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NOTE: This post originally was published on May 11 at 7:51 p.m. It was moved back into this slot on May 22, May 23 and May 26. Dear Readers, Our editorial well now stands at 2,667 posts since December 2008. Today alone, readers from more than 35 countries have visited the PP Blog. There are […]

IFreeX Site Offline; At Least 2 U.S. Officials Involved In TelexFree Ponzi Prosecution Also Involved In Sann Rodrigues Prosecution On Immigration Charge

IFreeX Site Offline; At Least 2 U.S. Officials Involved In TelexFree Ponzi Prosecution Also Involved In Sann Rodrigues Prosecution On Immigration Charge

The website of IFreeX.com is offline. The PP Blog could not immediately determine why. Visitors are seeing a GoDaddy.com page. A PP Blog reader reported the outage at 6:49 p.m. EDT today. The outage occurred one week to the day after TelexFree and IFreeX figure Sann Rodrigues was arrested at a New Jersey airport on […]

(1) Ponzi Cash Allegedly Paid For ‘Breast Augmentation'; (2) John Sposato Case Shows ‘Small’ Schemes On U.S. Radar; (3) What UFunClub/UToken Investors Can Learn

(1) Ponzi Cash Allegedly Paid For 'Breast Augmentation'; (2) John Sposato Case Shows 'Small' Schemes On U.S. Radar; (3) What UFunClub/UToken Investors Can Learn

A Louisiana man ripped off investors in a multifaceted Ponzi scheme and used some of the cash to buy a “new Chevrolet Camaro for one girlfriend and breast augmentation surgery [for] another girlfriend,” according to a bill of information filed against him. John Sposato, 64, of Slidell, has been charged with wire fraud, the office […]

Bogus Offer To Take Over Avon Turns SEC Website Into Crime Scene

Bogus Offer To Take Over Avon Turns SEC Website Into Crime Scene

On May 14, someone used the SEC’s EDGAR database to plant a bogus news release that claimed a company known as PTG Capital Partners LTD. had made an offer to buy out Avon Products Inc. for $18.75 a share. As NPR put it on May 15, this was “a huge premium.” DealBook, on May 14, […]

ZEEK: New Zealand Clawback Defendant With Alleged Username Of ‘sovlife’ Challenges U.S. Court’s Jurisdiction

ZEEK: New Zealand Clawback Defendant With Alleged Username Of 'sovlife' Challenges U.S. Court's Jurisdiction

UPDATED 9:37 P.M. EDT U.S.A. David Ian MacGregor Fraser, a New Zealand resident who allegedly used the Zeek Rewards’ username of “sovlife,” has challenged a U.S. Court’s jurisdiction over him in a clawback lawsuit filed in February by Zeek receiver Kenneth D. Bell. Bell alleged that David Ian MacGregor Fraser received $89,722 from Zeek’s “unlawful […]

Masonic Fraternal Police Department ‘Fictitious,’ Sheriff’s Dept. Says

Masonic Fraternal Police Department 'Fictitious,' Sheriff's Dept. Says

An outfit calling itself the Masonic Fraternal Police Department and operating in the area of Santa Clarita is “fictitious,” the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. Three people linked to the bogus agency were arrested last week. There are concerns more people may be involved, the Sheriff’s Department said. The alleged posers were identified as […]

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Zeek Receiver Files Clawback Lawsuits Against Residents Of Brazil, Israel, France, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Zeek Receiver Files Clawback Lawsuits Against Residents Of Brazil, Israel, France, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: (10th Update 10:59 p.m. EDT U.S.A.) Zeek Rewards’ receiver Kenneth D. Bell has filed clawback lawsuits against alleged “winners” with addresses in Brazil, Israel, France, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Ireland and the Netherlands. The winners are alleged to have received illicit gains from Zeek’s Ponzi- and pyramid scheme. Alleged sums won […]

British Columbia Securities Commission Issues Investor Alert On DFRF Enterprises Or Other ‘Companies Associated With Daniel Fernandez Rojo Filho’

British Columbia Securities Commission Issues Investor Alert On DFRF Enterprises Or Other 'Companies Associated With Daniel Fernandez Rojo Filho'

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: (Updated 6:30 p.m. EDT U.S.A.) The British Columbia Securities Commission has issued an Investor Alert on “DFRF Enterprises LLC, DFRF Enterprises Ltd., or other companies associated with Daniel Fernandez Rojo Filho.” This appears to be the first such warning about DFRF in North America. The claims associated with Rojo Filho […]

Ripple Labs’ Settlement Agreement With Feds References Alleged Transaction With Roger Ver, American Expat Known As ‘Bitcoin Jesus’

Ripple Labs' Settlement Agreement With Feds References Alleged Transaction With Roger Ver, American Expat Known As 'Bitcoin Jesus'

EDITOR’S NOTE: Will MLM/network-marketing hucksters pushing UFunClub/UToken find any value in the story below? Ripple Labs Inc., based in San Francisco, “developed and sold virtual currency known as ‘XRP,’” but didn’t follow the law and “failed to establish and maintain an appropriate anti-money laundering program,” the U.S. Department of Justice said. If Ripple’s name sounds familiar, […]

CLAIM: UFunClub Opponents Are Like Zombies From ‘The Walking Dead’

CLAIM: UFunClub Opponents Are Like Zombies From 'The Walking Dead'

If you want to sell UFunClub/UToken, you have to understand that you’ll encounter opposition from “sheeples,” according to American promoter Michael Mansell of the UFUN Dominators Team. These sheeples will be trapped in their miserable lives to the point of being brain dead, and therefore will not understand that the visionary Dominators seek to “change […]

UFunClub Affiliates Solicited International Bank Wires, Provided Type Of Instructions Seen In TelexFree, AdSurfDaily, Zeek And AdViewGlobal Schemes

UFunClub Affiliates Solicited International Bank Wires, Provided Type Of Instructions Seen In TelexFree, AdSurfDaily, Zeek And AdViewGlobal Schemes

UPDATED 8:18 A.M. EDT May 4 U.S.A. Affiliates of the alleged UFunClub MLM/network-marketing Ponzi- and pyramid scheme under investigation in Thailand encouraged recruits to join by wiring the Euro equivalent of sums of up to 100,000 U.S. dollars to Banque de Développement de Guinée S.A., according to promos in English published online. Precisely how the […]