U.S. Secret Service

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Jailed Ponzi Schemer, 2 Family Members Indicted In Alleged Asset-Concealment Conspiracy; Cash Allegedly Hidden In ‘Ammunition Canister’; Case Follows On Heels Of Case In Which Now-Convicted Pitchman Tried To Duck Clawback Lawsuit

Jailed Ponzi Schemer, 2 Family Members Indicted In Alleged Asset-Concealment Conspiracy; Cash Allegedly Hidden In 'Ammunition Canister'; Case Follows On Heels Of Case In Which Now-Convicted Pitchman Tried To Duck Clawback Lawsuit

So, you want to hide assets from a court-appointed receiver in a Ponzi scheme case? And when the U.S. Secret Service asks questions, you want to lie? South Carolina Ponzi schemer Ronnie Gene Wilson — sentenced in November 2012 to serve nearly 20 years for the Atlantic Bullion and Coin Inc. fraud — has been […]

Zeek Receiver Seeks Nearly $2.1 Million From Alleged Winner And Former AdSurfDaily Ponzi Pitchman Todd Disner; Records Show Zeek Paid Him More Than $7,000 On Same Day He Sued United States For Alleged Misdeeds In ASD Case

Zeek Receiver Seeks Nearly $2.1 Million From Alleged Winner And Former AdSurfDaily Ponzi Pitchman Todd Disner; Records Show Zeek Paid Him More Than $7,000 On Same Day He Sued United States For Alleged Misdeeds In ASD Case

Zeek Rewards “winner” Todd Disner owes the receivership estate $2,079,757.88, according to a motion asking the court clerk to enter a default judgment. Receiver Kenneth D. Bell filed for the judgment July 9 in federal court for the Western District of North Carolina, seeking not only Disner’s alleged Zeek haul of $1,800,037.06, but also interest […]

BULLETIN: Zeek Receiver Moves For Default Against AdSurfDaily Figure Todd Disner

BULLETIN: Zeek Receiver Moves For Default Against AdSurfDaily Figure Todd Disner

BULLETIN: (UPDATED 9:55 A.M. EDT, JULY 3, U.S.A.) The court-appointed receiver in the Zeek Rewards Ponzi- and pyramid case has moved for default against alleged Zeek winner Todd Disner. Disner, of Miami, also was a pitchman for the 2008 AdSurfDaily Ponzi scheme, a $119 million fraud that put ASD operator Andy Bowdoin in federal prison. […]

EDITORIAL: On The War In Zeekland And HYIP Rabbit Holes

EDITORIAL: On The War In Zeekland And HYIP Rabbit Holes

EDITOR’S NOTE: On Feb. 5, 2014, Zeek figures and alleged insiders Dawn Wright-Olivares and Daniel Olivares pleaded guilty to federal crimes. Wright-Olivares pleaded guilty to investment-fraud conspiracy and tax-fraud conspiracy. Olivares pleaded guilty to investment-fraud conspiracy. Federal prosecutors in the Western District of North Carolina are maintaining an information site here. Kenneth D. Bell, the […]

BULLETIN: $30 Million Claim Filed By Zeek Affiliate Who Appears To Have Invested Only $10, Receiver Says

BULLETIN: $30 Million Claim Filed By Zeek Affiliate Who Appears To Have Invested Only $10, Receiver Says

BULLETIN: (5th Update 9:20 p.m. EDT U.S.A.) How absurd and abusive is HYIP Ponzi Land? The court-appointed receiver in the Zeek Rewards Ponzi- and pyramid case says a Zeek affiliate who appears to have invested only $10 has filed a claim seeking $30 million. Receiver Kenneth D. Bell asserted in a court filing today that […]

Realty Firm Linked To Carlos And Katia Wanzeler Also Linked To Former TelexFree CFO Joe Craft

(2nd Update 2:12 P.M. EDT U.S.A.) Acceris Realty Estate LLC, a Massachusetts company that listed Katia Wanzeler as its registered agent, was formed by Joe H. Craft in February 2013, according to corporation records in Massachusetts. Craft, accused by the SEC last month of securities fraud at TelexFree, is TelexFree’s former CFO. The appearance of […]

TelexFree Members Blame MLM Debacle On ‘Media Disinformation’; Judge Presiding Over SEC Case Receives Doodles

TelexFree Members Blame MLM Debacle On 'Media Disinformation'; Judge Presiding Over SEC Case Receives Doodles

(UPDATED 9:24 am EDT MAY 14 U.S.A.) The PP Blog previously has reported on campaigns by members to petition judges to “bail out” TelexFree and consider the purported upside of the “program,” which may be the largest combined Ponzi- and pyramid scheme in MLM HYIP history. (Campaigns referenced in this May 10, 2014, PP Blog […]

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 […]

FROM COURT FILINGS: TelexFree Promoter Faith Sloan To SEC: ‘Why Are You Picking On Me?’

FROM COURT FILINGS: TelexFree Promoter Faith Sloan To SEC: 'Why Are You Picking On Me?'

(3nd Update 9:16 A.M. EDT, May 11, 2014 U.S.A.) When contacted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission April 17 by phone, alleged TelexFree promoter and securities swindler Faith Sloan shot back, “Why are you picking on me? There are bigger promoters than me.” The assertion is contained in new SEC filings dated yesterday in […]

CLAIM: TelexFree Reps Took ‘Private Jet’ From Dominican Republic To Haiti And Were Met At Airport By ‘Prime Minister’s’ Motorcade

CLAIM: TelexFree Reps Took 'Private Jet' From Dominican Republic To Haiti And Were Met At Airport By 'Prime Minister's' Motorcade

UPDATED 7:03 P.M. ET (U.S.A.) At a TelexFree pitchfest in a Massachusetts hotel this morning, a man promoting a credit-repair “program” linked to TelexFree claimed that TelexFree reps recently took a “private jet” from the Dominican Republic to Haiti. “I felt like a rockstar,” the man said from the stage. Once on the ground in […]