EXCLUSIVE: The nation’s financial and corporate regulator, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), is seemingly too lazy to go after disgraced queer media magnate and former Evo Media owner, Mark Christopher Anthony, despite pleas from other business owners still being harassed by the now officially declared dodgy businessman and evidence piling in against him. [READ MORE]
BE AFRAID, HE MIGHT SUE! Disgraced queer media tycoon Mark Anthony back with threats to gay businesses as prison beckons for dodgy bosses
EXCLUSIVE: He’s back! Fallen queer magazine tycoon, Mark Christopher Anthony, is back to his alleged shady best. He’s once again flouting the law and doing what he loves most: sending lousy legal letters in a bid to shake down suburban businesses on behalf of a media empire that no longer exists and one from which he is banned from associating with in any case.
BALD FACED CON! Convicted fraudster tossed out of Sydney pub owing tens of thousands to bands after ripping off punks & bar staff
EXCLUSIVE INVESTIGATION: A convicted fraudster who once faked his CV so he could unlawfully obtain almost $6 million from high-profile victims and banks is at the centre of a police investigation after being tossed out from running a trendy Sydney pub for failing to pay rent and allegedly stealing tens of thousands of dollars owed to bands from ticket sales to live music events.
WHAT A GRUB! Elite Sydney lawyer Victor Berger finally struck off for pilfering money from dying women with dementia despite attempts by powerful friends to save him
An elite Sydney lawyer who parasitically preyed on the vulnerable, elderly and dying has finally been struck off the local legal register despite a Federal MP, two rabbis, a Senior Counsel, businessmen, a company chairman, a chairman of a public company, a solicitor and a retired Supreme Court Judge all providing “character references” and supporting the disgraced solicitor who engaged in widespread fraud and dishonest practices.
EXCLUSIVE INVESTIGATION – PART SIX: His nationwide media company is in ruins. Broken into pieces much like the so-called “antique vase” apparently belonging to his mother that was smashed upon his front door by a poverty-stricken and fed-up employee. Likewise, his reputation is shattered. His media group forcibly placed into administration and liquidation, with employees, suppliers, creditors, and the Tax Office thought to be owed more than $1 million. His glossy magazines full of display ads and once-popular websites too, all gone. Kaput. Nada. Can no longer be read, can no longer be seen.
They are the people who run one of Australia’s largest retirement village businesses which this week has been accused of long-running scams against their elderly clients. But amongst the cabal of financiers, property developers, traders, lawyers and accountants who infest the corridors of AVEO, there is not one person on its board or leadership team who seemingly has any sort of real-world experience or knowledge of the aged-care sector.
The current troubles of Evo Media – publishers of SX Magazine, SameSame and Gay News Network – as first revealed by True Crime News Weekly reflect a bigger trend faced not just by gay and lesbian media, but all traditional media around the world, writes journalist, author and queer media watcher, Bill Calder.
EXCLUSIVE INVESTIGATION – PART FIVE: The scandal-ridden owner of Australia’s largest self-proclaimed LGBTIQ media group Evo Media has finally been located as cameras were present at the very moment he was served documents by ASIC for a range of corporate crimes this week in Sydney.
EXCLUSIVE INVESTIGATION – PART FOUR: It’s the sensational and quite frankly horrifying media and community corruption scandal that simply won’t go away and has now led to death threats being made against True Crime News Weekly by a former senior employee of the AIDS Council of NSW (ACON) which also implicates the organisation’s CEO.
EXCLUSIVE INVESTIGATION – PART THREE: Having been kicked out of two offices and then their own websites, the owners of Australia’s largest LGBTIQ media group, Evo Media, can now claim a dubious hat-trick of sorts after being locked out of their recently purchased Woolloomooloo cafe for failing to pay rent as authorities get ready to swoop.
EXCLUSIVE INVESTIGATION – UPDATE: More people have come forward alleging “shonky” rorts taking place across queer media outlets, with Evo Media now in damage control as its banned company director sends intimidatory late-night legal threats to employees who spoke out to True Crime News Weekly. Our editor, Serkan Ozturk, digs deeper into the growing scandal.
EXCLUSIVE INVESTIGATION: Australia’s largest LGBTIQ publishing house Evo Media has been labelled a “sham company” allegedly engaging in widespread “fraud” against employees and advertisers while being criminally operated by a banned company director. That’s according to current and recent senior staff members who are owed hundreds of thousands of dollars in superannuation and entitlements and feel let down by corporate regulators like the ATO and ASIC.
In a sign that Australian courts may finally be getting tough on white collar crime, the former CEO of surfwear giant Billabong has been sentenced to eight years in prison for forging his then-wife’s signature for a $13.5 million loan.
Ever fell in love with a Nigerian prince who promised you the world only to discover it was all a sham and you’re now spending 20 years in the Bangkok Hilton over drugs smuggling charges? Well, you may not be the only one with the latest statistics from the UK showing that online fraud is the most common crime in the country, with almost one in ten people becoming a victim to fraudsters.