Daily Archives: October 20, 2014

Eric North: Eight days of a fabulous Barbados experience

Barbados Hills View

Excellent Barbados photos on Eric’s blog!

Eric North Barbados“Everyone is very friendly and accommodating to tourists. Importantly, the folks from Barbados I’ve met on this trip are very passionate about their home country and you get this true sense of patriotism, an identity with a land that generations have called home in good times and in bad. As far as safety and security I feel comfortable walking about, taking the bus and enjoying as much as Barbados has to offer. My hope is that other people will want to have some of these experiences for themselves.”

Eric North

Read 8 days in Barbados on Eric North’s Stuff I’ve done on Trips blog.

Hey… thank you Eric!

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With David and Matt Ames as mentors, expect great things from Colonial Capital Group PLC

“That’s quite a team!

With quite a track record: ruined lives, pensions destroyed, homes lost. Suicides. Marriage breakups. Families falling apart as the work of a lifetime vanishes.”

The Ames Gang rides again…

These guys just won’t quit.

Last March saw Harlequin’s Matthew Ames jailed for 40 months for his Forestry for Life fraud that took £1.6million from investors. Ames stole from the rich, from the poor, from widows and pipefitters.

Matt Ames was an equal opportunity swindler who dressed well and talked with such easy confidence that people immediately trusted him. And, hey… didn’t his family develop the acclaimed Harlequin Resorts? Yeah… shouldn’t be any problem with investing in Forestry For Life. Even James Middleton was in the picture! (Oh… you don’t know James? Ah… you might be more familiar with his sister Kate and brother-in-law William: as in “our future King and Queen”.)

One of Matt Ames’ colleagues at Forestry for Life was Kevin Neil – then on the rebound from seeing the High Court shut down his two property firms in the public interest – Agri Ventura PLC and Farm Venture Ltd. Neil was also the main figure in the CleanTech NRG financial collapse.

Three of Kevin Neil's CleanTech victims

Three of Kevin Neil’s CleanTech victims. Despite all Mr. Neil’s current directorships and past failed companies, we couldn’t find a photo of Mr. Neil. Can anyone assist?

The Mirror UK called Neil’s business a “Landbanking scam” and reported…   Continue reading

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