We live in an era of greed, an era when the unscrupulous will encourage you to speculate on the uninvestable. They will make money in these fag days of the bull market. If you invest in their companies or products you will lose money. It is that simple. Welcome to the latest creation of David Lenigas. Of course he is not a director…
Running an investment company should cost peanuts, especially when its portfolio is tiny. Yet with a portfolio now worth just over£1 million, the Colin Bird run Tiger Royalties has just ‘fessed that in the first half of 2021 its running costs were £148,204. If you are spunking £300,000 a year running a portfolio of c£1 million then even Warren Buffett (23% a year) would eventually go bust. And Colin Bird is no Warren Buffett.
This will come as a bit of a shock to France’s Warren Buffett – Braveheart Investment Group (BRH) run by spiv pump and dumper Trevor Brown has raised £2.5 million via Peterhouse at just 18p. Wowzer. This stinks to high heaven. Shame on all concerned and here is why.
Maybe I have got my Franglais a bit wrong but I do my best as I explain why Jean Marc just does not get it with Braveheart (BRH) and the spiv Trevor Brown. I start with a few more words on why I hate the Greek seaside which the Mrs forces me to go to and which has put me in a foul mood as a result. It always does as I noted a few weeks ago. I then look at the ramptastic disaster that is Helium One (HE1) and then, mentioning today’s Pello expose, I go onto a detailed analysis of the position at the fraud Zoetic (ZOE) and why the shares, now down to 39.25p, are heading to between 0p and 5p.
The curse of ShareProphets strikes again. Those who view us as toothless can go post defamatory remarks on chatrooms while sitting in their smelly underpants in their social housing. Meanwhile another bent PLC director bites the dust thanks to our good work.
Say what you like about serial penny share spiv Chris Akers but if there is a bandwagon to be jumped on he is always the first to hop on board and usually, having taken his grubby turn as gullible private investors pile in, Akers is the first to exit. And that brings us to SPACs and one in particular.
With some folks having paid 8p+ for shares in Xtract Resources (XTR) late last week, today the company did a placing to the sewer-dwelling clients of Novum Securities at just 4.5p. The shares are now just 4.8p to sell. Boy those folks suckered in by the Colin Bird ramping must be hurting today. This is so familiar but I did warn you explicitly what the old scoundrel was up to.
No wonder ex boss Trevor Brown again sold every share he owned (as a result of exercising 1.4p options), dumping 24 million shares at 2.7p last Monday. Today Remote Monitored Systems (RMS) fesses up to more delays and lays bare more deceit from historic RNS’s. Brown is lucky in one respect.
I flagged up Hawkwing (HNG) as worth a punt last week at a 5p offer and at up to 5.5p. The shares are now 8.5p-9.5p as folks too mean and stupid to subscribe to this website pile in on the momentum.
The mystery of that dog is that there was no barking. The mystery of today’s mega spoof from Great Western Mining (GWMO), a long term hound from the AIM kennels, is what the company does NOT say, rather than what it does say. The omissions are critical.
The spivs, Trevor Brown, c/o Braveheart and Paul Ryan, who sold their entire holding in Remote Monitored Systems (RMS) at between 2.9p and 5p for £18 million just eight days before a major warning, must be sacked says Gareth Cave the founder of Pharm2farm and its key employee and a man who owns 18% of Remote. Cave also wants the bailout £5 million placing at 1.25p massively restructured or pulled. I back Cave and here is why.
Having advised readers to bank big gains on Xtract Resources (XTR), I waited the requisite period and then dumped my own shares, disgusted by the way that Chairman Colin “Calamity” Bird seemed determined to dilute his mug punters in a shameless and un-needed fashion. Today, vindication.
Notwithstanding a £4.2 million placing at 0.2p back in June, UK Oil & Gas (UKOG) is now running on vapours. The question is not if it will do another bailout placing but when? And “news”, I use the term in the loosest possible sense, today suggests that Lyin’ Steve Sanderson et al are preparing to pass the hat around, yet again, very soon. There are already 10.97 billion shares in issue but brace yourself for another tsunami of worthless confetti to be arriving shortly.
In today’s podcast, I consider my dining experience in Chester last night and then look at Carnival (CCL), Supply@ME Capital (SYME) and its jail bait CEO and the one question its diehard supporters cannot answer. Moving on, I consider Xtract Resources (XTR), Tiger Royalties (TIR) and the loathsome spiv Jon Bellis of Novum who has now pushed me over the edge, I look at Novacyt (NCYT) and TrakM8 (TRAK), once the beau of Britain’s thirstiest share blogger.
Broker JubCap, whose financial woes we exposed here, is now in administration. It is an ex broker and not one that the world will miss. So who is next? Well, all the signs are that Novum, the bucket shop which employs king spiv Jon Bellis and has Gavin Burnell of Globo infamy working there even though he is not authorised to do so by the FCA, is in the merde. I suggested 66 days ago that its financials were so bad that the FCA needed to have a look and, for once, it seems the chocolate teapots have done more than that, acting on what I exposed. I count this as a win for the Sheriff so it’s ouzos all round at the Greek Hovel today. But how is Novum in such a mess?
No prize here just a chance to display your intellectual genius. Ideally the answers will be stockmarket related. I suggested to Andrew Bell that if he was a real stockmarket spiv he’d spin off the Aussie gold tenements of Red Rock Resources (RRR) via an IPO as the market is red hot. He thinks it’s a good idea but asked if that made me a spiv too for suggesting it? I replied by explaining the irregular inflection of the word stockmarket spiv:
Having flogged £300,000 of shares at 20p last October 9 while sitting on a lack of sales and profits warning) Lyin’ James Draper, the CEO of Bidstack (BIDS) put not a cent into today’s £5.7 million bailout at just 4p. That tells you everything. Perhaps he is saving his cash for the next bailout due around Christmas?
I have covered the shenanigans at Peterhouse & Chris Akers ramp All Active Asset Management (AAA) a number of times, notably HERE. At 2p it is valued at £15 million its net assets are, at best, £5 million. Now we have news of management change and this makes the stench ever more overwhelming.
On April Fool’s day there was an upbeat statement from Nostra Terra (NTOG) promising all sorts of good things. What it neglected to mention was that trade creditors had risen to £230,000 as the cash burning enterprise had no cash and so imply could not afford to pay its bills. One of those owed cash (£60,000) was Nomad Strand Hanson, boy how it must have been hoping for a placing….
Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear. Formerly AIM then NEX and now ASX listed sub scale resource dog Doriemus has today learned a valuable lesson: whan a rat says that his word is his bond, or indeed actually signs a placing letter, that means nothing.
On January 6 Bahamas Petroleum (BPC) announced that it was raising £2 million at 2p from a Bahamas based fund. On January 30th it issued a ramptastic roadmap to drilling RNS and the shares rocketed. What more did oily spiv Jerry Keen and his colleagues at broker Shore Cap need to whir into action.
Perma dog Toople (TOOP) published its Prospectus today so I took a quick look through the tome and draw out some interesting elements below. Suffice to say the document is strewn with red flags and unanswered questions but demonstrates quite clearly the unacceptable greed of certain City advisors. They will prosper from this deal. Those owning the shares will not and this stock is utterly uninvestable at any price. So here is today’s list lof red flags and questions from the document.
In today's podcast I must on another call from a spiv urging me to invest in medicinal cannabis. I look again at AFC Energy (AFC) and its joke valuation and at One Media (OMP), its strategic review and its CEO with his shocking views on gender and I discuss how Verseon (VERS) shows, again, the greed and folly of Neil Woodford.
I am not well as the repeated coughing implies. I have self diagnosed and think I may have bronchitis. Anyhow apologies for more coughing today. In the podcast I look at Tomco (TOM), Conroy Gold (CGNR), Sports Direct (SPD) and at Kier (KIE).
Yesterday I raised issues for Versarien (VRS) HERE which forced a statement today. But that statement itself now begs the question of whether Neill Ricketts is an insider dealer. Another email to the shamed Nomad Bobbie Hilliam (of Quindell infamy) at Canaccord and to AIM Regulation is on the way. I also look at Burford (BUR), Kier (KIE) and Verseon (VERS).
I reflect on two sorts of fraudsters in the news, King conman Rob Terry HERE and chaps at Goals Soccer Centres (GOAL) HERE. I offer a cameo of life here in Greece explaining why the economy is such a joke, discuss Versarien (VRS) its latest news, the kiss of death from Zak Mir HERE, and its valuation and also comment on Optibiotix (OPTI) and the demise of the spivs at SVS Securities
Caveat 1: SP Angel which produced this note is house broker to Union Jack Oil (UJO) so is biased. Caveat 2: Zac Phillips no longer works at SP Angel and the new analyst is not fit to lick Zac's boots. Caveat 3: Chris Oil owns stacks of these shares and will sell into any spike while urging others to buy like the dirty little spiv he is. Having said all iof that I can't fault the logic of this detailed note.
Having announced a £2.7 million placing at 5.2p and a shockingly bad undeclared related party death spiral to bring in another £5.5 million yesterday shares in Anglo African Oil & Gas (AAOG) are tumbling are are now just 4.4p to sell. An urgent statement on two matters is needed. Firstly:
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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.
Yesterday I revealed that Audioboom (BOOM) was running around trying to raise £8 million at 2.5p HERE. The Company has responded with an RNS "Statement re Online Commentary on proposed fundraising." Oh come on CEO Rob Proctor you free speech denying knobhead, surely you can brinmg yourself to recognise which fine website scooped you and forced the statement. The statement natch dissembles as I shall demonstrate below.
In today's bearcast I discuss Neil Woodford's spivvery regarding Provident Financial (PFG), have a smoking rumour on Argo Blockchain (ARB) - which we own - comment on I3 Energy (I3E) as it dissembles and look at Quiz (QUIZ) and Sosandar (SOS) as well as Metals Exploration (MTL). If you enjoyed this bearcast, follow Jim Mellon and support the Rogue Bloggers for Woodlarks HERE.
Floated on the AIM Cesspit in May 2018 at 15p a share and raising £6 million Maestrano (MNO) describes itself as a “cloud business integration platform with cross-app data synchronization” I’d describe it as an univestable piece of shit.
Free speech denying, relative employing, value destroying serial bullshitter Rob Proctor of Audioboom (BOOM) is at it again with a trading statement that Nomad Allenby should be thoroughly ashamed of, in every respect.
This is not my idea but I see the, sordid, merit in it. If you are a complete and utter spiv here is a suggestioon from Evil Banksta...
Yesterday I revealed that Anglo African Oil & Gas (AAOG) was undertaking a massively discounted placing at 10p to raise £4 million which seems to have stirred up a real hornets nest among the Bulletin Board Morons. I have been reported to the FCA numerous times ( again) and the charge is that I am the villain. But am I? I suggest not but put up two other candidates for that eipthet and that I am the hero of this tale.
In today's bearcast I start with an explanation about how the share price of FinnCrap (FCAP) is just articifial. I then look at ImageScan (IGE) which is not a bad company but why is it on AIM? Then onto Thomas Cook (TCG) and also Audioboom (BUST). In the case of the former my old pal Andrew Monk of VSA is just naive. I suggest he should be a spiv and sell.
A few days ago I showed hard evidence that the 2002 IPO of First Derivatives (FDP) was based on false earnings. That was dismissed by supporters as being so long ago that it did not matter. It does! But how about we move to the issue of whether reported earnings in the past three years are "real" or cooked up. I suggest it may well be the latter in which case the stock is going to tank at some stage, soon, when investors realise this. Let me explain...
The word on the Street is that embattled Pathfinder Minerals (PFP) CEO Nick "not for the many but the " Trew is, via spiv bucket shop Keith Bayley Rogers trying to raise not £450,000 but just £200,000 at 0.6p. He is struggling to raise even that much because everyone knows he has been offered the same funds at a far less dilutive 1p but has rejected them. This placement is all about securing votes to win an EGM.
On 7 December 2017 Versarien (VRS) announced that its CEO Neil Rickets had exercised 250,000 options at 12.25p - options that still have 5 years left to run. On 5 January the company casually announced that he had sold the shares on 4 January at 61.5p. Hang on Neil mate...
Finally the Nomad to the China promote created by all round spiv Darren Mercer has had enough - Strand Hanson has quit with effect from January 9 and if no replacement is found by February 9, BNN Technology (BNN) will be booted off the casino.
As I flagged up over the weekend, in a desperate attempt to keep the fraud from becoming insolvent, African Potash (AFPO) has proposed a RTO of a company called Onshore Energy Limited, OEL. Lyin' Chris Cleverley Potash's boss is also a director and shareholder on OEL. But it gets worse. Much worse.
The management of Highlands Natural Resources (HNR), notably Paul Mendell, still refuses to answer serious questions about their CVs or about RNS Statements made by Highlands that are simply not true and that silence should make any sane speculator run a mile. Meanwhile it continues with the pretence that it has found an institutional investor who should by now own 30% of the company but in fact owns no shares. Confused? Let me explain.
After hours on Friday came the announcement from Highlands Natural Resources (HNR) that all bar the stupidest folks on this planet, that is to say its own shareholders, knew was inevitable.
Yesterday Magnolia Petroleum (MAGP) managed to raise £250,000 to keep the lights on in a massively discounted placing. Today it has served up an operating update. Why not the other way round or was this needed to try and spoof buyers so that the spiv share flippers could sell?. It is not working as this update was ramptastic horseshit.
If one takes a disclosable stake in a listed company you must notify the company within five working days and it must by the close of the next working day, notify the market. So we should be seeing a TR1 from Highlands Natural Resources (HNR) today then. If we do not then investors have been spoofed.
Today we are told by Highlands Natural Resources (HNR) that the "institutional investor" that it refuses to name which bought 10 million 25p warrants ( and has an option to by 20 million more) at 1p per share has exercised 5 million warrants. Oooh er missus, now this spiv & chancer, sorry meant Institutional Investor must reveal himself.
On 9 June I revealed that POS AIM stock Provexis (PXS) was trying to get a placing away forcing the company to admit that it had secured "non binding committments " for £160,000 to be raised at 0.24p. Non-binding, as in worthless. Today we get even worse news.