false police reports

Mary Cummins Loses Final RO Appeal Against Lollar

As reported on July 11, 2013, Mary Cummins filed false police reports against Amanda Lollar, then used them to convince a judge into giving her a temporary restraining order (TRO) against Lollar in an attempt to force Lollar to attend a hearing in Los Angeles, CA. During this time, Cummins made continual threats to shoot Lollar when she came to defend herself against the TRO.

Lollar did not attend the hearing in fear of her own safety. The overwhelming evidence against Cummins (including her death threats) was presented to the Judge Carol Goodson by Lollar’s attorneys. Not only did Cummins LOSE her case against Lollar, she was ordered to pay Lollar’s attorney’s fees of over $6,000.

Click this link to access the court document from the hearing which also contains Mary Cummins death threats against Amanda Lollar.

After the judge ruled against Cummins, she began defaming the judge on the internet, and then filed a Motion to Reconsider, which was denied. Cummins then filed for an appeal of the TRO, which was also denied on Dec. 13, 2013. Mary Cummins then filed ANOTHER appeal of the restraining order (see our response), all the while alleging that Lollar was sending continual death threats her way (yet showing no proof whatsoever). On February 23, 2015 the Appellate Court made their final ruling denying Cummins appeal and ordered her to pay Lollar’s additional attorney fees of $144,000. (Note that these fees were paid by insurance and will be collected by said insurance company.)

UPDATE: 5/15/15: Mary Cummins appeals to the Supreme Court of California in her attempt to get the above mentioned restraining order against Amanda Lollar.  Her appeal was DENIED.

Mary Cummins Loses Restraining Order Appeal

As reported on July 11, 2013, Mary Cummins filed false police reports against Amanda Lollar, then used them to convince a judge into giving her a temporary restraining order (TRO) against Lollar in an attempt to force Lollar to attend a hearing in Los Angeles, CA. During this time, Cummins made continual threats to shoot Lollar when she came to defend herself against the TRO.

Lollar did not attend the hearing in fear of her own safety. The overwhelming evidence against Cummins (including her death threats) was presented to the Judge Carol Goodson by Lollar’s attorneys. Not only did Cummins LOSE her case against Lollar, she was ordered to pay Lollar’s attorney’s fees.

Click this link to access the court document from the hearing which also contains Mary Cummins death threats against Amanda Lollar.

After the judge ruled against Cummins, she began defaming the judge on the internet, and then filed a Motion to Reconsider, which was denied. Cummins then filed for an appeal of the TRO, which was also denied on Dec. 13, 2013.

Mary Cummins Attacks Another Rescue Group

We just became aware that Wildhorse Ranch Rescue (WHRR), a struggling non-profit in Arizona posted a plea to their Facebook followers to please donate to Bat World Sanctuary.

This was an immensely unselfish gesture of the 2013 Holiday Season because, despite their own needs, WHRR sought to do something for another rescue group. The sole mission of WHRR is to save animals from abuse, neglect, slaughter and premature death and provide a safe place for them to live for the remainder of their lives. They give sanctuary to former US Cavalry Horses, US Forest Service Equines, wild mustangs and others who would otherwise face a horrible end.

Derringer, a US Calvary horse retired to WHRR

Because of WHRR’s show of kindness towards BWS, our malicious cyber-stalker is attacking WHRR for one reason only; they spoke up for us.

Allegedly, our cyber-stalker went so far as to post on WHRR’s page pretending to be us. These posts contained horrific and false allegations about our rescue work. (WHRR has since deleted those public posts and we are looking into the possibility of pressing federal charges against Cummins for impersonation.) Cummins then sent WHRR a private FB message with more lies about Bat World. Their reply was, “Why don’t you find something better to do with your time?”

Mary Cummins is now going after WHRR in a rage. As she did with us, Cummins is creating numerous false and defamatory blogs in an attempt to ruin WHRR financially. We cannot allow her to harm another organization that is saving and preserving suffering animals. Please show your support for Bat World and Wildhorse Ranch by liking and posting your support to their Facebook page and assisting them in whatever way possible.

Pasted below is a reply to the recent correspondence that Mary Cummins sent to an official in the county where Wildhorse Ranch is located. Cummins’ typical MO begins with launching attacks within the city where her victim resides (as she did with us). Note that Cummins will often make Freedom of Information Act requests (FOIAs) to the city of her victim, then she may manipulate the documents she receives to reflect complaints and then upload these falsified documents to the internet to further her smear campaign.

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From: Mary Cummins [mailto:mmmaryinla@aol.com]
Sent: Thursday, December 19, 2013 5:16 PM
To:  PLANDEVX
Subject: Status of WildHorse Ranch Rescue violations

Could you tell me the status of WildHorse Ranch Rescue’s code violations? Are they up to code? I can send in a state information act request if necessary. I was hoping to find the public files online.

Mary Cummins
MMMARYinLA@AOL.COM

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Subject: RE: Status of WildHorse Ranch Rescue violations
From: *****
Date: Thu, December 19, 2013 5:57 pm
To: ‘Mary Cummins’ <mmmaryinla@aol.com>
Cc: *****

Ms. Cummins: Violation 201000887 was closed.  The property was denied an agricultural exemption (LU20110058) because ARS-11-812.A.2 requires a min. 5 contiguous commercial acres and the site is on 1.25 acres.  A number of unpermitted structures benefitted from regulatory reform over the past three years that negated need for construction permits for many structures and liberalized building setbacks and separation distance. Also, due to regulatory reform, parcels as small as one acre can be considered a farm which is a permitted use in the Rural-43 zoning district. The rescue operation is considered a farm.  Temporary/special events such as fundraiser concerts will only permitted with an approved Temporary Use Permit.  Since the site is not agriculturally exempt from the county’s zoning, drainage and construction safety codes – new construction may require an issued construction permit.  There is an active permit B201302673 to erect a pre-engineered horse barn without electrical or plumbing that is not for commercial use. This permit was issued on 5/23/13.   They need to call in for the 970 Final Drainage and 900 Final construction safety inspections in order to complete the permit.  There does remain an unpermitted 15’ x 24’ canopy and the property owner was notified of this issue. There is not an open zoning violation at this time.

I’ve copied ************, operator of the facility, on this email in order to give her a status update on her active permit.  She will be able to answer questions regarding the horse rescue facility.

Maricopa County Planning & Development Department
501 N. 44th St. # 200 Phoenix, AZ 85008
602-506-7139, 602-506-3711 (fax)
http://www.maricopa.gov/planning

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NOTE: Many people ask why Mary Cummins can’t be arrested. Unfortunately, it is not a crime to attempt to ruin someone’s life by posting defamation. People can be sued and a judgement levied against them (as we have done with Mary Cummins), however, there are no laws in place to protect victims from internet smear campaigns unless they include death threats or threats of physical harm. That being said, because Mary Cummins continues to post defamation about BWS on the internet after she was ordered to stop, she will eventually be charged with Contempt of Court with the likelihood of jail time after a decision is made on her appeal. Until then, our only recourse is to expose her malicious activities to our followers.

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Mary Cummins False Reports to Government Agencies

Mary Cummins has made numerous false reports to USDA about Amanda Lollar and Bat World Sanctuary. After making her false allegations, Mary Cummins then sent Freedom of Information Act requests (FOIAs) to USDA to obtain her complaints against us. She then manipulated the FOIA’d documents she received to make it appear that we had violated our USDA permit, and our permit was therefore cancelled/revoked. (In reality, we cancelled our USDA permit as we no longer needed it.)

Cummins then uploaded her manipulated documents to the internet to spread her venom far and wide through numerous blogs and Facebook posts. Cummins tries to represent herself as “an advocate for animals” and “a whistleblower” by continually posting this false and misleading information even after she was sued for defamation and ordered to pay Bat World Sanctuarty and Amanda Lollar in excess of SIX MILLION DOLLARS.

In a document received via a Freedom of Information Act request (FOIA) we have uncovered yet another example of the maniacal intent of Mary Cummins of Animal Advocates (a decade-long suspended non-profit in the state of California), towards Bat World Sanctuary. In one tactic, Mary Cummins repeatedly posts an email from a USDA veterinarian (Dr. Laurie Gage) charging Amanda Lollar with “violations” among other things. The letter that Gage wrote was in response to a manipulated video that Cummins sent to the USDA in retaliation against Bat World Sanctuary after we sued Cummins. Dr. Gage made her comments about the video based on the manipulated portions she viewed. However, it has come to light that Dr. Laurie Gage is LINKED to Cyber-stalker Mary Cummins through a mutual friend, Dr. Jennifer Conrad. Mary Cummins has identified Dr. Conrad as her ‘best friend’ who likes to take Cummins on trips to Spain and various other outings. Jennifer Conrad was a classmate of Laurie Gage and they both work on big cat related projects together. Did Dr. Laurie Gage, the USDA Big Cat and Marine Mammal Specialist, collude with Mary Cummins and sidekick Dr. Jennifer Conrad to help Cummins out of a lawsuit? It is highly suspicious that Mary Cummins knew to ask for a specific email that was not even in Bat World Sanctuary’s file, and she asked for it repeatedly until she received it.

Mary Cummins USDA collusion

To this day Mary Cummins likes to post that the “head USDA vet, Dr. Laurie Gage, stated Amanda Lollar was in violation of the AWA.” Not according to the real head of the USDA (who is Dr. Laurie Gage’s boss), Dr. Robert Gibbens:

Robert Gibbens letter

It’s important to also note that after the numerous false complaints made by Cummins, Amanda Lollar willingly submitted to numerous government investigations, including a 5 hour legal fact-finding by the USDA. Every complaint Cummins made was found to be baseless.

Learned professionals from every bat inhabited continent in the world have sought out and been trained by our Founder. Literally millions of bats lives have been saved due to Amanda Lollar’s intervention, which made Mary Cummins relentless defamation of our sanctuary even more damaging. After Mary Cummins was sued, two veterinarians testified in court for Amanda Lollar (Search the trial transcript for “Dr. Jarrett” and “Dr. Messner” to read their compelling testimony).

It is unfortunate that the USDA had a “Big Cat and Marine Mammal Specialist” review anything whatsoever concerning a bat sanctuary. Any bat trained veterinarian or even a veterinarian specializing in wildlife and exotics would not have been fooled by the altered video. Since Bat World Sanctuary and Amanda Lollar’s name was cleared by every single government agency and animal rights organizations, Bat World is listed as the NUMBER ONE sanctuary to which people should donate.

This is a prime example of why people should fight back when they encounter a cyber-monster and they are being cyber-stalked, cyber-harassed and defamed.

Dr Laurie Gage Jennifer Conrad Mary Cummins

In hopes of helping others who have been or are being cyber-stalked/cyber-harassed, we have created a Facebook page, Stand up to Cyber-Stalkers, to help others regain control of their lives including tactics to fight back. Many people have credited the page with changing their lives for the better.

Mary Cummins, of “Animal Advocates,” is mentally troubled, obsessive, vindictive and relentless. The above information shows the lengths Cummins will go to in order to cause damage to an all-volunteer organization that relies solely on donations to save animals.

For additional information about Mary Cummins see this link.

Fake BatWorldSanctuary sites created by cyber-stalker Mary Cummins

Fake web sites titled “batworldsanctuary.com” and “batworldsanctuary.org” have been created by Bat World’s cyber-stalker, Mary Cummins, a woman who has been stalking Bat World’s founder and president, Amanda Lollar, for the past three years.

In June of 2010, Bat World Sanctuary unknowingly accepted this mentally troubled Los Angeles woman into an internship program held in Texas. Cummins found the internship too challenging to complete and left the internship early, finishing less than six days of a two-week internship. Before leaving, Cummins alleged that she had “bumped her head” and Bat World owed her $2,500 for a cat scan. Bat World refused.

Within days, outrageous lies about Amanda Lollar and Bat World Sanctuary began appearing on the internet, posted by Mary Cummins. These lies included animal cruelty, animal neglect, fraud, extortion, filth, endangering human health, practicing medicine without a license, plagiarism, illegal drug use, forgery, libel, theft, illegally being on welfare and more. Cummins made numerous false complaints to the USDA, Texas Parks and Wildlife, the DA, the IRS, the Texas Attorney General’s Office, the Texas Veterinary Board, the City of Mineral Wells, the Texas State Dept of Health, the DEA, the CDC and animal rights groups around the world including PETA, HSUS, ASPCA, ASA, GFAS, IFAW and others. Lollar and Bat World Sanctuary welcomed investigations, and all of Cummins’ complaints were found to be baseless. Click here to view the results of those investigations.

With the help of renowned animal rights attorney, Randy Turner, who represented Amanda Lollar and Bat World Sanctuary free of charge, a lawsuit was brought against Cummins.

Attorney and Bat World volunteer Randy Turner, with  Peekaboo, an orphaned Egyptian fruit bat

In June of 2012, the court stated that Amanda Lollar is to bats what Jane Goodall is to primates, and awarded a judgement of 6.1 Million in damages to Amanda Lollar for Cummins “egregious as well as malicious as well as intentional” defamation.

After the judgement, it was discovered that Cummins is considered a career litigant. Click here to see a list of the 30 lawsuits that Mary Cummins’ has been involved with in her 47 years.

Since the judgement, Cummins reign of terror against Amanda Lollar has increased, and Mary Cummins has been charged with contempt of court for the third time. Cummins’ defamation has also intensified. The fake “batworldsanctuary” websites that were purchased by Cummins are part of her continual defamation. We are taking steps to have the sites removed, however, it is a lengthy process.

The following bullet-point list provides a history of Cummins’ attacks and retaliatory actions against Amanda Lollar and Bat World Sanctuary. Links to court documents and web pages are provided when available:

We receive numerous questions about what more can be done to stop Mary Cummins from her continual harassment of Bat World Sanctuary. Unfortunately, cyber-stalking, bullying and online harassment is new territory and laws have not yet been created to stop malcontent’s like Mary Cummins. Defamation is a civil issue, not a criminal issue, so
law enforcement is unable to help (when death threats are posted, however, action can be taken).

People like Mary Cummins have to be sued in court, which we have done. Until internet laws are strengthened, cyber-stalkers and bullies like Mary Cummins are free to destroy innocent people over and over again. Our only recourse is to warn other people by posting pages like this one.

For more information about our case and other like this please join us on Facebook at Stand up to Cyber-Stalkers.

Mary Cummins – Restraining Order

In an attempt to lure Amanda Lollar to Los Angeles, CA, Mary Cummins filed false police reports against Amanda Lollar, then used them to convince a judge into giving her a temporary restraining order (TRO) against Lollar in an attempt to force Lollar to attend a hearing in Los Angeles, CA. During this time, Cummins made continual threats to shoot Lollar when she came to defend herself against the TRO.

Lollar did not attend the hearing in fear of her own safety. The overwhelming evidence against Cummins (including her death threats) was presented to the Judge Carol Goodson by Lollar’s attorneys. Not only did Cummins LOSE her case against Lollar, she was ordered to pay Lollar’s attorney’s fees.