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Strategic Global Initiatives
November 22, 2011

First, watch the news report at this link:

Simple questions SCT has never answered: Why did you refer to Clark Stuart as "our director" when Greg said he wasn't on your staff? What exactly did SCT pay $400,000 to Global Trident for in 2010? What were the specific, third-party-reported results of that expenditure to Global Trident?What is Clark Stuarts role in SCTNow? Did anyone from SCTNow receive any of those funds for any reason? What is the background and CV's of your Board of Directors?

The problem so many of us have with SCTNow is that they have been making claims about using "Elite Operatives" for a long time, but will not answer some basic questions about their personnel training, number of rescues, intelligence sources, or law enforcement involvement. There seems to be no third party verification of their claims. Really, if they had a private army of secret vigilantes operating in the US they would be in violation of state, local, and federal laws. They would be breaking a number of international laws outside the US as well. While it all sounds very romantic, hush-hush, and James Bond - appealing to the testosterone in all of us - the truth with them is very illusive. We have asked our extensive Law Enforcement contacts and they have told us they would never work with a non-profit in the manner in which SCTNow claims to operate. I know they claim to be "from the elite side of ex FBI, special forces, and CIA," but there is no evidence to that claim. Nothing. In fact, if read carefully, their website doesn't claim that they are made up of these professionals, but that they 'use' them. After further digging, we discovered they hire an outside security firm called "Global Trident," that also provides security for car salesman.

The closer we look, the foggier it gets. Dr. Greg Wark is the Executive Director of SCTNow and of another organization: Force Ministries: Again, the Force Ministries’ “donation” page is up and running perfectly. The “Reports” page only has a link to an article in a magazine. Other than serving as a Chaplain to police, he has zero military or intel background. His bio states “He currently holds a bachelor's degree in biblical studies, a master's degree in theology and a doctorate in ministry.” So, what is his experience in the military? Force Ministries puts it like this: “While visiting the Naval Special Warfare Base in Coronado, California, Dr. Greg Wark entered into a conversation with a veteran Navy SEAL.” Yes, he spoke to someone in the military once. And from that, people now claim “they are all ex law enforcement, military, CIA, ect, ect.” Does Jason or Matt Gardner have any non-civilian background or experience? Anyone at SCT? If not, why do they hide behind a veil of secrecy while standing on a shaky foundation of false impressions and linguistic spin? If the leadership of SCT is has led otherwise intelligent people to believe something that is not accurate, they have a Christian duty to clarify themselves and begin speaking more succinctly from this point forward.

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I don't know one person who has personally experienced the work SCTNow claims to do. Nor have I spoken to or heard of anyone who has.

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Have them investigated by the New York Attorney General's office and the IRS.

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General Member of the Public & I asked questions about the organization. Jason Weis, SCTNow's Development Director, called me "silly" for asking them.

November 12, 2011

The Wayne Foundation is one of the very few human trafficking organizations that is doing the right thing. Very few of these organizations are led by survivors of this crime, because so few of them have the courage to really do the hard work that has to be done. Jamie Walton is courageous, hard-working and smart. So, to all the girls and boys out there who are victims of this abuse, hang on! Jamie is coming to get you!

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I have checked out every aspect of the Wayne Foundation.

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Bring together all the best people to get turn their shelter idea into a reality.

General Member of the Public & I have reviewed several human trafficking organizations and the Wayne Foundation is among the best and brightest.