By Chris Lang The new documentary Planet of the Humans is, like anything Michael Moore gets involved with, deliberately controversial. This one attacks renewable energy, some parts of the green movement, and decides that over-population is the problem. Moore released the film on his YouTube channel on the 50th Earth Day. In a week it’s…
By Chris Lang Prosecutors in Frankfurt am Main announced this week that they are seeking the arrest of a 46-year-old British businessman charged with running a criminal gang that pocketed €125 million via a carbon credit VAT carousel fraud.
By Chris Lang In October 2019, Andrew Penman, a journalist at The Mirror contacted REDD-Monitor. I’d been in touch with Penman a few times in the past, mainly because he’s one of the few journalists in the UK who has regularly exposed the boiler room scams selling carbon credits as investments to retail investors.
By Chris Lang In November 2019, Radio 4’s File on 4 broadcast a programme titled, “The Anatomy of a Fraud”. It documents in detail how 86 year-old Cynthia Tuck was scammed into handing over almost £400,000 in fraudulent investment schemes. And how the authorities and police have utterly failed her.
By Chris Lang Last week REDD-Monitor wrote about John Greene. He’d been scammed into buying carbon credits as an investment by a company called 360 Invest Group. That company disappeared in 2012, but John is still being contacted by scammers.