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SPECIAL REPORT: Prior To Brazil’s TelexFree-Related ‘Operation Orion,’ United States Used Same Name In Sting; U.S. Department Of Homeland Security Has Office In Brasilia And History Of Cooperating With Brazilian Investigators

SPECIAL REPORT: Prior To Brazil's TelexFree-Related 'Operation Orion,' United States Used Same Name In Sting; U.S. Department Of Homeland Security Has Office In Brasilia And History Of Cooperating With Brazilian Investigators

If you’ve been following TelexFree developments, you’ve probably heard about “Operation Orion,” the code name for the investigation that led to raids against TelexFree’s Ympactus arm last week by the Brazilian federal police. The Orion name was chosen, police said, because it fit splendidly within the context of a pyramid-scheme case. How so? The Pyramids […]

DEVELOPING STORY: The TelexFree Rabbit Hole, Exposed

DEVELOPING STORY: The TelexFree Rabbit Hole, Exposed

UPDATED 11:16 P.M. EDT U.S.A. We now may have an answer to some or all of these questions: What happens when you’re Massachusetts-based TelexFree — and apparently so out of touch that Sann Rodrigues, a former SEC defendant in a pyramid-scheme and affinity-fraud case, becomes one of the most recognizable public faces of your company […]

SEC Halts Trading Of Cynk Technology Corp. Stock, A Mysterious And Sudden Darling With Belize Address

SEC Halts Trading Of Cynk Technology Corp. Stock, A Mysterious And Sudden Darling With Belize Address

It’s one of those things almost too bizarre to contemplate: The stock price of Cynk Technology Corp. increased tens of thousands of percent over a period of days — except the Belize company supposedly in the social-networking business reportedly has no revenue and no assets. The SEC halted trading in Cynk stock this morning, citing […]

RECOMMENDED READING: 50,000 Spaniards Reportedly Plowed Money Into TelexFree

RECOMMENDED READING: 50,000 Spaniards Reportedly Plowed Money Into TelexFree

In February 2014, the PP Blog reported that TelexFree had planned a purported “international convention” in Spain in early March. The pitch for the convention, hosted in Madrid, was voiced by Sann Rogrigues, whom the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission successfully had sued in 2006 amid allegations he was operating a pyramid scheme and engaging […]

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Zeek Receiver Sues MLM Attorney Kevin Grimes For Sum In Excess Of $100 Million

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Zeek Receiver Sues MLM Attorney Kevin Grimes For Sum In Excess Of $100 Million

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: (11th Update 9:43 p.m. EDT U.S.A.) The court-appointed receiver in the Zeek Rewards Ponzi- and pyramid case has sued MLM attorney Kevin Grimes and the Grimes & Reese law firm, alleging malpractice, negligence and breach of fiduciary duty. In the Grimes action, the receiver is seeking “an amount in excess […]

MLM Attorney Gerald Nehra Now Lawyered Up In TelexFree Bankruptcy Case

MLM Attorney Gerald Nehra Now Lawyered Up In TelexFree Bankruptcy Case

MLM attorney Gerald Nehra, his law partner Richard Waak and their law firm are now lawyered up in the TelexFree bankruptcy case. Groups of TelexFree members have sued them in bankruptcy court, alleging violations of the federal racketeering (RICO) statute and violations of federal securities laws. TelexFree filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on a […]

Quatloos Mod, RealScam.com, PP Blog Targeted In Bizarre Hectoring Campaign

Quatloos Mod, RealScam.com, PP Blog Targeted In Bizarre Hectoring Campaign

(3RD UPDATE 2:43 P.M. EDT U.S.A.) wserra, an attorney, Quatloos moderator and occasional poster on the PPBlog and RealScam.com, appears recently to have been targeted by a crackpot who desires to hector wserra with complaints to the bar association. Among other things, Quatloos publishes information on the bizarre undertakings of “sovereign citizens” in the United […]

UPDATE: Purported ‘Sovereign Citizen’ Convicted In Bizarre ‘Liens’ Caper Targeting Judges, Law Enforcement

UPDATE: Purported 'Sovereign Citizen' Convicted In Bizarre 'Liens' Caper Targeting Judges, Law Enforcement

We first wrote about Cherron Marie Phillips in November 2012, after she was arrested on charges that she had filed bogus liens against a chief U.S. District Judge, a U.S. District Judge, two U.S. Magistrate Judges, a former U.S. Attorney, an assistant U.S. Attorney, a federal court clerk, four federal Task Force officers and a […]

** CAUTION: Report Of Bogus TelexFree Site **

** CAUTION: Report Of Bogus TelexFree Site **

There is a report on social media this morning of a bogus TelexFree site that mirrors an old TelexFree site that existed when the company was actively soliciting business. The site creates the impression TelexFree has reopened. TelexFree has not reopened. It is Sunday. Federal prosecutors handing the TelexFree criminal case involving alleged fraudsters James […]

BULLETIN: SEC Accuses Faith Sloan Of Violating Asset Freeze In TelexFree Case By Sending Thousands To ‘Changes Worldwide LLC,’ Company That Lists Zeek Figure Robert Craddock As Copyright Enforcer

BULLETIN: SEC Accuses Faith Sloan Of Violating Asset Freeze In TelexFree Case By Sending Thousands To 'Changes Worldwide LLC,' Company That Lists Zeek Figure Robert Craddock As Copyright Enforcer

BULLETIN: (4th Update 10:01 a.m. EDT June 13 U.S.A.) The SEC has accused Faith Sloan of violating the asset freeze imposed against her in the TelexFree pyramid- and Ponzi case by sending nearly $15,000 to Changes Worldwide LLC for the purchase of “business promo packs.” On its website, Changes Worldwide identifies Robert Craddock as its […]

Solavei, An MLM Telecom Company In Space TelexFree Wants To Occupy, Declares Bankruptcy Less Than 2 Years After Debut; Competing Affiliates Try To Poach Recruits

Solavei, An MLM Telecom Company In Space TelexFree Wants To Occupy, Declares Bankruptcy Less Than 2 Years After Debut; Competing Affiliates Try To Poach Recruits

UPDATED 6:07 P.M. EDT U.S.A. In yet another bizarre development in the world of MLM, a company that competes in a space TelexFree said it wants to occupy has declared bankruptcy less than two years after its formal launch. As though on Stepfordland cue, competing MLMers started trawling the Internet for the carcasses of potentially […]