URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Zeek’s Paul Burks Indicted

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Zeek's Paul Burks Indicted

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: (3rd update 9:15 p.m. EDT U.S.A.) Alleged Zeek Rewards operator Paul R. Burks has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Charlotte, N.C., on charges of wire and mail fraud, wire- and mail-fraud conspiracy and tax-fraud conspiracy. Burks, 67, of Lexington, N.C., is the third Zeek figure to be […]

BULLETIN: More TelexFree-Related Raids In Brazil

BULLETIN: More TelexFree-Related Raids In Brazil

BULLETIN: In a follow-up to July’s “Operation Orion,” federal authorities in Brazil today conducted more TelexFree-related raids based on evidence uncovered during the first raids. A statement in Portuguese by Receita Federal — the Brazilian equivalent of the IRS — said it was aided by Brazilan federal police (Polícia Federal) and federal prosecutors (Ministério Público […]

Now, A Hatchet Attack On New York City Police Officers

Now, A Hatchet Attack On New York City Police Officers

Four uniformed New York City police officers were ambushed yesterday afternoon by a murderous man wielding an 18.5-in. hatchet. The sneak attack occurred a day after the sneak attack on Canada’s Parliament in which a duteous sentry standing watch over the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the War Memorial in Ottawa was shot and […]

Canadian Soldier Killed, Prime Minister Unharmed In Attack On Parliament

Globe and Mail video added at 7:29 p.m. EDT U.S.A. Current lede in Ottawa Citizen. A terrorist struck at the heart of the nation Wednesday, gunning down a sentry at the National War Memorial and wreaking havoc on Parliament Hill where the marble and stone halls echoed with gunfire and ran with blood. The gunman was […]

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Massachusetts Charges 4 Alleged Promoters Of EmGoldEx Scheme, Saying 'Program' Was Fraud And That Hucksters Stacked Children In Downlines

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Massachusetts Charges 4 Alleged Promoters Of EmGoldEx Scheme, Saying ‘Program’ Was Fraud And That Hucksters Stacked Children In Downlines

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: (14th Update 4:33 p.m. EDT U.S.A.) Massachusetts has charged promoters of the EmGoldEx MLM “program” with securities fraud and selling unregistered securities, alleging they “created a complex web entangling investors throughout the Commonwealth” in a “pyramid scheme” that offered “guaranteed returns of up to 1,105% for recruiting more individuals.” The […]

OUTRAGEOUS! Emerging Scheme That Appears To Have TelexFree Ties Is Trading On The Name Of Abraham Lincoln

OUTRAGEOUS! Emerging Scheme That Appears To Have TelexFree Ties Is Trading On The Name Of Abraham Lincoln

UPDATED 12:24 P.M. EDT U.S.A. BehindMLM.com has a story today about an emerging “program” known as “8Elos” that may have ties to TelexFree promoters, including Sann Rodrigues, already charged with fraud in the TelexFree Ponzi- and pyramid case. Rodrigues is an alleged recidivist securities- and affinity fraudster who now may be adding a shiny object […]

In 1 Thai Province Alone, 120 Pyramid Schemes May Be Operating, Report Says

In 1 Thai Province Alone, 120 Pyramid Schemes May Be Operating, Report Says

In Lamphun Province in northern Thailand, the Thai government suspects that 120 pyramid schemes may be operating and swindling villagers in and around the district of Li, according to a report at NationMultimedia.com. The report suggests this is a specific type of securities swindle in which investors purchase shares in purported construction companies that actually […]

REPORTS: Enterprise Known As ‘BitcoinTrader’ Has Collapsed And Management Has Disappeared

EDITOR’S NOTE: Beginning in late August, some promoters of the Zeek Rewards Ponzi scheme said they were moving to a “program” known as BitClub Network, a purported “mining” venture that purportedly was selling “Founders’” positions for $3,599 and offering memberships at buy-in rates of $500, $1,000 and $2,000. By some accounts, the “program” would pay […]

TELEXFREE BRIEFS: (1) False Claims That 'Program' Has Been Cleared Of U.S. Pyramid-Scheme Charges; (2) Name Of Model/Racecar Driver Used In Sanitization Campaign; (3) TelexFree Members Targeted In Ongoing 'IFreeX' Reload Scheme

TELEXFREE BRIEFS: (1) False Claims That ‘Program’ Has Been Cleared Of U.S. Pyramid-Scheme Charges; (2) Name Of Model/Racecar Driver Used In Sanitization Campaign; (3) TelexFree Members Targeted In Ongoing ‘IFreeX’ Reload Scheme

1.) Reports began to surface late Thursday on Twitter and Facebook that TelexFree has been cleared by a judge of U.S. pyramid-scheme charges. These reports are false. Period. Perhaps to add credibility to the claim, a photo that appeared to depict a female TV reporter sitting in a studio was posted on Facebook. A computer […]

Top Official Who Warned About Cross-Border ‘Criminal Enterprises’ And ‘Frivolous Libel Cases’ To Mask Them Is Leaving Justice Department

Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole, the No. 2 official at the U.S. Justice Department, is leaving after four years, Attorney General Eric Holder confirmed in a statement. (Holder also is leaving, a topic for another day.) Cole said something in Mexico City at the High-Level Hemispheric Meeting Against Transnational Organized Crime in March 2012 that […]

CKB/CKB168, WCM777 And TelexFree Prosecutions Make SEC's 2014 Highlight Reel; Agency Says Its Job In MLM Sphere Isn't Done

CKB/CKB168, WCM777 And TelexFree Prosecutions Make SEC’s 2014 Highlight Reel; Agency Says Its Job In MLM Sphere Isn’t Done

The prosecutions of the CKB/CKB168, WCM777 and TelexFree “programs” made the SEC’s highlight reel for fiscal year 2014, which began on Oct. 1, 2013 and ended on Sept. 30 of this year. In a statement today, the SEC said “new investigative approaches and the innovative use of data and analytical tools contributed to a very […]