Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Hello Out There. Is it Fact, Fiction or Malice to ask the Obvious Question: Is it a VIOLATION of U.S. Bankruptcy Code to be "hired" by the "debtor" then to "after", be appointed the Chapter 11 Trustee?

Crystal Cox says Kevin Padrick and Obsidian set up, betrayed and violated the constitutional rights of their own clients. 

Crystal Cox says Kevin Padrick took privileged information from his clients, the "debtor" and used it against them to liquidate them and make 15% on each asset plus MASSIVE Legal Fees for 5 years, meanwhile using his media and court connections to make sure his clients are indicted and look "very bad" in controlled media. See with Summit going to Prison, Kevin Padrick has free reign over the real estate consumers money to do as he pleased for 5 YEARS. 

Crystal Cox believes that it is against the LAW to be an insider, working for the debtor, then to jump the proverbial fence, screw your client, violate contract law and be a U.S. Department of Justice appointed Trustee. 

Crystal Cox says that the Summit Bankruptcy should be VOID and all transactions put under extreme scrutiny and investigation by the proper authorities and auditors.

Another Article about my Ninth Circuit Win Discussing this Obvious Issue. 


The debtor hired Plaintiffs Obsidian Finance Group, LLC and its principal, Kevin Padrick, in connection with a potential bankruptcy. 

After the debtor filed its chapter 11 bankruptcy petition, the Bankruptcy Court appointed Padrick as the chapter 11 trustee. 

Following Padrick’s appointment, Defendant Crystal Cox commenced publishing blog posts on various websites accusing Padrick of criminal and wrongful conduct including, inter alia, fraud, corruption, money-laundering, deceit on the government, tax crimes, and fraud against the government. Plaintiffs filed a defamation suit against Cox. 

The District Court dismissed all but one of the Plaintiff’s claims holding that Cox’s blog posts were expressions of opinion and, therefore, protected under the First Amendment. On the Plaintiff’s cross-appeal, the Ninth Circuit noted that while opinions are protected speech, a statement that “may . . . imply a false assertion of fact” is actionable. 

Applying a three-prong test to determine if a statement contains an “assertion of objective fact,” the Ninth Circuit determined that the District Court did not commit an error in dismissing all but one of the defamation causes of action. 

Addressing the remaining count on which the District Court entered judgment in favor of the Plaintiffs, the Ninth Circuit ruled that Plaintiff Padrick was not a “public figure,” and because Cox’s blog posts addressed “matters of public concern,” Cox could not be liable for defamation unless she was found to have acted negligently. 

Further, “presumed damages” could not be awarded unless Cox was found to have acted with actual malice. Since the District Court failed to instruct the jury accordingly, the Ninth Circuit reversed the judgment in favor of the Plaintiffs and remanded the case to the District Court for a new trial."


More on this Bankruptcy Cox Issue;

Friday, January 24, 2014

"Awbrey Butte House" "Jeanette L. Thomas"' "Martin Hansen"

"From: Stephanie Studebaker-DeYoung <>
Subject: RE: Martin Hansen
To: "'Mark Neuman'" <>, "'Crystal L. Cox'" <>
Date: Thursday, July 30, 2009, 7:50 AM

Ok – I didn’t call him a liar – I think you did dad. 

Anyway – I think they can’t be trusted at all.  I don’t think Jeanette can be trusted, but I don’t know what else you could do.  I guess not give them permission until they remove their claws off of awbrey butte house.  Use the fact they want something from you.  They must not be able to get their way with Chase.  That really gets their goat.  You should tell them you will give them permission when they give you full title to the Awbrey Butte House.  Email David and tell him you never got the email from Ewan and doubt he ever sent one.  Then CC: Jeanette Thomas.  Make sure they all know what is going on.  Then make up your mind to do nothing until they let Awbrey house go."

"From: Mark Neuman [] 
Sent: Wednesday, July 29, 2009 5:51 PM
To: Crystal L. Cox
Cc: Stephanie Studebaker
Subject: Re: Martin Hansen

No.  I pulled it off when I determined it was useless.  I didn't want the realtor putting more work into it with little chance Padrick would OK any sale.  Earlier I printed out your 7 options post that I found doing a search.  I'll read it tonight.

Advice- I think I know what I'll do but tell me what you think.  After the Boulder house, Padrick told my attorney that he would not be having any future conversations with me or Stephanie, under any circumstances (because we both told him he was a liar).  We've not talked since.  So today I am emailed a letter from Tonkon Torp's David Petersen asking me to sign an authorization allowing JPMorgan Chase to talk to Ewan Rose or Ryan Norwood from Obsidian, or David Petersen from Tonkon Torp in regard to the mortgage on the residence that I turned over to the Summit Liquidating Trust.  The letter also says "I am following up on e-mail correspondence you received from Ewan Rose at Obsidian Finance Group.....".  Right!  Never got an email from him on anything.

I think my response will be to Jeanette Thomas.  I already told her I would not communicate with Summit or Tonkon Torp because they have been untruthful (I think you have those emails).  Of course, here they are being untruthful again in regard to the supposed email.  But I don't think I should give any of them permission to talk to Chase.  I will only give Jeanette permission to talk to them as long as she provides me with a recap of all discussions she has with them.  After all, it is my loan and I don't want them lying to 
Chase about anything."

"-- On Wed, 7/29/09, Mark Neuman <> wrote:

From: Mark Neuman <>
Subject: Martin Hansen
To: "Crystal L. Cox" <>
Cc: " Stephanie Studebaker -DeYoung" <>
Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2009, 5:17 PM

Here is the latest report:

 I did some more digging on this and Martin was fired by Karnopp.  That required a unanimous vote of the other partners.  He had been admonished by them a number of times regarding his conduct and professionalism.  However, when he had an affair with his assistant and then proceeded to be less than forthright in owning up to it they gave him the boot.  She's divorced now, he isn't.  There's a very interesting case he had with Central Electric Co-Op last year in which Judge Tiktin hit him with major sanctions and absolutely lambasted him for ethics etc.  I haven't found the case yet, the other party was the Cyrus family out in Sisters.  I spoke with another attorney in town who said it was both scathing and a good read.  It'd look good in a blog.  I'll try to find it.

Let's wait for the case!!!"

"US Trustee Pamela Griffith worked for Ransom, Blackman & Simson way back when..... yes, that's Leon Simson of Tonkin Torp." "Legal fees charged to the creditors due to the lawsuit file by the Tennant family"

" On Thu, 7/23/09, Mark Neuman <> wrote:

From: Mark Neuman <>
Subject: connections
To: "Crystal L. Cox" <>, "Stephanie Studebaker-DeYoung" <>
Date: Thursday, July 23, 2009, 7:44 PM

See the attached.  So Asst. US Trustee Pamela Griffith worked for Ransom, Blackman & Simson way back when..... yes, that's Leon Simson of Tonkin Torp.  Please note in any future "connections" research that Leon Simson also worked for Ball Janik before he went to work for Tonkon Torp.  
And as you look further..... you'll see that Pamela Griffith, Leon Simson and Miller Nash....... yes, Kevin Padrick at Miller Nash worked together for the appellees in the Coast Trading Company, Inc. bankruptcy.  Remember the news article I sent about Coast Trading and Padrick's objection to the trustee getting paid before the creditors were paid?  Griffith is an old pal of these guys.  Why would she react to any complaint that you filed against them?  
I looked for connections of these folks to Judge Dunn and just can't find them.  He worked for the Portland law firm of Copeland, Landye, Bennett and Wolf where he eventually became the managing partner.  He was later appointed BK judge.
Mark "

 "To 'Mark Neuman'Me
Jul 28, 2009
CRB could be getting bullied that they will be sued if they don’t let them do things to the accounts there.  That bank is acting very strange like Obsidian has something on them.

From: Mark Neuman []
Sent: Tuesday, July 28, 2009 10:10 PM
To: Crystal L. Cox
Cc: Stephanie Studebaker-DeYoung
Subject: Legal fees- Tennant and other

Crystal :

Okay...... I've finally recapped the legal fees for a couple categories.

Legal fees charged to the creditors due to the lawsuit file by the Tennant family:  $45,973

Sussman                  $41,068
Tonkon Torp                 2,025
Perkins Coie                       0
Padrick                        1,200
Obsidian                      1,680

Legal fees charge to the creditors in efforts to transfer assets from principals
(These were assets that the principals were trying to transfer from the very
beginning but couldn't get them to take them- wasted legal fees)                       $140,829

Sussman                  $16,545
Tonkon Torp                 2,504
Perkins Coie               63,790
Padrick                      28,080
Obsidian                    29,910

I think there is another interesting amount that you should hit as some point.  There are a bunch of legal fees spent on claims mitigation.  I think they spent way more time talking about claims mitigation versus doing anything productive toward getting exchanges completed.  Hard to see how they spent so much on claims mitigation while the whole thing supposedly blew up from $13 million to $40 million.  Those number to come.

I also think we need to explore why Summit has chosen to just go after Umpqua .  They think that is the easiest?  Here are the banks that we banked with over the years:

Western Bank (bought out by Washington Mutual)  handled everything until about 1999?
Bank of the Cascades  handled everything until about 2005?
Columbia River Bank  handled everything until about 2007
Umpqua Bank   handled everything until bankruptcy on 12/19/08
Sterling Bank  deposited money with them and worked on a joint marketing plan
Capital Pacific Bank  deposited money with them and they knew quite a bit about Summit and other entities
Northwest Bank  deposited money with them but doubt they knew much about anything else

So why Umpqua ?  BOTC and CRB are in big trouble financially and may not make it.  However they both made loans on various things, especially CRB.  They had all of our financials so they knew alot.  Western Bank bot out by WAMU and now Chase.  Seems too hard and records are old.  Sterling ?  Don't know.  Capital Pacific?  Very small Portland bank.  Northwest?  Didn't know much about us.  I really think they are going for one big hit from Umpqua .



Lot's More to Come Folks, years of documents, connections, hearings, declarations, court filings, videos, hearings and NO Malice, Just Exposing Corruption in the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Hey CORRUPT THUGS Greenberg Traurig, Whatcha Lookin AT?

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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

the IRS Whistleblower PROGRAM is Broken. Investigative Blogger Crystal Cox STILL Claims Bankruptcy Trustee Kevin Padrick was unethical and even violated Bankruptcy Code in the Summit 1031 Bankruptcy, which was a BUSINESS that was built around the 1031 Exchange IRS Code. Blowing the WHISTLE is NOT Defamation.

"Last week the IRS decided to award Bradley Birkenfeld his $104 million dollar share for helping bust UBS bank. Senator Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) and his staff were instrumental. Senator Grassley vowed to delay pending Department of Treasury nominations if the IRS Whistleblower Program, he wrote the legislation in 2006, continued to be mismanaged."

Source and Full Article

Folks, YOU are the MEDIA. Expose Corrupt Judges, Attorneys, Law Firms, Bankruptcy Trustees, Commissioners, Senators, Mayors and MORE. You are a JOURNALIST, tell us ALL your story. Post videos, documents, facts, transcripts, and don't let the LIE stand as the TRUTH on your watch.

Start a Blog, File Criminal Complaints, Post Videos, Back Each other UP

More on the IRS, Tax Whistleblowing of the Summit Bankruptcy

Thursday, August 1, 2013

the CPA that Testified for Tonkon Torp to Fraudulently WIN their Frivolous Case against an Investigative Blogger was Formerly of Arthur Anderson. Tonkon Torp is one of ENRON'S attorney's. Dig Deep Folks. Crystal Cox still claims that David Aman, Tonkon Torp, Kevin Padrick and Obsidian Finance have acted ILLEGALLY, unethically and have violated bankruptcy law and her civil and constitutional rights.

Eliot Bernstein American Voice Radio Network Interview regarding the STOLEN iViewit Video Technology and connected RICO / Racketeering Lawsuits.

Eliot Bernstein On iViewit

Eliot Bernstein American Voice Radio Network Interview Click Below

More about iViewit

Alexandra Mayers interview of Eliot Bernstein iViewit

Iviewit Inventor Eliot Bernstein Interview with Disbar the Florida Bar

Eliot Bernstein Iviewit Inventor Interview Dick Woelfle Network

Also Check Out Nevada RICO regarding Porn Attorney Marc Randazza suing INVENTOR Eliot Bernstein and an Investigative Blogger reporting on the iViewit story, and the Blogger, Crystal Cox Fighting Back.


New Jersey RICO

AND Florida Malpractice and RICO

Monday, July 29, 2013

Ball Janik SUCKS Too

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