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NOTE: This post originally was published June 30 at 8:41 p.m. EDT U.S.A. It was republished in this slot on July 2. Dear Readers, We are pleased to report that this is Post 2,701 on the PP Blog since December 2008. There are four “penny-a-post” subscription options in the pull-down menu below. We’re asking readers […]

‘OATH’ UPDATE: Official Responds To Strange Filing That Claimed Court Clerk In Charge Of Zeek Rewards’ Records Dishonored Office

'OATH' UPDATE: Official Responds To Strange Filing That Claimed Court Clerk In Charge Of Zeek Rewards' Records Dishonored Office

UPDATED 9:21 A.M. EDT JULY 2 U.S.A. As the PP Blog reported on June 25, at least one odd sideshow is occurring while court-appointed receiver Kenneth D. Bell is pursuing clawback actions against alleged “winners” in Zeek Rewards. A filing docketed June 23 and attributed to Canadian alleged winner Catherine Parker led to questions about […]

Binary-Options Scammers Targeting Investors For Reload Schemes And May Be Offering Bogus Compensation Funds, Quebec Authority Says

Binary-Options Scammers Targeting Investors For Reload Schemes And May Be Offering Bogus Compensation Funds, Quebec Authority Says

UPDATED 10:08 A.M. EDT U.S.A. Binary-options scammers may be using the names of government agencies and copying material from government websites in bids to steer people to reload schemes, Quebec’s securities regulator says. In a new warning, the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) is cautioning investors to be wary of plowing money into online schemes […]

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Achieve Community’s Kristi Johnson Charged Criminally

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Achieve Community's Kristi Johnson Charged Criminally

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: (13th Update 1:43 p.m. EDT U.S.A.) After an investigation by the U.S. Secret Service, Kristi Johnson (Kristine Louise Johnson) of the “Achieve Community” has been charged criminally with wire-fraud conspiracy and has agreed to plead guilty, federal prosecutors said. “By the time the scheme collapsed in February 2015, the conspirators […]

WCM777 Claims Process Proposed: RECEIVER

WCM777 Claims Process Proposed: RECEIVER

WCM777 claims will be accepted in the not-too-distant future, under a proposal by Krista L. Freitag, the court-appointed receiver in the SEC’s pyramid- and Ponzi-scheme case. The proposal, which includes time guidelines but no specific date upon which claims will be accepted, was submitted to U.S. District Judge John F. Walter of the Central District […]

BULLETIN: Bulgarian Responsible For Avon Stock Manipulation Last Month, SEC Charges

BULLETIN: Bulgarian Responsible For Avon Stock Manipulation Last Month, SEC Charges

The SEC has gone to federal court in the Southern District of New York, alleging that a Bulgarian is responsible for the manipulation of Avon’s stock price last month though a false filing in the agency’s EDGAR database. Avon, an American network-marketing company famous for cosmetics, was only one of the companies targeted, the SEC […]

Knife-Wielding Man Killed Near Boston Yesterday Planned ‘Violent Jihad’ And Random Police Killings, Feds Say

Knife-Wielding Man Killed Near Boston Yesterday Planned 'Violent Jihad' And Random Police Killings, Feds Say

At 5 a.m. yesterday — two hours before he died in the Boston neighborhood of Roslindale — Usaamah Abdullah Rahim called David Wright of the Boston-area community of Everett, according to an FBI affidavit from a member of Boston’s Joint Terrorism Task Force. Wright, 25, also is known as Dawud Sharif Wright and Dawud Sharif […]

FANTASY POST: CLAIM: MLMHelpDesk Blogger Troy Dooly Outed As Curt Gowdy, ‘The Unknown Comic’ And Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

FANTASY POST: CLAIM: MLMHelpDesk Blogger Troy Dooly Outed As Curt Gowdy, ‘The Unknown Comic’ And Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a fantasy post. The story below is not real. See additional Note at the bottom. MIRAMAR BEACH, FLA. (PP BLOG, JUNE 1) — A lawyer has made spectacular claims that dental records and eyewitness testimony will prove famed MLMHelpDesk Blogger Troy Dooly is leading “at least” a quadruple life that he […]

May Subscription Post

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, May 26 and May 30. 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. […]

BULLETIN: Court Orders $2.1 Million Judgment Against Trudy Gilmond, Key Zeek Rewards’ Clawback Defendant

BULLETIN: Court Orders $2.1 Million Judgment Against Trudy Gilmond, Key Zeek Rewards' Clawback Defendant

UPDATED 9:35 P.M. EDT U.S.A. Saying that Zeek Rewards’ clawback defendant Trudy Gilmond of Vermont “refused” to appear in North Carolina federal court on May 27 as directed, Senior U.S. District Judge Graham C. Mullen has entered a judgment against Gilmond for $2,129,522.27. Mullen’s ruling is a significant win for Zeek receiver Kenneth D. Bell. […]

Judge Orders Sann Rodrigues Off The Road

Judge Orders Sann Rodrigues Off The Road

UPDATED 3:19 P.M. EDT U.S.A. TelexFree and IFreeX MLM promoter Sanderley Rodrigues de Vasconcelos (Sann Rodrigues) won’t be putting the pedal to the metal of his Lamborghini anytime soon — unless he wants to risk going back to jail. That’s because U.S. Magistrate Judge Steven C. Mannion of the District of New Jersey issued an […]