INTHE MATTER OF
R.S.O.1990, c. S.5, AS AMENDED
INTHE MATTER OF
BLACKBEAN COMMUNICATIONS LTD.
GERHARD("GARY") R. MOHR, and JOHN FENNER
(Subsection127(1) and 127(5))
WHEREAS ITAPPEARS to the Ontario Securities Commission that:
1. Black Bean CommunicationsLtd. ("Black Bean") is incorporated under the laws of Ontario.
2.Gerhard R. Mohr ("Mohr"), also known as Gary Mohr, is the Presidentof Black Bean, and a resident of Mississauga, Ontario.
3.John Fenner ("Fenner") is affiliated with Black Bean, and currentlyresides in Saint Joseph, Missouri.
5.Black Bean and Mohr operate a Web site at www.bbean.com relatingto investment opportunities and services.
6.Fenner may have acted a securities broker-dealer for Black Bean.
7.Black Bean, Mohr, and Fenner may have traded in securities, withoutbeing registered, contrary to section 25 of the Securities Act,R.S.O. 1990, cS-5, as amended ("Act").
8.The Web site appears to offer investments, which are contraryto the public interest, including prime bank instruments and Nigerianinvestment opportunities, among others.
ANDWHEREAS the Ontario Securities Commission is of the opinionthat the length of time required to conclude a hearing could beprejudicial to the public interest;
ANDWHEREAS by Commission order made March 9, 2001, pursuantto subsection 3.5(3) of the Act, any one of David A. Brown, HowardWetston, and Paul M. Moore acting alone, is authorized to makeorders under section 127(5) of the Act;
ITIS ORDERED, pursuant to subsections 127(1) and (5) ofthe Act, that Black Bean Communications Ltd, Gerhard R. Mohr,and John Fenner shall cease trading in all securities;
ITIS FURTHER ORDERED, pursuant to subsections 127(1) and(5) of the Act, that any exemptions contained in Ontario securitieslaw do not apply to Black Bean Communications Ltd, Gerhard R.Mohr, and John Fenner for the period of this order;
ITIS FURTHER ORDERED that this temporary order shall takeeffect immediately and shall expire on the fifteenth day unlessextended by the Ontario Securities Commission.