• Report: #643459
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State of Utah Department of Commerce

  • Submitted: Wed, September 22, 2010
  • Updated: Fri, August 12, 2011

  • Reported By: Victim Defense — Manhattan New York USA
State of Utah Department of Commerce
Internet United States of America

State of Utah Department of Commerce Ottis vs, Utah FALSE INFORMATION ON JOSEPH PAUL OTTIS Internet

*Author of original report: Report on Utah and Pending $25 million law suit against Utah

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The information on Joseph Paul Ottis which is found on the Internet regarding Utahs and Ottis is FALSE.   Mr. Ottis has attempted to get the information removed by Utah for the past two years.  The TRUTH is that Ottis entered a plea agreement settlement under the threat by Utah to prosecute him.  Ottis's lawyer advised Ottis that the state was corrupt and he needed to be cautious in taking his case to trial.

Ottis served as a wittness against Utha durring this time which was being conducted by the Utah House of Representatives. 

A week after he setteled his case the Director of the Security Department that came after him resigned under the threat of termination for FALSE PROSECUTION and ABUSE of POWER.  His name is Wayne Klien.

Utah was ranked as 15th worse state in the union for government corruption as reported in 2010 New York Times.

Businessmen, BEWARE of Utah the NOT so good MORMOM city.

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#1 Author of original report

Report on Utah and Pending $25 million law suit against Utah

AUTHOR: Victim Defense - (USA)

Joseph Paul Ottis vs. Utah
The following are alleged insidious violations of my constitutional rights by the State of Utah
Utahs Letter of civil a hearing notice was sent to me in Nebraska on or about March, 2007. 

I first hired a former Senator in Nebraska that was familiar with what he called Utah Corruption.  He said the case was unfounded and smelled to high heaven.  I also brought in a friend and retired FBI Special Agent in Charge which worked with the former Senator and he too stated that the case was unfounded and that there was obvious corruption within the Utah Department of Commerce. 

My Senator lawyer hired defense lawyer Christian L. Clinger of Utah who replied to the Utah notices allegations as being acts of false prosecution and abuse of authority by Utah.  He stated the case should be dropped and that I should be awarded damages and attorney fees. 

After Utah received Clingers response, Utah immediately escalated the case to criminal status without notifying Clinger in a revengeful manner.   Mr. Clinger had been told by Utah that they would notify him if Utah decided to take the case to a higher level.  But, in keeping with Utahs prior crooked actions, they again used unorthodox tactics.    

Utahs Assistant AG, E. Neal Gunnarson covertly obtained a warrant for my arrest behind the back of my lawyer and ordered the Omaha Fugitive Task Force to find me and apprehend me.   The task force came to my residence at 6: 00 am in the morning and forced their way into my home while I was out of town and my wife was home alone. 

The incident traumatized my wife.  This was an unforgivable and despicable act by Utah. 

According to my lawyers, Neal Gunnerson had a record for judicial abuse prior to my case which caused him two job demotions and the loss of court case against him for violations against a defendant.  After my case Neal retired.  I was told that he exited due to his likely hood of being terminated for his long record of violating people.

When I discovered that Utah had a warrant for me, I drove from Nevada to St. George Utah that same day and I turned myself into the police in Utah. 

In the pre-trial procedures I was threatened with 40 years in Utahs state prison if I took Utah to trial and lost my case.  My lawyers said that I was extorted by Utah.  I had already been judged guilty by Utah before the case was even heard.  This is evidenced by the prosecutors posting of false information about me in the Utah news press and on the Internet before my court hearing.  I have copies on file.    Francine A. Giani, and Jennifer Bolten were both contacted several times and refused to remove the articles from the Internet before the court hearing, during the court hearing, and for three years after the case was settled.  It was finally removed after attorney Christian Clinger made numerous demands.  The posting of false and exaggerated information about me by Utah cost me numerous business losses and financial hardships to my business.  On June 6, 2011 the article appeared again on the Internet which is a breach of the agreement signed between myself and the State of Utah.  An e-mail was generated to the director and I am waiting for a response and for the adverse report to be removed as agreed nearly a year ago by Utah.  

I was advised by my lawyer to settle the case due to the following reasons:
a)    My lawyer Earl convinced me that settling was the best action for me to take so,  I agreed to settle and when Earl and I entered the court room, unbeknownst to him, I was sitting behind him just feet away.   Neal came over and leaned down to Earl and asked him what I had decided.  Earl told him that he had convinced me to settle and take the plea bargain.  Neal patted Earl on the back and stated Good Job I Owe You One I was shocked and felt betrayed.  I believe that my lawyer set me up for Neal.  I didnt bring it up in court because I already distrusted Utah for their unethical actions and I was afraid that I would pay a huge consequence if I told the judge what I thought.  Im not sure at this point of time if the judges are as corrupt as the prosecutors. So, I kept my mouth shut.
b)  As for the corruption in Utah, my lawyer in Omaha, a former senator and my investigator for the case a retired FBI special Agent both advised me to be cautious of Utah due to the states reputation of having a corrupt judicial system.  Utah was rated 15th most corrupt state in the U.S. as reported by the New York Times in 2006 as well, as in many other articles on Utah corruption.  
c)       My lawyer was aware of the facts that the Utah law firm Jones Waldo had worked for me along with the law firm of Dwyer Smith of Omaha drafting the loan agreements that were being used as material evidence by the State of Utah to prosecute me civilly and criminally. 
d)      In addition: My lawyer was also aware that a Utah licensed Business & Investment Broker Firm that I had hired to meet with Dian Lind had done so and qualified her and negotiated the loans.
e)       In addition to Utah ignoring the hard facts of evidence that was provided by my civil lawyer Mr. Clinger, Utah also used untrue information and excerpts from a blogger site as evidence in the case against me.   The owner of the site Ed Magedson has over two hundred reports regarding his criminal acts of extortion of people with his site which is easily Goggled Ed Magedson.   My Nebraska lawyer filed a case in federal court against Ed Magedson, which had to be dropped because there are no laws in place to regulate Internet content.   But, Utah elected to use this unscrupulous characters site and false information regarding me, to prosecute me.  Magedsons web site and false content were present in documents used by Utah, in the case against me. 
f)        In addition:  Dian Lind and or the prosecutors made several false statements in the prosecutors report, which is a class three felony; however, Utah continued to use the false testimony to prosecute me.
g)        All of the foregoing information was provided to the investigators and prosecutors in Utah.   They proceeded on with malicious intent to prosecute me even on false evidence.  The Director of Security Wayne Klein resigned one week after my case was settled because he was being pursued for termination and prosecution by the Utah House of Representative.  I served as a witness and provided my case information to the lead investigator (R) Jim Bird. 
h)  Three years after the case has been settled the assistant AG Jeff Buckner brought his civil case back against me and demanded $1,000.00 fine.  Its hard to stomach the morals of Utah government.
i)   The New York Times reported Utah as the 14th most corrupt government in the United States.
j)   In closing, I have lost millions of dollars in prospective business transactions that were cultivated due to Utah. My name has been destroyed due to the lies that they have refused to remove from the Internet three years after my case was resolved.   
I believe that the State of Utah should face charges for the unconstitutional acts, false prosecution and abuse of authority.  Utah damaged my personal life and my business.  
I believe the director and the department came against me with the full intent and malice to do me harm. 
I am convinced that the evidence including bogus content from the Internet, Utah not examining my defense statements and investigating the fact were unconstitutional.
I am convinced that Utah allowed and or persuaded and or assisted Dian Lind in her complaint against me due to the numerous false statements.  All of which could have been set aside if Utah would have investigated the statements.  I am aware that it is a Felony in Utah to make false reports and representations to the Department of Securities, however, not only did Ms. Lind make them, the State of Utah upheld her lies and took action against me.
I further believe that Utah is liable for millions of dollars in losses to my business in addition to harming me personally.  
Francine A. Giani is the Executive Director.  It is unbelievable to me with all of the fingers and news reports questioning her honesty and suspect corruption that the Governors of Utah continue to uphold her. 
Joseph Paul Ottis
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