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BULLETIN: MLM Attorney Jeffrey Babener Told TelexFree It Was Operating Pyramid Scheme Months Before Collapse, But MLM ‘Program’ Continued To Collect Money, Bankruptcy Trustee Says

BULLETIN: MLM Attorney Jeffrey Babener Told TelexFree It Was Operating Pyramid Scheme Months Before Collapse, But MLM 'Program' Continued To Collect Money, Bankruptcy Trustee Says

BULLETIN: (Updated 1:12 a.m. EDT U.S.A.) The court-appointed trustee in the TelexFree bankruptcy case says in court filings that MLM attorney Jeffrey Babener advised TelexFree in August 2013 that it was operating a pyramid scheme. TelexFree nevertheless continued to collect money, Trustee Stephen P. Darr said. Just two months earlier — in June 2013 — […]

Attorney General References ISIS Recruiting Efforts; ‘We Have Established Processes For Detecting American Extremists Who Attempt To Join Terror Groups Abroad,’ Holder Says

Attorney General References ISIS Recruiting Efforts; 'We Have Established Processes For Detecting American Extremists Who Attempt To Join Terror Groups Abroad,' Holder Says

“Today, few threats are more urgent than the threat posed by violent extremism. And with the emergence of groups like ISIL, and the knowledge that some Americans are attempting to travel to countries like Syria and Iraq to take part in ongoing conflicts, the Justice Department is responding appropriately.” — Eric Holder, U.S. Attorney General, […]

Sickening Beyond Measure: The Beheading Of British Aid Worker David Haines

Sickening Beyond Measure: The Beheading Of British Aid Worker David Haines

In recent days, two American journalists have been beheaded by ISIS, a terrorist group that has taken over lands in Iraq and Syria. Now, British aid worker David Haines apparently also has been beheaded. Also see: The Guardian. BBC News. The Telegraph. ABC News.  

BULLETIN: Government Of Colombia Investigates TelexFree, Ties

BULLETIN: Government Of Colombia Investigates TelexFree, Ties

BULLETIN: The government of Colombia appears to be seizing assets linked to four Colombians with alleged ties to TelexFree, which authorities in the United States have described as a massive cross-border pyramid- and Ponzi scheme. La Superintendencia de Sociedades, Colombia’s Superintendency of Companies, has published notices of the action. (See link to document (Spanish) below.) […]

UPDATE: BitClub Network Launch Reportedly Delayed — Again

UPDATE: BitClub Network Launch Reportedly Delayed -- Again

UPDATE: There are reports on Twitter that the launch of the murky BitClub Network “program” has been delayed. This would be the third postponement. A purported “enormous opportunity in Bitcoin Mining,” according to veteran HYIP huckster and alleged Zeek Rewards Ponzi “winner” T. LeMont Silver,  BitClub Network advertised a Sept. 1 launch date. Promoters of […]

Obama To Address Nation On ISIS Threat

BULLETIN: (Updated 2:09 p.m. EDT U.S.A.) The White House has announced that President Obama will address the American people at 9 p.m. EDT tomorrow on the threat posed by ISIS, a terrorist group that has seized lands in Iraq and Syria. ISIS, the asserted Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, also is known as ISIL. […]

T. LeMont Silver In Furious Name-Dropping Spree For BitClub Network; Veteran MLM Huckster Still Trails WCM777 Scam In Unofficial Record Book

T. LeMont Silver In Furious Name-Dropping Spree For BitClub Network; Veteran MLM Huckster Still Trails WCM777 Scam In Unofficial Record Book

3RD UPDATE 11:45 A.M. EDT U.S.A. Zeek Rewards clawback defendant T. LeMont Silver promised “training” to recruits of the emerging BitClub Network “program” — and the veteran HYIP huckster delivered by training his listeners to drop names. Lots and lots of names. Regardless, Silver might have to dial up his efforts if he hopes to […]

‘BitClub Network’ Now Reportedly Set To Launch On Sept. 10, Eve Of Anniversary Of 9/11 Attacks

'BitClub Network' Now Reportedly Set To Launch On Sept. 10, Eve Of Anniversary Of 9/11 Attacks

The BitClub Network “program” — originally set to launch Sept 1, the 75th anniversary of the beginning of World War II — reportedly now will launch on Sept. 10. That’s the eve of the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The Sept. 10 launch time is pegged for “2pm EST,” which possibly means the […]

JOAN RIVERS: 1933-2014

“It is with great sadness that I announce the death of my mother, Joan Rivers. She passed peacefully at 1:17pm surrounded by family and close friends. My son and I would like to thank the doctors, nurses, and staff of Mount Sinai Hospital for the amazing care they provided for my mother. Cooper and I […]

TelexFree Figure Carlos Costa Suffers Heart Attack

TelexFree Figure Carlos Costa Suffers Heart Attack

EDITOR’S NOTE: On Sept. 4, a PP Blog reader who understands Portuguese posted a link to a Globo.com story that confirms from a medical source that Carlos Costa suffered a heart attack on Sept. 2 and is being treated at Meridional Hospital in Cariacica in the state of Espírito Santo. Here is a link in […]

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

DEVELOPING STORY: (Updated 9:44 a.m. EDT Sept 3, U.S.A.) 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. […]