Octagon Resources (OTCBB: OCTX) pump and dump

Octagon Resources (OTCBB: OCTX) had no appreciable volume prior to today, when I received an emails promoting it prior to the market open from InvestorsAlley.com and InvestorsObserver.com; the emails linked to the following pump websites: http://octxnews.com/ and http://www.octxreport.com/

Disclosed budget: $150,000 (OTCXReport.com) and $1,100,000 (OTCXNews.com) 

Paying party: Morgarten Financial

Shares outstanding: 21,235,473
Previous closing price: $3.30
Market capitalization: $70 million

From OCTXReport.com:

Morgarten Financial has managed a total production budget of $150,000 for this advertising effort. John Myers’ Secret Stocks is being paid $7,500 and also expects to receive new subscriber revenue as a result of its participation in this advertising effort.

From OCTXNews.com:

Morgarten Financial has managed a total production budget of $1,100,000 for this advertising effort. John Myers’ Secret Stocks is being paid $7,500 and also expects to receive new subscriber revenue as a result of its participation in this advertising effort.

See the Promotion Stock Secrets report on OCTX and how it is connected to past pumps KDKN and COUGF and TAMO.

Full disclaimer (OTCXReport.com):

 Important Notice and Disclaimer – This paid advertising issue of John Myers’ Secret Stocks does not purport to provide an analysis of any company’s financial position, operations or prospects and is not to be construed as a recommendation by John Myers’ Secret Stocks or as an offer or solicitation to buy or sell any security. Octagon Resources 88, the company featured in this issue, appears as paid advertising paid for by Morgarten Financial to increase public awareness of the company and its prospects. All information appearing in this advertisement is taken from publicly available sources. Although John Myers’ Secret Stocks and its editor and publisher believe this information to be accurate and reliable, neither John Myers’ Secret Stocks nor its editor or publisher has independently verified any information contained in this advertisement. John Myers’ Secret Stocks or its editor or publisher makes any representation or warranty whatsoever with respect to the accuracy or completeness of any information contained herein. John Myers’ Secret Stocks and its editor and publisher expressly disclaim any liability resulting from how readers may choose to utilize the contents of this paid advertisement. Readers should perform their own due diligence and are strongly urged to independently verify all statements made in this or any other paid advertisement. Any investment should be made only after consulting with a qualified investment professional and after reviewing the publicly available financial statements of, and other information about, the company and verifying that the investment is appropriate and suitable for you. You can obtain more information about Octagon Resources 88 from its website at http://www.octagon-88.com. Octagon Resources 88 is a reporting company under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and trades on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol OCTX. Octagon Resources 88’s periodic and other reports filed under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, are publicly available from the Securities and Exchange Commission at their website at http://www.sec.gov/edgar/searchedgar/webusers.htm. General investor information about publicly-traded companies like Octagon Resources 88, advice to investors, and other investor resources are available from the Securities and Exchange Commission’s website at www.sec.gov or from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority website at www.finra.com. Many states have established rules requiring the approval of a security by the state securities administrator. Check with www.nasaa.org or call your state security administrator to determine whether a particular security is licensed for sale in your state. Many companies have filed information with state securities regulators and many companies will supply prospective investors with additional information upon request. Morgarten Financial has managed a total production budget of $150,000 for this advertising effort. John Myers’ Secret Stocks is being paid $7,500 and also expects to receive new subscriber revenue as a result of its participation in this advertising effort. Investing in securities is highly speculative and carries a great deal of risk, especially as to new companies with limited operations and no history of earnings. This paid advertisement contains forward-looking statements regarding Octagon Resources 88, its business and plans. Such forward-looking statements are within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and are intended to be covered by the safe harbor provisions created by these laws. Where Octagon Resources 88 expresses or implies an expectation or belief as to future events or results, such expectation or belief is believed to have a reasonable basis. However, forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, which could cause actual results to differ materially from future results expressed, projected or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such risks include, but are not limited to, the size and growth of the market for Octagon Resources 88’s products and services, its ability to develop and distribute its products, the ability of the company to fund its capital requirements, competition, regulatory developments, the effects of short-selling and other market pressures, and other factors.

PDF copy of OCTX pump web page.

Full disclaimer (OCTXReport.com):

Important Notice and Disclaimer – This paid advertising issue of John Myers’ Secret Stocks does not purport to provide an analysis of any company’s financial position, operations or prospects and is not to be construed as a recommendation by John Myers’ Secret Stocks or as an offer or solicitation to buy or sell any security. Octagon Resources 88, the company featured in this issue, appears as paid advertising paid for by Morgarten Financial to increase public awareness of the company and its prospects. All information appearing in this advertisement is taken from publicly available sources. Although John Myers’ Secret Stocks and its editor and publisher believe this information to be accurate and reliable, neither John Myers’ Secret Stocks nor its editor or publisher has independently verified any information contained in this advertisement. John Myers’ Secret Stocks or its editor or publisher makes any representation or warranty whatsoever with respect to the accuracy or completeness of any information contained herein. John Myers’ Secret Stocks and its editor and publisher expressly disclaim any liability resulting from how readers may choose to utilize the contents of this paid advertisement. Readers should perform their own due diligence and are strongly urged to independently verify all statements made in this or any other paid advertisement. Any investment should be made only after consulting with a qualified investment professional and after reviewing the publicly available financial statements of, and other information about, the company and verifying that the investment is appropriate and suitable for you. You can obtain more information about Octagon Resources 88 from its website at http://www.octagon-88.com. Octagon Resources 88 is a reporting company under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and trades on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol OCTX. Octagon Resources 88’s periodic and other reports filed under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, are publicly available from the Securities and Exchange Commission at their website at http://www.sec.gov/edgar/searchedgar/webusers.htm. General investor information about publicly-traded companies like Octagon Resources 88, advice to investors, and other investor resources are available from the Securities and Exchange Commission’s website at www.sec.gov or from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority website at www.finra.com. Many states have established rules requiring the approval of a security by the state securities administrator. Check with www.nasaa.org or call your state security administrator to determine whether a particular security is licensed for sale in your state. Many companies have filed information with state securities regulators and many companies will supply prospective investors with additional information upon request. Morgarten Financial has managed a total production budget of $1,100,000 for this advertising effort. John Myers’ Secret Stocks is being paid $7,500 and also expects to receive new subscriber revenue as a result of its participation in this advertising effort. Investing in securities is highly speculative and carries a great deal of risk, especially as to new companies with limited operations and no history of earnings. This paid advertisement contains forward-looking statements regarding Octagon Resources 88, its business and plans. Such forward-looking statements are within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and are intended to be covered by the safe harbor provisions created by these laws. Where Octagon Resources 88 expresses or implies an expectation or belief as to future events or results, such expectation or belief is believed to have a reasonable basis. However, forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, which could cause actual results to differ materially from future results expressed, projected or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such risks include, but are not limited to, the size and growth of the market for Octagon Resources 88’s products and services, its ability to develop and distribute its products, the ability of the company to fund its capital requirements, competition, regulatory developments, the effects of short-selling and other market pressures, and other factors.

 

[Edit 2013-4-19 to add details on OCTXExposed.com]:

Prior to the market open on April 18, 2013 I received an email from InvestorsAlley.com promoting OCTX and linking to OCTXExposed.com. All the details of the pump are different at this website than at the above-listed websites.

Disclosed budget: $250,000
Promoter: Hampton Business and Jarret Wollstein

Paying party: ??

Shares outstanding: 21,235,473

Previous closing price: $9.39
Market capitalization: $199 million

Excerpt from disclaimer:

This paid advertising issue of Jarret Wollstein’s Intelligent Investor Report (hereafter “IIR”) does not purport to provide an analysis of any company’s financial position, operations or prospects and is not to be construed as a recommendation by Jarret Wollstein or IIR or as an offer or solicitation to buy or sell any security.

Hampton Business has managed a total production budget of $250,000 for this advertising effort. IIR is being paid $7,500 and also expects to receive new subscriber revenue as a result of its participation in this advertising effort.

Full disclaimer (OCTXExposed.com):

Important Notice and Disclaimer – This paid advertising issue of Jarret Wollstein’s Intelligent Investor Report (hereafter “IIR”) does not purport to provide an analysis of any company’s financial position, operations or prospects and is not to be construed as a recommendation by Jarret Wollstein or IIR or as an offer or solicitation to buy or sell any security. IIR does not perform any due diligence on the stocks and companies discussed herein. Octagon Resources 88, the company featured in this issue, appears as paid advertising paid for by Hampton Business to increase public awareness of the company and its prospects. All information appearing in this advertisement is taken from publicly available sources. Although IIR and its editor and publisher believe this information to be accurate and reliable, neither IIR nor its editor or publisher has independently verified any information contained in this advertisement. IIR or its editor or publisher does not makes any representation or warranty whatsoever with respect to the accuracy or completeness of any information contained herein. IIR and its editor and publisher expressly disclaim any liability resulting from how readers may choose to utilize the contents of this paid advertisement. Readers should perform their own due diligence and are strongly urged to independently verify all statements made in this or any other paid advertisement. Any investment should be made only after consulting with a qualified investment professional and after reviewing the publicly available financial statements of, and other information about, the company and verifying that the investment is appropriate and suitable for you. Jarret Wollstein and IIR nor any of their principals, officers, directors, partners, agents, or affiliates are not, nor do we represent ourselves to be, registered investment advisors, brokers, or dealers in securities. IIR is not offering securities for sale. An offer to buy or sell can be made only with accompanying disclosure documents and only in the states and provinces for which they are approved. IIR does not offer or sell securities. You can obtain more information about Octagon Resources 88 from its website at http://www.octagon-88.com . Octagon Resources 88 is a reporting company under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and trades on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol OCTX. Octagon Resources 88’s periodic and other reports filed under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, are publicly available from the Securities and Exchange Commission at their website at http://www.sec.gov/edgar/searchedgar/webusers.htm. General investor information about publicly-traded companies like Octagon Resources 88, advice to investors, and other investor resources are available from the Securities and Exchange Commission’s website at www.sec.gov or from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority website at www.finra.com. Many states have established rules requiring the approval of a security by the state securities administrator. Check with www.nasaa.org or call your state security administrator to determine whether a particular security is licensed for sale in your state. Many companies have filed information with state securities regulators and many companies will supply prospective investors with additional information upon request. This advertisement is not intended for readers in any jurisdiction where not permissible under local regulations and investors in those jurisdictions should disregard it. Hampton Business has managed a total production budget of $250,000 for this advertising effort. IIR is being paid $7,500 and also expects to receive new subscriber revenue as a result of its participation in this advertising effort. Investing in securities is highly speculative and carries a great deal of risk, especially as to new companies with limited operations and no history of earnings. Past performance does not guarantee future results. This paid advertisement contains forward-looking statements regarding Octagon Resources 88, its business and plans. Such forward-looking statements are within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and are intended to be covered by the safe harbor provisions created by these laws. Where Octagon Resources 88 expresses or implies an expectation or belief as to future events or results, such expectation or belief is believed to have a reasonable basis. However, forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, which could cause actual results to differ materially from future results expressed, projected or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such risks include, but are not limited to, the size and growth of the market for Octagon Resources 88’s products and services, its ability to develop and distribute its products, the ability of the company to fund its capital requirements, competition, regulatory developments, the effects of short-selling and other market pressures, and other factors. Jarret Wollstein’s Intelligent Investor Report is a trademark of Jarret Wollstein. All other trademarks used in this publication are the property of their respective trademark holders. IIR is not affiliated, connected, or associated with, and are not sponsored, approved, or originated by, the trademark holders unless otherwise stated. No claim is made by IIR to any rights in any third-party trademarks.

Dr. Octagonapus:

[Edit 2013-9-5]: Over the last weekend I was made aware of a new landing page online for OCTX, at http://www.octagon88report.com/. This pump page has a different paying party and a separate $500,000 budget.

octx_new

Excerpt from disclaimer:

Octagon 88 Resources (hereafter “OCTX”), the company featured in this issue, appears as paid advertising. Zhangyang Limited has budgeted $500,000 for the dissemination of this info to enhance public awareness for OCTX

Disclaimer:

IMPORTANT NOTICE AND DISCLAIMER: This paid email advertisement by Don McShane (hereafter “DM”) does not purport to provide an analysis of any company’s financial position, operations, or prospects and this is not to be construed as a recommendation by DM, or an offer to sell or solicitation to buy or sell any security. Octagon 88 Resources (hereafter “OCTX”), the company featured in this issue, appears as paid advertising. Zhangyang Limited has budgeted $500,000 for the dissemination of this info to enhance public awareness for OCTX. Although the information contained in this advertisement is believed to be reliable, DM makes no warranties as to the accuracy of any of the content herein and accepts no liability for how readers may choose to utilize it. The information contained herein is based exclusively on information generally available to the public and does not contain any material, non-public information. Readers should perform their own due-diligence before investing in any security including consulting with a qualified investment advisor or analyst. Readers should independently verify all statements made in this advertisement and perform extensive due-diligence on this or any other advertised company. DM has received six thousand dollars for this and related marketing materials. DM also expects to receive new subscriber revenue, the amount which is unknown at this time, as a result of this advertising effort. DM nor any of their principals, officers, directors, partners, agents, or affiliates are not, nor do we represent ourselves to be, registered investment advisors, brokers, or dealers in securities. DM is not offering securities for sale. An offer to buy or sell can be made only with accompanying disclosure documents and only in the states and provinces for which they are approved. Research and any due diligence was conducted by an outside researcher for this advertisement. More information can be received from OCTX’s website at www. gamericanenergy.com. Further, specific financial information, filings and disclosures as well as general investor information about publicly listed companies and other investor resources can be found at the Securities and Exchange Commission website at www.sec.gov and www.nasd.com. Any investment should be made only after consulting with a qualified investment advisor and only after reviewing the financial statements and other pertinent corporate information about the company. Many states have established rules requiring the approval of a security by a state security administrator. Check with www.nasaa.org or call your state security administrator to determine whether a particular security is licensed for sale in your state. This advertisement is not intended for readers in any jurisdiction where not permissible under local regulations and investors in those jurisdictions should disregard it. Investing in securities is highly speculative and carries a great deal of risk, which may result in investors losing all of their invested capital. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The information contained herein contains “forward-looking” statements and information within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including statements regarding expected continual growth of the featured company. “Forward-looking” statements are based upon expectations, estimates and projections at the time the statements are made and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events to differ materially from those anticipated. “Forward-looking” statements may be identified through the use of words such as expects, will, anticipates, estimates, believes, or by statements indicating certain actions may, could, should, or might occur. Any statements that express or involve predictions, expectations, beliefs, plans, projections, objectives, goals or future events or performance may be “forward-looking” statements. In accordance with the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, the publisher notes that statements contained herein that look forward in time, which include other than historical information, involve risks and uncertainties that may affect the company’s actual results of operations. Factors that could cause actual results to differ include, but are not limited to, the size and growth of the market for the company’s products and services, regulatory approvals, the company’s ability to fund its capital requirements in the near term and the long term, pricing pressures and other risks detailed in the company’s reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All other trademarks used in this publication are the property of their respective trademark holders. DM is not affiliated, connected, or associated with, and is not sponsored, approved, or originated by, the trademark holders unless otherwise stated. No claim is made by DM to any rights in any third-party trademarks.

PDF copy of pump page

octx

 

Disclaimer: [Post last edited on 2013-4-19; I have no position in OCTX.] I have no position in any stock mentioned above . This blog has a terms of use that is incorporated by reference into this post; you can find all my disclaimers and disclosures there as well.

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