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Judge To Review Claims In Gold Market Suit

Dow Jones Newswires
November 6, 2001

BOSTON -- A federal judge said Monday he will take under
advisement claims brought in a civil suit that alleges U.S.
banking officials, the Bank for International Settlements,
and five large investment banks have conspired to keep
gold prices low for their own benefit.

Reginald Howe, a Belmont, Mass., attorney who brought

Howe lawsuit''s legal papers service issue is explained


New York Post
November 8, 2001

.... Back in May I wrote about a little-followed lawsuit
in Massachusetts in which a lawyer by the name of
Reginald Howe is accusing the government of fixing the
price of gold. The case -- should it ever actually come
to trial -- would be a blockbuster for the whole precious
metals complex as well as a bunch of companies that
dig for gold.

Howe lawsuit survives hearing on dismissal motions


11:16p ET Thursday, November 1, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

A hearing in GATA consultant Reginald H. Howe's
gold market manipulation lawsuit against the
Bank for International Settlements, the U.S.
Federal Reserve Board and Treasury Department,
and five bullion banks will be held at 2 p.m.
Monday in U.S. District Court in Boston.

Judge Reginald C. Lindsay will hear argument on

Dow Jones reports on hearing in Howe case


Gold case faces tough questions

By Ted Griffith
Nov. 5, 2001

BOSTON (CBS.MW) -- A lawyer alleging a conspiracy by
the federal government and investment banks to artificially
depress the price of gold faced skeptical questioning
Monday from a federal court judge in Boston.

Judge Reginald Lindsay repeatedly asked what
evidence there was to support the allegations of price

CBSMarketWatch report on hearing in Howe case


11:26p ET Monday, November 5, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The case of Howe vs. Bank for International
Settlements et al. -- I like to call it Howe
vs. All the Money in the World -- was roughed
up a little today but survived its first day
of hearing in federal court in Boston.

During 2 1/2 hours of oral argument, U.S.
District Judge Reginald C. Lindsay dismissed
two counts of the lawsuit involving securities

Howe lawsuit goes to hearing Monday in Boston


10:18a ET Tuesday, October 30, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA was mentioned today in the BBC report that follows,
which is pretty good for setting out, if briefly, the
rationale for governments to suppress the gold price.

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.

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Gold market thwarts expectations

By Rodney Smith
BBC business reporter

BBC report cites GATA and government rationale for suppressing gold


10:15a ET Monday, October 29, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy has an important
message for the gold mining industry and its
shareholders: Fight back or die. The message
is a bit too long to go into a single e-mail
file, but you can read it here:


If you're a mining company shareholder, please

A message for the mining industry


10:17p ET Friday, October 26, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Our good friend J.N. Tlaga has filed with U.S. District
Court in Boston a motion seeking permission to file
an "amicus curiae" brief supporting Reg Howe's lawsuit
against the Bank for International Settlements and the
other conspirators against gold. The motion is a brief
in itself and is especially valuable for its broad

A friend of GATA applies to be a friend of the court


By Luke Johnson
London Sunday Telegraph
October 21, 2001


These are certainly interesting times in investment markets
and all sorts of bizarre assets are suddenly being taken

Gold beckons the nervous, London Sunday Telegraph says


7:25p ET Tuesday, October 16, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Robert K. Landis, Reg Howe's partner in Golden Sextant
Advisors LLC and, like Reg, a Harvard-trained lawyer, has
written a brilliant and delightful essay about the recent
Denver Mining Investment Forum, which he attended.

The essay, "The Skunk at the Garden Party," makes a
powerful case against the "Gold Marketing Initiative"

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