INTERPOL: ‘Digital Currencies Increasingly Used To Finance Criminal Activities[,] Including Terrorism’

INTERPOL: 'Digital Currencies Increasingly Used To Finance Criminal Activities[,] Including Terrorism'

Pushing a murky, MLM-style digital currency scheme or even a purported one? Involving family, friends and online contacts? INTERPOL is warning that “digital currencies [are] increasingly used to finance criminal activities[,] including terrorism.” The warning is included in an INTERPOL announcement dated Jan. 16 about a law-enforcement conference in Qatar on the topic of transnational crime […]

Zeek Receiver To Make Third Distribution To Ponzi Victims, Says A Fourth Is Possible

In an announcement dated Jan. 12, 2017, Zeek receiver Kenneth D. Bell said he’ll make a third distribution to Ponzi victims and that a fourth is possible. After the third distribution,  victims will have received about 75 percent of their losses, Bell said. The third distribution is set for March 15. Let us note here that […]

Zeek Figures Wright-Olivares, Olivares Listed As Federal Prisoners

Zeek Figures Wright-Olivares, Olivares Listed As Federal Prisoners

The landing spots for two key Zeek Rewards figures now are known. Former Zeek COO Dawn Wright-Olivares is listed as inmate 29336-058 at FMC Carswell in Fort Worth, Texas. The facility is a Federal Medical Center for female offenders and has an adjacent minimum security satellite camp, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons website. […]

BULLETIN: Feds Make Another TelexFree Arrest, Find $20 Million Hidden In Box Spring

BULLETIN: Feds Make Another TelexFree Arrest, Find $20 Million Hidden In Box Spring

BULLETIN: Federal authorities have arrested a man and have found $20 million allegedly linked to TelexFree in a box spring in an apartment in Westborough, Mass. Agents have seized the cash and charged Cleber Rene Rizerio Rocha, 28, with conspiring to commit money-laundering. Rocha may be a Brazilian national with ties to a nephew of TelexFree […]

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Judge Begins Process Of Ordering Judgments Against Zeek Net Winners; Millions Awarded So Far, Millions More Pending

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Judge Begins Process Of Ordering Judgments Against Zeek Net Winners; Millions Awarded So Far, Millions More Pending

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: At long last, there is a spectacular crack in the ceiling of MLM HYIP Ponzi Land! Senior U.S. District Judge Graham C. Mullen of the Western District of North Carolina has begun the process of ordering judgments against Zeek Rewards’ winners sued by receiver Kenneth D. Bell, according to the docket of […]

BehindMLM.com Expects Accessibility Issue To Be Resolved Dec. 10

BehindMLM.com Expects Accessibility Issue To Be Resolved Dec. 10

We’ve received inquiries about why some readers have not been able to access BehindMLM.com. Oz, the editor there, has reported on the site that the ETA for a fix is Dec. 10. Hosting issues began several days ago. Although not all readers have been able to access the site, Oz has posted some updates on […]

TelexFree Trustee Hopes Merrill's Guilty Plea And Sentencing Will Spark More Claims; Darr Asks Judge To Extend Filing Deadline Until March

TelexFree Trustee Hopes Merrill’s Guilty Plea And Sentencing Will Spark More Claims; Darr Asks Judge To Extend Filing Deadline Until March

UPDATED DEC. 22, 2016: The court has extended the claims deadline until March 15, 2017. Earlier story below . . . ** _____________** With the Dec. 31 filing deadline for TelexFree claims fast approaching, court-appointed Trustee Stephen B. Darr has asked the court to extend the deadline until March 15, 2017. Chief Bankruptcy Judge Melvin […]

MyAdvertisingPays Claims $60 Million Theft At Hands Of VX Gateway, A Payment Processor

MyAdvertisingPays Claims $60 Million Theft At Hands Of VX Gateway, A Payment Processor

In a 23-page lawsuit filed Dec. 1 in federal court for the Southern District of Texas, the MyAdvertisingPays “program” claims it has been ripped off to the tune of $60 million by VX Gateway, a payment processor with alleged business divisions in Texas, Panama and the United Kingdom. The complaint does not say whether MyAdvertisingPays has reported the […]

Fake News Could Have Triggered Tragedy At Pizza Shop In Nation’s Capital

Fake news designed to confirm biases is one of the things that props up MLM HYIP scams. Now, such false reports have entered the political realm. Edgar Maddison Welch, 28, of Salisbury, N.C., was arrested yesterday in Washington, D.C., on charges of assault with a deadly weapon. Police say he fired a shot inside a pizza […]

SALT LAKE TRIBUNE: No Decision Reached At Traffic Monsoon Hearing Today

BRIEF: Lots of people are awaiting word on what happened today at the big Traffic Monsoon hearing in Salt Lake City. In a story titled “Age of the Internet creates questions in alleged international Ponzi scheme case,” The Salt Lake Tribune is reporting this evening that U.S. District Judge Jill Parrish has taken the issues […]

Bogus Magazine Cover Depicts Alleged Ponzi Schemer Charles Scoville Of Traffic Monsoon As 2016's Best CEO

Bogus Magazine Cover Depicts Alleged Ponzi Schemer Charles Scoville Of Traffic Monsoon As 2016’s Best CEO

DISCLOSURE: The PP Blog is a Google publisher. A bogus cover of Forbes magazine circulating on Facebook depicts SEC Ponzi defendant Charles Scoville of Traffic Monsoon as the “BEST” CEO of 2016 — all while misspelling his last name. The image, which falsely showcases the Forbes’ issue as a “LIMITED EDITION,” appears today on the […]