Here's the latest, a quick search of Mr. Baines' byline for the last two months:
February 1, 2013
David Baines: Vancouver promoter implicated in international bribery scandal
January 29, 2013
David Baines: Former geologist sentenced to six years in prison for assay fraud
January 15, 2013
David Baines: BCSC accuses trio of defrauding investors in Comox Valley development scheme
January 9, 2013
Dec. 28, 2012
Baines: Four stock offenders caught in BCSC offshore sweep were all from West Vancouver
Dec. 25, 2012
David Baines: West Vancouver “portfolio manager” raised $10 million from investors, then left the country
December 21, 2012
David Baines: Bucolic burb is home to host of misbehaving stock promoters and brokers
Dec. 18, 2012
David Baines: IR specialist ends up in the lion’s den
Disclosure may be the cornerstone of the public markets, but it comes in many shades.There’s the official disclosure record, which is what you read in securities filings, and the unofficial record, which is what the smile-and-dial guys tell you on the phone.Aaron Ross is one of those phone guys...
Dec. 17, 2012
Dec. 14, 2012
Dec. 13, 2012
Dec. 5, 2012
That's it Dec. 5 to Feb. 4.
But, if one were to look at the November 2012 stories, you have the head of criminal investigations for the British Columbia Securities Commission getting fired, the former mutual fund salesman now selling bongs, the defrocked fund manager who, when ask about a Baines story on him responded:
...David's credibility has dropped significantly within the investment community, so I just write it off....
And many, many more
(Why We Love the Vancouver Business Scene [Frauds, Scams and Flim-flams])
We also took a special interest in the whole Planktos saga with the U.N., the mad scientist, the Vatican and a pink sheet stock. And then there was...