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The snake oil salesman Arthur Millholland of Canadian Overseas trolls ShareProphets and Tom Winnifrith - this did not age well

By Tom Winnifrith | Thursday 2 February 2023

Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from ShareProphets). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.

On 8 April 2022 I reported Canadian Overseas Petroleum (COPL) and its CEO Arthur Millholland to the FCA, branding the CEO a "snake oil salesman" as you can see HERE. His response issued via RNS on 14 April was a direct attack on me and on this website. He branded his critics as "snake oil salesmen" and false "prophets". He was talking about me. He said critics  did not understand accounts and were in it for my their "nefarious" gain. I suggest, never having had a position long or short in Canadian, just being a journalist who trained as an oil analyst I am today vindicated as the company warned it could go bust and its shares collapsed. Millholland's statement is below. It has not aged well.

Natch a raft of mug punters loved this statement and joined in the trolling. They seem strangely silent now. 

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