** [UNCONFIRMED] ** TelexFree Figure Carlos Costa Suffers Heart Attack ** [UNCONFIRMED] **

** [UNCONFIRMED] ** TelexFree Figure Carlos Costa Suffers Heart Attack ** [UNCONFIRMED] **

1st Update 11:46 p.m. EDT U.S.A. There are reports that Brazil-based TelexFree figure and candidate for political office Carlos Costa suffered a heart attack and was taken to a hospital today. The PP Blog cannot independently confirm the reports, but has observed a video of Costa in what appears to be a hospital room. Costa […]

DEVELOPING STORY: Zeek Receiver Seeks Temporary Restraining Order ‘Necessary To Prevent Further Dissipation And Waste Of The Assets At Issue’

DEVELOPING STORY: The court-appointed receiver in the Zeek Rewards Ponzi- and pyramid case has asked a federal judge for a Temporary Restraining Order he says is necessary to prevent “further dissipation and waste” of certain assets. Receiver Kenneth D. Bell asked that the motion be filed under seal. The Zeek-related assets Bell believes could shrink […]

ZEEK RECEIVER: 'No Comment' On BitClub Network Story

ZEEK RECEIVER: ‘No Comment’ On BitClub Network Story

Zeek receiver Kenneth D. Bell had “no comment” this morning on an Aug. 30, PP Blog story that reported Zeek figure T. LeMont Silver now was pushing a murky “program” called “BitClub Network.” Bell has raised concerns that Silver is a serial promoter of Zeek-like schemes to defraud. As the PP Blog noted yesterday, Silver […]

UPDATE: BitClub Network Launch Said To Be Delayed; 'Founders' Positions Reportedly Sell For $3,599; Pitches Directed At 'Leaders'; Prospects Asked To Wire Money; Purported 'Opportunity' May Have TelexFree-Like Cash-Transfer System

UPDATE: BitClub Network Launch Said To Be Delayed; ‘Founders’ Positions Reportedly Sell For $3,599; Pitches Directed At ‘Leaders’; Prospects Asked To Wire Money; Purported ‘Opportunity’ May Have TelexFree-Like Cash-Transfer System

“These participants received uncontrolled cash deposits outside of the TelexFree system,” — Massachusetts Securities Division, Ponzi- and pyramid complaint against TelexFree, April 15, 2014. EDITOR’S NOTE: For our earliest background on BitClub Network, see Aug. 30 report that references serial HYIP promoter T. LeMont Silver. Are you really sure you want to promote bitcoin-themed HYIPs […]

In Face Of Clawback Action And Warnings On Bitcoin Scams, Zeek Figure And Florida 'ExPat' T. LeMont Silver Offers 'BitClubNetwork' Mark Bonus Of More Than 3 Times What He Pays His Dominican Maid -- And Uses Address In Money-Laundering Haven

In Face Of Clawback Action And Warnings On Bitcoin Scams, Zeek Figure And Florida ‘ExPat’ T. LeMont Silver Offers ‘BitClubNetwork’ Mark Bonus Of More Than 3 Times What He Pays His Dominican Maid — And Uses Address In Money-Laundering Haven

“The Florida Office of Financial Regulation (OFR) warns consumers of the potential risks associated with purchasing, investing in, and exchanging virtual currencies, such as bitcoin. Members of the U.S. Congress, federal and state regulatory authorities, are continuing to question a way forward with respect to these diverse and decentralized payment mechanisms. Mt. Gox, an international […]

BULLETIN: Lyoness, 'Plan B' Program Of Zeek And ASD Figure Keith Laggos, Charged In Australia With Operating 'Pyramid Scheme'

BULLETIN: Lyoness, ‘Plan B’ Program Of Zeek And ASD Figure Keith Laggos, Charged In Australia With Operating ‘Pyramid Scheme’

BULLETIN: (Updated 2:35 p.m. EDT U.S.A. Aug. 29) Lyoness, the purported “Plan B” scheme of Zeek Rewards and AdSurfDaily figure Keith Laggos, has been charged in Australia with operating a pyramid scheme. News of the Australian prosecution was published tonight by BehindMLM.com. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued a statement on the […]

Citing Missing Affidavit And Inconsistencies, Indiana Rejected TelexFree Telecom Application

Citing Missing Affidavit And Inconsistencies, Indiana Rejected TelexFree Telecom Application

UPDATED 6:20 P.M. EDT U.S.A. The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission rejected TelexFree’s telecom application on June 11, 2014, according to records in the state. TelexFree filed the application on March 24, requesting “CONFIDENTIAL TREATMENT OF THE FINANCIALS OF TELEXFREE, LLC,” according to records. On April 13, TelexFree filed for bankruptcy protection in Nevada. On April […]

Illinois Issued Order Against Profitable Sunrise Figure Nanci Jo Frazer In March 2014

Illinois Issued Order Against Profitable Sunrise Figure Nanci Jo Frazer In March 2014

Saying it had “credible evidence” of fraud, the state of Illinois issued a temporary prohibition order in March 2014 against Profitable Sunrise figure Nanci Jo Frazer. The order by the Securities Department of Secretary of State Jesse White also applied to purported Profitable Sunrise operator “Roman Novak,” as well as Profitable Sunrise itself and Inter […]

BIZARRE: Purported ‘Sovereign Citizen’ Causes Interstate Traffic Tie-Up After Allegedly Crashing SUV Loaded With ‘Live Chickens, Marijuana, Firearms, And Improvised Explosive Devices’

A Pennsylvania man reportedly already facing charges he failed to yield to an emergency vehicle in that state allegedly crashed his SUV on I-79 in West Virginia on Friday, tying up traffic for hours, causing truck drivers to be late with their loads and handing police yet another bizarre case involving a purported “sovereign citizen.” […]

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Brazilian Attorney Living In United States Calls TelexFree A Massive Pyramid- And Ponzi Scheme And Becomes Co-Plaintiff In Racketeering And Fraud Complaint Against Company, American Lawyers, Accountant And Vendors

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Brazilian Attorney Living In United States Calls TelexFree A Massive Pyramid- And Ponzi Scheme And Becomes Co-Plaintiff In Racketeering And Fraud Complaint Against Company, American Lawyers, Accountant And Vendors

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: (1st Update 8:13 p.m. EDT U.S.A.) A Brazilian attorney living in Massachusetts and studying law in the United States is among the co-plaintiffs listed in a racketeering and fraud lawsuit filed yesterday against TelexFree, its officers and executives and accountant, MLM attorney Gerald Nehra and various financial vendors. The case […]

BULLETIN: Receiver For WCM777 MLM 'Program' Says California Lobbying Firm Received $750,000

BULLETIN: Receiver For WCM777 MLM ‘Program’ Says California Lobbying Firm Received $750,000

BULLETIN: (7th update 6:59 p.m. EDT U.S.A.) The court-appointed receiver in the SEC’s WCM777 pyramid- and Ponzi-scheme case says she is seeking court approval to pursue claims against a California lobbying firm that allegedly received $750,000 from accused scammer Ming Xu and performed no work. Some WCM777 MLM affiliates claimed $14,000 sent to the “program” […]