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Free energy claims and organizations of an unscrupulous nature.
(The biggest scam is the Powers-That-Be who try to convince us that their polluting power sources are the best way to go.)
Download interview with well-known FE skeptic (13 Mb mp3) - On March 31, 2008, Congress:Founder:Sterling D. Allan conducted a live, 1-hour interview with Congress:Member:Eric Krieg as part of the Free Energy Now radio series. A look from the perspective of one who is highly doubtful about many of the free energy claims and claimants. After ten years, his offer of a $10,000 prize for a free energy demo is still unclaimed.
Free Energy Blog:2014:06:15 - Photoshops their labelling on a UPS Battery package (Free Energy Blog June 15, 2014)
Free Energy Blog:2014:05:27 - Images shown of their alleged devices are merely photo-shopped versions of conventional products (Free Energy Blog May 27, 2014)
Free Energy Blog:2014:02:12 - The turbine that Doug Myers of MidTech said "the big boss of Siemens" was coming to see next week, turns out to be available on eBay. It is not MidTech's design. (Free Energy Blog February 12, 2014)
There was an error working with the wiki: Code> Part I: My Concerns About Inteligentry - Here I enumerate several concerns, including the perpetual postponement of manufacturers being shown how to run their engines encouraging people to buy stock to get their license so the money doesn't go in escrow John's ignoring great suggestions for the technology and the company a timeline that evinces a lack of understanding of the steps involved in taking something to market. (PESN August 21, 2012) Latest / Directory:Buyer Beware: Directory:Noble Gas Engines >
There was an error working with the wiki: Code> Inteligentry Poised for Egg-on-the-Face at PowerGen - While no one would be more pleased to see a successful demonstration of a noble gas engine at the Power-Gen conference in Florida from Dec. 11-13 than I would, I predict no such demo, with John Rohner giving some kind of excuse, which maybe half of his followers will accept and remain supportive. (PESN December 10, 2012)
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Free Energy Blog:2013:12:22 - This latest story by the Tri-Citiy Herald gives a sordid history of what the state prosecution calls "Ponzi-like scheme against the new investors". (Free Energy Blog December 22, 2013)
Free Energy Blog:2013:12:17 - Green Power CEO Michael Spitzauer, who was federally indicted last week for his alleged role in defrauding investors, did not make the port's Monday deadline to pre-pay its six-month lease. Spitzauer, who has pleaded innocent in U.S. District Court to wire fraud, aggravated identity theft and money laundering, remains in federal custody in Yakima. (Free Energy Blog December 17, 2013)
Free Energy Blog:2013:12:13 - Green Power CEO Michael Spitzauer is being held in federal custody as a flight risk after he pleaded innocent to wire fraud, aggravated identity theft and money laundering. He is accused of defrauding investors of at least $6.7 million during the past seven years, although his debts amount to at least $21.4 million, according to court documents. (Free Energy Blog December 13, 2013)
Latest News on Perendev - 1) At least 20 customers are documented as not having received the goods they paid for, but they are powerless to complain or receive remedy due to the way the paperwork has been ran. 2) Another public demo canceled. (PESWiki Nov. 5, 2007)
Free Energy Blog:2013:12:23 - ... company has been touting its "revolutionary" solar technology for years, but its projects in four states have yet to generate any significant power. I've traveled to visit their facility to see it. I wasn't impressed. The fresnel lenses were broken and strewn all over. (Free Energy Blog December 22, 2013)
Free Energy Blog:2013:12:22 - ... company has been touting its "revolutionary" solar technology for years, but its projects in four states have yet to generate any significant power. I've traveled to visit their facility to see it. I wasn't impressed. The fresnel lenses were broken and strewn all over. (Free Energy Blog December 22, 2013)
Tilley Foundation - Proven fraud. Uses stolen technology that is semi-legit inflates claims of its capabilities, bilks investors. History of taking the money and running.Latest: Directory:Buyer Beware > Directory:Electromagnetic > Directory:Tilley Foundation, Inc. > Investors win $26M award against Tilleys - A Nashville jury found Carl Tilley and his wife guilty on several counts and levied both compensatory and punitive damages against them jointly, individually and the two companies. Tilley made a splash in 2002 with the claim he could run a DeLorean he had converted to electric, powered by his device that could keep the car running indefinitely. (PESN Jan. 29, 2010) (Comments)
Directory:Future Horizons - Entertaining site with numerous kits and plans for sale but science is often shoddy, claims stretched or outright bogus, and ethics questionable.
N-Motion: The Perpetual Motion Vehicle Company - Snazzy-looking website gives the appearance similar to Tesla Motors, Co (a legitimate electric car company), but with no supporting technology. A "perpetual motion" company with no "perpetual motion" working technology. (PESWiki Jan. 30, 2007)
Directory:Electromagnetic > Directory:GMC Holdings Corp. > SEC Files Action On Fuelless Motor Fraud - The US Securities and Exchange Commission has filed an action against GMC Holding Corporation (GMC) and its CEO, Richard Brace, for defrauding investors by issuing false press releases touting the company's development of a motor technology device capable of generating unlimited energy. (PESN Feb. 27, 2008)
AKOIL Power Generator fraud charge - An energy professional who closely inspected the company and the technology on-site recounts the frustration of trying to verify the technology with an adequate test procedure. (PESWiki Oct. 19, 2006)
Europositron Rechargeable Aluminum Batteries Alleged as Fraud - The "inventor" of the battery, Rainer Partanen, is being held in custody for fraud. Europositron Ab has sold stocks to hundreds of Finns for at least 1.3 million Euro, but police say there is no actual product. (PESWiki Nov. 6, 2007)
Directory:Fuel Efficiency Hydrogen Injection > Directory:HAFC Hydro Assist Fuel Cell >Article:Hydrogen-Assist Fuel Cell Warning from Former Installer - Richard Coyle said the units sometimes work at first, but then the improvements go away, and in their place some serious problems arise such as stuck idle motors, boiling water and gunk in the motors, plugged air filters. (PESWiki July 22, 2008)
Directory:Solar > Citizenre > Citizenre: A House of Cards? - Jeff Wolfe asserts that the new multi-level distributor company that claims to be able to offer solar power at or below grid energy pricing toward the end of 2007 does not have its act together and is actually diverting solar customers away from real technologies to false hopes. (Renewable Energy Access Feb. 12, 2007)
Directory:Hydrogen > Genesis World Energy > Kelly Sentenced for Stealing Funds Invested in Bogus Fuel Technology Venture - Genesis World Energy founder lied about the technology and its alleged partners, defrauds investors, misallocates funds, including $2.5 million from around 500 New Jersey residents. (PESN Nov. 15, 2006)
Directory:Electromagnetic > Directory:Magniwork > Magniwork Energy internet scam - Internet fraudsters are raking in thousands of dollars a day with a scam selling plans for what alleges to be an electromagnetic free energy machine capable of powering a house. One estimate puts sales of the guide as high as 5,000 copies a month, making the scam worth up to $3m a year. (Off-Grid Oct. 8, 2009) [We've not yet received a scrap of evidence supporting the claims.]Latest: Directory:Buyer Beware > Directory:Electromagnetic > Directory:Magniwork > Directory:Magniwork - Easy steps presented for you to be able to lodge a complaint about the fraudsters who are selling plans for what alleges to be an inexpensive electromagnetic free energy machine capable of powering a house, though no supporting evidence has been given. Let's stop these hucksters who prey on the free energy believers and give the field a bad name. (PESWiki Nov. 5, 2009) Directory:Buyer Beware > Directory:Electromagnetic > Directory:Magniwork > Directory:Magniwork - Directory:Lutec posted the following notice on their home page in a marquee text: [all caps] "Be Warned - 'Magniwork' is not related in any way to Lutec Australia, does not sell plans for our equipment and is not authorized to use our videos on their site!" (PESWiki Nov. 10, 2009) Latest: Directory:Electromagnetic > Directory:Bedini SG > Directory:Magniwork - Magniwork has been selling a set of plans for a free energy device they say could be scaled to power an entire house. However, it turns out that the device is nothing more than the Bedini SG circuit, which, though interesting, has never been embodied in a self-looped system with energy left over for practical use. They've apologized and removed the Bedini stuff. (PESWiki June 2, 2009)
http://stirlingfreepower.com - by the same scammers as above
Calloway Magnet Motor - Says that after two decades of finding out what won't work, he is ready to divulge how to build an operational all-magnet motor. Ends up being an intentional wild goose chase. (PESN Feb. 10, 2006)
MXLO Magnetic Motor Plans - Of 14 known independent replications from the MXLO plans, not one working device has been produced yet. Plans are neither easy nor adequate as claimed on the site.
NJ Bureau of Securities Ready to Tighten the Screws on Genesis World Energy - Disgruntled eyewitnesses say one the bench-top model used by GWE for proof of concept demos is nothing more than a slight modification of a fuel cell devices sold at Hammacher Schlemmer.
Free Energy Blog:2014:02:17 - The US nationwide surge of a scam shows how thieves prey on people’s curiosity. The scammers call random cell phone numbers and let it ring once. Those who take the bait and call back face huge fees. (Free Energy Blog February 17, 2014)Latest: Directory:Global Warming / Directory:Global Cooling > News:Hacked Climate Research Unit (CRU) Emails - This past weekend, a major fraud was uncovered regarding the politicizing of "global warming" for the purpose of promoting increased world government regulation such as the global carbon tax. The email database of some of the chief climatologists was hacked into and the emails posted on the web for anyone to see. (PESWiki Nov. 24, 2009) (Comments) Directory:Health > Directory:Buyer Beware > Mainstream media websites promoting Acai Berry Diet weight loss scam with - Ad takes you to a fraudulent news-looking site that claims minimal shipping charge for a "free sample", with small print at the bottom of the site announcing a "non-refundable one-year membership fee of $149.95" that will be charged in seven days and imposes a $12.95/month fee for continued product shipment. Furthermore, while acai berry has health benefits, weight loss isn't one of them. (Directory: Mike Adams and Natural News February 1, 2011)
Aged Tires: A Driving Hazard? Video - Did you know vehicle tires have a shelf life? Check the inside rim of the tire and look at the last digit of the 3-digit sequence. Is it over 6 years old? You may have a problem with tire separation. "New" tires need to be checked for manufacturing date. (ABC News July 18, 2008)
Watch out for Jiffy Lube: Is Your Mechanic Honest? - 5 out of 9 stations visited in California by NBC4 investigative team in Los Angeles stiffed the investigators, charging for services they did not perform, as documented by hidden cameras. (NBC4)
Free Energy Blog:2014:01:21 (Free Energy Blog January 21, 2014)
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http://freeenergyscams.com - Authored by Gary Wright. "I would call him a pathalogical skeptic. He is not at all fair in weighing the positive and negative. He only looks at the negative and then exaggerates it beyond recognition, without even giving mention of any of the positive counterpoints. As such, his site itself is a negativity scam." -- Congress:Founder:Sterling D. Allan, January 13, 2015