Labradoodle Rescue & Goldendoodle Rescue
LABRADOODLE RESCUE FRAUD!
GOLDENDOODLE RESCUE FRAUD!
OODLES OF DOODLES FRAUD ALERT!
Doodle Rescue Collective Inc!
We are the real, the original, and the ONLY
Doodle Rescue Collective (DRC), the 501(c)(3) national non-profit public charity devoted to Labradoodle rescue and Goldendoodle rescue, is found on the web at www.doodlerescue.org and is NOT in any way affiliated with Lynne Fowler or Oodles of Doodles or any persons associated with that disreputable and fraudulent entity.
Please be sure you have reached the original and ONLY "Doodle Rescue Collective" before donating funds, surrendering your Labradoodle or Goldendoodle for re-home services or releasing a shelter dog in your facility to "rescue." You may unknowingly be placing your money and your doodle into the hands of a criminal and a fraud.
THEFT, FRAUD, LIES & DECEPTION
OUR PROPERTY WAS STOLEN! WE WERE NOT "REMOVED" AS REPORTED BY OODLES OF DOODLES & LYNNE FOWLER
In May of 2010, the original DRC website and URLs doodlerescuecollective.com and doodlerescuecollective.org were stolen from the Doodle Rescue Collective Inc. organization. The individual responsible for this theft is Lynne M. Fowler AKA "Lynne Oodles of Doodles Fowler", "Oodles of Doodles Inc.", "Oodles of Doodles Rescue Collective", 'Rescue Collective", "Fuzzy Paws Rescue New Jersey","Fuzzy Critters of SWVA Rescue", "Fuzzy Critters Inc." and numerous other aliases and fraudulent rescue identities.
Lynne Fowler is a former DRC Board member and former DRC Treasurer LEGALLY REMOVED from our organization by unanimous vote of our Board of Directors in May 2010. Lynne Fowler was removed for theft, misconduct, animal endangerment, misuse of corporate funds and the theft and disabling of the original DRC website and URLs. She and her fraudulent rescue(s) are located in Middletown, New Jersey in the town of Lincroft.
With malicious intent, Ms. Fowler orchestrated her theft and disabling of our original website by changing passwords in DRC web accounts as our Board Officers were asleep in our beds. We awoke to find that our original website at www.doodlerescuecollective.com & www.doodlerescuecollective.org, (now functioning as the Oodles of Doodles website), our URLs containing OUR registered corporate DBA and identity, our "Go Daddy" registration account, our Pay Pal account, numerous veterinary accounts and others, were stolen and passwords intentionally changed by Lynne Fowler giving her SOLE access to and control over DRC intellectual property. All of the above mentioned "property" and the Doodle Rescue Collective name were created NOT by Ms Fowler, but by our Founder/President, other DRC founding Board members and were bought and paid for with DRC funds.
Ms Fowler's motive for her reprehensible act of sabotage--revenge for the DRC Board of Directors demand that she resign and step down as an officer and trustee, or face Board action to formally and legally remove her from the DRC organization entirely. This ultimatum and subsequent action was initiated upon the Boards 4/29/10 discovery of theft and review of multiple professional misconducts committed by Ms Fowler over the 16 month period prior to her removal. Her misconduct and refusal to comply with Board missives, DRC policies, protocols and procedures compromised the reputation and operations of the DRC organization and the safety and welfare of the rescue dogs in our program.
Ms. Fowler was offered the opportunity to "resign" in lieu of further legal action against her in order to spare her unnecessary embarrassment......
She refused to resign....
Only upon hearing several hours later that she was invited to attend an emergency Board meeting addressing her misconduct with all 9 Board members and DRC attorneys present, did Lynne Fowler correspond via email that she would "step down."
That evening she disabled and stole our website and accounts.
Ms. Fowler's diabolical intent with her theft and disabling of our original website, was to hold our intellectual property hostage, sabotage and cripple DRC operations and prevent Board Officers from having access to intellectual property that Ms Fowler had neither any hand in creating nor any legal right to appropriate and/or retain.
WARNING: Lynne Fowler and Oodles of Doodles continue to illegally use the "Doodle Rescue Collective" name & web identity and variations of our name and identity to purposely divert web traffic to the fraudulent Oodles of Doodles website. She continues to purposely and intentionally create confusion for those seeking to adopt or place Labradoodles & Goldendoodles in need, those seeking DRC assistance and the services of a legitimate, reputable,national non-profit rescue organization.
Additionally, Lynne Fowler and Oodles of Doodles continue to illegally use the DRC web identity, our URLs, DBA and our good name and reputation to solicit and intentionally divert donation funds intended for Doodle Rescue Collective Inc. and the doodles in the DRC rescue program to her fraudulent rescue and non-profit.
Please be advised Ms Fowler's solicitation of funds with a stolen identity is prosecutable THEFT & FRAUD that violates multiple state and federal criminal codes and statues. Legal action on behalf of Doodle Rescue Collective Inc. is pending and federal authorities and agencies are investigating Lynne Fowler and Oodles of Doodles.
Ms. Fowler has forged quite a little shady business for herself with the Doodle Rescue Collective name and our URLs. She is profiting from other people's hard work, determination, passion, creativity and PROPERTY at the expense of rescue dogs.
Our Founder & President and other DRC founding Board members spent over 16 months creating, building and optimizing our original website for Google and other web based search engines. At the time our website and URLs were stolen from us by Lynne Fowler, doodlerescuecollective.com and doodlerescuecollective.org had obtained a significant rating with Google. As a result, rescued doodles were receiving a tremendous amount of web attention. Dogs were being placed into wonderful homes more readily, volunteers recruited throughout North America, donation funds generated and the plight of the doodle dog exposed to the public on the World Wide Web.
BE ADVISED MS. FOWLER WAS WELL AWARE OF ALL OF THE ABOVE WHEN SHE STOLE OUR URLS AND WEBSITE AND IS PROFITING FROM OUR NAME AND OUR PROPERTY.
Doodle Rescue Collective Inc. is a non-profit corporation registered with the New Jersey Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service of the US. The corporation, our name and likeness and any and all intellectual holdings of "the DRC Corporation" are the property of the DRC Board of Directors and of its registered agent.
Lynne Fowler is NOT as she claims, "the founder" or "the creator" of the "Doodle Rescue Collective" organization, nor is she a "former partner" of our President as DRC was co-founded by several other individuals. The DRC organization is as it has always been from the beginning, a collective of volunteers with a diverse Board of Directors in place to ensure that our national, non-profit rescue organization operates in accordance with the laws of the Internal Revenue Service of the United States as stipulated under 501(c)(3) of the federal code. There can be no "partners" in a Board directed not for profit corporation as no one individual can claim ownership of an exempt organization.
Lynne Fowler does NOT nor did she at ANY TIME, retain ownership, legal or otherwise, of the "Doodle Rescue Collective" name, DBA nor ANY intellectual property belonging to the DRC organization and corporation. She neither created it, nor registered it and has NO LEGAL RIGHT to use the names "Doodle Rescue Collective", or "Rescue Collective" or any variation of our registered corporate and organizational identity in any manner, medium or form. Her illegal use of these identities and other DRC intellectual property is prosecutable infringement and FRAUD.
Again, the original Doodle Rescue Collective website and web address URLs doodlerescuecollective.com and doodlerescuecollective.org both containing our name and our registered corporate identity within, were STOLEN from our organization and are being used illegally and fraudulently by Lynne Fowler AKA Oodles of Doodles.
Ms Fowler refuses to comply with various legal orders and missives and continues to defy the law and the legal advice of even her own attorney to return our stolen intellectual property to the Doodle Rescue Collective corporation and organization and cease and desist with its illegal use.
Further, Lynne Fowler and other disreputable individuals associated with Oodles of Doodles, continue to criminally harass, stalk, slander and libel Doodle Rescue Collective Inc. our President, Officers, Directors and volunteers by posting pathological lies and sensationalized fabrications, on various websites, web pages, web blogs and other adolescent, web-based social media sites such as Facebook and Word Press.
Lynne Fowler's vindictive obsession is to attempt to sabotage and damage the reputation of our respected national rescue organization, that of our Founder /President and to cause irreparable harm to both our organization and the dogs in the DRC rescue program.
THE OODLES OF DOODLES NON-PROFIT "RESCUE" SCAM
It is important to note that "Oodles of Doodles" is not a legitimate rescue organization and Lynne Fowler is not a reputable, responsible animal rescuer nor a person to be trusted or entrusted with the appropriate care, treatment and welfare of rescue animals. Ms. Fowler's self-proclaimed "rescue resume" is exactly the same as her version of truth regarding her removal from DRC......Lies. Ms Fowler's grossly exaggerated history of rescue experience and her equally exaggerated history of the origins of DRC and Oodles of Doodles along with the rest of her pathological propaganda, are pure and utter fabrication.
PLEASE KNOW: Prior to her brief association with Doodle Rescue Collective, Ms Fowler had in fact NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE WITH RESCUE OR RESCUE ANIMALS.
THE SAD REALITY
Lynne Fowler and Oodles of Doodles are not functioning as a true"rescue." She and "they" are in fact brokering re-home dogs and dogs pulled from southern shelters by other independent rescuers. These rescuers are offered use of Oodles of Doodles "listing service" to place dogs in their care into what they are led to believe are loving homes screened, checked and home visited by Lynne Fowler and Oodles of Doodles. In reality, these dogs are thrown on transport trucks to the Northeast and are being sold right off the trucks in mall and department store parking lots along tranport routes. These dogs are never in the physical custody of Lynne Fowler or Oodles of Doodles. They are being sold for upwards of $600 "adoption fees" on the Internet via rescue listing sites such as Petfinder.com and adoptapet.com and under various organization aliases besides "Oodles of Doodles" such as "Fuzzy Paws", "Fuzzy Paws Rescue New Jersey","Fuzzy Critters of SWVA" and "Fuzzy Critters Inc."
It has come to our attention that "Oodles of Doodles" was sadly and surprisingly recently granted 501(c)(3) tax exempt status by the IRS. DRC is working with the IRS to determine if Ms. Fowler obtained this status through additional acts of fraud by copying and using DRC's 501(c)(3)narrative, statistics and application. As a former member of our Board Ms. Fowler is in possession of copies of all of the above and continues to illegally retain them in spite of orders to return them to DRC. Given her history of fraud, embezzlement and repeated, blatant plagiarism and copyright theft of other DRC intellectual property, it stands to reason Ms Fowler would not hesitate to use DRCs 501(c)(3) narrative, statistics and financial information to fraudulently file for tax exempt status. The Internal Revenue Service Division of Tax Exempt and Government Entities is currently investigating this matter.
To report tax-exempt fraud, please use the following link.
You may also contact the IRS at (877) 829-5500 (toll-free number). The call center is open 8:00am to 9:30pm Eastern Time. Or you may write to the IRS at the following address:
Internal Revenue Service
TE/GE Division, Customer Service
P.O. Box 2508
Cincinnati, OH 45201
If you have donated funds to Oodles of Doodles erroneously believing you were donating to Doodle Rescue Collective Inc. you have been intentionally deceived and are a victim of fraud.
If you have unknowingly adopted a sick, un-vetted or intact dog (not spayed or neutered) from Lynne Fowler, Oodles of Doodles or any person claiming association with this person and/or entity, or if you have paid excessive adoption fees without receiving vet records, paperwork, contracts or receipts, the dog is a victim of criminal neglect and you are a victim of consumer fraud.
If you have had questionable dealings with Lynne Fowler or any other person(s) affiliated with Lynne Fowler or "Oodles of Doodles", "Fuzzy Paws", "Fuzzy Critters SWVA" , "Fury Critters Rescue" in any way, or suspect that you and your adopted dog have been victims of neglect and fraud, we strongly encourage you to please contact the following entities and authorities:
* Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
* New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs
Thomas R Calcagni, Director
* Federal Bureau of Investigation
(FBI Internet Fraud/Crime Division)
ATT: Susan Greene
ATT: Jennifer Warner Jacobsen
* Better Business Bureau of New Jersey
LEGAL ACTION TAKEN AGAINST LYNNE FOWLER
Lynne Fowler was recently ordered by the state Superior Court of New Jersey to return a sick Labradoodle puppy she physically stole from another rescue organization, whose life she knowingly endangered, and make financial restitution to the organization and to the adopter. Ms Fowler stole this animal knowing full and well he was sick with a life-threatening illness only to deny the puppy critical vet care that placed his life in serious peril. She further denied the puppy the protection of the reputable, responsible rescue organization that saved his life with full intent and means to treat his malady. Ms. Fowler then sold this puppy sick, suffering and intact (not neutered), to an unsuspecting adopter for a $425 adoption fee plus an additional $100 "neuter deposit without providing veterinary care to this animal or full disclosure of his health issues to the adopter.
Lynne Fowler is facing additional legal action and criminal charges for theft, animal endangerment and consumer fraud from individual adopters and reputable animal welfare organizations other than Doodle Rescue Collective.
Please bookmark this website and please feel free to contact us directly if you have any questions or require further information regarding this matter.
Again, the real Doodle Rescue Collective Inc. is a national, 501(c)(3) recognized public charity and a registered non-profit corporation in the State of New Jersey that has saved and placed over 575 Labradoodle and Goldendoodle dogs since 2008. The safety, well-being and welfare of these animals remains the sole agenda of the DRC organization.
We apologize for having to call your attention to these facts and appreciate your time and consideration in regards to this ongoing nightmare. Please know we regret having to take precious time, energy and attention away from our number one focus--saving as many doodle dogs as we possibly can in order to clarify this matter.
We thank you and encourage you to PLEASE!
CIRCULATE THIS INFORMATION WHEREVER AND WHENEVER POSSIBLE.
On behalf of doodles in need we thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your friendship, your continued support and your dedication to Doodle Rescue.
The Board of Trustees
Doodle Rescue Collective, Inc.
Thank you for updating and for bringing it to the attention of new members.
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