Tag: Rio Tento

The Queen’s Single Ten Pence Golden Share Shows She Controls it All


OPIC and Rio Tinto linked by former US Ambassador to the UK Raymond Seitz.

(Seitz was misidentified as a British director of Rio Tinto Plc in their 2000 return where the Queen’s “golden share” (total control) of Rio Tinto Plc was disclosed – hard proof below) 


Bilateral Agreement. (Nov. 09, 1987). Bilateral Agreement between Anguilla and U.S. via Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC). Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC).


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Rio Tinto 2000 Annual Return

Rio Tinto PLC. (Dec. 31, 1999). 2000 Annual Return, Reg. No. 719885. Companies House.


Say hello to the Queen’s single Ten Pence “Golden Share:”

There is at least one fraud in this disclosure: US Ambassador Seitz is not British as the disclosure says

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Wikipedia: Raymond George Hardenbergh Seitz (born December 8, 1940)[1] is a former career diplomat and U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom. He was born in HonoluluHawaii on December 8, 1940. He is the son of United States Army Major General John F. R. Seitz (d. 1978) and Helen (Hardenbergh) Seitz (d. 1953).

He graduated from Yale University in 1963 with a BA in history, following which he spent two years teaching in DallasTexas. He joined the US Foreign Service in 1966. He was the first career diplomat in modern history to be made Ambassador to the UK – the post is usually given to a political appointee…

….Since retiring from the foreign service, Seitz has held numerous directorships, governorships, and trusteeships. He was Senior Managing Director at Lehman Brothers International from 1995–1996, and Vice-Chairman from 1996–2003. He has held non-executive directorships on the boards of British Airways, Hong Kong Telecom, MarconiGeneral Electric CoRio Tinto Group and Cable & Wireless. As of November 2004, he is currently on the boards of the Chubb GroupPCCW, and Hollinger International.

Rio Tinto says Seitz is British!

Ambassador Raymond George Hardenbergh Seitz Gov’t Bio

Lyndon Johnson

1968 Political Officer, Vice Consul (Kenya, Seychelles)

Richard Nixon

1972 Dir. of Secreatariat Staff, US State Department, then Special Assistant to Director of the Foreign Service

Gerald Ford

1975 First Secretary to US Embassy in London.

Jimmy Carter

1979 Deputy Executive Secretary to the Department of State

Ronald Reagan

1981 Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs

1982 Executive Assistant to the Secretary of State

1985 Returned to the London Embassy as Minister

George H. W. Bush

1989 Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and Canada

1991 He was sworn in as ambassador, to the Court of St. James’s, by Secretary of State James Baker on April 25, 1991, and presented his credentials to Queen Elizabeth II on June 25, 1991.

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Sir Richard is a bio chemist and stem cell research advocate.  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Sykes_(biochemist)

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Rio Tinto PLC. (Feb. 28, 2018). 2017 Annual Report, Reg. No. 719885. Rio Tinto Ltd.


Golden Share disclosed, sort of:

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This accounting explanation is on the ethical edge. It should just say the Queen controls all.

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Unmasking the Crown’s Golden Shares in Rio Tento

The Crown’s Golden Shares controlling all of her companies is innocuously named “ ’A’ Preference Shares.”

Rio Tinto PLC. (Jun. 28, 1974). 1974 Annual Return, Reg. No. 719885. Companies House.


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‘A’ Preference = the Crown’s controlling “Golden Shares” to maintain control over insiders.

‘B’ Preference = the Crown’s insiders holdings to maintain control over lower directors and officers.

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David Richard Colville – Press Secretary to the Queen


Richard Colville

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Sidney Spiro, Barclays Bank, Facebook Underwriter

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