Grand Theft of Author's Evidence
           Widens AOL Internet Copyright Conspiracy


               Paul Andrew Mitchell, B.A., M.S.
              Counselor at Law, Federal Witness,
                 and Private Attorney General

                     All Rights Reserved

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                             March 30, 2000

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.  Paul Andrew Mitchell -- exclusive author 
of the book entitled "The Federal Zone: Cracking the Code of 
Internal Revenue" since it was first published in the year 1992 
-- today announced felony criminal complaints against Gary and 
Diana Genco, a married couple living in Kona, Hawaii, for State 
grand theft and several related federal offenses.

     After introducing Mitchell to attorney and Orioles owner 
Peter G. Angelos of Baltimore, Maryland, as a possible lawyer to 
try Mitchell's copyright infringement case against America 
Online, Inc. ("AOL"), and 179 other Internet domains, the Gencos 
illegally confiscated many original documents and other 
electronic evidence already indexed and assembled on Mitchell's 
custom personal computer.

     That computer was built to Mitchell's technical 
specifications by experts at Computers Plus in Tucson, Arizona.

     The research database on that computer alone has an 
estimated value of $500,000.00, or ten years' worth of labor at 
standard paralegal rates ($25.00 per hour, 2,000 hours of labor 
per year).

     The draft COMPLAINT against AOL, and key company employees, 
alleges more than $120 million in actual damages, plus $360 
million more -- in triple damages -- for falsely representing 
facts, and for falsely designating the true origins of the 
stolen and modified electronic editions of the book, in 
violation of the Lanham Act and of the Copyright Act of 1976, as 
recently amended.  See the United States Code ("U.S.C."), Titles 
15 and 17, respectively.

     Attorney Angelos later declined to take the case, because 
he is not admitted to practice where venue is proper, and his 
office does not specialize in copyright cases.

     Mitchell then sought the professional assistance of the 
West Hawaii Mediation Services, an affiliate of the YMCA in 
Kamuela, Hawaii, which is funded by the State judicial system.  

     When first contacted by a mediation specialist, however, 
Gary Genco refused to mediate, and he also refused to pay the 
nominal $15.00 fee for that voluntary service.

     Mitchell did offer the $15.00 fee to the mediation 
specialist handling the case, and recently paid it anyway, to 
express his gratitude to the YMCA and to that specialist.

     When the mediation option closed, for lack of enforcement, 
Mitchell then approached Mr. Phil Edwards, long-time Citizen of 
Ocean View, Hawaii -- site of the Gencos' picture frame factory.  
Mitchell's computer, files, and evidence were last seen in the 
back office of that factory.

     Edwards agreed that probable cause existed to charge Gary 
V. Genco with grand theft, at least, and that the matter was 
serious enough to bring to the immediate attention of the Police 
Chief in Hilo, Mr. Wayne G. Carvalho.

     Carvalho recently thanked Mitchell, in writing, for 
complimenting an officer and staff member for their 
professionalism at the police substation in Na'alehu, Hawaii.

     Mitchell's felony complaints against Gary and Diana Genco, 
supported by affidavits that are verified under penalty of 
perjury and supplemented with exhibits, have now been lodged 
with Carvalho's office in Hilo, Hawaii;  with the Hawaii State 
Prosecutor's Office;  and with a federal judge in Honolulu, as 
required by 18 U.S.C. 4 (the federal misprision statute).

     A courtesy copy has also been mailed to former California 
State judge and now the elected District Attorney of Mendocino 
County, California -- Norman L. Vroman -- Mitchell's very first 
client in the year 1991.  See pleadings at Internet URL:

     Those formal complaints charge Gary and Diana Genco each 
with one count of grand theft, in violation of Hawaii State 
criminal statutes;  and also with separate counts of obstructing 
justice;  tampering with, and destroying evidence in a federal 
criminal case;  conspiracy to violate Mitchell's fundamental 
Rights;  deprivation of those Rights;  criminal copyright 
infringement;  and retaliation against a known federal witness 
and victim -- all violations of the federal criminal Code, Title 
18, U.S.C.

     A private criminal investigation has been underway for 2 1/2
years, under auspices of the Supreme Law Firm, which Mitchell 
founded to highlight the importance of the Supremacy Clause in 
the Constitution for the United States of America.

     Mitchell is not an informant under the federal witness 
statutes, however, nor is he in the Federal Witness Protection 
Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice.

     Mitchell has since charged the Gencos also with theft of 
professional services and slavery.  He traded up to 35 hours of 
labor per month, for a bunk in the Gencos' picture frame factory 
in Ocean View, Hawaii.

     When they discovered Mitchell's extensive legal experience, 
they put him to work immediately on 4 of their own legal cases, 
working overtime but without any pay.

     Gary Genco even threatened to render Mitchell homeless 
again, if Mitchell even quoted his professional rates to Genco's 
business associate, civil co-plaintiff, and retired Stanford 
University Professor -- Joseph E. Lepetich of Vineburg, 

     In February, Mitchell worked 19 days for the Gencos, under 
duress, with only one day of rest during that period of time.

     The F.B.I. in various U.S. cities has already been served 
with formal, verified complaints of criminal copyright 
infringement against key principals in the conspiracy, including 
Steve Case, CEO of AOL, and other direct infringers of the 
Author's exclusive copyrights in the book "The Federal Zone" 
(the short title).

     In 1995, Justice Anthony Kennedy used the term "federal zone"
as a household word in his concurring opinion in the United States
Supreme Court case U.S. v. Lopez, giving that term a permanent 
place in the history of American constitutional jurisprudence.

     Mitchell is best known for creating and maintaining the 
Supreme Law Library on the Internet -- a unique, public domain 
resource of numerous court pleadings and related exhibits from 
Mitchell's extensive judicial activism, which began in 1992 with 
People v. Boxer, California Supreme Court docket #S-030016.  The 
pleadings in that case are published at Internet URL:

     Fifty cases are fully documented there.  Many key pleadings 
-- like Gilbertson's masterful OPENING BRIEF to the 8th Circuit 
Court of Appeals in St. Louis, Missouri -- are fully linked to 
other valuable Internet resources, like the excerpts from the 
trial court record, and Cornell University's current copy of the 
U.S. Code (abbreviated "U.S.C.")  "The Federal Zone" was an 
Exhibit in Gilbertson's appeal to the 8th Circuit.

     The home page of the Supreme Law Library is at URL:

     Gilbertson's OPENING BRIEF is at URL:

     The book's appendices are available, for free, at URL:

     Mitchell's professional resume is in a private (non-indexed)
file at Internet URL:

     The Supreme Law Library was hit by a hacker attack on, or 
about February 1, 2000, disabling that Internet website for 
almost 3 full weeks.  That period corresponded closely with 
Mitchell's ordeal in the Gencos' Ocean View factory.

     Mitchell is currently on an extended sabbatical in Hawaii, 
after 10 full years of library research, writing, and case 
development.  He can be contacted, until further notice, via 
U.S. Mail addressed to "Paul Andrew Mitchell, general delivery, 
Na'alehu 96772, HAWAII, USA," or Internet email to:


     Mitchell is still accepting all cash donations, to further 
the ambitious goals of the Supreme Law Library, especially 
during the current crisis.

     He appreciates all the financial aid and other crucial help 
he has received in the past from many generous and courageous 
Americans, particularly in mainland USA, and in Hawaii as well.

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