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untanglingwebs
El Supremo

Craig Hatch can no longer have a bar because of his gambling conviction. How did Singelis become a bar owner and isn't the balls and bats bar on Corunna a former Hatch owned bar?








Instrument: 201301090000248 Volume Page:
Document Type: Bus Reg

Business Name:
CIRCUS FOR A PURPOSE
Address: 4225 MILLER ROAD STE 254,FLINT , MI 48507
FOR A PURPOSE,CIRCUS
Address: , ,
PURPOSE,CIRCUS FOR A
Address: , ,

Owner Name:
SINGELIS II, NICHOLAS
Address: 1820 HAMPDEN ROAD,FLINT , MI 48503

Expiration Date: 01/09/2018




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Instrument: 201212170013144 Volume Page:
Document Type: Bus Reg

Business Name:
BATS & BALLS SPORTS BAR
Address: 1820 HAMPDEN RD,FLINT , MI 48503

Owner Name:
SINGELIS II, NICHOLAS
Address: 1820 HAMPDEN RD,FLINT , MI 48503


Expiration Date: 11/07/2017




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Instrument: 201209172119726 Volume Page: AN 201202099
Document Type: Bus Reg

Business Name:
MASON'S PUB
Address: 407 S BRIDGE ST,LINDEN , MI 48451
PUB,MASON'S
Address: 407 S BRIDGE ST,LINDEN , MI 48451

Owner Name:
SINGELIS II, NICHOLAS
Address: 1820 HAMPDEN RD,FLINT , MI 48503


Expiration Date: 09/17/2017




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Instrument: 200910122111103 Volume Page: AN 200902870
Document Type: Bus Reg

Business Name:
BNG MANAGEMENT
Address: 927 S SAGINAW STREET,FLINT , MI 48502
MANAGEMENT,BNG
Address: 927 S SAGINAW STREET,FLINT , MI 48502

Owner Name:
SINGELIS II, NICHOLAS
Address: 1711 OVERHILL DRIVE,FLINT , MI 48503
SMITH, GAIL E
Address: 17341 TIMBER CREEK,HOLLY , MI 48442

Expiration Date: 10/12/2014
Post Wed Jun 19, 2013 9:07 pm 
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untanglingwebs
El Supremo

Let me see if I understand this.

Singelis gets a job making $9 an hour working for the Shrine.

He buys 2 bars on land contracts, changes the names and remodels them.

He allegedly embezzles money from the shrine.

He had a number of liens against Daystar Development

Neither he nor Hatch appear to like to py property taxes judging by the number of tax forfeitures shown for both in the Register of Deeds records.


And the bar in Linden was a Hatch owned bar.
Post Thu Jun 20, 2013 7:53 am 
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untanglingwebs
El Supremo

Bats and balls is now operated by someone else.
The FBI has the investigation of embezzlement, but everyone knows how slow they are.
Post Fri Mar 07, 2014 8:17 pm 
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untanglingwebs
El Supremo

102 01/31/14 REMOVE NEXT EVENT: 02/03/14 9:30 AM
SUMMARY DISPOSITION MOTION
103 SET NEXT DATE FOR: 03/03/14 9:30 AM
SUMMARY DISPOSITION MOTION
(ADJOURNED FROM 2/3/14)
104 02/06/14 DEFTS. ELF KHURAFEH TEMPLE
ASSOCIATION AND ELF KHURAFEH
SHRINE TEMPLE'S ANSWER TO
PLTF'S. MOTION FOR SUMMARY
DISPOSITION OF COUNTER-CLAIM,
BRIEF IN SUPPORT AND PROOF OF
SERVICE FILED.
105 02/10/14 ORDER REGARDING DEFTS'.
CONTINUED MOTION TO DEFAULT
PLTF./COUNTER-DEFT. NICHOLAS
SINGELIS, II FILED.
106 02/11/14 NOTICE OF COMPLETION OF DEPOSITION
NICHOLAS SINGELIS, II -
1-20-14.
107 02/28/14 REMOVE NEXT EVENT: 03/03/14 9:30 AM
SUMMARY DISPOSITION MOTION
108 SET NEXT DATE FOR: 03/10/14 9:30 AM
SUMMARY DISPOSITION MOTION
(ADJOURNED FROM 3/3/14 AT
REQUEST OF ATTY REDDICK)
109 NOTICE OF SUBPOENA FOR THE
PRODUCTION OF DOCUMENTS AND
PROOF OF MAILING FILED.
110 03/04/14 MOTION FEE PAID
RECEIPT# 00396708 AMT $20.00
111 D 003 SET NEXT DATE FOR: 03/10/14 8:45 AM
MOTION HEARING
DEFTS MOT FOR DEFAULT
NOTICE OF HRG. AND PRAECIPE
FILED
DEFT'S MUTUAL CONTINUED MOTION
FOR DEFAULT WITH BRIEF IN
SUPPORT AND PROOF OF SERVICE
2/26/14 FILED
112 03/05/14 NOTICE OF HEARING AND PROOF
OF SERVICE FILED.
113 NOTICE OF SUBPOENA FOR THE
PRODUCTION OF DOCUMENTS AND
PROOF OF MAILING FILED.
114 03/06/14 PLTF'S. RESPONSE TO DEFTS'.
MUTUAL CONTINUED MOTION FOR
DEFAULT AND PROOF OF SERVICE
FILED.
115 03/10/14 MOTION HEARING
PROCEEDING DIGITALLY RECORDED
ATTY HURLBURT AND ATTY GUSS
PRESENT FOR DEFT'S MOTION FOR
DEFAULT AND PLTF'S MOTION FOR
SUMMARY DISPOSITION.
MOTIONS HEARD. MOTION FOR
DEFAULT GRANTED.
............................... END OF SUMMARY ..............................
Post Tue Mar 11, 2014 8:12 am 
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untanglingwebs
El Supremo

Singelis was very briefly on the Mike Kilbreath Show this morning. The why he was on is not clear to me. After a lot of financial testimony citing how much money was allegedly stolen by Singelis and/or Hatch and Singelis , the whistleblower claim was defaulted. (see previous entry)

Singelis plays heavily on an alleged relationship with the FBI. He told Killbreath "The FBI has rules and I respect those rules".

I sincerely doubt that the FBI wants any investigation of theirs out in the public and their sources wide open.

Hubris should be a crime. When asked by Killbreath if he feared going to jail, Singelis responded he was planning on visiting the people in his lawsuit and he had information of the breaking up of a human trafficking ring. Singelis said his timing and coming out now was because "I know things". Singelis stated he has seen evidence and he hopes they (?) go to jail.


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Post Tue Mar 11, 2014 8:22 am 
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untanglingwebs
El Supremo

The Shrine Circus usually starts in Flint and goes through a circuit. killbreath quoted Singelis as to where the funds from the circus go. Singelis states it goes to the Shrine parties and not to the Shrine Hospitals.

Elf Khurafeh has a 101 acre park. It takes a lot of funding to maintain that facility and that will not come from dues. The local Shrine does raise money for the Hospital through paper drives and other functions. locally in excess of a $million has been raised.

Is Singelis saying he had the right to use the money as he saw fit because he did not agree with how it was spent?

Singelis had photos of himself and the Prosecutor with his wife at a sporting event. Allegations are surfacing that Singelis paid for these tickets. Did Singelis make a habit of ingratiating himself to politicians and powerful people? Perhaps his role as a Shrine PR person gave him a political access.
Post Tue Mar 11, 2014 8:32 am 
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untanglingwebs
El Supremo

Shriners groups across the United States contract with various circus producers to hold circus events on behalf of the Shrine Hospital. However if you search the web, each individual sponsoring Shrine location details they are providing a chance for everyone to have the circus experience. Many low income children go to the circus free because of sponsors.

Yes the writing on the tickets and circus posters are small when they state the proceeds are for the support of the hosting Shrine organization and are not tax deductible as a charitable contribution.

Listening to Singelis on the radio, I get the impression he is hanging his hat on this fact when defending himself on the embezzlement charges. However the allegations in court include that he embezzled over $143,000 from a fund that was intended as donations to the Children's Hospital. This was in addition to two trust funds set up for the local Shrine group.
Post Tue Mar 11, 2014 5:52 pm 
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untanglingwebs
El Supremo

This story will have a new twist soon on WXYZ TV 7 in Detroit. Keep alert for a pending story with Jim Kiertzner.
Post Wed Apr 23, 2014 5:15 pm 
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untanglingwebs
El Supremo

I was asked t back off because there was to be an exclusive interview with the prostitutes involved in the whistleblower case. Did not materialize.

In early May, Hamo asked and was granted permission to be removed as the attorney for Singelis and the Widow's Son Consulting, owned by Singelis, in the Saginaw case..

Meawhile attorney Mike Guss has been actively working for thr shrine defendants in the Flint case.

Allegedly indictments were to come down by March 31st according to one media source. Didn't happen.
Post Mon May 26, 2014 9:25 am 
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untanglingwebs
El Supremo

The Flint case was supposed t have a blockbuster hearing this morning. Instead the lawyers met in Judge Neithercutt's chambers and the caee was postponed after another Singelis attorney made a motion to withdraw from the case. The Jesters lawyers were angry the case was postponed to September 2nd.

The question is why wasn't this issue dealt with in public? Every other case came before the Judge.
Post Mon Jul 21, 2014 4:55 pm 
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untanglingwebs
El Supremo

According to those involved, the alleged sex trafficking evidence never materialized. Singelis attempted a recall alleging Pickell refused to investigate his claims of interstate and international Jester sex trafficking. The Sheriff has no authority or finances for that type of investigation. The case was referred to the FBI, which would have jurisdiction. Singelis has thrown a number of FBI names around.
Post Mon Jul 21, 2014 5:07 pm 
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untanglingwebs
El Supremo

I am told that Hatch denies that the signature on some documents transferring funds is not his. Does that mean the signature was forged?

There will not be a resolution on this matter until at least September now.
Post Thu Aug 21, 2014 7:55 am 
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untanglingwebs
El Supremo

Attorney Adam Riddick of bay City was the substitute attorney for Greg Gibbs when Gibbs withdrew s attorney for Singelis. Riddick was also allowed to withdraw and cited several reasons:

- Client Singelis failed to comply with discovery;
despite assurances, the client continued his noncompliance;
Client used evasive answers at depositions;
client failed to produce documents;
client failed to comply with subpoena duces tecum

The court filed a default and the attorney attempted to reschedule a deposition. The client showed for the deposition but once again did not produce the documents required in the subpoena duces tecum.

The deposition was rescheduled until 6-27-2014, but Attorney Riddick lost contact with Singelis. Unable to confirm his client would attend, the deposition was canceled
Post Thu Aug 21, 2014 12:50 pm 
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untanglingwebs
El Supremo

Volume 1 & 2 of the file could not be located and only volume 3 was available.

Attorney Michael Guss, with Attorney Harvey Kruse, had several documents in the file. Guss indicated Singelis was deposed 3 times with video and 2 times were aborted. While original documents were requested, the request was met with the response of vague electronic documents and no originals were produced. There was no accounting for over $750,000 of money from Shrine accounts that Singelis stated were under the supervision of Craig Hatch. Hatch testified he only received one oene invoice from Singelis in 2 years.

Singelis always had the same patterned response, that beig that he sent the documents to Hatch or the Shrine. He also failed to provide:
*records for Dr. Henry Mendoza;
* IRS records for himself and Widow's Son's Consulting, LLC (he once stated he never filed taxes for a number of years);


Singelis was allegedly duplicitous in revealing other sources of income, charitable donations, and over $10,000 in political donations to Republican candidates, Singelis allegedly used Shrine funds for a police uniform, a level lll bulletproof vest, and a taser.

Guss produced copies of purchase records for silver cons, gold bullion, televisions, cameras, audio recording equipment, x box games, I phones and I pads all purchased under the auspices of the Shrine. he also failed to produce a police report for alleged stolen Shrine equipment.
Post Thu Aug 21, 2014 1:04 pm 
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Guss alleged that Singelis attempted to use the sex trafficking allegations as a tool to entice the Shrine to drop the embezzlement charges. Supposedly Singelis reportd or threatened to report improper conduct involved with Shrine functions.

Singelis based most of his allegations on a November 3,2012 Shrine function to which he was not in attendance. All of his information was based on heresay. According to the documents assembled by Guss, Singelis was unable to name a Shriner or a prostitute involved in the alleged November 3, 2012 incident.

A statement was offered of a female named Samantha Mason, who ad a closed head injury and no longer worked as a dancer after 2011 and she was not present on 2012. Singelis mentioned a Christy and an Ashley and then referred all remaining questions to the FBI. This was not an FBI case. Singelis claimed 3 entertainers went to the FBI, but he could not name them,

"it is well known that Hatch is a provider of females, yet Mr. Singlis refuses to provide specific information with regard to a claim in this litigation, despite three court orders", wrote Guss.

Singelis placed statements on his numerous sites that Hatch provided "nude bar maids" for the Shrine Jester lodge and that these females committed acts of prostitution. These females came from strip establishments once owned by Hatch.
Some of the Singelis responses were faxed from hatch Enterprises.

Singelis had a response from an Attorney Ms. Cole of the Michigan Attorney General office, but he could not produce any documents sent to that office.
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