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How Great Panther Silver ( (GPL) pumps itself to the naive end of the junior market: A few facts

Fact 1) Great Panther Silver ( (GPL) has a penchant for paying the scummy end of the pumphouse promo world to get its name in front of people with more sense than money..

Fact 2) These days, it has hired a firm called Torrey Hills Capital to do the dirty work.

Fact 3) This is the kind of thing people in US cities are now receiving, unsolicited, in their mailbox from Torrey Hills Capital (sidebar; people of Cincinnati, remember that there's no such thing as a free lunch)

From: "Mark A. Rauseo"
November 1, 2011 9:03:27 AM EDT
Save the Date/GPL Cinn
I’d like to invite you to our inaugural due diligence roadshow luncheon in Cincinnati we are hosting for Great Panther Silver (NYSE-Amex: GPL), a mid-tier silver producer which reported 2010 production of 2.26 million silver equivalent ounces from its wholly owned mines in Mexico, Guanajuato and Topia, at a cash operating cost of $7.43 per ounce.  Erick Bertsch, the Company's VP of Corporate Development, will be presenting at a luncheon in Cincinnati on Friday, December 9, 2011 at Morton's The Steakhouse, a more formal invitation for which is attached herein.  Please let me know if you will be able to join us, I just need to know for headcount purposes.

By way of further introduction, below please find facts and highlights related to the Company.

ü  Aggressive Growth Strategy - In 2010, the Company completed the first year of an aggressive three-year growth initiative, targeting production of 3.8 million silver equivalent ounces in 2012.

ü  Strong Liquidity: The Company started trading on the NYSE-Amex under the ticker symbol "GPL" in February 2011, has average daily trading volume of approximately 2 million shares, and in June 2011 was added to the Van Eck Junior Gold Miners ETF, ticker GDXJ.

ü  Silver Resource: The Company is establishing and will maintain a compliant resource providing a minimum 10-year mine life, net of production, and seeks to open a third silver mine by 2013.

ü  Experienced Management: The management team is led by Bob Archer, a mining geologist with more than 30 years of experience, including with Great Panther, Newmont, Placer Dome and Noranda.

Previously, THC has not done such work in the Cincinnati area.  However, given the strengthening commodities bull market, particularly in Precious Metals, we are expanding our operations this year, targeting Cincinnati  due to its natural affinity for resource companies. 

If you or anyone else in your office are interested in attending, please RSVP via email or the phone numbers below.    Irrespective, I can put you on our email distribution list for future invitations if you so desire.
Thanks so much.

Mark A Rauseo
Torrey Hills Capital/
mr (at)
Fact 4) At the same time, arch-scumbag and two-faced frontrunning scamster Thom Calandra, a man already banned by the SEC for his unsavoury practices, has spent the last week pumping Great Panther Silver ( (GPL) to his readership in these two posts linked here, this time going as far as trying to start lame takeover rumours about this dog of a stock.

Fact 5) Thom Calandra is a partner in Torrey Hills Capital. Sheer coincidence, of course.

Fact 6) Executive Chairman of Great Panther Silver, Kaare Foy, resorts to unsuccessful legal bullying tactics to try and keep facts from appearing about his company.

Fact 7) The most important of all. Here's how the share price has been doing recently...sorely in need of a new pump campaign, no Kaare?

Moral of the story: Money talks, bullshit walks. People of Cincinnati, you have been duly warned.