Victim: Kraig Higginson

Victim - Company

Kraig Higginson is the Executive Chairman of the Board at Sundance Strategies, Inc. Higginson served as Chief Executive Officer of VIA Motors, Inc., until January 2014. From October 2003 until November 2010, he served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Raser Technologies. Higginson also founded American Telemedia Network, Inc., a publicly-traded NASDAQ company. In 2019, Raser Technologies filed a lawsuit against Morgan Stanley and claimed the defendants “devised and perpetrated a naked short selling stock manipulation scheme that targeted and intentionally destroyed a Utah company, Raser Technologies.” This action resulted in Raser filing for bankruptcy. Plaintiffs also subsequently sued Merrill, Goldman, and several related entities, for violations of the Utah Pattern of Unlawful Activity Act.


Sundance Strategies


Victim: Barker Minerals

Victim - Company

Louis E. Doyle founded Barker Minerals Ltd. Currently, he is President, CEO & Non-Independent Director at this company. Mr. Doyle is also Owner at Gold Discovery Enterprises Corp. The Company operates in the Cariboo Gold District of East Central British Columbia, an area that has yielded 3.7 million ounces of gold. Barker Minerals is a victim of naked short selling.  Barker Minerals remains a functioning business despite the fact that the shares ceased trading after they could no longer afford to have financial statements produced by an external auditor. Barker Minerals continues in operations today, primarily using personal funding after the stock ceased trading on 5 April 2019.

Barker Minerals