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 … Read more

At FTC’s Request, Court Finalizes Orders and Monetary Judgments against Ringleaders of the Sanctuary Belize Real Estate Investment Scheme

Andris Pukke, Peter Baker Ordered to Pay $120.2 Million A federal district court entered final orders against the three primary individual defendants—Andris Pukke, Peter Baker, and Luke Chadwick, and related corporations—in the Federal Trade Commission’s case involving the allegedly deceptive sale of real estate properties in Belize to U.S. consumers. The orders announced today finalize … Read more

Ameridebt Debt Rises While Pukke, Baker, and Chadwick are Broken

It appears the trial involving the actions of Andris Pukke, Peter Baker, and Luke Chadwick with their Sanctuary Belize scheme has come to a predicted painful end. In a flurry of court documents, the Judge has trounced the participants in the foreign land sales scheme that has roots in the non-profit debt management group Ameridebt. … Read more

Ten Individual and Corporate Defendants Settle FTC Charges that They Participated in, Controlled, or Benefitted from the Sanctuary Belize Real Estate Scam

Just prior to trial, ten individual and corporate defendants agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they participated in, controlled, or illegally benefitted from the allegedly deceptive marketing of the “Sanctuary Belize” real estate development in remote southern Belize, including charges that they deceived U.S. consumers regarding the amenities that the development would have, … Read more

Did the FTC Close the Coffin on Andris Pukke? Triple Ho Show No Go.

The Judge in the case against Andris Pukke, Peter Baker, Luke Chadwick, Sanctuary Belize, and a host of others, seems to have reached a conclusion. At least the Judge wrote his opinion on the case presented by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). For more on the FTC case, read At FTC’s Request, Court Halts Massive … Read more

Sanctuary Belize Case Update – Grab a Beverage and Put Your Feet Up

The case involving Andris Pukke and Peter Baker that started with Ameridebt is still grinding on regarding Sanctuary Belize. The FTC summary of the case reads like a movie script. It involves international intrigue, deception, Orange County companies, prison jumpsuits, and back-stabery. Buckle up. This is going to be a long wild ride. FTC Update … Read more

Andris Pukke and Friends Take Down an International Bank With Sanctuary Belize Scam

I didn’t think I would see this happen but apparently the issues surrounding the former debt relief executive, Andris Pukke of Ameridebt fame, and his development that is known as Sanctuary Belize, have brought down an international bank. The Federal Trade Commission has just announced Atlantic International Bank Limited is paying up and closing down. … Read more

Will AmeriDebt Never Go Away? Sanctuary Belize Receivership Tries to Find Way .

I still can’t believe the credit counseling failure known as AmeriDebt is still an issue we have to deal with all these many years later. In 2003 the Federal Trade Commission went after AmeriDebt for what was labeled as a fraud within the nonprofit credit counseling industry. The FTC is still chasing the company to … Read more

Receiver Report on Sanctuary Belize and Andris Pukke Should Make You Want to Puke

If you want to get up to speed on the long train-wreck that is Sanctuary Belieze, click here. The FTC filed suit against the development in Belize after former debt relief company owner, Andris Pukke and others allegedly were engaged in deceptive marketing and false promises to separate Americans from their money. The court-appointed Receiver … Read more

Andris Pukke of Sanctuary Belize Fame Has Peter Baker Back Bus Over Him

Let’s see if I can summarize this for everyone not up to speed. Andris Pukke is a long known figure in the debt relief industry. His appearance in the courts goes way back into the 1990s. The biggest explosion he was behind was a non-profit credit counseling company, Ameridebt. Sanctuary Belize was a real estate … Read more

Sanctuary Belize and Andris Pukke Downfall Appear to Go Way Back to Ameridebt

More documents are starting to trickle out in the FTC case against Ecological Fox which includes a vast number of parties. See this for more details on all. But in a previously sealed filing by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) it appears one reason the FTC is going for the gold on this one has … Read more

Court Control Over Sanctuary Belize is Extended on Discovery of New Evidence

The court has extended the Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) over the Sanctuary Belize development through at least February 2019. The document damningly says, “the FTC and the Receiver entered the defendants” business premises on November 7, 2018. and found new evidence of the FTC’s allegations and significant corroboration, including documents showing the relevant individuals had … Read more

Are Sanctuary Belize Owners Getting the Facts or Fake News?

A reader sent me a screenshot of an alleged Facebook post by a Chris Cammarano who is associated with Sanctuary Belize and a lot owner since 2009. The post by Cammarano gives readers a different point of view, some might even call it “Fake News.” In an apparent defense of actions taken by the Federal … Read more

Ameridebt Scam and Sanctuary Belize Takes Years to Bring Down Andris Pukke But the FTC Just Dropped a Thor Hammer on the Gang

At the Federal Trade Commission’s request, a federal district court in Maryland issued an order temporarily shutting down the largest overseas real estate investment scam the FTC has ever targeted. According to the FTC, the scam was established by Andris Pukke, a recidivist scammer currently living in California, and he perpetuated it even while serving … Read more

Andris Pukke and Sanctuary Belize Update from Insiders

In the past I’d written about Andris Pukke from AmeriDebt fame. Pukke went on to become affiliated with a real estate development in Belize named Sanctuary Belize. I just received the following user supplied content on events at the development. It appears there is some similar information on this site. Sanctuary Belize Submitted Update “I … Read more