I’m as Sick of Hearing About Sanctuary Belize as You Are

The entire episode with the former debt relief guys from the Sanctuary Belize action by the FTC is coming to a conclusion.

Andris Pukke, Peter Baker, Luke Chadwick, and John Usher have all been swatted back by the court.

There are two favorite sections of the Opinion just released by the Court.

“After nearly three years of litigation, the overriding concern at this stage is to steer the case “safely into the harbor of judgment.”

And then there is this section about Luke Chadwick.

“Chadwick asks the Court to amend its findings of fact concerning the 2015 affidavit he submitted in connection with Pukke’s violation of supervised release hearing, which falsely represented that, as far as Chadwick knew, Pukke had not used the Marc Romeo alias from 2012 to 2015. ECF No. 1020 at 75 n.36. In a too clever by half display of revisionist history, Chadwick now argues that the declaration was not in fact false or misleading because he was not aware that Pukke, himself, had used the alias during that time.

Three facts confirm that Chadwick’s painfully strained reading is untenable. First, he does not deny that he and others-used the Marc Romeo alias in referring to Pukke. Second, no matter how much he tries to minimize it, Chadwick cannot explain away a December 2012 email in which a Sanctuary Belize salesperson stated: “Luke Chadwick and Marc Romeo, our two main developers here in California would like to speak with you.” ECF No. 1152 at 11 (quoting PX 985). Chadwick and Pukke are both copied—with Pukke using the deceptive email address “ekkup@msn.com.” Id at 11; see also ECF No. 1020 at 124 (detailing additional communications). Any reasonable trier of fact could infer that Pukke authorized the use of his alias at that time and Chadwick knew it. Third, and perhaps most importantly, Chadwick also invoked his Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination when asked on deposition whether his 2015 declaration was false/ECF No. 1152 at 10-11. Months after the fair, he attempts to make a clean breast and deny the apparent falsehood. There is no basis to credit Chadwick’s late-conceived theory and his motion is DENIED.”

Can This Finally Please Be Over?

It seems almost guaranteed that the defendants in this case brought by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will force this to see the light of day yet again. The penalties are so large.

If you have the mental energy to read the latest crop of released court documents, you can find them here, here, and a href=”https://getoutofdebt.org//wp-content/uploads/2021/03/1194.pdf”>here.

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4 thoughts on “I’m as Sick of Hearing About Sanctuary Belize as You Are”

  1. How does Luke Chadwick have money to invest into a restaurant in Australia when he owes
    $90,000,000 to defrauding investors in America. How is the Australian government allowing that to to happen and why is he not sitting in a prison cell in America? He is the ultimate conman.

  2. Luke Chadwick living back home in Yarrawonga VIC Australia, with the many locals he’s swindled unaware. Apparently he and his wife are about to open a vegan cafe, to pay back his $91.2 million ($117.5 AUS Million) to investors. Has been spotted driving around local housing developments regularly. He should be extradited and gaoled.

    • And how is it possible, that L.C. is still in a Belize investment as a developer, now signing with DREAMs Group to Develop a Hotel Unscripted Belize, north Placencia. Just minutes away south Santuary.

    • I literally own a shop right across from his business! He’s place is called Mixt Kitchen and the entire town is more then certain he is only using the shop to launder money through it cos he stays open from 6am-7pm in a small town that has no business after 2pm and he has 5 workers when it’s dead as and never has any actual customers in his shop so we are more then certain he uses it to “lose” his money so he can scam people again


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