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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 […]

Lawyers Assemble To Discuss TelexFree Case; Session Sponsored By Boston Bar Association And Led By Jonathan M. Horne And Timothy J. Durken Of Jager Smith PC

Lawyers Assemble To Discuss TelexFree Case; Session Sponsored By Boston Bar Association And Led By Jonathan M. Horne And Timothy J. Durken Of Jager Smith PC

EDITOR’S NOTE: It is hard to contemplate the rich history of the United States without at once contemplating the rich history of the Boston Bar Association. They shall forever be intertwined . . . One could imagine that, 241 years ago, a contemplative session of the Boston Bar Association (BBA) might have been advertised with […]

RECEIVER: Zeek Rewards Was ‘Pig’ To Which MLM Lawyers Attemped To Apply ‘Lipstick’ — While One Of The Lawyers Participated On Massive Ponzi Scheme’s ‘Leadership Calls’

EDITOR’S NOTE: Kevin Grimes, MLM Compliance VT LLC and the Grimes & Reese law firm have argued that the claims against them should be dismissed. Zeek’s receiver argues otherwise, saying a “bogus ‘compliance course’” advanced by Grimes helped dupe the Zeek masses. Zeek affected hundreds of thousands of people, the SEC has said. Legal malpractice […]

DEVELOPING STORY: Zeek Figure Robert Craddock Accused Of Trademark Infringement And Engaging In ‘Shake-Down’ Bid Against MLM Affiliates

DEVELOPING STORY: Zeek Figure Robert Craddock Accused Of Trademark Infringement And Engaging In 'Shake-Down' Bid Against MLM Affiliates

EDITOR’S NOTE: The story below focuses mostly on a lawsuit filed against Zeek Rewards figure Robert Craddock by a Nevada company known as BTG180. A lawsuit filed against Craddock by a Wyoming company known as OfferHubb.net Inc. makes similar claims against Craddock. ** ___________________________________** DEVELOPING STORY: (4th Update 10:12 a.m. EDT Oct. 14 U.S.A.) Zeek […]