Archive for December 2014

‘Achieve Community’ Heads Underground In Run-Up To New Year, As Promoters Switch To New Ponzi-Board Scams

'Achieve Community' Heads Underground In Run-Up To New Year, As Promoters Switch To New Ponzi-Board Scams

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Legisi HYIP scheme was a Ponzi-board “program” that tried to hide underground in 2007/08, even as state and federal investigators were conducting an undercover probe that eventually led to the arrests and subsequent convictions of the purveyor-in-chief and a pitchman for the $72 million fraud. One of the evidence exhibits in the […]

BULLETIN: Zeek Receiver Sues Nearly 2 Dozen Aussies

BULLETIN: Zeek Receiver Sues Nearly 2 Dozen Aussies

BULLETIN: (10th Update 11:20 p.m. ET U.S.A.) Zeek Rewards receiver Kenneth D. Bell has sued nearly two dozen Australians, alleging they were “winners” in the Zeek Ponzi- and pyramid scheme and that money they received came from victims. Bell previously sued winners in the United States and Canada. One Aussie is alleged to have received […]

Los Angeles Police On Alert After Patrol Officers Targeted By Rifle Fire; Florida Deputies Also Targeted

The Los Angeles Police Department went on tactical alert late last night after two patrol officers in a squad car reportedly were targeted by rifle fire. Neither officer was hit, and returned fire. In a separate incident earlier on Sunday, Pasco County deputies in Florida reportedly also were shot at — this as they sat […]

North Korea’s ‘Monkey’ Slur Against President Obama Reminiscent Of 2010 Ad Script For Ill-Fated MPB Today ‘Program’

North Korea's 'Monkey' Slur Against President Obama Reminiscent Of 2010 Ad Script For Ill-Fated MPB Today 'Program'

Today we provide a glimpse into the world of coded pandering as it exists in North Korea, the country blamed by the FBI last week for orchestrating the cyber attacks on California-based Sony Pictures. Turns out that coded pandering in North Korea is not all that different from coded pandering in the United States. It […]

SPECIAL REPORT: ‘Achieve Community’ Promoter On YouTube Shows Her Back Office For ‘Unison Wealth,’ Revealing Ponzi-Board Bonanza

SPECIAL REPORT: 'Achieve Community' Promoter On YouTube Shows Her Back Office For 'Unison Wealth,' Revealing Ponzi-Board Bonanza

EDITOR’S NOTE: In litigation related to Zeek Rewards, a Ponzi-board “program,” court-appointed receiver Kenneth D. Bell has raised a concern that network-marketers may be proceeding from one fraud scheme to another. Bell has asked a federal judge to take “judicial notice” of certain YouTube videos. ** ______________________** UPDATED 10:07 P.M. ET U.S.A. “Unison Wealth” is […]

BULLETIN: Lucrazon ‘Program’ Sued In Massachusetts, Amid Allegations Of Fraud

BULLETIN: Lucrazon 'Program' Sued In Massachusetts, Amid Allegations Of Fraud

BULLETIN: (Updated 10:18 a.m. ET Dec. 24 U.S.A.) Lucrazon Global, a purported revenue-sharing program pushed on Ponzi boards such as MoneyMakerGroup, has been sued in federal court by private plaintiffs who allege fraud. Named defendants in the Dec. 9 complaint in Massachusetts federal court are Lucrazon LLC and Lucrazon Global LLC, both of Delaware and […]

UPDATE: In Impossibly Butchered Messaging, ‘Achieve Community’ Promos Marry Three-Month, 800-Percent ROI ‘Program’ To Santa Claus While Encouraging Participants Not To ‘Sell Out’ To Banks For ‘Tiny’ Annual Returns

UPDATE: In Impossibly Butchered Messaging, 'Achieve Community' Promos Marry Three-Month, 800-Percent ROI 'Program' To Santa Claus While Encouraging Participants Not To 'Sell Out' To Banks For 'Tiny' Annual Returns

The “Achieve Community,” a Ponzi-board money-cycling “program” targeted at Christians and positioned by some network marketers as an alternative for people who don’t want to “sell out” to banks and their “tiny little 1% annual return,” would like you to know that Santa Claus and an elf are on the team. By buying one “EXTRA” […]

‘They Were, Quite Simply, Assassinated’

'They Were, Quite Simply, Assassinated'

At 2:47 p.m. Saturday, New York Police Department officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos were very much alive. They were seated in their cruiser in Brooklyn. It was parked curbside. No one knows what they were talking about or thinking about. They expected to return to their loved ones after work, though. Liu, 32, was […]

ZEEK RECEIVER: No More Tax Withholdings On Distribution Checks; Prior Money Withheld By Receivership For Taxes Will Be Returned By Receivership To Affiliates In Mailing On Dec. 23

This just in from Kenneth D. Bell, as published on the receivership website and dated Dec. 19, 2014 (bolding added): ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE RECEIVER – December 19, 2014 The Receivership will no longer withhold taxes from distributions paid to affiliates. If the Receivership previously withheld taxes from a distribution, we will issue a new check […]

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: ‘North Korean Government’ Responsible For Sony Pictures Hack, FBI Says

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: The “North Korean government” is responsible for the catastrophic hack at Sony Pictures Entertainment last month, the FBI says. As pressure mounts for the United States to retaliate, President Obama is expected to take questions on the matter at 1:30 p.m. today. The FBI said it was “deeply concerned about […]

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office: Florida Woman Arrested For ‘Felony Aggravated Battery On An Elderly Person’; Victim Refused Facebook ‘Friend’ Request

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office: Florida Woman Arrested For 'Felony Aggravated Battery On An Elderly Person'; Victim Refused Facebook 'Friend' Request

Rachel Anne Hayes, 27, became “enraged” and repeatedly slapped a 72-year-old woman who refused her Facebook “friend” request, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said. The incident occurred Dec. 17 at a home in Seminole, Fla., after the older woman told the younger one “she felt the name that Hayes was using on Facebook was inappropriate,” […]