One of the most outspoken critics was Douglas Pierce, who only days before posted a $10,000 reward ...He felt the parents lacked emotion, and said he was put off by what he described as their repeated rehearsals before facing the media.
Although he found no evidence to believe the van Dams are tied directly to their daughter's disappearance, Pierce said he decided to ask for outside protection for the children after observing the family, its public-relations team and a journal entry by Danielle
"Douglas Pierce is some kind of freak who came into our house," Damon van Dam told a Los Angeles radio station Thursday. He called Pierce "evil." "He is trying to start trouble for us," Brenda van Dam said. "We did not invite him into our house."
Pierce continued to post the reward offer on the Web. His Millennium Children's Fund is listed with the state of California as an active corporation first registered Feb. 26, 2000.
April 2001, Pierce filed a 990-EZ form with the Internal Revenue Service, listing the fund as a "children's public benefit charity." Pierce reported no income and no expenses for the 2000 tax year on the form.
What's that all about?
What is that all about???