The newly updated and reformatted Companies Office website was officially opened at 8 a.m. Monday 28 June 2010. It reveals as at 3 July 2010 that for Truth Publications Ltd (In Liq) – “There are outstanding filing obligations in relation to this companys insolvency”. The company was put into liquidation on 21 October 2009 and the Liquidator’s initial report highlighted that $622,000 was estimated as owed to “unsecured creditors and subordinated lenders”. The Liquidator’s six monthly report due out on 21 May 2010 has yet to be filed. [Read more…]
A hardcore porn company Z4K74D (In Liq) – formerly called Vixen Direct Ltd and directed by NZ “Porn King” Steve Crow owed unsecured creditors $262,528 and the IRD $163,550 when put into liquidation on 27 May 2009. It has been unable to pay unsecured creditor Checketts McKay Law of Cromwell (Alan Bevin McKay of 35 The Mall, Cromwell 9342) for legal sevices rendered. The law firm was listed by the Liquidators, Chartered Accountants Meltzer Mason Heath, as one of 50 odd unsecured creditors who would receive nothing from the failed porn company. Mr Alan McKay is currently the Attorney who acts for San Antonio Texas-based company director John M. Carr whose companies are the subject of ongoing investigations by the National Enforcement Unit (N.E.U.) of the NZ Companies Office. John Malcolm Carr (see photo links below) co-directs porn companies Eden Digital Ltd and CVC Group Ltd with Steve Crow. Among his many colourful business interests Crow owns 50% of the shares in 435 Devon Limited that owns the former troubled RSA Clubrooms in New Plymouth.
Photo 1: http://www.carr.co.nz/images/jmc.jpg
Photo 2: http://www.bankler.com/AboutUs/JohnMCarr/tabid/130/Default.aspx
Photo 3: https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnmalcolmcarr
The Liquidator of four companies directed by Steve Crow, Lloyd J Hayward of Meltzer Mason Heath, received complaints from creditors regarding Erotica Lifestyles Expo 2009 operated by Eden Digital Ltd, a porn company directed by Crow and US based tax consultant and property developer John Malcolm Carr. Mr Carr is Principal of Carr Consulting P.A. (Professional Association) based in the US, which owns four NZ registered companies that he directs. The Expo promoting hard core porn & sleaze was held at the ASB Auckland Showgrounds from 25-27 September 2009.
Lloyd J. Haward, in his 6 monthly Liquidator’s Report on Malibu Media (formerly Erotica Expo Ltd) dated 30/11/09 , records that the complaints from creditors were “referred to the National Enforcement Unit at the Ministry of Economic Development.” This is where the Society, which is not a creditor, has lodged its formal complains against the actions of company directors Crow and Carr. [Read more…]