SOURCE: Mentor Capital, Inc.

Mentor Capital, Inc.

February 25, 2014 12:50 ET

Mentor Capital Catches Market Makers Selling 250% of Shares

150% Oversold Position May Be Impossible to Cover in Light of Limited Shares Being Issued and for Cash Only With a Growing Marijuana Acquisition Pipeline

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 25, 2014) - Mentor Capital, Inc. (OTC Pink: MNTR) announces that BuyIns.Net has uncovered that Shorts have sold 5.5 Million of the 2.2 Million (sic.) Mentor Capital, Inc. shares in the float and available to trade. In response to this situation, Mentor Capital Inc.'s CEO, Chet Billingsley comments, "For 2014 we retained BuyIns.Net, who monitors all stock trades for illegal short selling activity, soon after 50% of our float suspiciously traded in two hours." According to his web site, BuyIns.Net founder, Tom Ronk, entered into a business partnership with former SEC Chairman, Harvey Pitt. They spearheaded the passage of Regulation SHO that, if followed, helps safeguard public companies from these sorts of short selling issues. 

The striking day-by-day report of Mentor Capital, Inc short selling data can be found at:

The overall short sale analysis can be found at:

BUYINS.NET monitors Mentor Capital and other public company market-makers for daily compliance with Fair Market-Making Requirements. They may be contacted at:

Thomas Ronk

About Mentor Capital: By acquisition or stock purchase, Mentor Capital, Inc. seeks to invest in leading cannabis companies. Additional important information is presented at:

Forward Looking Statements, Safe Harbor and Risk Descriptions are Incorporated by Reference from the MNTR Company Web Site above.

Contact Information

  • For further information contact:

    Chet Billingsley
    Mentor Capital, Inc.
    (760) 788 - 4700