Andy Bowdoin

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PARTINGS: Ronald C. Machen Jr., Whose Office Led AdSurfDaily Criminal Prosecution, Is Leaving Post As U.S. Attorney For District Of Columbia

PARTINGS: Ronald C. Machen Jr., Whose Office Led AdSurfDaily Criminal Prosecution, Is Leaving Post As U.S. Attorney For District Of Columbia

“Serving as the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia has been the highest honor of my professional career. I am tremendously grateful to the President, Attorney General Holder, and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton for placing their trust in me. The men and women of this office are among the most dedicated and talented public […]

UPDATE: ‘Bacon’ Program Pushed By ‘Achieve Community’ Hucksters Reportedly Put On Hold By ‘Admin'; Second Program May Be DOA After Purported Payza Freeze

UPDATE: 'Bacon' Program Pushed By 'Achieve Community' Hucksters Reportedly Put On Hold By 'Admin'; Second Program May Be DOA After Purported Payza Freeze

UPDATED 6:20 A.M. ET U.S.A. “BRING THE BACON HOME,” a bizarre Ponzi-board “program” purportedly operated by “Sherilyn” from “Singapore” and pushed on YouTube by Achieve Community hucksters Rodney Blackburn and Mike Chitty, reportedly collapsed during a so-called Beta launch this week and has been put on hold. The “program” purportedly turns $40 into $1,800. Achieve […]

TelexFree/iFreeX Figure Sann Rodrigues Appears In Car With Emerson Fittipaldi; Is Brazilian Racing Legend Being Duped By MLM Huckster?

TelexFree/iFreeX Figure Sann Rodrigues Appears In Car With Emerson Fittipaldi; Is Brazilian Racing Legend Being Duped By MLM Huckster?

UPDATED 2:14 P.M. ET U.S.A. It is not unusual for financial fraudsters to seek to rub elbows with famous people or to imply ties to them as a means of sanitizing purported “opportunities” or accenting their own bona fides. Recent examples of this include Florida-based Ponzi-schemer/racketeer Scott Rothstein, who mixed with the elite as his […]

SPECIAL REPORT: eAdGear ‘Program’ Allegedly Traded Falsely On Names Of Famous Companies And Brands; SEC Contacted Google, Yahoo, Target, Victoria’s Secret (And More) To Refute Claims; Separately, ‘Bossteam’ Enterprise In Canada Operated In Similar Fashion, Records Show

SPECIAL REPORT: eAdGear 'Program' Allegedly Traded Falsely On Names Of Famous Companies And Brands; SEC Contacted Google, Yahoo, Target, Victoria's Secret (And More) To Refute Claims; Separately, 'Bossteam' Enterprise In Canada Operated In Similar Fashion, Records Show

EDITOR’S NOTE: eAdGear, which had entities in California and Hong Kong, “primarily” targeted “investors in the U.S., China, and Taiwan” and gathered $129 million in a combined pyramid- and Ponzi scheme that engaged in brand-leeching, the SEC alleged last week. An MLM scam known as WCM777, which allegedly gathered more than $80 million, also engaged […]

‘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 […]

EDITORIAL: TelexFree’s La-La Land Leaves Trail Of Missed Signals, Willful Blindness And MLM Arson

EDITORIAL: TelexFree's La-La Land Leaves Trail Of Missed Signals, Willful Blindness And MLM Arson

In case you missed the big news yesterday, TelexFree figures James Merrill and Carlos Wanzeler were charged criminally. Unofficially this brings the number of charged MLM HYIP “programs” (or clients) with links to MLM attorney Gerald Nehra to three in recent years. Nehra was an “expert witness” for AdSurfDaily in 2008. He testified that ASD, […]

SEC: TelexFree’s Sann Rodrigues On YouTube: God Started MLM And Made ‘Binary'; ‘I Am Never Going To Stop This’

SEC: TelexFree's Sann Rodrigues On YouTube: God Started MLM And Made 'Binary'; 'I Am Never Going To Stop This'

(UPDATED 8:21 P.M. EDT U.S.A.) The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission says in new court filings that accused TelexFree promoter and securities fraudster Sann Rodrigues appeared in an April 16 YouTube video and asserted that “God” made MLM and “binary” and that Rodrigues claims he’s “never going to stop this.” Rodrigues is now a two-time […]

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Zeek Receiver Sues Alleged Insiders, Winners; Emails, Skype Chats Helped Expose Fraud; ‘We’ve Already Attracted A Great Many Big Fishes,’ Wright-Olivares ‘Excitedly’ Told Paul Burks Early In Scheme, Kenneth D. Bell Alleges

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Zeek Receiver Sues Alleged Insiders, Winners; Emails, Skype Chats Helped Expose Fraud; 'We’ve Already Attracted A Great Many Big Fishes,' Wright-Olivares 'Excitedly' Told Paul Burks Early In Scheme, Kenneth D. Bell Alleges

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: (8th Update 2:40 p.m. ET March 4, U.S.A.) The court-appointed receiver in the Zeek Rewards Ponzi- and pyramid-scheme case has sued alleged insiders and net winners, including members of the 2008 AdSurfDaily Ponzi scheme. Parts of the complaint read like a re-living of the ASD scheme, with Zeek Receiver Kenneth […]

TELEXFREE LA-LA LAND: Promo For Alleged Pyramid Scheme’s International Convention Is Voiced By Former SEC Defendant (In Pyramid-Scheme Case) — And Uses Images Of Pyramids Of Giza And American MLM Lawyer

TELEXFREE LA-LA LAND: Promo For Alleged Pyramid Scheme's International Convention Is Voiced By Former SEC Defendant (In Pyramid-Scheme Case) -- And Uses Images Of Pyramids Of Giza And American MLM Lawyer

U.S.-based TelexFree, alleged in Brazil to be a massive pyramid scheme, is serving up a heaping helping of strangeness. For starters, a promo for TelexFree’s International Convention set for Spain next month is being voiced by Sann Rogrigues, whom the SEC successfully sued in 2006 amid allegations he was operating a pyramid scheme and engaging […]

Former Michigan Lawmaker Accused Of Helping Ponzi Schemer From House Floor Pleads No Contest

Former Michigan Lawmaker Accused Of Helping Ponzi Schemer From House Floor Pleads No Contest

“[Former State Rep. Brian] Palmer carried a cell phone provided by API and answered calls from potential investors even while on the House floor. To circumvent state security laws, Palmer assisted Ripley by providing documents to make the scheme appear legitimate and signed investment guarantees. And, with Palmer’s knowledge, Ripley used Palmer’s name and position […]

EDITORIAL: Zeek Jungleland Exposed: A Brilliant Disguise No More

EDITORIAL: Zeek Jungleland Exposed: A Brilliant Disguise No More

“So tell me what I see when I look in your eyes. Is that you baby or just a brilliant disguise?” — Bruce Springsteen, Jersey Shore poet, lyricist, singer, musician, philanthropist and American icon. From “Brilliant Disguise” on the “Tunnel of Love” album, Columbia Records, 1987 That something can become an embarrassment to an entire […]