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

FTC Fed Up With Andris Pukke, Peter Baker, and John Usher in Sanctuary Belize Case

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has just filed a motion to hold Andris Pukke, Peter Baker, and John Usher in contempt in the case involving Sanctuary Belize. The court document submitted seems like it could have been shortened down to one sentence, “The named dudes can’t be trusted, lie, and defraud people.” The response would … 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

FTC Says Andris Pukke “Crocodile Tears” Are No Reason to Block Court Report

Yesterday I reported on Receiver Report On Sanctuary Belize And Andris Pukke Should Make You Want To Puke. The Receiver submitted his report on the development Sanctuary Belize, and other parties, that the FTC had sued. Pukke objected to a number of items in the Receiver’s report. My initial personal impression was he was objecting … Read more

Is the Sanctuary Belize Development Under Fire From the FTC only Months Away From Defaulting?

For anyone interested in the action the FTC has taken against the Sanctuary Belize development and people involved in it, here is a quick update. Court documents state that Andris Pukke is asking to get count frozen funds, thawed, so he can get “$8,000 per month for unspecified living expenses and $500,000 for attorneys’ fees … 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

WSJ Article Turns Sanctuary Belize Into a Bad Cable Movie

The Wall Street Journal has just published a new article on the mess that is known as Sanctuary Belize. The article appears to stem from the FTC massive complaint filed against the foreign development which has roots in the debt relief industry and allegedly targetted retiring Americans. The situation reads like a bad movie script. … 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