Category Archives: Global

True Crime: WANTED, By Bill White

Campaign begins just ahead of the worldwide release of Bill White's upcoming book, WANTED

WANTED by Bill White

WANTED by Bill White

As reported by WireNews, Dina Kousta, a ‘Security Investigator’ working for the US Government appears to be actively involved in what can only be described as a ‘dirty tricks’ campaign just ahead of the publication of Bill White’s book, WANTED.

Passport and Identity Fraud Expert Reveals The True Story of How He Evaded US Capture And Wound Up With A Life Sentence

by Bill White
Publisher: Origin of Books
ISBN-13: 978-1077144156

Have you ever wondered how to get a false US passport? Really? Not even once?

Okay, for the honest people reading this who answered that question “yes”, WANTED, by Bill White — a straight-forward account by a passport fraudster, who obtained and used his ‘fake’ passport for more than 13 years is for you.

Bill White is WANTED.

In WANTED, White tells his readers exactly how and why he did what he did and he explains how he was ‘caught’ and how he beat the US Government but ultimately wound up with a Life Sentence for passport fraud.

 

###

About the Author
Bill White is a Jewish American, the founding CEO of WireNews.org, a journalist and relentless entrepreneur who enjoys painting, sailing and trading Forex. You will find Bill online @realbillwhite on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

###

Related Media

US Embassy In Greece Involved In Dirty Tricks Campaign

Court Report: Malcolm Hawkes In Double-Jeopardy Extradition Win

Court Report: U.S. Fails In Extradition Bid, Decides Against Appeal

 

Lawfare Project To Expedia: Stop Enforcing Kuwait Airways’ Anti-Semitism

Leading civil rights group fires latest salvo against airline's illegal policy

The Lawfare Project

The Lawfare Project

Yesterday, The Lawfare Project dispatched a letter to Expedia Group CEO Mark Okerstrom warning him of the potential consequences of continuing to facilitate Kuwait Airways’ policy of refusing to sell tickets to Israeli passport holders.

The Lawfare Project has challenged this illegal, discriminatory policy for several years in various jurisdictions. In 2015, the airline was forced to shutter its flight route from New York JFK to London Heathrow, along with its entire inter-European route network in 2016.

Brooke Goldstein, Executive Director of The Lawfare Project, released the following statement:

“Kuwait Airways has already made it clear: they hate Jews more than they like flying passengers. Sadly, this company has chosen to enforce a racist, illegal policy no matter the impact on its operations or the cost to its bottom line.

“We hope Expedia will choose a different path. The world’s largest travel agency must decide whether to stand on the side of equality and justice or continue to enforce Kuwait Airways’ discrimination and subject itself to reputational damage and potential legal liability.”

Read the full letter here.

Read more about Kuwait Airways’ unlawful discrimination and The Lawfare Project’s work to combat it here.

###

The Lawfare Project is a global network of legal professionals that contribute their skills, time, and expertise to defending the civil and human rights of the Jewish people and pro-Israel community, and fighting discrimination wherever they see it.

Lawyers File Communication To ICC Urging It To “Tread With Caution” Regarding The Ambiguity Of Palestinian Claims And Statehood

The Lawfare Project

The Lawfare Project

Lawyers from top-tier London international criminal chambers 9 Bedford Row have submitted a communication to the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) of the International Criminal Court (ICC), with support from The Lawfare Project, regarding the effect of issues around Palestinian statehood and Palestine’s territorial claim on the jurisdiction of the Court.

The submission, by Steven Kay QC and Joshua Kern, with assistance from UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI), highlights the challenges for the ICC that would result from treating Palestine as a state, when Palestine’s legal status, capabilities, and territorial claims remain ambiguous and as yet undefined.

Inherent in Palestine’s claim to statehood is its claim to functional capacities that include the rights to accept ICC jurisdiction, to accede to the Rome Statute on which the ICC is founded, and to refer a situation to the Court. Yet, the submission argues, Palestine’s objective legal status as a non-State entity under international law restricts its capacity to make a valid declaration needed to refer a situation to the Court.

This is further complicated by the fact that Palestine claims title to territory upon which criminal conduct has allegedly occurred, but these territorial claims are disputed, not fully defined, and subject to negotiations.

The Rome Statute, which is the ICC’s constitutional document, does not include a definition of a state but, the submission points out, the customary test of statehood within international law, known as the Montevideo Criteria, holds that a state must consist of four elements: a defined territory, a permanent population, a government in total control of the territory, and the capacity to engage in foreign relations. Although Palestine satisfies the criterion of a permanent population, it does not fullfil the criterion of government with respect to issues that will be negotiated in the permanent status negotiations, namely Jerusalem, settlements, specified military locations, borders, foreign relations, Israelis, and refugees.

Palestine neither exercises authority with respect to these issues nor has an uncontested right or sovereign title to exercise such authority. This intrinsically affects whether the ICC can exercise jurisdiction with respect to territory—such as in Jerusalem or over settlements—which cannot be said with a degree of certainty to be Palestinian. As Palestine does not possess exclusive competence to govern in this territory, objectively, such territory does not comprise the territory of a Palestinian State.

So, the submission argues, the scope of Palestinian sovereign title to territory cannot be determined with certainty. The question of sovereign legal title to the disputed territories is a matter that can only be resolved by agreement between the relevant parties, including Israel. Indeed, the PLO expressly disclaimed sovereignty over the West Bank and Gaza in 1964 while, in the Oslo Accords, Israel and the PLO specifically reserved their rights, claims, and positions regarding the territories pending the outcome of the permanent status negotiations.

The exercise of ICC jurisdiction would therefore necessarily require the OTP to demarcate a border for jurisdictional purposes. Politically, this would place the Prosecutor into the midst of one of the world’s most flammable disputes. The submission therefore urges the OTP to “tread with caution” on matters involving territory over which Israel maintains a legitimate but disputed claim to avoid interference in the internal affairs of a non-State Party absent a UN Security Council mandate.

If the ICC were to exercise jurisdiction unlawfully it could result in a backlash against it and turn the Court itself into a violator of the rules-based international order. It would also risk undermining the Court by legitimizing existing criticisms that the ICC is a “renegade” court exercising an exorbitant jurisdiction, used as a tool by the PLO.

Lawyers from 9 Bedford Row have made previous submissions to the ICC Prosecutor, on behalf of The Lawfare Project and UK Lawyers for Israel, regarding the unreliability of human rights reports as evidence in criminal cases and questioning the ICC’s jurisdiction in settlement cases.

A blog post by Steven Kay QC and Joshua Kern of 9 Bedford Row summarizing the content of the submission can be read here.

Brooke Goldstein, Executive Director of The Lawfare Project, which supported the submission, said:

“There is a crisis in international law that can only be averted if the international legal system plays by its own rules. This communication makes clear that the ICC can either uphold the rules-based international order or risk becoming a violator of it, undermining faith in international law.”

Jonathan Turner, Chief Executive of UK Lawyers for Israel, said:

“This submission demonstrates fundamental bars to the International Criminal Court exercising jurisdiction over territory claimed by the Palestinians and especially over Israeli settlements, whose final status must be determined by negotiations under the Oslo II Accord. These bars have not been addressed in the reports to date of the Prosecutor’s preliminary examination. The Prosecutor should not waste further resources examining matters over which the Court has no jurisdiction.”

About The Lawfare Project: Headquartered in New York, The Lawfare Project, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is a legal think tank and litigation fund committed to protecting the civil and human rights of Jewish communities around the world. To learn more, please visit www.thelawfareproject.org.

Fraud Alert: LottoElite Affiliate Program Does Not Payout

LottoElite Affiliates

LottoElite Affiliates

Phoenix Digital Services Ltd. (Companies House), which appears to be a front-company for LottoElite, operated by
Legacy Eight Curacao N.V. 2016-007
, and which operates under the License No. 8048/JAZ issued to Antillephone, Authorized and Regulated by the Government of Curacao, recently took over the communications and marketing of a number of Lotto/Lottery websites, including trillonario.com; lottokings.com; qianyiletou.com; wintrillions.com.tw; lotosena.com; trillonario.com.mx; wintrillions.com.

Ever since Phoenix took over the operation of the LottoElite Affiliate program, commission payouts have effectively stopped.

Initial emails to the LottoElite “Customer Service” were initially ignored. After threats of a lawsuit were made, a reply was received from Judit Sans, who described herself as a Marketing Assistant at LottoElite. She delayed the process for nearly one month, requesting and re-requesting an “invoice” for commissions owed. Over the previous eight years, the LottoElite Affiliate Program management had never required Affiliates to invoice them for commissions payable through their affiliate program.

After Judit ran out of excuses for further delay, James Dominique was ‘tagged’ by Judit and then he started again purporting emails he received from the “finance department” and asking for information that had already been provided.

As of this writing, no payment has been made.

Beware this company. They are fraudsters.

###

Contact Details
Phoenix Digital Services Ltd.
20-22 Wenlock Road
London N1 7GU
Tel: +44 2038704144

Global Press Release Distribution – £19.99

Affordable marketing tools that get your message to the right audience

Press Releases

Press Releases

WireNews, founded in April 2001, by a small group of journalists on a mission, to offer an affordable method to post, publish and distribute press releases to journalists, have stayed true to their original plan.

Eighteen years later, WireNews continues to offer affordable press release distribution.

Today, it makes more sense than ever to deliver your message to the right audience. Many of today’s largest agencies use WireNews to distribute their client’s media due to our unparalleled success. Blasting your media out to the World, without a specific target audience in mind will actually reduce its relevance and the ultimate value of your message.

In just 3-easy-steps, your compelling, relevant content will be delivered to the right audience and it will generate the kind of results you’re looking for and best of all, it will cost you just £19.99 per press release!

This is what we do:

  • Publish breaking news;
  • Publish Op-Ed (opinion) pieces
  • Host & publish blog posts
  • Distribute corporate news/press releases;
  • Issue an internationally recognized Press Card
WireNews Press Card

WireNews Press Card

WireNews distributes corporate press releases to millions of consumers and top media contacts including:

  • Over 350,000 journalists;
  • Over 275,000 bloggers;
  • Many top search, news & media/blog websites;
  • Several of the most widely used Social Media Networks;

By publishing your company’s press release with WireNews you can:

  • Increase traffic to your website;
  • Develop lasting SEO value for your website;
  • Achieve lasting Content Marketing Optimization;
  • Publish related video;
  • Permanently host your company’s press releases;
  • Upload your logo or images;
  • Maintain unique contacts for each press release;
  • Ensure ‘uniqueness’ of your media;

Write For WireNews
Some like to call it ‘citizen journalism’. If you’d like to write for WireNews, to contribute your op-ed (opinion) pieces for publication, the first step is to register!

Journalists are also invited to apply for and obtain an International Press Card issued by the WireNews Agency.

Whether you’re a start-up or global brand, WireNews charges just £19.99 per press release.

For more information or to register visit https://wirenews.org.

 

« Older Entries