Alleged Ponzi Schemes

BULLETIN: U.S. TelexFree Probe May Expand Overseas

BULLETIN: U.S. TelexFree Probe May Expand Overseas

BULLETIN: Federal prosecutors in the United States have informed a federal judge that “evidence underlying this case is closely tied to certain foreign countries, especially Brazil” and that “it is likely that the parties will need to review evidence in foreign countries and arrange for foreign witnesses and/or law enforcement officers to travel to the […]

Missouri Raised ‘Grave Concerns’ Over TelexFree

Missouri Raised 'Grave Concerns' Over TelexFree

The staff of the Missouri Public Service Commission raised “grave concerns” that permitting TelexFree’s telecom registration to remain intact in the state could “assist in the perpetuation of a fraud on investors,” records show. Missouri approved the registration in March 2014. TelexFree applied for it the previous month, according to records. Those records included a […]

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Court Grants Approval For Zeek Receiver To Sue International Winners

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Court Grants Approval For Zeek Receiver To Sue International Winners

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: A U.S. federal judge has approved a motion by the receiver in the Zeek Rewards Ponzi- and pyramid-scheme case to sue alleged “net winners” who live outside the United States. Receiver Kenneth D. Bell sought the authority “to file one or more actions in this Court and in foreign courts […]

FLASH: Globo.com: TelexFree-Related Ambush Shooting In Brazil

UPDATED 12:11 P.M. EDT U.S.A. A TelexFree member who recruited others into the MLM “program” has been shot and seriously wounded in an ambush in Brazil, Globo.com (Gazeta Online) is reporting this morning. Here is the link in Portuguese. Here is a Google Translation in English. Separately, there are reports in Peru that a TelexFree […]

Jailed Ponzi Schemer, 2 Family Members Indicted In Alleged Asset-Concealment Conspiracy; Cash Allegedly Hidden In ‘Ammunition Canister’; Case Follows On Heels Of Case In Which Now-Convicted Pitchman Tried To Duck Clawback Lawsuit

Jailed Ponzi Schemer, 2 Family Members Indicted In Alleged Asset-Concealment Conspiracy; Cash Allegedly Hidden In 'Ammunition Canister'; Case Follows On Heels Of Case In Which Now-Convicted Pitchman Tried To Duck Clawback Lawsuit

So, you want to hide assets from a court-appointed receiver in a Ponzi scheme case? And when the U.S. Secret Service asks questions, you want to lie? South Carolina Ponzi schemer Ronnie Gene Wilson — sentenced in November 2012 to serve nearly 20 years for the Atlantic Bullion and Coin Inc. fraud — has been […]

Trustee Confirms TelexFree Did Not Own Building

Trustee Confirms TelexFree Did Not Own Building

One of TelexFree’s alleged reality-distortion fields has been formally exposed. Perhaps you saw the recruitment promos (both corporate and affiliate) that planted the seed TelexFree was the sole occupant of a large building in Marlborough, Mass. Former President James Merrill was shown posing in front of the structure. A caption on TelexFree’s website read, “The […]

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: TelexFree Was Ponzi Scheme Selling Unregistered Securities, Accused Former Interim CFO Says

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: TelexFree Was Ponzi Scheme Selling Unregistered Securities, Accused Former Interim CFO Says

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: (5th update 7:33 P.M. EDT U.S.A.) In a defense filing in the SEC’s securities fraud case against him, former TelexFree interim CFO Joseph Craft says he concluded TelexFree was a Ponzi scheme selling unregistered securities. The acknowledgement, which appears to be the first concession from the TelexFree inner circle that […]

BULLETIN: MLM Attorney And Companion Entity Received $843,000 Through Sale Of ‘Bogus Compliance Course’ That Served As ‘Window Dressing’ For Ponzi- And Pyramid Scheme, Zeek Receiver Says

BULLETIN: MLM Attorney And Companion Entity Received $843,000 Through Sale Of 'Bogus Compliance Course' That Served As 'Window Dressing' For Ponzi- And Pyramid Scheme, Zeek Receiver Says

BULLETIN: (2nd update 9:54 p.m. EDT U.S.A.) MLM attorney Kevin Grimes and a companion entity known as MLM Compliance VT LLC received $843,000 from the Zeek Rewards pyramid- and Ponzi scheme through the sale of a “bogus compliance course,” receiver Kenneth D. Bell has alleged in an amended complaint. The amended complaint, filed yesterday, includes […]

Illinois Bans TelexFree Figure And Veteran HYIP Pitchwoman Faith Sloan From Selling Securities; Violation Of Ban Could Result In Felony Charge

Illinois Bans TelexFree Figure And Veteran HYIP Pitchwoman Faith Sloan From Selling Securities; Violation Of Ban Could Result In Felony Charge

Longtime HYIP huckster and TelexFree figure Faith Sloan has been banned by Illinois from selling securities. The prohibition order is dated June 9. It was issued by the Securities Department of Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White. The state found that Sloan, an Illinois resident, operated a TelexFree-related website and acted as an unregistered securities […]

ANOTHER MLM PR TRAIN WRECK: Receiver Alleges Clawback Defendants May Be ‘Serial’ Participants In Zeek-Like ‘Revenue Sharing’ Schemes, Asks Court To Take ‘Judicial Notice’ Of T. LeMont Silver Videos

ANOTHER MLM PR TRAIN WRECK: Receiver Alleges Clawback Defendants May Be 'Serial' Participants In Zeek-Like 'Revenue Sharing' Schemes, Asks Court To Take 'Judicial Notice' Of T. LeMont Silver Videos

MLM, witness your latest PR train wreck — as voiced by alleged Zeek “winner” and purported “revenue sharing” consultant/trainer and Florida “Expat” T. LeMont Silver. (Video below.) In a consolidated motion in response to motions by various alleged Zeek “winners” to dismiss the clawback lawsuits against them, the court-appointed receiver in the Zeek Rewards Ponzi- […]

BRIEF: Judge Approves Zeek Receiver’s Motion To Make Interim, Partial Distribution Of Allowed Claims On Sept. 30, 2014

Some money could be in the hands of Zeek victims on Sept. 30. Senior U.S. District Judge Graham C. Mullen has approved a motion by the court-appointed receiver to make an interim, partial distribution of allowed claims. Receiver Kenneth D. Bell proposed the interim-distribution plan in May. (See “UPDATE FROM THE RECEIVER – May 29, […]