This website is dedicated to making the public aware of Michael Todd Osborn aka Michael Osborn Ison. In the past, Osborn has performed cons under the guise of Commissum Universes, LP; Principal Capital Group, Inc., Legacy Capital Group, Inc,,,,,, and Currently, he runs his confidence schemes under Commify Technology Corp. Here, you will enter the world of this confidence man and gain insight into his scams. Hopefully, some of Osborn's future targets will benefit from the experience of others.

Harold Gregg, Virgil Williams, Corey Engelen, Jehu Hand, Aniko Kaye, Anthony Hruska, Michael Porter, Christopher Laursen, Clinton Greyling, Thomas Parilla, Alexandre Scheer

SCAMS MICHAEL HAS PARTICIPATED IN:, Fortitude Group, Inc. (FRTD), ThePumpTracker Fund, Victory Capital Holdings Corporation, Principal Capital Group, Inc., Virtual Gaming Enterprises, Commissum Universes, LP, Las Vegas Airlines

MICHAEL'S CURRENT SCAMS : Commify Technology Corp., Genesis Gives, VW Win Century, Inc. (OTC Pink: VWIN), Star Alliance International Corp. (OTC Pink: STAL), Inbit Corp. (OTC Pink: INBT)

KNOWN ALIASES: Jerry Lambert, Michael Lamont, Tom Furlong

Saturday, August 22, 2009

Shame on Embassy Suites

On July 22, Brea, CA Police arrested Michael after he passed $3,000 worth of bad checks to the Brea Embassy Suites, where he, Shanney and the kids had been guests of the hotel (literally since they hadn't paid) for at least a month since being evicted from their Fullerton Home for nonpayment of rent. The hotel called police after finding my website which confirmed to the hotel that Michael is a fraudster and a con artist.

Brea police arrested Michael (who checked in under "Ison") as a fugitive on a very old Nevada warrant for Larceny. The Clark County (Nevada) District Attorney had made it known to authorities in Orange County that they were very much interested in making Mike's acquaintance.

The problem is now the hotel has decided not to pursue charges of check fraud and/or innkeeper fraud themselves, reportedly because they do not want to go to court. Shame on Embassy Suites! How is anybody going to stop this crook from passing more bad checks if all the victims don't step forward? Let's all urge them to file a complaint with the Brea Police/Orange County DA. I plan to forward this posting to the Legal Departments of Embassy Suites and parent company Hilton Corporation.

And while we're talking about this, why hasn't Principal Capital Group's old landlord, BH Properties stepped forward with their $77,000 bad check?

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Mike Goes For A Two-fer

Michael showed up for his arraignment today accompanied by his sidekick and whipping-boy Harold Gregg. Today's story to the judge was that he had arranged for a voluntary turn-in to the Clark County DA (he hasn't) and that he was due to report to Nevada within two weeks. Since today's hearing was in respect to Michael being a fugitive from justice, (the Clark County DA has been waiting several years to charge him with Larceny), the judge agreed to continue the arraignment until September 2. After being told about the Grand Theft Auto charges also laid against Michael, the judge ordered his $50,000 bail held, and was quick to admonish him that he must return on the September 2 date.

From that hearing, Michael quickly turned him self into Department 64 on the outstanding warrant for his failure to appear for my Judgment Debtor Examination. He was ordered back for that examination on September 17.

Mr. Osborn's courtroom dance card is certainly filling up quickly for the month of September. Within the next few days, he will have to explain his probation violations to his San Diego officer.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Fugitive From Justice, Michael Osborn, Back in Court Thursday

Everyone's favorite con man is scheduled to appear on Thursday in Department C57 of the Orange County Central Justice Center, Santa Ana for an arraignment leading to an extradition hearing. It seems that the State of Nevada has a several year old warrant for Michael, and are awaiting his arrival so that he can face charges of Larceny. Bail has been set by the Clark County District Attorney at $100,000.

Apparently, Michael was ordered to Thursday's hearing as a condition of his bail, following his arrest for defrauding the Embassy Suites Brea location. A bad check given by Michael in lieu of payment to the hotel, led to the arrest by Brea police who, upon investigating him, found that the Fullerton PD was cooperating with the Clark County DA.

Following the Brea arrest, bail was set at $50,000 and Michael was able to secure Steven Mehr & Scott Mehr Bail Bonds to put up a bond for him. He reportedly paid for their services with a check. There is no word on whether that check cleared, but apparently Michael is a good customer, as the Mehr Brothers once again posted a bond, this time following his arrest for 2 counts of Grand Theft Auto, amongst other charges. On that occasion, bail was set at $100,000 and Michael was ordered to appear for an arraignment on September 10.

Does anybody else think that this is starting to becoming ridiculous?

Friday, August 14, 2009

Osborn Dragged Away From San Diego in Handcuffs

Here's the latest on Michael's arrest for car theft. As previously reported, the cars' anti-theft devices were used to locate Michael and the vehicles in San Diego, reportedly at a friend's home. The Orange County Theft Task Force drove down from Buena Park and slapped the bracelets on Michael and hauled away the vehicles. For the second time in less than a month, he had to post a bond to get out of the slam, this time for $100,000.

Question: Here's a guy who writes 100s of $1000s in bad checks and yet he comes up with $150,000 bail, which must have required payment of $15,000 to the bondsman. Where is he getting this money? Some have come up with the conclusion that he has a bondsman in his back pocket.

Arraignment is set for September 10 in Fullerton. It would be good to see some of his victims at the courthouse that day to tell their story to the Deputy DA. For more information, email me.

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Monday, August 10, 2009

Osborn Faces Multiple Criminal Charges in Car Fraud Case

It seems that Michael is under the belief that he can't be out of money because he still has checks.

On Thursday August 6, 2009, Michael Osborn was arrested and charged with 2 counts of Grand Theft Auto, 2 counts of Intent to Defraud, and two counts of Receiving a Stolen Vehicle (click here for the court docket).

Here's the 411 on his latest scheme:

In July, Michael went to an Orange County CarMax lot and purchased two vehicles; a Mercedes-Benz and a BMW. Using his alias, Michael Osborn Ison, he was able to secure financing for the vehicles after issuing two checks, one in the amount of $15,000 and one for $5,000. Naturally, both checks bounced sky high. Sources report that my website and blog was found by "googling" Michael, and that's when CarMax realized that they were a victim. Using the cars' anti-theft devices, Michael and the vehicles were located at a San Diego address, where Michael was arrested and brought back to Orange County. Here's the kicker. Because Michael used Principal Capital Group checks, he also got charged with Receiving a Stolen Vehicle.

On Friday August 7, Michael faced an Orange County Judge and was ordered back for an arraignment on September 10. Unbelievably, he was released. Check this blog entry for further details as they become known.

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