One People's Public Trust
The One People's Public Trust is a freeman on the land derivative with some New Age beliefs mixed in. The movement disintegrated in March or April of 2014. It initially gained some attention from hopeful people in Australia and other countries, who have been sending "courtesy notices" to public bodies citing OPPT material, in the hope of getting free money; the amount of money requested was in the billions of US dollars. . These notices are roughly equivalent to the "three letter process" popular among Pseudolaw groups, wherein a notice is sent to say a tax collection agency making demands, when said notice is ignored a second letter is sent giving them a certain time period to respond, then a final third letter informing them that by failing to respond they have agreed to conditions the writer has imposed on them. The scheme falls under the category of "unilaterally foisted agreements" as described in the Meads v. Meads decision. This then fails to work, instead leading to convictions for fraud.
The OPPT believed that it terminated and foreclosed all governments in the world, leaving its belief system and leadership as the sole legitimate legal authority. It then terminated itself in approximately April of 2013. It then continued on in a different form, although it kept many of the key people and ideas. The One People Community was then formed in Aouchtam, Morocco. It has since fallen apart, although some individuals associated with the Community continue to live in Morocco.
 The OPPT
The Trust is not a separate, lawfully formed, organization as such. The Trust defined itself as follows:
“”The One People’s Public Trust itself consists of every person on the planet, the planet itself and the Creator.
The Trustees of the Trust name themselves as Caleb Paul Skinner, Heather Ann Tucci-Jarraf and Hollis Randall Hillner; although their documents mention involvement from many Freeman veterans in the United States and other countries such as Charlie Miller, Karl Langenstein, Miles J. Julison, and others (more on these individuals below).
They registered a series of Freeman-style "declarations" from December 2012 onwards, claiming to foreclose on "all governments, major corporations, including banks". These consisted of registering UCC-1 financing statements at the Washington DC Recorder of Deeds. When their paperwork was ignored, they declared victory, in proper pseudolegal fashion. The press releases were popular in the more gibbering reaches of the conspiracysphere.
Documents purportedly issued under their banner [e.g. 05p00 FA-01 Mar 2012] combine the most paranoid accusations against government and financial systems with the most bizarre of non-sequiturs to justify attacking these institutions. Liberally salted with Latin tags and (mostly irrelevant and inappropriate) references, they claim to have made an alternative to the currency systems in place in the world.
They also claim that "although there are negotiations going on continuously at the highest level, the news of the existence of the Trust [One People's Public Trust'] is being deliberately kept out of the main stream media by the alleged corporate System to deceive the one people of this planet as it has always done". This claim also shows the paranoid nature of the individuals involved.
The UCC1 filings were made on December 25, 2012, soon after, the Alternative Media begin reporting on it claiming that all world governments and corporations had been foreclosed and promising listeners $10 billion in gold and silver.
Around April, in response to questions by followers asking where their $10 billion is, Heather invents the "courtesy notice" described above. Followers who attempted to use said notices, took the non-response from collection agencies as proof that the notices had worked and the natives were temporarily pacified.
When talk that the courtesy notices were failing appeared two parallel schemes were cooked up by Heather. She would write documents that followers could take to banks to deposit a fraction of their "intrinsic value", convert it to actual currency at the bank and thus followers could finally get a portion of their promised billions. Concurrently, work started on "Project 13" which was advertised as a software that would allow followers to buy and sell goods using their "intrinsic value". The software would be set up as a phone app or desktop program where users would pay a monthly fee to create an account and "access their value".
In July, Kiri Campbell, acting upon OPPT advice, attempts to deposit $15 million of her "value" into her bank account as well as writing $60,000 in bad checks backed by her "value". OPPT originally hails her as a hero and proof that their documents and strategies work. She is later arrested, pleads guilty and is sentenced to 200 hours community service. OPPT ignores the setback and continues.
In October following months of failures, Brian Kelly, Bob Wright and Lisa Harrison (the principal promoters of OPPT in alternative media), launch the OPAL tour. Under the theory that the reason that OPPT had been ineffective was that not enough people were aware of it and thus a publicity tour would finally lead to the prosperity Heather had promised in December 2012. They beg for donations to buy Motor Homes to drive around the USA preaching about the OPPT. Brian promises that the Motor Homes will be powered by engines that run on water and that the tour will spread this new free energy technology. Despite the RVs running on water, throughout the tour they constantly posted on their blogs that they needed more donations to buy gasoline.
In January after the OPAL tour, the free energy technology never materialized but the failure is never mentioned by OPPT. Brian has most of his stuff repossessed, Bill from American Kabuki is divorced from his wife, and moves to Morocco with Heather paid for by donations from followers. In response to this state of disarray, OPPT makes the decision for everyone to move to Morocco to start a commune where they can develop Free Energy technology and be prosperous. Of course, in order to do this they require more donations from followers and they attempt to sell the RVs from the tour on eBay. On March 2, the One Peoples' Community launched its new website (http://www.opcaouchtam.com) which has now disappeared. On March 22, it posted its most recent (and likely, final) posting. A member of the Community subsequently posted a message on Facebook stating that there were communication issues between the people still there and that there were hardly any people remaining at the Community. In July, another person posted on the Facebook One People Community that the Community had dissolved, although individuals from the Community still live in Aouchtam, Morocco; however, there are no communal projects at this time.
In May, Brian announced that "Free Energy is Here"; in June, he announced that "we are so close that I can taste it" with regard to free energy; and in July, he was in Spain with Blue Star "Deerwomon" and wondering how on earth he got there. (www.briankellysblog.blogspot.co.nz) He has now announced his new project called "Even in Doubt Project". His mission is to "inspire the world, especially younger generations, to take a leap in pursuing their purpose, living their passions, and creating global change, even in total doubt".
D from Removing the Shackles continues to blog from Morocco, although she's using a keyboard that is no longer fully functional. (www.removingtheshackels.blogspot.com) Bob also continues to blog from Morocco with hopes that he can generate income from ads incorporated within the blog.
Here is a direct quote of Heather's latest update, as of August 9, 2014: "THE WILL OF I AM: NOW, ALL I AM, BE AND DO I AM!!! THE WORK OF I AM: I AM!!" In other words, nothing has changed with her.
There are three individuals who were influential to the trustees of the OPPT.
Karl Langenstein: In 1994, Karl persuaded three individuals to invest in a "High Yield Investment Program" located in Switzerland. The three individuals gave Karl $5,000,000 total to invest. The money was wired to Switzerland and subsequently disappeared. The Swiss government then charged Karl with fraud and a warrant for his arrest was issued on April 4, 2011. In December of 2001, an Assistant US Attorney for the Southern District of Florida filed a Complaint for Provisional Arrest with a View Towards Extradition (Case No. 1:01-cv.05190). The warrant was placed under seal until executed because of the flight risk that Karl presented. The seal has been subsequently lifted and made public and Karl remains at large.
Charles Miller: In 1998, Charles Miller was sentenced to over 12 years of prison due to his fraudulent actions involving $30 million of bad checks. He served all 12 years.
Miles Julison: In 2013, Miles Julison was sentenced to 4 years of prison due to a jury finding that he filed two false income tax refund claims. Miles is currently appealing his conviction, although he is serving time in federal prison. He is appealing his conviction on the basis that he wasn't allowed self-representation. He admitted to filing the false refund claims; it is unclear why he believes that this was OK.
- OPPT-IN One People's Public Trust
- Peoples Trust 1776
- USA v Miles J Julison Article by Michael Shermer discussing Miles J. Julison who is cited by OPPT as an influence
- Miles J. Julison News coverage of Julison's 4 year prison sentence.
- Kiri Campbell New Zealand article on Kiri Campbell's guilty plea
- OPAL Tour OPAL Tour Announcement posted on Youtube
- Charlie Miller Anti-Defamation League Archive Story of Miller's sentencing to 11 years for fraud.