RipOffReport Files Civil Rights Action Against Sac County Prosecutor
Desperate Move to Prevent Indictment of Founder Ed Magedson
RipOffReport.com, the infamous smear site that has been called “mechanized defamation” and compared to “social waterboarding,” has filed a civil rights action against an Iowa county prosecutor in what appears to be a desperate attempt to prevent the indictment of its founder Ed Magedson.
As reported previously, Sac County Iowa prosecutor Ben Smith has been conducting a major investigation into RipOffReport.com’s potential acts of witness/juror tampering and extortion in connection with a sensational criminal trial of the ex-wife of Michael Roberts, a sworn enemy of RipOffReport.com.
Last year, Smith indicted RipOffReport operative Darren Meade who took the lead in the intimidation campaign and has continued the investigation into RipOffReport and its .
As alleged in court filings:
The evidence shows DARREN MEADE was/ is an agent of RIPOFF REPORT / ED MAGEDSON. ED MAGEDSON has paid DARREN MEADE over one hundred thousand dollars (either directly or indirectly) to createthe content published in the RIPOFF REPORT complaints about the State’s witnesses, all in effort to “help” TRACEY RICHTER and ANNA RICHTER.Since December 2012, ED MAGEDSON / RIPOFF REPORT, from just one of ED MAGEDSON’s / RIPOFF REPORT’ bank accounts, has paid DARREN MEADE over $80,000.00 either directly or indirectly. Evidence demonstrates that DARREN MEADE received additional compensation from ED MAGEDSON / RIPOFF REPORT from other sources in this same timeframe. Additionally,phone records show that from April 2012 and December 2013, DARREN MEADE’s mobile phone called ED MAGEDSON’s mobile phone 336 times for a total of 50 hours, and sent ED MAGEDSON’s mobile phone 854 text messages. In this same timeframe, ED MAGEDSON’s mobile phone called DARREN MEADE’s mobile phone 1503 times for a total of 279 hours, and sent DARREN MEADE’s mobile phone 954 text messages.