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SOS Launches New Licensee Program

SOS Launches New Licensee Program 150 150 Safe or Scam Support

We are pleased to announce our new Official Approved Licensee (“OAL”) Program. The program launched on 1st August 2018 aimed at attracting motivated people around the world who are looking for a new career as an investment reviewer and investigator working in partnership with Safe Or Scam. If you have excellent report-writing skills, a desire to help people who have been the victims of a scam and are motivated to attract and handle your own client groups, please contact us. For more information on this opportunity please visit the Licensee site.

St Helier Capital Management Ltd – Update 3

St Helier Capital Management Ltd – Update 3 150 150 Safe or Scam Support

A solicitor representing Safe Or Scam clients has given Simon Whittley and St Helier Capital Management Ltd a date by which our clients must be refunded in full, along with costs, in order to avoid court action.

Simon Whittley, as sole director of St Helier Capital Management Ltd, committed an offence when he filed a false statement of capital at Companies House.

He is also a director of Win River Ltd and Win River Developments Ltd. The principal shareholder in both those companies is Hawksbill Property Holdings Plc. Oh dear….. this company has history. In March 2018 the company directors decided to inform Companies House that Simon Whittley and Martyn Howell-Jones were “persons with significant control on 6th April 2016 !”  As of today’s date the accounts for Hawksbill Property Holdings PLC have not been filed and are flagged as ‘overdue’ at Companies House.

If you are an investor in St Helier Capital Management Ltd we would like to hear from you.

To view the previous blog comment on this site referring to St Helier please click here.  To view our separate website on St Helier Capital Management please click on this link

European Property Coin Scam_Update July 2018

European Property Coin Scam_Update July 2018 150 150 Safe or Scam Support

Florian Pierini, the sole director of Clear View Marketing Services Ltd which operates the scam digital currency – European Property Coin, has announced he is leaving the company with immediate effect. In fact, when he sent his letter out on 18th July 2018 he had already gone. The filings at Companies House show he resigned on 12th July to be replaced by a Mr David Jones apparently.

He gave no details of Mr Jones’ past history or experience and he leaves with the accounts of Clear View Marketing Services Ltd unfiled and overdue at Companies House. This looks like a classic case of installing a stooge while Pierini makes his escape. How long before Companies House takes action to dissolve the company for non-filing of company accounts whilst Mr Jones uses the well-worn excuse of “I can’t file the accounts because I’m new here and I wasn’t given any financial information” ? That is of course if you can find Mr David Jones…….

The recovery room scam team, which is newly installed after Pierini’s departure, has already started the follow-up scam. The day after Pierini’s announcement investors are getting calls telling them that the coins are going to be ‘listed’ in 4 – 6 weeks. They are already valued at £0.52 each according to these scammers but they are expected to reach £1.50 or even £2.00 when the listing takes place. Lucky investors are being told that if they invest more now they can have the coins at £0.30 each, but if they invest more than £100,000 they can have the coins for £0.20 each. Anyone who has read the website we published on this scam and then hands money to these scammers needs their heads examined……DO NOT BE TAKEN IN BY SLICK SALESMEN.

Our website exposing this scam on behalf of our clients can be viewed here European Property Coin Scam.



Solari Energy – Update 1

Solari Energy – Update 1 150 150 Safe or Scam Support

Safe Or Scam is working with a group of 37 investors and a UK solicitor to recover investments made into Solari Energy, a solar energy company based in Australia. The investment involved unregulated sales agents selling profit shares to investors in the UK, EU, UAE and South Africa requesting them to send money to a Swiss account which was then forwarded to a Hong Kong company account which then forwarded some of the money to the Australian company and the balance to other companies in other countries. To most investors this initially appeared to be a lost cause trying to recover any money due to the multi-jurisdictional nature of the investment.

SOS investigated this investment and as a result we identified a number of parties involved in this scam, including key people and companies based in the UK. We wrote to all parties and are pleased to say that almost all responded. One guy did not and we have him in our sights. The solicitor representing the investors is now in communication with those parties. The bottom line is that investors have a viable claim for recovery against each of these parties, both jointly and severally, for their involvement in this illegal investment. It is an illegal investment because it breached UK financial regulations. We are not naming the parties just yet until we have heard what their various solicitors have to say.


Osage 1 Ltd, Phenco Ltd and Sooner Energy SPV-1 Ltd

Osage 1 Ltd, Phenco Ltd and Sooner Energy SPV-1 Ltd 150 150 Safe or Scam Support

Osage 1, Phenco and Sooner Energy are oil investments in the USA. They have only one director – Martin John Finch. He is also a director of Kansas MB Project Ltd and Kansas B2 Project Ltd, also oil investments. Between these companies they have raised in excess of £14 million from investors. Three shareholders in these companies asked SOS to investigate on their behalf. We found clear and indisputable links to two men who we believe conceived, established and ultimately control these companies. Those men are Glenn Jamie King and David Hyman. You can read about Glenn Jamie King by typing the following into your search engine ‘Glenn Jamie King redd monitor’.

We wrote a very polite letter to Martin Finch on 3rd July 2018 outlining our concerns over the involvement of these two men and also the fact that one of his US counterparts had been sued in the US for his part in obtaining money by deception in an oil venture. We asked him to refund our clients. As of today’s date neither he nor his solicitor has responded. However, within two days of receiving our letter he wrote to all shareholders promising to restart their payments, which had stopped, and advising them that SOS was ‘a recovery room scam’ and ‘con artists and parasites’. It would appear that we touched a nerve. He advised that he “feeds letters like ours to the Regulators, Police and Solicitors”. That is good to know because we will also be informing the Police and the Regulators. He also told further lies in his letter to shareholders which we will be pointing out on a new website (details below).

We believe the Osage 1, Phenco, Sooner Energy, Kansas MB Project and Kansas B2 Project investments are very worrying for shareholders. We have advised our clients to seek an exit as soon as possible. We have purchased a number of domain names in order to publish a website for shareholders in these companies. This is to enable our shareholding clients to be able to tell their story. One such domain is We expect to have the first version of the website up and running by 20th July 2018.

Any investors in Osage 1 Ltd, Phenco Ltd, Sooner Energy SPV-1 Ltd, Kansas MB Project Ltd and Kansas B2 Project Ltd, or in any of Glenn Jamie King’s previous ventures please contact Safe Or Scam. We may be able to help.

St Helier Capital Management Ltd – Update 2

St Helier Capital Management Ltd – Update 2 150 150 Safe or Scam Support

A Safe Or Scam client was promised a refund in writing from Simon Whittley which would be paid before the end of June 2018. That refund never arrived. SOS spoke to two clients who agreed that we should write to Simon Whittley offering him a repayment plan over a few months. Simon Whittley never replied to that generous offer. SOS is now working with a solicitor to take legal action to recover the money from St Helier Capital Management. A letter has gone out from the solicitor to Simon Whittley of St Helier Capital Management and we now expect this action to gain momentum.

St Helier Capital Management – Update 1

St Helier Capital Management – Update 1 150 150 Safe or Scam Support

Further to an earlier post on this subject, Safe Or Scam has now received a letter from a “Mr Simon Whittley-Ryan, Director, St Helier Capital Management Ltd”. This is new. Perhaps Simon Whittley has married a Miss Ryan in the last few weeks because the Company Director registered at Companies House from 18th February 2016 until the present day is Simon Timothy Whittley. There is no mention of a Whittley-Ryan. We found an Aislinn Whittley-Ryan who is a director of Brockingbury Stud Ltd with the address of Brockingbury Stud Ltd, Brocking Croft, Roast Green, Clavering, Saffron Walden, CB11 4SQ. Documents filed at Companies House for St Helier Capital Management Ltd refer to the company’s registered office having been at the same address.

If we wanted to find Mr Whittley-Ryan we would probably go to this address first. If you are an investor in St Helier Capital Management and are concerned about your investment you can keep up to date at

McLaren Price – Binary Options Scam

McLaren Price – Binary Options Scam 150 150 Safe or Scam Support

Safe Or Scam has recently updated our website on binary options scams to cover McLaren Price Ltd and McLaren Price Solutions Ltd. These companies are now dissolved but it is a straightforward process to have them reinstated should investors choose to so do. SOS has been able to track down the people behind these companies and will shortly be taking action on behalf of our clients. For information on this company, our updated list of the ‘mules’ who collected and laundered money for the scam companies, and the people known to have been involved in binary option scams – please visit our binary options scams WEBSITE.

Essex and London Properties – June Update

Essex and London Properties – June Update 150 150 Safe or Scam Support

Safe Or Scam is working with a small group of investors to obtain a leading barrister’s opinion on the potential for civil claims against some of the participants in the Essex and London Properties fraud. In all around 500 investors paid into this investment scam. We are hopeful that the opinion will support our view that there are recovery options available to investors.

Allansons Litigation Funding

Allansons Litigation Funding 300 300 Safe or Scam Support

We have recently reviewed the Allansons Litigation Funding opportunity on behalf of a client who was considering investing in this product. We highlighted a number of concerns which we advised our client to raise direct with Allansons Solicitors LLP before making an investment. We would not invest our own money in this product.

There have been further updates on the Allansons Litigation Funding investment. Please click here to view the next article.

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