Archive for October 31st, 2014

In Extraordinary Development, Federal Judge Approves Temporary Restraining Order ‘Without Notice’ That Directs Zeek Vendor ‘To Immediately Deposit With The Receivership’ Nearly $5 Million

In Extraordinary Development, Federal Judge Approves Temporary Restraining Order 'Without Notice' That Directs Zeek Vendor 'To Immediately Deposit With The Receivership' Nearly $5 Million

DEVELOPING STORY: (Updated 10:02 p.m. EDT U.S.A.) In an extraordinary development on this Halloween Friday, the federal judge presiding over the SEC’s Ponzi- and pyramid-scheme case against Zeek Rewards has issued a Temporary Restraining Order and directed a Zeek vendor to immediately turn over to the receivership more than $4.85 million. The order was entered […]

Some Zeek Claimants From Outside The United States Unable To Deposit Distribution Checks; Receiver Provides Guidance

Kenneth D. Bell, the Zeek Rewards receiver, published an announcement last night that certain Zeek claimants from outside the United States who received a distribution check were unable to deposit it. Here is the announcement, dated Oct. 30, 2014 (italics/bolding added). ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE RECEIVER – October 30, 2014 Various foreign claimants have reported that […]

Washington D.C. Police Officer Allegedly Ambushed At 3 A.M. By Ax-Wielding Man Who Escaped

Washington D.C. Police Officer Allegedly Ambushed At 3 A.M. By Ax-Wielding Man Who Escaped

An ax-wielding man attacked a police officer driving a marked car at 3 a.m. today in an ambush, the Washington Metropolitan Police Department is reporting via Twitter and Facebook under the signature of Chief Cathy L. Lanier. The officer was not injured by the ax, but was injured in the “attempted apprehension,” the department said. […]

IN MEMORY: Thomas Menino, Personification Of ‘Boston Strong’

IN MEMORY: Thomas Menino, Personification Of 'Boston Strong'

On April 13, 2013, a 70-year-old common man named Tom Menino had surgery. The procedure entailed the “placement of a plate and screws to repair the spiral fracture of [his] right fibula.” The break had occurred near the ankle. Two days later, on April 15, Menino was still in the hospital. Sometime shortly after 2:49 […]