May 30, 2020

Ripped Off


A Defrauded Investor -

Unfortunately everything on this Blog is true!

I say "unfortunately" because I am one of the members of this failed community. Very unfortunate for us. It has destroyed our lives. Now trapped in limbo, we are trying desperately to get our life savings back.


The way they work is very ugly. Total con-men! Slick sales and the ability to lie directly to your face knowing all along that they plan to take your life savings and use it to buy themselves expensive toys and fund the expansion of their show.

Our community did not fail because of personality differences, it failed because it became obvious that the financials were being kept secret and that $600k was missing from our accounts. 

Records show it was taken by community leaders and those who were suckered in to follow them.

It also became obvious that they had hidden a town planners report that showed we would never be allowed to build our community there due to water catchment restrictions that they knew about all along.

Then they crashed us into liquidation days before we were to vote a new trustee and try to rescue ourselves. They have added $660k of fake creditors to the company -- all made-up expenses from their friends and family and other companies they control.

No valid attempt was ever made by them to sort this community out. Their plan is purely to make lots of money off the backs of families who are wanting to build community.  

And now they are doing it to another group of poor unsuspecting folks. My hope in posting this is that they will read it before they also fall victim. My heart goes out to those folks.

Please share this to anyone who maybe thinking of "community " in the Mt Burrell, Uki, Nimbin area. Save them from these sharks!

May justice prevail! 
May we find our way back to peace!




Justice is on its way!

Gi's Garden

Gi's Garden at Bhula Bhula  2015-16, before it was destroyed by community leaders






Nightcap Village Local Concerns


By A Concerned Neighbour -

I am a 'Mt Burrell local' and I have watched what has gone on at 3222 Kyogle Road since 2014 when the promotors set about getting the funds together to buy the land. 


I was appalled by the promotors' first youtube video talking about our piece of paradise, calling it "Hicksville" and boasting how they, with the help of likeminded people, would educate the locals, take over Sphinx Rock Cafe and serve "real food" grown on their own land. 

Sphinx Rock Cafe, Mt Burrell

During 2015-16 a shanty town grew up at 3222 Kyogle Road. Fortunately Tweed Shire Council became involved and the Land and Environment Court ordered all dwellings, except the original farmhouse, to be removed. Everyone left after taking down their dwellings.

Gateway to a Bad Dream... 3222 Kyogle Rd, Mt Burrell, NSW

What was once prime agricultural land is now in ruins. 

I have subsequently met several of the people who 'invested' their money in this illegal scheme and they are good people who believed the dream that the promotors were selling. They have lost their 'investment' and for many that was all they had - everything gone.


New offers, same lies
The promotors have now expanded the land-share venture and renamed it Nightcap Village. They repeat the same lies and schemes that I saw in 2014-16. More people are being conned and once again they will lose their money.

Don't listen to their lies!

Don't give them your money for nothing but heartache in return!

(Names have been redacted from this account)

Sovereignty Activist Max Igan Shills Aboriginal land-grab


Max Igan promotes an Australian Sovereignty land-share scheme offering native title to dwelling sites without development approval as part of an ambitious  prospective development called "Nightcap Village".

Nightcap marketing materials claim that the "true owners" of the properties where dwelling sites are on sale are aboriginals from the Minjungbal tribe, who say they have de-facto occupied the land as recompense for the original theft of blackfella land in Australia by the brutal Brits.

Dwelling sites on the properties are now on offer for sale without Tweed Shire Council's development consent, so any ingenuous buyer can receive a "dwelling site" subject only to the capricious whim of indigenous elders, the "true owners".

Current Nightcap Village marketing representations promise that for a quick payment of $295,000 (vendor finance available), new investors will get a dwelling site and they will then become "true owners" of the land.

Max Igan, with a significant following at his Crowhouse, obfuscates the fact that twenty seven angry investors claim to have lost life-savings in the land-share project from 2014-19, amounting to a total of over $2 million.

Nightcap Village marketing narratives conveniently ignore the fact that those who provided purchase money for the properties in 2014-15 consider that they are the rightful "true owners" of the land.

Max Igan has been twice warned that he will be prosecuted for defamation if he does not remove malicious ad hominem attacks against Gi Linda broadcast in his YouTube video conversation with Mark McMurtrie.

In the video, Gi Linda, (Gillian Linda Norman) is subject to ad hominem attacks ostensibly to discredit her claims that she and other investors, who paid purchase money for property without fulfilment of marketing promises, have been disenfranchised without restitution of funds. 

Defamation charges against Nightcap Village and Nightcap Village project manager Phillip Dixon for similar false claims have been lodged with NSW Supreme Court.

Litigation is ongoing regarding claims of rightful co-ownership by those who provided the purchase funds for land.

The fact that Max Igan parrots spurious sovereignty claims while marketing property stolen from those who purchased it, is deeply egregious.

The defrauded investors - who claim legitimate co-proprietary rights to land title, say that Max Igan's promotion of the land-share "sovereignty cause" on behalf of hidden Nightcap Village controllers, is not only audacious and egregious, but is also deceptive and illegal.


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