Silicon Investor.com was launched on August 8, 1995 and has remained virtually unchanged ever since. It was founded by two brothers Jeff and Brad Dryer. In November 1995, the Dryer brothers relocated Silicon Investor to their home town of Kansas City.
"Jail may await a pair of convicted-felon Message Board Owners Bob Zumbrunnen of Cleveland MO, and his associate Matt Brown of Tallahassee, Florida have struck a reef with a bulletin-board issue. Sources close confirm that the pair attempted a two pronged stock scam that is resulting in criminal complaints against the pair. Operating under the aegis of "InvestorsHub & Silicone Investor," a corporation registered in Florida, Zumbrunnen and Brown reportedly obtained about 20-million shares of S-8 stock from the prior management team of as part of a reverse merger . Six days later, the pair then allegedly tried to palm off a bogus opinion letter from a Colorado based lawyer lifting restrictions to another 20-million shares of stock.The company alerted its transfer agent of the scam-in-progress, and managed to block the transfer according to a source close to the event."
The first was an anti-aging promotion called GH3 International Inc. In 2006, he and others received millions of GH3 shares through improper Rule 504 offerings, prosecutors claimed. The other manipulation that Mr. Brown pleaded guilty to was that of Asia Global Holdings Inc., a company that purportedly had the rights to the show "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" in China. As with the GH3 manipulation, Mr. Brown and the others improperly issued millions of shares and co-ordinated manipulative trades to coincide with misleading news. The stock had a 41-cent high in 2006 (and was last at 0.38 cent).