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Published 44 days ago
Published 63 days ago
MPs and the FCA seem happy that London & Capital Finance, which we have done so much to expose, is a one off fraud. Of course it is not, it is part of a much larger mini-bond scandal. Hundreds of thousands of vulnerable savers will face ruin and our leaders and regulators are asleep at the wheel. In fact LCF is one of a number of such schemes to go pop. The next big one to topple will, be….
Published 74 days ago
I commented on the investment case for Simec Atlantis Resources (SAE) a few month ago – I called it a sell and justified my opinion at some length. Having reflected on my prior article, and frankly all writers of opinion on investment cases should reflect on their opinion, I am now clear this company’s retail bond offering is at best immoral. For a “Green Energy” company what could be worse?
Published 104 days ago
We've published 2,292 stories since 1 January. Here are the twenty most-read articles and twenty most-listened-to Bearcasts.
Published 109 days ago
In early 2019, I wrote a series of articles on what has become a widely known minibond scandal. On 6 January 2019, I flagged up a swathe of red flags at London and Capital Finance Plc (“LCF”) (now in administration). On 3 February 2019, I asked whether Blackmore Bond Plc was another minibond disaster in the making? Well it looks increasingly like that was yet another incredibly prescient call, the latest warnings signs are:
Published 158 days ago
Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) has been on a roller coaster of a journey over the last few years, with plenty of highs and lows. Some aspects have been of its own making, such as the unsuccessful appraisal drill of Skipper back in 2016 and some due to external influences like funding by what increasingly looks like a chain of fraudulent financial backers in London and Capital Finance via London Oil and Gas.
Published 195 days ago
It's the second bank holiday this month, and that gives us a little time to reflect back on the most-read stories of this past year. Who would have guessed THIS would be #1?
Published 211 days ago
That suggestion in Friday’s contest was not the answer I was looking for. Mr Mercer has many failings, not least his despicable part in the Roger Scruton witch hunt, but I bet the ranch that he does not wear women’s underwear. There were a number of suggestions as to who of Amber Rudd MP, Mercer, Simon Hume Kendall and Julie “Lingerie on expenses” Meyer was the odd one out as you can see HERE.
Published 230 days ago
Neil Woodford, Julie Meyer, and, wouldn't you know it, Chris Oil are all subjects of the 20 most read ShareProphets stories of 2019. Read these crackers for an indication on how the rest of the year will go.
Published 294 days ago
Wellesley Finance is another minibond lender provider and also a peer to peer lender. It shares
some features in common with London and Capital Finance Plc (in administration) and Blackmore
Bonds Plc ( as we showed HERE technically insolvent). It offers attractive headline rates of return better than the banks albeit lower than London and Capital and Blackmore. The directors report for Wellesley Group for
2017 shows that it had borrowed at an average rate of 4.17% in the year. The latest interest rate
offer is up to 7% per annum
Published 308 days ago
Like London and Capital Finance (LCF) which has now collapsed into administration and is under FCA investigation, Blackmore Bond Plc also offers high yield bonds. It is currently offering 3 Year loans offering 7.9% every year with interest paid quarterly and 5 year bonds offering 9.9% every year paid quarterly. LCF’s 14,000 bondholders now face an almost certain capital loss on their “safe” investments
Published 329 days ago
Oh dear, oh dear. This really is proof that Independent Oil & Gas (IOG) is - whatever its scumbag Nomad FinnCrap (FCAP) claims -complete toast. You will remember that Independent owes more than £30 million to unquoted London Oil & Gas. That money has to start being repaid within a few months and Independent will go bust unless London provides more funds. But London has borrowed money from LCF a related party firm subject to a full blown FCA raid as it is a ponzi fraud as we showed here yesterday. That cash is repayable on demand. Now read on....
Published 329 days ago
When I look at the high streets today, I don't see a significant difference from high streets in Canada or the United States, aside from shop names and even those are tending to be global now.
Published 336 days ago
I have already highlighted how London and Capital Finance Plc (“LCF”) is the principal lender to Independent Oil and Gas (“IOG”) via London Oil and Gas (“LOG”) and raised concern about those arrangements. Looking at the parent of LOG and its subsidiaries raises a whole series of red flags which is not only bad news for holders of LCF minibonds but also shareholders in IOG.
Published 337 days ago
As I noted yesterday, London's second worst Nomad,, FinnCrap (FCAP), and Independent Oil & Gas (IOG) served up a wholly misleading response to my Thursday bombshell. Now for a detailed drill down on the maths to reveal the extent of that deception….
Published 339 days ago
Wakey wakey London’s second worst Nomad! Your client Independent Oil & Gas (IOG) could be about to crash land in tits up alley. A statement is needed NOW after the FCA swooped on its ultimate benefactor. What, you mean Finncap’s (FCAP) Nomad clowns didn’t realise? Jokers. Poltroons. Not fit for purpose.
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