Chris Sandys (@usafa_93), leader of EmpireKred, is one of the worst liars and trolls I have ever encountered in my life.
I recommend avoiding EmpireKred while he’s on their social media platform in any capacity, whether as leader or customer.
You simply never know when he will show up and launch a tremendous diatribe of abuse and EmpireKred simply will not stop the abuse by their leaders.
I had a friend, a fashion model and TV host (also an Empire Avenue customer) who had her twitter account hacked and a personal DM published.
She considered it a tremendous invasion of her privacy and abuse of her account.
Subsequently, as I reported the issue to Twitter I told them in an email that abuse of popular accounts was driving away people from Twitter.
Dick Costolo, then CEO, admitted as much in an internal memo published on The Verge
“It’s no secret and the rest of the world talks about it every day. We lose core user after core user by not addressing simple trolling issues that they face every day.”
As Twitter was proving non responsive to tremendous abuse piled upon myself by the “goon squad” (Chris Sandys, Keith Gill, Gareth Davies, Nance Larson) of them Empire Avenue (now EmpireKred), I filed complaints with the San Francisco DA’s office and CA DoJ.
The CA DoJ opened their inquiry into Twitter on 12/30/2015, and the San Francisco DA’s office opened files in November 2014, and again on 1/12/2015 after Keith Gill’s abused Twitter’s report function.
Chris Sandys and troll twitter celebrity Nancy Abt were happily trolling my attempt to help my friend on Twitter.
The issue was my friend being hacked and an invasion of her personal privacy.
The DM was NOT about what Chris Sandys stated, he’s a liar.
The hacker was subsequently suspended after admitting on twitter in a tweet that he had hacked the account.
Chris Sandys chose to lie about what was going on, referring to my friend as “goth girl” and the name of my satirical blog, Andy Kaufman’s Kavalkade Krew, as some sort of “crew.”
The only “crew” is a figment of Chris Sandys sick and twisted imagination.
Chris Sandys seems to me to be a paranoid delusional, inventing falsehoods, making false allegations and generally being one of the worst trolls ever encountered on twitter.
All in a vain and failed attempt to keep abuse of Empire Avenue’s own customers “off the record.”
Subsequently he was warned by twitter for making non violent threats.
However due to his efforts to keep the abuse of Empire Avenue customers “off the record”, and my blogging on that issue, (amongst others) Twitter changed their abuse policy, according to Ethel Newlin of the San Francisco DA’s office.
This was corraborated by Steven Krohn, also of EmpireKred, in a phone call to Ethel Newlin on 2/5/2015, one day after Dick Costolo’s internal discussion on Twitter’s internal forums which was published on The Verge on 2/2/2015.
Conversation is archived on Facebook:
The abusive “goon squad” of Empire Avenue, now EmpireKred helped change Twitter’s “abuse” policy through their open abuse on twitter of myself and others.
Abuse that included Empire Avenue customers and others (twitter’s customer irregardless) and stretched back years.
Their abuse of Twitter’s customers was so bad (and twitter’s mishandling of that abuse so egregious) that the San Francisco DA’s was looking into criminal charges against Twitter for their mishandling of the situation, according to Ethel Newlin of the San Francisco DA’s office.
Due to the interstate (and international) locations of these trolls, Ethel Newlin recommended filing with IC3 and the FTC.
Gareth Davies is apparently in England, Keith Gill in Arizona, Nance Larson in Florida and Chris Sandys in Connecticut.
That is if they really are who they say they are.
The San Francisco DA’s office handled the entity that was in their jurisdiction, Twitter, to my satisfaction.
I simply documented the “goon squads” actions.
Gareth Davies, leader at EmpireKred, was suspended by Twitter for tweeting the private information of a customer of Empire Avenue, and violent threasts toward that same customer. He has an extensive history of abusing other customers of Empire Avenue’s.
Chris Sandys, leader at EmpireKred, was warned by Twitter for non violent threats.
Keith Gill, AKA Digitalkeith, was moderated by instagram for cyberbullying, and had his twitter account locked (replaced indefinite suspension).
Nance Larson failed to stop all these acts, and participated in the doxing of a customer, and recently corraborated the existence of the “goon squad” at then Empire Avenue.
California is definitely NOT a corporatocracy, despite whatever Keith Gill and his fellow goons might say.