Category Archives: Case Law

“Desperate is as desperate does”: Grant King appeals to Netsafe & the Harmful Digital Communications Act to have this website shut down.

 

I received a call today from Netsafe, who have been charged with the responsibility of managing applications from individuals who are allegedly distressed by online information about them, under the Harmful Digital Communications Act.

It seems that Mr Grant King has made an application for a “take-down” notice to Netsafe regarding this website, because Mr King claims the site has posted either quote “false allegations” about King, and /  or that Mr King is suffering quote “serious emotional harm” as a result of the information on this website, and /or that Mr King feels quote “threatened” by this website.

Absent in Kings application to Netsafe was any self-awareness about the false allegations, serious emotional (and financial) harm, and threats that King has invoked upon his 72 (known) victims in his 32 year criminal history.

(Sigh…..).

We’ve been here before.

Remember this?

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/10081333/Judge-backs-bloggers-fight-against-fraud

King failed to convince a District Court Judge of these claims in 2014, and if it is of any use to Netsafe, here is a copy of that Judgment:

King v Taylor Court Decision Harrassment Mini File

All that King managed to achieve in his previous attempt to shut this website down was an avalanche of affidavits from his many, many victims, and embedded media attention on a scale that far and away exceeded the reach of this website.

So…………it seems King wants to have another go at shutting this website down, despite not once requesting any corrections or amendments to any information on this website, in the six years this website has been running.

OK then – batter up.

My recommendation to Netsafe is to kick this one straight to the Courts – I already have the press release ready to go.

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11645300

Grant King Offender Timeline 1982 – present-day

Grant King Media Articles Library Summary

NZ Gazette Notice of Grant King Public Examination

 Jail Sentence Judgment Dec 2015

Grant King 2015 Verdict Waitakere District Court

 

GOTCHA! Grant Norman King sentenced to 18 months Jail in Waitakere District Court this afternoon for (again) running a business whilst a bankrupt.

 

It’s taken 4 years, 329 website posts, 14 convictions (secured between 2011 and 2015 against King), 3 Statutory investigations by two Ministries of the Crown, 1 landmark Legal case precedent win, 8 media articles, the support and assistance of key King fraud victims and dozens of GNKASS (Grant Norman King Accountability Support Society) supporters, most of whom I have never met, who have been our eyes and ears in the field – but we did it!

Grant Norman King spends his first night tonight in Mt Eden Prison, beginning an 18 month term of imprisonment.

The end, when it came, was a pathetic display by Grant King, as he simpered, pleaded, and tried to manipulate the Judge and the legal system one last time.

In the dock, King pleaded “mitigating circumstances” – the Judge said “None that warrant consideration in this matter”;

King then tried “humanitarian grounds on basis of looking after dependent (19 and 27 years of age is dependent?) young women” – the Judge said “You should have thought of that before you committed your crimes”;

King then had a go at the “It’s coming up to Christmas, can we take the time of year into consideration?” -the Judge said “We don’t decide different sentences on the basis of the time of year, but on the basis of the law and the appropriate legal precedents / authorities – every authority I have canvassed says you should receive a jail sentence”.

Then it was “I don’t want to be 62 years-old and on the scrapheap, I was just being entrepreneurial and didn’t mean any harm to anyone – I just made a mistake” – the Judge said “You are a brazen and recidivist offender who conducts a charade of outward compliance whilst misleading the authorities, and you have a long history of offending, characterised by a strong sense of entitlement towards other peoples money”.

Kings last attempt at some sort of freedom then lay with his Amicus to assist the Court, who suggested that a sentence of Home Detention would meet the “deterrence” requirement for King to change his ways, whilst protecting the public – the Judge said “Home Detention is an inadequate sentencing for this level of offending”.

Immediately on being sentenced on 6 jail term convictions (all to be served concurrently, the longest sentence being 18 months imprisonment), King applied for bail pending an Appeal of his sentencing – after a brief Adjournment, the Judge said “Application denied”.

The on-duty Policeman in the dock then reached for his handcuffs, while Grant “Levi Ponyboy” King / Grant Good / George Good / Grant Norman / Grant Melrose (and all his other online aliases) and his daughter Sequoia King sobbed up a storm – it was like watching two people who had been living in the twilight zone their entire lives finally wake up to reality – and it wasn’t at all pretty to watch.

Grant Norman King, who has amassed over 40 offences in his criminal logbook of life, who even now has over $20,000 of fines owing to the Crown, who sold the Chinese investors in Tern Anchor and Trident Cycles down the river for over $300,000, who hid over $58,000 of income from the Official Assignee this time around, and who has amassed nearly $4 million dollars of fraud against 71 victims of fraud in the past 33 years, was led away, crying and sniffling like the proverbial baby.

I can’t imagine Mr King is going have a very pleasant time in Jail as a historically convicted sex offender.

Double-bunking at Mt Eden Prison should be fun too, I would imagine.

Gotcha, you prick.

The above is just a “taster” of the full story, which I have tonight had confirmed is being scheduled for publication within the next 1-2 weeks with an exclusive media organisation.

I have screeds of documents to publish as well, and I will release these documents on the website on the day the exclusive media news article is published.

http://offenders.sst.org.nz/?archive_template=search.php&s=grant+king&post_type=offenders

Grant King – Convicted Sex Offender.

Grant King Offender Timeline 1982 – present-day

Grant King Media Articles Library Summary

Trident Cycles Facebook Page

Trident Cycles Trade Me Page

Grant King High Court Public Examination 2014

NZ Gazette Notice of Grant King Public Examination

No Cowboys Rating for Trident Cycles

No Cowboys Rating for Tern Marine Ltd

 

The NZ Justice system could have nailed Grant Norman King for a $750,000 fraud back in 1987 – 1991: Instead………they let him go.

The following document (below) is the original 1994 transcript of “Quinby Enterprises Ltd (In Liquidation) (a Grant King-created illegal investment company), vs. The General Accident Fire & Life Assurance Corporation Public Limited Company”.

The story this document reveals will in part be familiar to many of Kings 72 fraud victims.

King comes up with a grand scam, takes money off people who trust him, and then tries to get away with keeping the money via manufacturing a “dispute” between the parties.

What isn’t so well-known is that at the time of this case being investigated, King was found to have secured around $750,000 in investment and debt using other peoples money, none of which he invested (except into his own bank account), and that the NZ Justice Department had King dead-to-rights in breach of numerous statutory authorities.

These breaches by Grant King were so significant, that even the Judge who was hearing the “Quinby” case (eventually heard in the Auckland High Court in 1994) expressed his incredulity that, rather than the NZ Justice Department prosecuting King to the very extent of the law regarding the investment fraud, they instead offered King a deal that if he paid back the money and stopped advertising for investors in his scam arrangements, the NZ Justice system would let him off prosecution.

Naturally, King took the deal, but then refused to pay back the money, and was subsequently adjudicated bankrupt in 1991 (Kings first bankruptcy).

This story also reveals an additional $500,000 in fraud committed by Grant Norman King that I was not aware of.

Which now makes Grant King the $4 million-dollar man in terms of the amount of (known) fraud King has perpetuated upon other people during his 33-year criminal career.

Just think: if the NZ Justice system had nailed King in a criminal case in 1991, imagine how many fraud victims of Grant King might have been spared the loss, anguish and trauma they subsequently experienced as a result of Kings multiple illegal fraudulent actions against them?

I have often wondered why Grant King seemed to present so confidently in Court environments, even when the evidence against him has historically been so utterly and completely over-whelming.

After reading this Judgment, I now think I know why: relatively early in his longitudinal criminal career, King won a massive “staring competition” with the NZ Justice system, and I suspect that when that happened, King (understandably, I guess) truly felt that he was untouchable.

The full Judgment is below:

Quinby v Gen Accident Fire 1995 1 NZLR 736

And if anyone thinks that the cause of the fire mentioned in the Judgment was a faulty plug board – then I have a bridge to sell you 🙂

A readers comment probably sums this story up nicely:

“There’s nothing like the disinfecting power of a little sunlight exposing the activities of people such as this. Justice Barker was not impressed with the quality of his (Kings) evidence and it seems not much has changed since”.

 

 

Grant King – Convicted Sex Offender.

Grant King Offender Timeline 1982 – present-day

Grant King Media Articles Library Summary

Trident Cycles Facebook Page

Trident Cycles Trade Me Page

Grant King High Court Public Examination 2014

NZ Gazette Notice of Grant King Public Examination

No Cowboys Rating for Trident Cycles

No Cowboys Rating for Tern Marine Ltd

Gotcha! (Again).

Grant King 11-9-15

Grant King, Auckland City, 11/9/15

(Photo: Steve Taylor)

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Where is Grant going, who is that with him, and what is Grant carrying in his hand?

(Photo: Steve Taylor)

And very, very soon, we will tell you how, who, what, and why  – exclusive media story pending.

“Victim fights back” Sunday Star Times article on Auckland District Court decision, King vs Taylor.

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http://grantnormanking.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/GNKSSTStory1.pdf

Sunday Star Times Article 25/5/14 (Click link below to read story)

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/10081333/Judge-backs-bloggers-fight-against-fraud

The article is now being picked up all around the country by various Fairfax media publications:

http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/national-news/10081333/Judge-backs-bloggers-fight-against-fraud

Radio NZ has also picked up the story:

http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/245353/blogger-beats-bid-to-shut-down-site

And we have just received notice from someone we haven’t met that these flyers are now doing the rounds of Helensville, Waimauku, and Rodney:

GNK Flyer 2014

And “Whaleoil” the double-award winning blog with NZ’s highest online readership, has just picked up the story as well:

http://www.whaleoil.co.nz/2014/05/ratbags-hate-truth-told/

And Kiwiblog, NZ’s second-most read blog, are both running the story, and have published the Judgment:

http://www.kiwiblog.co.nz/2014/05/telling_the_truth_is_not_harrassment.html

After such a comprehensive defeat as the one dished out to him, only an utter moron would openly threaten me in a public forum such as a mainstream media newspaper, as Grant King does in this article towards the end of the story- but then, we are talking about Grant King, so, you know……………………

Doesn’t Mr King “play the victim” well? Apparently, he has “moved on” – that’s just awesome – now, about the little matter of recompensing the 71 (known) fraud victims of the estimated $3 million dollars you have stolen from them Grant? Grant? Where’s the money, Grant? Where’s the money gone?

I guess Mr King should have settled, while he had the chance.

This is the full Judgment Decision:

King v Taylor Court Decision Harrassment Mini File

Welcome to new readers – here are some links to bring you up to speed:

Grant King – Convicted Sex Offender.

Grant King Offender Timeline 1982 – present-day

Grant King Media Articles Library Summary

Trident Cycles Facebook Page

Trident Cycles Trade Me Page

Grant King High Court Public Examination 2014

NZ Gazette Notice of Grant King Public Examination

No Cowboys Rating for Trident Cycles

No Cowboys Rating for Tern Marine Ltd