Magistrate Gives RipOffReport Split Decision, Still May Be Prosecuted

Magistrate Gives RipOffReport Split Decision, Still May Be Prosecuted In January, Xcentric Ventures, LLC, operator of RipOffReport.com (“ROR”), filed a federal lawsuit in Iowa seeking to block further investigation of its activities by Sac County, Iowa District Attorney Ben Smith.  Smith had indicted one ROR operative, Darren Meade, for witness tampering and other charges.  …

Tiny Sac County Indicts RipOffReport.com Operative Darren Meade

As reported earlier, Ben Smith, District Attorney for Sac County, Iowa, had launched an investigation into potential witnesses tampering and extortion committed by, on behalf of and/or at the direction of RipOffReport.com.  (See Tiny Iowa County Takes on the King of Online Defamation)  Today, Sac County issued its first indictment to Darren Meade for multiple counts of…