Zeek Rewards

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ZEEK RECEIVER: No More Tax Withholdings On Distribution Checks; Prior Money Withheld By Receivership For Taxes Will Be Returned By Receivership To Affiliates In Mailing On Dec. 23

This just in from Kenneth D. Bell, as published on the receivership website and dated Dec. 19, 2014 (bolding added): ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE RECEIVER – December 19, 2014 The Receivership will no longer withhold taxes from distributions paid to affiliates. If the Receivership previously withheld taxes from a distribution, we will issue a new check […]

DEVELOPING STORY: More Than $800,000 In Funds Potentially Due Zeek Victims May Have Been Stolen By Credit-Card Vendor’s California Lawyer

DEVELOPING STORY: More Than $800,000 In Funds Potentially Due Zeek Victims May Have Been Stolen By Credit-Card Vendor's California Lawyer

UPDATED 9:15 A.M. ET DEC. 19 U.S.A. If its presence on the Ponzi boards and similarity to the AdSurfDaily Ponzi scheme were not enough, the morass surrounding Zeek Rewards and operator Rex Venture Group may be getting even muddier. A Zeek credit-card vendor being pursued by the court-appointed receiver in the SEC’s 2012 Ponzi- and […]

IRONY: Scheme Whose Actual Name Is ‘PlanB’ Tackled By European Authorities

IRONY: Scheme Whose Actual Name Is 'PlanB' Tackled By European Authorities

One of the core signatures of an HYIP scam is highlighted when a “program” is presented as a “Plan B,” typically in the context of creating “multiple income streams” or “in case Plan A fails, you’d better have a “Plan B.” Zeek Rewards A-lister Keith Laggos gushed about Lyoness, his “Plan B” program. Zeek collapsed […]

BULLETIN: Extraordinary Drama Playing Out In Zeekland; Credit-Card Processor Says It Has Been ‘Rendered Insolvent’ Through Misconduct Of Paul Burks And Rex Venture Group

BULLETIN: Extraordinary Drama Playing Out In Zeekland; Credit-Card Processor Says It Has Been 'Rendered Insolvent' Through Misconduct Of Paul Burks And Rex Venture Group

BULLETIN: (8th Update 10:09 p.m. ET Dec. 18 U.S.A.) Payment vendor for a Ponzi-board “program?” More than two years after the shutdown of Zeek Rewards by the SEC, Plastic Cash International, a credit-card processor and would-be debit-card vendor for Zeek, said it has been “rendered insolvent as a result of the misconduct of [Rex Venture […]

UPDATE: Competing Cycler Advertised Inside ‘Achieve Community’ Forum Collapsed At Launch Yesterday

UPDATE: Competing Cycler Advertised Inside 'Achieve Community' Forum Collapsed At Launch Yesterday

UPDATED 2:12 P.M. ET U.S.A. A competing cycler advertised inside the supposedly private “Achieve Community” forum and promoted on the MoneyMakerGroup forum collapsed at launch yesterday, triggering a classic uproar among willfully blind Ponzi-board scammers. The name of the cycler is Cycles 24/7. The PP Blog learned of the “program” only because Achieve promoter Mike […]

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Nicholas Smirnow, Pathway To Prosperity HYIP Ponzi Figure, Arrested At Airport In Canada

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Nicholas Smirnow, Pathway To Prosperity HYIP Ponzi Figure, Arrested At Airport In Canada

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING:  (6th update 9:35 p.m. ET U.S.A.) Nicholas Smirnow, still listed by INTERPOL as a person wanted by the United States in the alleged Pathway To Prosperity (P2P) HYIP Ponzi scheme that affected people in 120 countries, has been arrested at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport, Canadian media outlets are reporting. U.S. […]

BOSTON GLOBE: 60,000 TelexFree Victims In South Africa Alone, Lawyer Tells Trustee; 2 Million Across The World, 1.3 BILLION Customer Transactions

Meet the man tasked with paying out claims to victims of the alleged TelexFree scam. http://t.co/pzwszb8ky0 pic.twitter.com/7tkqlh8mRD — The Boston Globe (@BostonGlobe) December 16, 2014 The Boston Globe is reporting today that TelexFree bankruptcy trustee Stephen Darr has been told that 60,000 victims of the alleged MLM Ponzi- and pyramid scheme exist in South Africa […]

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Court Denies Zeek Winners’ Motions To Dismiss Clawback Actions, Upholds Jurisdiction

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Court Denies Zeek Winners' Motions To Dismiss Clawback Actions, Upholds Jurisdiction

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: (3rd Update 10:03 a.m. ET Dec. 10 U.S.A.) The federal judge presiding over clawback cases against alleged Zeek Rewards “winners” has dismissed jurisdictional challenges and a claim by the winners that Zeek was not selling securities under the Howey Test. The rulings mean that clawback claims seeking millions of dollars […]

UPDATE: Bromide-Fest, Ripped Music Soundtrack From ‘Celtic Woman’ Mark Apparent Return Of ‘The Achieve Community’

UPDATE: Bromide-Fest, Ripped Music Soundtrack From 'Celtic Woman' Mark Apparent Return Of 'The Achieve Community'

“The Achieve Community” money-cycler train wreck has announced it’s back on the rails (sort of) and will relaunch today (sort of), after losing its payment processor last month. The asserted relaunch is occurring on the heels of multiple warnings from regulators about scams spreading on social media. It’s also occurring against the backdrop of allegations […]

EDITORIAL: Uber Isn’t MLM, But It Sure Acts Like It

EDITORIAL: Uber Isn't MLM, But It Sure Acts Like It

We’ll begin by pointing out that Uber, the popular ride-sharing company and darling of venture capitalists, is not an MLM firm. But it sure is acting like one, even briefly vomiting one of MLM’s most familiar and reflexive responses to critics: HatersGonnaHate. Can MLM enterprises and MLMers in general learn from Uber’s bizarre missteps? You […]

BitClub Network Now Wants 500 New Suckers; Participants Exhorted To Be Patient Because Purported Mining ‘Community’ Venture Is Like ‘Building A Home-Made Space Ship To Explore Outer Space’

BitClub Network apparently has found its first crop of 500 suckers willing to throw down $3,599 to become “Founders.” A link from a new post on Twitter suggests BitClub Network now is trying to line up 500 new suckers who’ll purportedly earn half of what the core group was promised. The new suckers will be […]