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Evolution Marketing Group

 

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This web page will be updated as court events are scheduled in this matter. Sentencing in criminal cases does not take place at the time of entry of a guilty plea, but sometime later.

UPDATED: 4/18/2014

Victim Information/Documents

Thank you for contacting the United States Attorney's Office regarding your investment with Evolution Marketing Group ("EMG"). The federal government is continuing to investigate the operations of EMG and is working to recover funds to return to injured investors. Please note that until an order of forfeiture is entered in the United States' favor after the resolution of either the civil forfeiture or criminal prosecution, the United States is unable to release any funds to victims.

Gracias por comunicarse con la Oficina de Fiscalia Federal en cuanto a su inversión con Evolution Marketing Group ("EMG"). El gobierno federal continúa su investigación sobre las operaciones de EMG y está trabajando en recuperar fondos para devolver a los inversionistas afectados. Note, por favor, que el gobierno no puede absolver los fondos apoderados a las victimas hasta que una resolución, ya sea confiscación civil o prosecusión criminal, y una orden the confiscación haya sido anotada en favor los Estados Unidos.

Included below is a Victim Information Sheet. If you have not previously completed and returned a Victim Information Sheet, please complete one and return it by regular mail to the address listed on the form. If you have already completed and returned a Victim Information Sheet, do not submit a second one.

Incluímos abajo una Forma the Información de Victima. Si usted no ha completado y devuelto esta forma anteriormente, por favor complete y devuelvala por correo regular a la dirección que aparece en la forma. No someta otra forma si usted ya la completó y devolvió.

(4/18/2014): Establishment of Non-toll Free Hotline for International Callers

The Claims Administrator has established a non-toll free hotline for international callers (+1-641-323-1345).

(4/7/2014): Website established by Claims Administrator

The United States has retained a Claims Administrator, Analytics Consulting (formerly known as BMC Group), to oversee the remission process to compensate eligible Evolution Marketing Group victims.
 
Los Estados Unidos ha retenido  Analytics Consulting (previamente conocido como BMC Group), como Administrador de Reclamaciónes para supervisar el proceso de remisión para compensar a las victimas elegibles de Evolution Marketing Group.

All questions regarding the status of the case or the remission process should now be directed to:

Evolution Marketing Group Remission Fund
Remission Administrator
c/o Analytics Consulting
P.O. Box 2011
Chanhassen, MN 55317-2011
(855) 763-9455 (toll-free hotline)
www.emg-ffxremission.com

Please do not contact the United States Attorney’s Office regarding the remission process.

Toda pregunta relaciónada con el status del caso o el proceso de remisión debe ser dirigida a:

Evolution Marketing Group Remission Fund
Remission Administrator
c/o Analytics Consulting
P.O. Box 2011
Chanhassen, MN 55317-2011
(855) 763-9455 (toll-free hotline)
www.emg-ffxremission.com

Por favor, no contacte a la Oficina de Fiscalia Federal (U.S. Attorney’s) en cuanto al proceso de remisión.

Analytics Consulting (AC) has established a toll-free hotline phone number (855) 763-9455 in order to field any questions regarding the status of the case and the remissions process (what is remission, who is eligible to receive remission, what you must do to be considered for remission, when will remission payments be made, etc.). 

Analytics Consulting (AC) ha establecido una linea directa “gratuita” (855) 763-9455 con el fin de poder contestar cualquier pregunta relaciónada con el status del caso y el proceso de remisión (que es remisión, quien es elegible para recibir remisión, que debes hacer para ser considerado para remisión, cuando se haran los pagos de remisión, etc.).

If you have already provided a victim impact sheet and/or supporting documents to our office, they have been forwarded to the claims administrator.  Accordingly, at this time we cannot confirm that we have received your victim impact sheet and/or supporting documents.  However, AC will be able to verify whether your records have been received and will advise you whether any additional information and/or documents are needed in order to evaluate your claim(s).

Si usted ya envio la Hoja de Información de la Victima y los documentos respaldando las perdidas reclamadas a nuestras oficinas, ellos han sido enviados al administrador de reclamos.  En efecto, en este momento no podemos confirmar que hemos recibido su Hoja de Información de la Victima y sus documentos.  No obstante, AC podra verificar si sus documentos fueron recibidos y les informara si requiren alguna información o documentos adiciónales con el fin de evaluar su reclamo(s).

If your contact information has changed since you filled out a victim impact sheet, it is very important that you advise AC of any changes so that the company can reach you if they need any additional information from you.  In addition, if you have not provided a telephone number or email address, please provide this information to AC to ensure that AC can reach you as quickly as possible if they need anything further from you. 

Si su información de contacto ha cambiado despues que usted completo la Hoja de Información de la Victima, es muy importante que usted le informe a AC cualquier cambio para que la compañia le pueda contactar si necesitan información adiciónal de usted.  Ademas, si usted no ha proveido un numero telefonico o correo electronico, favor de proveer esta información a AC para asegurar que AC le pueda contactar, lo mas pronto posible, si fuesen a necesitar algo mas de usted.

Please remember that neither the United States nor AC will request that you send in any funds or otherwise bill you any fees whatsoever nor is it necessary that you retain an attorney to participate in the remission process.

Por favor recuerde que ni los Estados Unidos ni AC les solicitara que usted envie dinero o les enviara una factura con costos, ni tampoco es necesario que conserve un abogado para participar en el proceso de remisión.

(3/24/2014): Toll-free phone number established by Claims Administrator

The Claims Administrator has established a toll-free “hotline” for EMG victims.  The number is 855-763-9455.  Also, BMC Group has been bought out by Analytics Consulting, LLC.  Analytics Consulting will be handling the administration of claims regarding EMG. 

El Administrador de Reclamos ha establecido una linea directa “gratuita“ para las victimas de EMG.  El numero es 855-763-9455.  Ademas, el Grupo BMC ha sido comprado por Analytics Consulting, LLC.  Analytics Consulting estara manejado la administración de reclamos con relación a EMG.

(3/3/2014): Selection of Claims Administrator

The United States has retained the BMC Group as Claims Administrator to oversee the remission process to compensate eligible EMG victims. The claim process will begin shortly. Information about the claims administration process will be posted on a dedicated website BMC will establish in connection with the victim compensation program.  Details regarding the BMC website and remission process will be posted here as soon as they are available. Please remember that neither the United States nor BMC will request that you send in any funds or otherwise bill you for any fees whatsoever nor is it necessary that you retain an attorney to participate in the remission process. 

Los Estados Unidos ha retenido el Grupo BMC como Administrador de Reclamaciones para supervisor el proceso de remision para compensar a las victimas elegibles EMG.  El proceso de reclamacion comienca en breve.  Informacion sobre el proceso de administracion de las reclamaciones va a ser publicado en una pagina del web dedicada a BMC estableciendo en relacion con el programa de compensacion a las victimas.  Los detalles relativos a la pagina del web y el proceso de remision se publicaran aqui tan pronto esten disponibles. Por favor, recuerde que ni los Estados Unidos ni BMC solicitaran que envie en cualquier fondo o de otra manera se factura por los costos de ningun tipo ni tampoco es necesario que conserve un abogado para participar en el proceso de remision.

(2/14/2014):   Victims of federal crime are free to seek the advice of an attorney regarding remission.  While you can be represented by an attorney regarding remission, it is not a requirement.  A determination about your possible entitlement to restitution through the remission process is not based upon whether you have retained an attorney or not.  In other words, it is not necessary for you to hire an attorney to participate in the remission process.  If you are represented by an attorney, however, you must still comply with all the requirements including providing documentation to support your claimed investment with EMG.  In addition, the United States does not charge any fees whatsoever (including through third parties) to any individual, regardless of citizenship, for application to and participation in the remission process.

Las víctimas de delitos federales son libres de buscar el consejo de un abogado sobre la remision.  Mientras usted puede ser representado por un abogado sobre la remision, no es un requisito.  La determinación acerca de su derecho a la restitucion sea posible a traves del proceso de remision no se basa en si se ha contratado a un abogado o no.  En otras palabras, no es necesario que usted contrate a un abogado para que participe en el proceso de remision.  Si usted esta representado por un abogado, sin embargo, usted tien que cumplir con todos los requisitos incluyendo proporcionando documentacion para apoyar su inversión reivindicada con EMG.  Ademas, los Estados Unidos no le cobra honorarios por tipo (incluso a traves de terceros) a cualquier persona, independientemente de su nacionalidad, para la aplicacion y la participacion en el proceso de remision.

(11/7/2013): On October 31, 2013, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida entered orders of forfeiture for over $138 million in assets which were seized by federal authorities for their involvement in a fraud perpetrated by Evolution Market Group.  The United States Department of Justice will distribute these funds to eligible victims of the fraud through a process called "Remission.”

El 31 de octubre de 2013, la Corte de Los Estados Unidos del Distrito Mediano de la Florida radico ordenes de confiscación por sobre $138 millones en bienes los cuales fueron confiscados por las autoridades federales por la participación en un fraude cometido por Evolution Market Group.  Los Estados Unidos distribuira esos fondos a victimas elegibles del fraude por el proceso llamado “Remisión.”

Remission occurs when forfeited assets are returned to the victims of the crime underlying the forfeiture.  Authority to grant remission rests with the United States Attorney General, as delegated to the Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section of the United States Department of Justice. The remission process is governed by the Code of Federal Regulations, Chapter 28, Part 9 (2012).

Remisión ocurre cuando confiscaciónes de bienes son devueltas a las victimas del crimen relaciónado a la confiscación.   Autoridad para conceder remisión descansa con el Fiscal General de los Estados Unidos, asi delegado a la Sección de Confiscaciónes y Lavado de Dinero de los Estados Unidos.   El proceso de remisión es gobernado por el codigo de Regulaciónes Federales, Capitulo 28, Parte 9 (2012).

Persons who incurred a financial loss because of investment with Evolution Market Group d/b/a Finanzas Forex may be eligible for remission.

Personas que incurrieron una perdida financiera por la inversión en Evolution Market Group d/b/a Finanzas Forex, pueden ser elegibles para remisión.

The United States Department of Justice is in the process of hiring a remission administrator who will oversee the remission process.  Once the remission administrator is hired, this webpage will be updated with the remission administrator’s contact information. 

El Departamento de Justicia de los Estados Unidos esta en el proceso de contratar un administrador de remisión el cual administrara el proceso de remisión.  Una vez que el administrador de remisión es contratado, esta pagina web sera actualizada con la información de el administrador de remisión.

In order to be eligible to receive remission, a victim must submit a Petition Form to the remission administrator.  The remission administrator will be sending the Petition Form to each of the known victims of the fraud at a later date.  Accordingly, it is very important that we have updated contact information (address, e-mail address and telephone number) for each victim.  If you have previously submitted a Victim Information Sheet to the United States Attorney’s Office or the United States Secret Service, and your contact information has changed, please provide updated contact information to either of the following:

By E-Mail:
USAFLM.ORLVW@usdoj.gov

By Mail:

United States Attorney’s Office
Attn: Elizabeth Medina
400 W. Washington Street, Suite 3100
Orlando, FL 32801

Para ser elegibles para recibir remisión, la victima tiene que someter una Forma de Petición al administrador de remisión.  Mas luego, el administrador de remisión estara enviado la Forma de Petición a cada una de las victimas “conocidas” del fraude.  En consecuencia, es muy importante que tengamos la información de contacto actualizada (dirección, correo electronico y numero de telefono) de cada victima.  Si usted previamente sometio una Forma de Información de Victima a Fiscalia Federal de los Estados Unidos o al Servicio Secreto de los Estados Unidos, y su información ha cambiado, favor de proveer su información de contacto actualizada a cualquiera de los siguientes:

By E-Mail/Por Correo Electronico:
usaflm.orlvw@usdoj.gov

By Mail/Por Correo Postal:
United States Attorney’s Office
Attn: Elizabeth Medina
400 W. Washington Street, Suite 3100

Orlando, FL 32801

(10/31/2012): If you previously completed and submitted a Victim Information Sheet but did not submit documents to support your claimed loss, you MUST submit those documents or your claim may not be considered for restoration/remission purposes. Supporting documents include, but are not limited to: cancelled checks, wire transfers receipts, bank statements, receipts, agreements, contracts, monthly statements, correspondence (including e-mail) between yourself and operators/employees of the alleged fraud, and/or computer screen shots regarding your account.

The more documents you provide, the easier it will be to verify your claimed loss. Please send all supporting documents by regular mail no later than January 31, 2013, to the United States Secret Service, Attn: Agent Tom Campbell, 390 N. Orange Avenue, Suite 1300, Orlando, FL 32801. If you have already completed and returned a Victim Information Sheet, DO NOT submit a second one, but please make sure that your name is clearly identified on each page of any documents you provide.

(10/31/2012): It is very important that you provide documentation which supports your claim of investment with EMG. Without such documentation, the United States may not be able to verify the amount of your investment. IF YOU HAVE NOT ALREADY SUPPLIED SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS, please provide them immediately. As noted above, such documents may include cancelled checks, wire transfer receipts, certifications, and other related financial documentation. Additional documentation that may be considered are EMG website screen shots of account statements and notices/updates from EMG and/or its administrators, videos of EMG rallies/conferences, and PowerPoint presentations from EMG rallies/conferences. The more information that is provided, the easier it will be to verify your claim of investment.

(10/31/2012): Victims of federal crime are free to seek the advice of an attorney regarding their rights, including the right to restitution. As noted below, while you can be represented by an attorney regarding restitution, it is not a requirement. If a determination is made that you are entitled to restitution, it will be ordered by the Court, and is not based upon whether you have retained an attorney or not. If you are represented by an attorney, however, you must still comply with all the requirements including providing documentation to support your claimed investment with EMG.

The United States government does not charge crime victims fees of any kind. Specifically, the United States government does not charge for any work that the government performs related to its criminal prosecution, including for collection of restitution. If you are contacted by any person, business, or other organization claiming to be a representative of the United States government, the United States Attorney's Office, any prosecutor, investigator, or other person or entity involved in the prosecution pending in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, do not provide that person(s) with any money or information and contact us immediately at our e-mail address: USAFLM.ORLVW@usdoj.gov. Please include the word "EMG" in the subject line of the e-mail and your name and address in the body of the e-mail. We will reply as promptly as possible but please allow 2-3 working days.

If you are deemed to be a victim in this case, restitution amounts will be determined by the district court judge when the defendant is sentenced in a criminal prosecution. If there is no restitution ordered in the criminal prosecution or if the United States forfeits funds in a civil forfeiture action and there is no criminal prosecution, your claim for reimbursement will be considered through a process known as "remission". The United States also does not charge for any work that it performs if your claim for reimbursement is considered through the remission process. (Administrative costs may be deducted from forfeited amounts prior to disbursement.) While you are free to retain your own attorney or legal counsel to represent you during the processes, we do not require that you have any attorney or legal counsel to seek restitution or file a claim for remission.

 

Victim Documents


Case Information

Case Status(updated 11/7/2013): Investigation continuing. Orders have been issued in the civil asset forfeiture case (see below).

Next scheduled court event: none

COURT DOCUMENT DESCRIPTION
1. Amended Complaint
2. Affidavit
3. Order Staying the Case
4. First Judgment of Forfeiture
5. Second Judgment of Forfeiture

 

 

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