC4 showing of a program

"From Ice To Fire -the incredible Science of Temperature:

Presented and narrated by "Dr Helen Czerski"!!!

Forgive me but is this the same person associated with ACS et al as an "Expert witness" in "Fat Andy" and others "Speculative Invoicing Scam?"
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Re: Golden Eye Int LTD / GEIL / MIRCOM / TCYK Threat Discuss

Postby Stressed_Out » Thu Aug 15, 2019 4:28 pm

@Mullard

The info you have imparted is expanding my understanding and general knowledge and I thank you for that.
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Re: Golden Eye Int LTD / GEIL / MIRCOM / TCYK Threat Discuss

Postby Strawman » Sat Aug 31, 2019 2:05 am

Stressed - to answer your post from a couple of months ago, there are actually two Jonathan Cohen QCs.

I have come across them both and Jonathan Cohen QC from 4 Paper Buildings is a lovely chap and a real gentleman, who would have nothing to do with GEIL, TCYK, etc. He is the one who has just been appointed a High Court judge.

The other Jonathan Cohen QC (from Littleton Chambers) picked up the brief from the scammers and has acted for them since at least 2012.
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Re: Golden Eye Int LTD / GEIL / MIRCOM / TCYK Threat Discuss

Postby Strawman » Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:18 am

I have read over the judgment from July and in my view, it is basically curtains for the scammers. They have had years to get their case in order. However all signs point to the likelihood that the brief to Cohen was a dog's dinner. Sure, Cohen then tried to salvage it with the amendments per Annex 1, but even that couldn't ameliorate a fundamentally flawed application.

They could file again, with an amended application, but they may be advised against taking the risk. They have already taken a bath on costs in respect of the hearing in July, and they may find themselves further in the hole if they try again. In any event, quite how they will come up with the missing evidence is unclear, and it may just not be worth the cost outlay - they only sent 749 letters, and fewer than 100 settled? They should quit while they are behind.
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Re: Golden Eye Int LTD / GEIL / MIRCOM / TCYK Threat Discuss

Postby Stressed_Out » Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:09 am

Thanks for the update Strawman.

Also. Came across this article. Maybe the more IT and legally savvy members may be able to use it if it has any relevance to the "Scams" in this country, and if so advise members on the procedure to acheive its aims.

It seems to have advice which may or may not be added to the excellent and informative "Speculative handbook".

https://www.webmasterworld.com/webmaste ... 353522.htm
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