United States District Court, D. Massachusetts
For Securities and Exchange Commission, Plaintiff: Deena R. Bernstein, LEAD ATTORNEY, Scott R. Stanley, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, Boston, MA; Franklin C. Huntington, IV, James M. Fay, LEAD ATTORNEYS, Securities and Exchange Commission, Boston, MA; Kevin M. Kelcourse, LEAD ATTORNEY, Securities and Exchange Commission - MA, Boston, MA.
For Cory Flashner, Plaintiff: Cory S. Flashner, United States Attorney's Office, Worcester, MA.
Telexfree, Inc., Defendant, Pro se.
Telexfree, LLC, Defendant, Pro se.
For James M. Merrill, Defendant: Robert M. Goldstein, Boston, MA.
For Carlos N. Wanzeler, Defendant: John J. Commisso, Paul V. Kelly, Jackson Lewis PC, Boston, MA.
For Steven M. Labriola, Defendant: Denis M. King, LEAD ATTORNEY, Goulston & Storrs, PC, Boston, MA.
For Joseph H. Craft, Defendant: Edward T. Dangel, III, Dangel, Donlan and Fine, Boston, MA.
For Sanderley Rodrigues De Vasconcelos, Defendant: Erica Petkov, LEAD ATTORNEY, Perez Gardini, LLC, Boston, MA; Ludovino P. Gardini, LEAD ATTORNEY, Perez Gardini LLC - Attorneys, Boston, MA.
For Santiago De La Rosa, Defendant: Allison M. O'Neil, Scott R. Magee, Stephen G. Huggard, Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP - MA, Boston, MA.
For Randy N. Crosby, Defendant: Allison D. Burroughs, Benjamin L. Mack, LEAD ATTORNEYS, Jonathan R. Allen, Nutter, McClennen & Fish, LLP, Boston, MA.
For Faith R. Sloan, Defendant: C. Peter R. Gossels, Weston, Patrick, Willard & Redding, Boston, MA.
Telefree Financial, Inc., Relief Defendant, Defendant, Pro se.
For Stephen B. Darr as Trustee of the Chapter 11 Estates of TelexFree, Inc. and TelexFree, LLC, Interested Party: Charles R. Bennett, Jr., LEAD ATTORNEY, Michael K. O'Neil, Murphy & King, PC, Boston, MA.
For United States of America, Intervenor: Andrew E. Lelling, LEAD ATTORNEY, United States Attorney's Office MA, Boston, MA.
MEMORANDUM & ORDER
Nathaniel M. Gorton, United States District Judge.
This is a civil enforcement action brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission (" SEC" ) against TelexFree, Inc. and TelexFree, LLC (collectively, " TelexFree" ) and eight individual defendants (who, together with TelexFree, are collectively, " defendants" ) for allegedly operating and promoting an illegal pyramid and Ponzi scheme. Pending before the Court is the motion of the Department of Justice (" the ...