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Who is Tyrone Gilliams? ‘RHOA’ drama explored as Shereé Whitfield’s boyfriend goes legal

Shereé Whitfield‘s potentially estranged boyfriend, Tyrone Gilliams, has recently initiated legal proceedings with Bravo TV over a dispute over the usage of his past appearances on Real Housewives of Atlanta (RHOA).

In legal documents obtained by TMZ, Gilliams’ cease and desist claims that,

“(Truly Original, Bravo Media, and NBCUniversal Media) Unlawful Use of Tyrone Gilliams Name and Likeness.”

The exclusive by TMZ also claims that Tyrone Gilliams has stopped communication with Shereé Whitfield.

What is Shereé Whitfield’s estranged boyfriend, Tyrone Gilliams, known for?

Tyrone Gilliams is a former basketball player who played for the University of Pennsylvania. He later formed his commodities trading firm called ‘TLG, TL Gilliams, LLC.’ He reportedly also delved into the promotion of hip-hop artists and rappers. While much about his family is not known, it has been reported that Gilliams had two children from his previous marriage.

Gilliams reportedly went to Penn State University from 1987 to 1990. While it is not publicly known which subject he majored in, he played with the university basketball team even after his course ended. From 1988 to 1989, Tyrone Gilliams led the team in several games.

The last time Shereé Whitfield was seen on Real Housewives of Atlanta was back in the show’s tenth season. At the time, Whitfield was still with Tyrone Gilliams, who was serving almost half of his 10-year prison sentence.

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SEC flags eight more investment schemes

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has flagged eight more entities in separate advisories for their unregistered investment solicitation programs.

These offerings are PH Lazada International Trade Co. Ltd., Suhail Medical Center, Inc., Zigma Trade, Victorich Trades Co., S AMZ Shop, Phillq International Trade Co., AxieCrowd Asia, and Double M FX Financial Consultancy Services.

The SEC said those involved in the unregistered investment schemes may be prosecuted or held criminally liable under the Securities Regulation Code and may face monetary fines worth as much as P5 million and/or 21 years behind bars.

PH Lazada International Trade also goes by the name PH Lazada or PH Lazada VIP. The SEC said the entity is luring the public to invest in its program via social media sites or through its own websites.

PH Lazada International Trade said it is “a self-service order placement platform for all international e-commerce companies,” servicing platforms such as Shopee, Lazada, Amazon, and eBay.

However, Lazada E-Services Philippines, Inc. told the SEC through a letter dated Nov. 15 that it is not connected nor associated with PH Lazada International Trade and PHILAZ International Trade Co. Ltd.

“Lazada has never authorized nor contracted PH Lazada and PHILAZ for the solicitation, acceptance, or taking of investments or placements from the public or for the issuance of investment contracts and other forms of securities,” the SEC said in…

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Ghislaine Maxwell’s family helping her legal defense

Ghislaine Maxwell’s siblings say the family has always been very close. But when the three sisters and three brothers rushed to prepare a $28.5 million bail package after Ghislaine was arrested in July 2020, they were surprised to learn that not only was she married to a businessman they had never met — but she was also a stepmother to his two young children.

“It’s the first time we knew of his existence, when we saw his name on the bail application,” Ian Maxwell, Ghislaine’s brother, told The Post of Scott Borgerson, 45.

Ghislaine, now 59, secretly wed the tech millionaire in 2016, Ian said, adding that the couple maintained “the most private of lives to protect their young children. She did not want to submit her family to the publicity.

Now, as Ghislaine goes on trial on Monday, her family has launched a high-profile campaign to fight for her, speaking out in her defense and taking their protest to the UN.

The siblings are on her side despite the incredibly serious crimes Ghislaine is accused of, including six counts of allegedly procuring underage girls for her friend Jeffrey Epstein, a convicted pedophile, between 1994 and 2004.

The Maxwell family only found out about Ghislaine’s marriage to Scott Borgerson when his name appeared on papers pertaining to her bail.

Blood, it seems, is thicker than water — even when your sister is accused of heinous crimes and was cozy with a monster.

“[Epstein] was…

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Lebanese central bank blames Google, Facebook as currency hits all-time low

As the value of the Lebanese pound sank to a new low, the Lebanese central bank blamed Google and Facebook for failing to remove ‘illegal’ currency trading apps from their platforms

Lebanon’s central bank, the Banque du Liban, on Friday took aim at tech giants Google and Facebook as the country’s currency hit a new record low on the black market, plunging to 25,000 Lebanese pounds against one US dollar.

This is nearly 17 times less than the official rate set by the bank, which is 1,500 Lebanese pounds to the dollar.

The Banque du Liban said that currency trading apps advertising black market exchange rates for the Lebanese pound were behind the latest fall in the national currency’s value, and blamed Google and Facebook for not shutting them down.

“Many of [the currency trading apps] are based outside Lebanon and the Banque du Liban has called on Internet companies to ban these apps from their networks,” its statement said.

“The Banque du Liban will monitor this situation externally and will hold companies such as Google, Facebook, and others to account for the harm these apps have caused Lebanon,” the statement warned.

The bank called on the tech companies to “only publish the official rate”, describing the currency trading apps as “illegal” and saying that “trading and political interests were behind them”.

Lebanon is currently suffering from multiple economic, political, and financial crises. The World Bank has said that that the…

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More than 3,000 complain against arrested VGN Jewellers owners of cheating to the tune of Rs90 crore | Mumbai news

The number of complainants against the owners of the VGN Jewellers chain has crossed 3,000 in less than two months of their arrest. The value of the money that is alleged to have been swindled by them has gone beyond 90Cr, investigating officers said on Saturday.

The accused, Virithgopalan Nair and his wife Valsala, were arrested on October 5 by the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Thane Police Crime Branch for allegedly running a Ponzi scheme.

Initially, 13 people from all over the Thane district had registered complaints with the Kolsewadi police station in Kalyan, alleging that they had collectively been cheated to the tune of 7.99Cr. The EOW had subsequently taken over the probe and arrested the couple.

“We are still conducting further investigations into the matter. In the meantime, we have now recorded statements from more than 3,000 people who have all been cheated by the accused. The total value of the money that the accused have fraudulently obtained from the victims is more than 90Cr. A large number of the victims are senior citizens with many being above 75 years,” ACP (EOW), SN Patil, said.

Following the arrest of the accused, the EOW had instructed all police stations in the Thane city commissionerate to direct any and all pertinent complaints to them. People who were reaching out through social media were also contacted and asked to register formal complaints.

According to the EOW officials, from 2006 to 2021, the accused lured their customers…

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Roundup: What to Expect From China’s Property Market in 2022

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Roundup: What to Expect From China’s Property Market in 2022

Analysts weigh in on the impact of regulation on a key pillar of the country’s economy, and where the market is headed

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Disappointments and Hopes From the Climate Summit

U.N. conference to combat global warming yields important progress on emissions but doesn’t go far enough, especially on coal, experts say

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In Depth: Burned by Developers, China’s Trust Industry Pulls Back From Property

The $3 trillion sector is scaling back its immense investments in real estate as it scrambles for cash

Exclusive: Ant Group Reshuffles Huabei Consumer Loan Business

Amid sweeping overhaul to reduce lending risks, Jack Ma’s fintech separates Huabei from credit services offered by partners on its platform

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In Depth: Chinese Firms Hype Metaverse Ambitions, Official Grumbling Aside

Tech and gaming companies are pouring cash into their vision for the immersive VR world, but regulators appear to be eyeing the business with suspicion

Skyrocketing Lithium Prices Unlikely to Stabilize Soon, Says Ganfeng Chairman

Demand will outpace supply unless electric-vehicle industry starts mass-producing alternative battery technologies, Li Liangbin says


CATL Loses Bid to Buy Millennial Lithium to Canadian Mining Company

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Time to Overhaul the Independent Director System

Some of Kangmei’s outside board members face $15.7 million of fines each in the drugmaker’s…

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‘Financial Inclusion’ — A Buzzword for Central Banks Who Secretly Despise Economic Freedom – Op-Ed Bitcoin News

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has released its latest report on “digital currency governance” this month, addressing stablecoins, cryptocurrencies, and “barriers to financial inclusion.” Like most central banks, regulators, think tanks, and politicians, the WEF publication gives lip service to the power of crypto, but never addresses the elephant in the room: instead of actual access to the utility cryptocurrencies already freely provide, the “unbanked” and impoverished individuals of the world are forced to use a co-opted, fiat 2.0.

‘Financial Inclusion’ and ‘Sensible Regulation’: Freedom for Me, Compliance for Thee

According to the World Economic Forum’s November 2021 White Paper Series Report “What is the Value Proposition of Stablecoins for Financial Inclusion”:

Financial inclusion is a complex global problem that existing systems
and offerings have so far failed to solve.

Financial inclusion is not really that complex, but existing systems most definitely are failures. The current paradigm of centralized economic control and central bank fiat currency issuance has so far failed to help those who need economic freedom to survive and thrive the most. An admission from the horse’s mouth, then, if you will. In order to change these old, broken systems, the solutions presented by politicians are always the same: more of the exact same economic dysfunction that created the chaos in the first place.

There’s no denying that access…

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What is SafeMoon and can the crypto newcomer make it to the moon?

Because the fee for buying into SafeMoon goes back to its earlier investors, SafeMoon has been regarded by some — including one SafeMoon investor — as a “Ponzi” scheme — an allegation that SafeMoon’s CEO emphatically denies.  SafeMoon’s creators say it was designed with the intention of encouraging long-term investment. Half of the 10% charged during transactions is shared among long-term holders, and the other to a liquidity pool that is intended to stabilize the price of SafeMoon, in contrast to Dogecoin, Shiba Inu Coin and a number of other cryptocurrency that seemed on the surface to be either a joke or bogus. But just like Akita Inu, Dogelon and other much smaller crypto breeds, SafeMoon appeared to be trying to cash in on Dogecoin’s popularity by investing in meme culture. 

SafeMoon is considered to be among the riskier investments in the crypto world. Like Shiba Inu, Safemoon has no particular use and derives its value solely from other investors buying in — which is why some have called SafeMoon  a “shitcoin.”

The project’s founders say they designed SafeMoon for long-term investment, and the 10% transaction fee is set intentionally high to discourage people from selling the coin and encourage long-term HODLers.  

Still interested in SafeMoon? This Forkast.News explainer will help you learn more.

What is SafeMoon — and why is it famous?

SafeMoon is a cryptocurrency token that was launched under BEP-20 tokens on the Binance Smart…

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