From the reader mailbag: Nova Scotia, Paulsen v State Farm and Redflex

Question: What is going on in Nova Scotia?

Answer: Much of nothing good as business fell off drastically at chez girlz in 2010 when Aaron Br0ussard was forced from office in disgrace. In fact our friends over at The Jefferson Report recently profiled Aaron Broussard’s last financial disclosure and it appears he is selling out of the Canadian foodie concept, no doubt trying to position his finances for his legal defense.

Broussard IMHO was the key to making the 3 boutique travel lodge ventures work. The girls were the idea mongers in this equation but beyond Danny Abel in his heyday with Wendell Gauthier they evidently had champaign tastes on a beer budget.  Broussard was the hypester for the 3 ventures and he raised money from select members of the general public to turn these ideas into bricks and mortar reality.  The plans were in reality hatched not born of any sense of practicality as the market has passed judgement on the girl’s plan and execution of it and the verdict is not good.

The Costa Rica property has been sold and my investor source on that venture tells me not a penny has been returned there. Another Trout Point investor tells me he has not seen a single dime on his investment. I strongly suspect the girls have lots of really pissed off former investors around the NOLA area which may explain why Leary and Perret both want Canadian citizenship these days.

Perret left his momma in good hands though as Danny Abel looked after her as a surrogate son after ol’ Vaughn split years ago. The only open question and it really isn’t open in my mind’s eye is why Broussard was hyping these schemes for a bunch of gay men. And as always we are open to the possibility all the these ventures and the outside investor solicitations in particular had a Bugsy Siegel like quality to them.  I think we’ll find out before this is done.

Question: Why don’t you do more on Carl Finley? He is such a grifting sleaze ball after all.

Answer: I’ve heard it both ways on Finley and it seems either folks like him pretty well or really hate him. Yes, I’ve heard the story on his disability case with the Parish but frankly while he evidently has left a few bodies on the battlefield of life we have bigger fish to fry here on Slabbed. That said judging from the conduct of Eric Paulsen’s lawyers including Finley in Paulsen’s case against State Farm I wouldn’t recommend any of them to the public. There are simply too many other fine consumer lawyers that do not cut corners in the cases they litigate.

Question: What do you make of (the Mouton plea)?

Answer: See next post.  😉

Question: Check out this Youtube video on Redflex and The City of Lafayette.

Answer: Fair enough, it is embedded below.

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2 thoughts on “From the reader mailbag: Nova Scotia, Paulsen v State Farm and Redflex”

  1. By the way, on the above there is something else:

    The assessment for the Super-8 property – 2421 Clearview – is actually shown at “0”.

    That’s right: ZERO.

    As in Nada. Zip. Nill. Null. For a property that HAS A HOTEL ON IT.

    Here it is in full:

    “Parcel# Owner Location Description Assessment Action
    3821969300 DESAI HOLDING LLC 2421 CLEARVIEW PWKY 0 ___ ”

    Also: It’s a real hoot how these folks like to conclave together:

    Right across from Mrs. Ktantz?

    Why it’s fellow TrPt investor (allegedly, according to the self-rebuked Picayune):

    “Parcel# Owner Location Description Assessment Action
    0920015480 MUNIZ,EDMOND & PEGGY N 58 CHATEAU LA TOUR DR LOT 86 SQ 4 SEC 1 CHATEAU EST S 41720 ”

    Also, that Gabriel property on the old Jefferson Downs location is on a grand avenue called…. Joe Yenni Boulevard. Nice touch, huh?

    Well that could lead one to see where “Yenni” shows up. Let’s see.

    How about this.

    From the LA SOS – by the way Aaron Broussard’s daughter, Amy Broussard (now Corral), lives in Boston now:

    http://www.csnbayarea.com/pages/landing_urban_v3?blockID=133182&tagID=20618

    “Name Type City Status
    PEOPLE PLUS, INC. Business Corporation KENNER Inactive

    Business: PEOPLE PLUS, INC.
    Charter Number: 34504526 D
    Registration Date: 8/25/1995
    Domicile Address
    13 RUE ST. LOUIS
    KENNER, LA 70065
    Mailing Address
    C/O AMY BROUSSARD
    13 RUE ST. LOUIS
    KENNER, LA 70065
    Status
    Status: Inactive
    Inactive Reason: Voluntary Action
    File Date: 8/25/1995
    Last Report Filed: 8/17/2006
    Type: Business Corporation

    Registered Agent(s)
    Agent: AMY BROUSSARD
    Address 1: 13 RUE ST. LOUIS
    City, State, Zip: KENNER, LA 70065
    Appointment Date: 8/25/1995

    Officer(s) Additional Officers: No
    Officer: AMY BROUSSARD
    Title: Director
    Address 1: #9 CHATEAU MAGDELAINE DR.
    City, State, Zip: KENNER, LA 70065

    Amendments on File (2)

    Description Date
    Revoked 11/21/2009
    Affidavit to Dissolve 3/30/2011”

    And then this from Aaron Broussard’s campaign finance reports:

    “Broussard Aaron F102 PEOPLE PLUS 13 Rue St. Louis Kenner LA 70065 misc. deposits and expenses for fund raiser 1/28/2000 $8,190.00
    Broussard Aaron F102 PEOPLE PLUS 13 Rue St. Louis Kenner LA 70065 misc. deposits and expenses for fund raiser 1/28/2000 $8,190.00
    Broussard Aaron F102 PEOPLE PLUS 13 Rue St. Louis Kenner LA 70065 Mardi Gras Blue Jean Ball expenses 2/16/2000 $6,000.00
    Broussard Aaron F102 PEOPLE PLUS 13 Rue St. Louis Kenner LA 70065 Mardi Gras Blue Jean Ball expenses 2/16/2000 $6,000.00
    Broussard Aaron F102 PEOPLE PLUS 13 Rue St. Louis Kenner LA 70065 final payment on fund raiser 3/27/2000 $5,400.00
    Broussard Aaron F102 PEOPLE PLUS 13 Rue St. Louis Kenner LA 70065 final payment for fundraiser 3/27/2000 $5,400.00
    Broussard Aaron F102 PEOPLE PLUS 13 Rue St. Louis Kenner LA 70065 #1069 expenses due on Luau 8/21/2000 $6,512.42
    Broussard Aaron F102 PEOPLE PLUS 13 Rue St. Louis Kenner LA 70065 #1070 Balance due on Luau 8/24/2000 $8,462.00
    Broussard Aaron F102 PEOPLE PLUS 13 Rue St. Louis Kenner LA 70065 Expenses for fund raiser 8/27/2000 $2,500.00
    Broussard Aaron F102 PEOPLE PLUS 13 Rue St. Louis Kenner LA 70065 #1177

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