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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 […]

SPECIAL REPORT: MyAdvertisingPays, Zeek Figures Sued In TelexFree Class Action; AdSurfDaily And Zeek Cases Cited Repeatedly; Alleged ‘Private Jet’ Also Referenced In 200-Page Complaint

SPECIAL REPORT: MyAdvertisingPays, Zeek Figures Sued In TelexFree Class Action; AdSurfDaily And Zeek Cases Cited Repeatedly; Alleged 'Private Jet' Also Referenced In 200-Page Complaint

EDITOR’S NOTE: Certain reports by the PP Blog that are available to any person with an Internet connection are referenced in a consolidated, amended prospective class-action complaint that makes claims against various defendants with an alleged association with TelexFree. Information from other publicly available sites, including BehindMLM.com, RealScam.com and others, also is referenced. The purpose […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sann Rodrigues Released On ‘Conditions’

Sann Rodrigues Released On 'Conditions'

TelexFree and IFreeX promoter Sann Rodrigues has been released on “conditions,” including “the surrender of his passport and the passports belonging to his family members, a $200,000 secured bond, 24-hour electronic monitoring, and home confinement.” A U.S. Magistrate Judge in the District of New Jersey imposed the conditions on Rodrigues, according to a statement today […]

REPORTS: TelexFree Figure Sann Rodrigues Arrested In New Jersey

REPORTS: TelexFree Figure Sann Rodrigues Arrested In New Jersey

BULLETIN: (Updated 9:27 p.m. EDT U.S.A.) TelexFree and iFreeX figure Sann Rodrigues has been arrested in New Jersey, according to the Blog of Joaldro Dalla “Billy” Costa, citing a report on radio station WSRO 650 AM in Framingham, Mass. Billy’s story is in Portuguese. Here is the English translation by Google Translate. Rodrigues — listed […]

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, […]

In TelexFree Trustee’s Probe, Advisers Turn To Cross-Border Zeek Case For Guidance

In TelexFree Trustee's Probe, Advisers Turn To Cross-Border Zeek Case For Guidance

Billing records in the TelexFree bankruptcy case show that advisers to court-appointed Trustee Stephen B. Darr held an hour-long teleconference with McGuireWoods, counsel to Zeek Rewards’ receiver Kenneth D. Bell. This appears to mark the first time that Zeek’s name has surfaced in TelexFree-related court matters. The two cross-border MLM/network-marketing fraud schemes allegedly gathered a […]

Zeek Rewards’ Dawn Wright-Olivares Loses ‘Several Motor Vehicles’ To Receiver In Cross-Border Ponzi Case; More Actions Coming Against International ‘Winners’ And Vendors

Zeek Rewards' Dawn Wright-Olivares Loses 'Several Motor Vehicles' To Receiver In Cross-Border Ponzi Case; More Actions Coming Against International 'Winners' And Vendors

More lawsuits against international “winners” in the Zeek Rewards cross-border Ponzi-and pyramid-scheme case are coming, receiver Kenneth D. Bell has advised a federal judge. Bell also signaled to Senior U.S. District Judge Graham C. Mullen that lawsuits may be coming against alleged international Zeek vendors such as Payza and SolidTrustPay, both of which earlier were […]

Was An Unlicensed Money-Services Business In The United States Gathering Funds For The Alleged UFunClub/UToken Ponzi Scheme In Thailand?

Was An Unlicensed Money-Services Business In The United States Gathering Funds For The Alleged UFunClub/UToken Ponzi Scheme In Thailand?

In March 2015, as part of its coverage of the WCM777 cross-border scam operating out of the United States, the PP Blog reported that court-appointed receiver Krista L. Freitag said this in a Feb. 27 court filing (italics added): “Many investors gave cash to the company and to their leaders (or upline sponsors) who then […]