Legal $ Needed for Penny Stock Lawyer Libel Suit

Penny stock lawyer Harvey Kesner sued me  for reporting he's been under SEC investigation while representing his alleged bad actor millionaire Wall St. clients . I have been representing myself Pro Se but now the case could to go into discovery. Kesner's goal is to force the unthinkable and silence my highly placed sources. I need a media lawyer to help protect confidential government witnesses who I interviewed for my reporting. 

Kesner  is Barry Honig's lawyer, who happens to be the last of the penny stock lords from the 90s, who is connected to many crooked and collapsed companies, who the SEC , state regulators and civil lawyers have sued many times. By filing this frivolous lawsuit Kesner wants to stop my reporting  on the various Honig and Philip Frost  small cap fraud networks. Frost is a billionaire who has already settled with the SEC but is still allowed to invest in some small cap companies. 

Harvey Kesner was the attorney of record for many financial transactions that the SEC said involved stock manipulation by his client  as the leader of a pump and dump stock fraud ring. Barry C Honig , was charged  by the SEC in 2018 after I first reported on his alleged role two years prior. 

According to the SEC , there is also an open DOJ investigation   into Kesner's clients, for their alleged role in multiple stock manipulations.

Additionally, Kesner is fighting a malpractice suit   filed by one of the victim companies in the SEC case against his client Barry Honig.

I am a New York-based independent reporter who is exposing corruption that affects everyone, because the government is slow to do so. Because of this, a network of multi- and centi-millionaires, as well as billionaires (Frost) are furious at being exposed to sunlight and see a great opportunity to silence a major threat to their operation.  

Over the last decade I've reported  for most financial publications as a freelance reporter including:
NY Post, NY Mag, Hearst CT Newspapers, The Atlantic, Forbes, Fortune and multiple trade publications.

I have also been forced into court   to protect sources and won .  Journalist non-profit groups that have helped me in the past are running out of dollars because of all the legal assistance needed for journalist covering Black Lives Matter protest. That's where you come in. If 1,500 readers gave just $10 it would make a huge contribution to get a seasoned media lawyer willing to work lo-bono.

Kesner hired the attorney for Representative Devin Nunes, Steven S. Biss, who appears to have waged a war against journalists  and media companies that support investigative reporting. Defendants of his recent legal campaigns  have said the frivolous lawsuits Biss writes are filled with mistruths  against reputable journalists and others. The Virginia-based attorney is even attempting to force social media companies, like Twitter, to unmask  the identities of parody accounts the criticize Congressman Nunes (R-Ca).

I stand by my reporting  on Harvey Kesner and am facing a double threat on free speech that informs the public and source protection. And that's why I need the public's help to go up against attorney Biss . He is a lawyer who other federal judges have warned  could be sanctioned. Biss was previously suspended  from practice by the State of Virginia. 

The Fresno Bee even reported  there are alleged complaints  against Biss with Bar Associations for threatening witnesses. 

Please consider donating to support independent journalism. My next legal filing is due in nine days. 

Thanks in advance for your support!

Teri Buhl

The SDNY case number is: 20-CV-03454-PAE

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Teri Buhl 
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New York, NY
Wesley Paul 
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