Viridis's Campbell sued by former partner Gardner
2012-11-23 13:21 ET - Street Wire
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by Mike Caswell
A spat between two Howe Street promoters has become very public with the filing of a lawsuit in the Supreme Court of British Columbia this week. The suit, launched by Robert Gardner, accuses Viridis Energy Inc. chairman John Campbell of making threats, committing fraud and breaching trust, among other things. It also includes quotes from a phone call in which Mr. Campbell allegedly said to Mr. Gardner, "I'm going to fuckin' tear you apart ten times over."
The allegations, which are contained in a notice of claim that Mr. Gardner filed at the Vancouver courthouse on Tuesday, Nov. 20, stem from a dispute over a private oil and gas partnership the men formed in 2008. Mr. Gardner says that he invested $1,874,773 in various private entities at Mr. Campbell's direction, but he has received no benefits from the partnership. He says he made the investments after Mr. Campbell assured him that he had "nothing to worry about" and that Mr. Campbell would handle the money in a "safe and professional manner."
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Gardner seems to be spending a lot of money on lawyers these days. Good for him
Posted by BS at 2012-11-23 15:04
Bobby Blue Eyes is a real piece of work...always has been, always will be.
Posted by Phatter Dean at 2012-11-23 15:07
another? judges not tired of seeing his name? timeout in a prison for a few days for frivolous suits?
Posted by slippery sheet at 2012-11-23 15:14
He's a boring old man. Lives off his wife's inherited money.
Posted by Brainiac at 2012-11-24 03:43
This Don's family's welfare cheque?
Posted by Dogma at 2012-11-24 04:25
Ya. This is the guy Don pretends he's partners with. Tells everyone "I bought Jameson House space". As if.
I guess he's looking for a new sucker now.
Posted by Unemployment insurance at 2012-11-24 04:28
He is good at engaging in actions but has he ever won any?
Hahaha. Well I guess when you're spouse pays your bills it doesn't much matter.
Posted by Boney M at 2012-11-24 04:50
'Robert Gardner Vancouver' # 2 on Google search reveals our boyo
Posted by TV Documentary in progress we hear at 2012-11-24 05:11
hey guys doesn't this just say it all about Robert Gardner:
"Utterly ridiculous is the propensity of this career promoter to run, (not walk) to the high court with every imagined panty twist. The goal is outrageous and obvious ... slag your oponents in the court of public opinion while launching frivoulous and vexatious litigation that is very clearly an abuse of process.
It absolutely, positively amazes that the Law Society allows this offense to continue, year after year, dopey, hopeless lawsuit after lawsuit. Sickening."
What a sad sad end to a questionable career?!!?
Posted by Whalin' at 2012-11-27 21:41
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