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  • Submitted: Thu, July 18, 2013
  • Updated: Thu, September 26, 2013

  • Reported By: Gus — Tampa Florida
Erick Kalmas
8880 Carson St Culver City, California USA

Erick Kalmas, Japan Children Rights network, CRN Japan, BT Media LLC, Abp world group limited Erick Kalmus Children's Rights Network Japan Ripp Off, using non profit organization for personal gain. Culver City California

*Author of original report: ABP World group - Martin Waage - Erick Kalmus

*REBUTTAL Owner of company: Guz Zamora - a funny guy

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I was contacted by Erick Kalmus about five years ago in reference to his abducted child Amy Kalmus. Erick had been married to a Japanese women and traveled to japan with her where his daughter was born. Shortly afterwards they seperated and devorced. Read his story line on CRN Japan web site.

During the last four years Erick Kalmus became interested in being an expert on japan child custody cases. My company, Zamora and Associates, assisted Erick Kalmus and several parents on their cases in Japan, as he referred them to us. As a result of out successful track record of child recoveries from Japan Erick listed us on the CRN Japan web site. Erick Kalums is the "web master", webmaster@crnjapan.net, orginizer and developer of the web site.

 Erick Kalmus began to insist  that we at Zamora and Associates list him as an expert on Japan child recovery casesand "bill him in on cases as a consultant". [continued below]....

..... We felt that this would not be in the best interest of our japan clients as most families and left behind parents have little financial ability to recovery their children after excesseve legal cost in their child custody battles. The fact that CRN Japan was a non profit orgnization concerned uis as to the legal ramifications of hireing Erick Kalmus!

Over the last two years Erick began a relationship with another company, ABP World Group LTD, located in the country of Norway. We at Zamora and Associates knew of this company, established a relationship with the owner "Martin" and consulted with them on various cases. Erick Kalmus also established a relationship with the compny and owner.

last year we at Zamora and Associates hired Erick kalmus to design and host a new web site for our company. we were charged and paid Erick Kalmus $2500 to complete this task. That same week that we paid Erick Kalmus for the site he took his family on a vacation to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The site went up within week's however the content of the site concerened us. The site consisted of a "cut and paste" job from our previous site. Only the layout and design were different, the information was the same.  We insisted on Erick kalmus completeing the site, which he never did. After several months of dealing and argueing with Erick Kalmus we realized something was not right. We were given many excuses of sick family menbers, children in the hospital and personal health issues over the course of those several months.

During this time period we had several clients who had contacted us through news reports, TV programs and word of mouth. The web site that Erick Kalmus had was hosteing had not provided many, if any all, hits? We had several of our contact clients misteriously appear as new clients for ABP World Group LTD. We investigated our site and found that Erick Kalmus had "linked his own site to ours" and was speaking directly to our clients behind our back. Erick Kalmus accomplishe this by placeing an alternate e mail address onto our site, as the web site master. As a result all inquiries would go directly to Erick Kalmus! He was also diverting those clients to ABP World Group LTD and recieveing a finders fee from them.. ABP World Group LTD aslo appeared on the CRN Japan web site as "investigators. 

Upon further investigation by Zamora and Associates we discovered that Erick Kalmus had created and hosted atleast two pay pornographic web site's that also would take the visitor to other site's hosteing child pornography! Alarmed and disgusted by these dveelopments and revelations we ordered Erick Kalmus to stop hosting our web site and remove his link that he had placed on it. The link that Erick Kalmus placed on out site links was www.ParentalAbduction.net, at 805-244-5311. We called this number and Erick Kalmus answered the phone!

Erick kalmus charged us for a web site that he never completed. He clandestinely added an alternate e mail contact address to our site that would go directly to him and  by passing Zamora and Associates. Erick Kalmus then illigally conspired with ABP World Group LTD to divert our clients to their organization via a non profit organnization for personal monatary gain. Erick Kalmus is now listed on the internet directly to ABP World Group LTD and he has removed us, Zamora and Associates from the CRN Japan.net site. Erick kalmus reviews all potential left behind parents to ABP World Group LTD as a paid consultant and has traveled to various asian countries as a "paid contract employee of ABP World Group LTD. Our attempts to contacts ABP World Group LTD and speak to them about this situation only resulted in them remving us from their contact kist and no further communications. The Modus Operandi of ABP World Group LTD is to charge all clients/parents 30,000 euros, up from retainer fees, for a case evaluation. Once the funds are paid the client/Parent is given a price of anywhere from $150,000 t0 $250,000 dollars of which no client/parent can pay! Erick Kalmus is a paid associate of this organization!




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#1 Author of original report

ABP World group - Martin Waage - Erick Kalmus

AUTHOR: Gus - ()

     Interesting that Martin Waage would say he does not know us. I have known Martin for three years and had spoken to him for  hours over the phone and SKYPE in reference to several cases. We can provide all comunicaciones  records to prove this! Erick Kalmus introduced us to Waage and it was through CRN that we all met. The majority of the cases that ABP reciever are thought CRN and Erick Kalmus, who reciever a commission and also travels on some of the cases for Waage.

      Waage states that we have been sued by several clients? Interesting since we have never set foot in any court, in any state or country for any law sute by any client? 

     We have the names and contact information for a left behind parent from Washington who traveled to Norway, where ABP and Waage (not an office but a computer in a private home in a small town) conduct their business out of. ABP recently changed their web site to list the UK as their location but it s actually Norway! She paid ABP / Waage 30,000 euros to travel to Dubai in order to help recover her abducted children. One week later she was quoted 250,000 USD for the recovery and had to leave Norway and return to the US without anyone ever traveling to Dubai. Martin Waage does not travel or conduct recovery cases but subcontracts cases out to others once e deposits is made into his account. We have several victoms of ABP who contacted them, paid out the 30-35,000 euros they demand to start their case only to be quoted amounts in the hundreds of thousands dollars, which no parent can afford! Erick Kalmus and The children's Rights Network are the middle man in the US for ABP. Martin Waage told me personally that he gets his fees up front and then if the parent cannot pay for their case to move forward then that is their problem not his! Ths is the way ABP conducts business and 

    As for a dodgy case in Mexco , Waage refers to, Zamora & Associates recovered that child with a Mexican Federal court order, several federal police officers, three lawyers and a private Mexican security company! Dodgy, not hardly. 

   Anyone who contacts ABP will be required to pay an upfront fee of 30-35,000 euros for what they call a innitally case review and advance. Waage will claim to have planes, boats, new passports, special forces operators and world wide contacts. He will let a week pass and then give his quote in the hundred thousand plus range, without ever leaveing Norway.

    In Mexico we contacted the security company that ABP claimed to be associated with and were told that they did not have any relationship with ABP or Waage and did not know them or had ever conducted business with them? 

    Anyone who s interested can contact us and we will give them the names and contact information of several parents who were scared by ABP and Waage in the last three years.



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#2 REBUTTAL Owner of company

Guz Zamora - a funny guy

AUTHOR: ABP World Group Ltd. - ()

Gus Zamora is well known for his slander towards established and reputable companies, so this "report" does not come as a surprise.

I recommend that Gustavo (Gus) first learns to write or at least stay sober when he writes such serious accusations and slanderous comments, as Eric Kalmus name appears in 3 different and wrong versions in this "rip-off report".

Guz has earlier been sued by many of his earlier clients- I wonder why? Eric Kalmus does not work for ABP World Group and we have not received one single client from Mr. Kalmus.

As a result, we have no reason to mistrust Eric or his intentions; we know for sure that he has helped several parents in the past. All of the accusations in the report fall to provide solid evidence of anything that Gus has mentioned in the report. Guz have our contact info, but he`s never been in contact with us, after we refused to help him with a plane for a dodgy recovery in Mexico.

We choose not to comment this to any further extent. Anyone who wants to know who we are, and if we can be trusted- can at any time contact us to get references. It is a well known fact that we are highly recommended by several organisations for left behind parents. You can also visit our website to read the testimonials. We find it odd that a company as specialized as our, has no other negative comments during our 12 years of providing successful recovery operations and other services. We therefore leave it to each and everyone to make their own conclusions.


Martin Waage


ABP World Group Ltd.

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