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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 […]

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 […]

ZEEK RECEIVER: ‘No Comment’ On BitClub Network Story

ZEEK RECEIVER: 'No Comment' On BitClub Network Story

Zeek receiver Kenneth D. Bell had “no comment” this morning on an Aug. 30, PP Blog story that reported Zeek figure T. LeMont Silver now was pushing a murky “program” called “BitClub Network.” Bell has raised concerns that Silver is a serial promoter of Zeek-like schemes to defraud. As the PP Blog noted yesterday, Silver […]

UPDATE: BitClub Network Launch Said To Be Delayed; ‘Founders’ Positions Reportedly Sell For $3,599; Pitches Directed At ‘Leaders'; Prospects Asked To Wire Money; Purported ‘Opportunity’ May Have TelexFree-Like Cash-Transfer System

UPDATE: BitClub Network Launch Said To Be Delayed; 'Founders' Positions Reportedly Sell For $3,599; Pitches Directed At 'Leaders'; Prospects Asked To Wire Money; Purported 'Opportunity' May Have TelexFree-Like Cash-Transfer System

“These participants received uncontrolled cash deposits outside of the TelexFree system,” — Massachusetts Securities Division, Ponzi- and pyramid complaint against TelexFree, April 15, 2014. EDITOR’S NOTE: For our earliest background on BitClub Network, see Aug. 30 report that references serial HYIP promoter T. LeMont Silver. Are you really sure you want to promote bitcoin-themed HYIPs […]

In Face Of Clawback Action And Warnings On Bitcoin Scams, Zeek Figure And Florida ‘ExPat’ T. LeMont Silver Offers ‘BitClubNetwork’ Mark Bonus Of More Than 3 Times What He Pays His Dominican Maid — And Uses Address In Money-Laundering Haven

In Face Of Clawback Action And Warnings On Bitcoin Scams, Zeek Figure And Florida 'ExPat' T. LeMont Silver Offers 'BitClubNetwork' Mark Bonus Of More Than 3 Times What He Pays His Dominican Maid -- And Uses Address In Money-Laundering Haven

“The Florida Office of Financial Regulation (OFR) warns consumers of the potential risks associated with purchasing, investing in, and exchanging virtual currencies, such as bitcoin. Members of the U.S. Congress, federal and state regulatory authorities, are continuing to question a way forward with respect to these diverse and decentralized payment mechanisms. Mt. Gox, an international […]

BULLETIN: Receiver For WCM777 MLM ‘Program’ Says California Lobbying Firm Received $750,000

BULLETIN: Receiver For WCM777 MLM 'Program' Says California Lobbying Firm Received $750,000

BULLETIN: (7th update 6:59 p.m. EDT U.S.A.) The court-appointed receiver in the SEC’s WCM777 pyramid- and Ponzi-scheme case says she is seeking court approval to pursue claims against a California lobbying firm that allegedly received $750,000 from accused scammer Ming Xu and performed no work. Some WCM777 MLM affiliates claimed $14,000 sent to the “program” […]

Purported ‘Sovereign Citizen’ Who Bizarrely Claimed His Authority Came From ‘The Vatican’ Convicted Of Issuing Bogus Diplomatic Credentials

Purported 'Sovereign Citizen' Who Bizarrely Claimed His Authority Came From 'The Vatican' Convicted Of Issuing Bogus Diplomatic Credentials

EDITOR’S NOTE: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) are referenced in the story about purported “sovereign citizen” James T. McBride below. ICE/HSI also are involved in the investigation of the alleged TelexFree Ponzi- and pyramid scheme. Whether TelexFree had any “sovereign citizens” in its ranks is unclear. “Sovereign citizens,” however, […]

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 […]

ROBIN WILLIAMS: 1951-2014

A statement by the President of the United States on the passing today of Robin Williams, an American treasure. “Robin Williams was an airman, a doctor, a genie, a nanny, a president, a professor, a bangarang Peter Pan, and everything in between. But he was one of a kind. He arrived in our lives as […]