Zeek Rewards

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BULLETIN: Receiver Sues USHBB Inc., Maker Of Zeek Videos — And Ties Firm To AdSurfDaily Ponzi Scheme

BULLETIN: Receiver Sues USHBB Inc., Maker Of Zeek Videos -- And Ties Firm To AdSurfDaily Ponzi Scheme

9th UPDATE 9:01 P.M. EDT U.S.A. Indianapolis-based USHBB Inc. and three of its principals — James A. Moore, Robert Mecham and Oscar H. Brown — have been sued by the court-appointed receiver in the Zeek Rewards Ponzi- and pyramid-scheme case. Receiver Kenneth D. Bell alleges USHBB, a producer of videos, also did work for the […]

SEC Enforcement Chief References Investor Alert On ‘Pyramid Schemes Posing As Multi-Level Marketing Programs’ In Congressional Testimony Today, Says ‘Coordinated Effort’ To Disrupt Them Under Way

SEC Enforcement Chief References Investor Alert On 'Pyramid Schemes Posing As Multi-Level Marketing Programs' In Congressional Testimony Today, Says 'Coordinated Effort' To Disrupt Them Under Way

“The staff also has recently seen what appears to be an increase in pyramid schemes . . . under the guise of ‘multi-level marketing’ and ‘network marketing’ opportunities . . . These schemes often target the most vulnerable investors, and social media has expanded their reach. The Division is deploying resources to disrupt these schemes […]

Zeek Receiver Posts ‘Notice Of Certification Of Defendant Class Action'; Document Pertains To Thousands Of Alleged ‘Winners’

Zeek Receiver Posts 'Notice Of Certification Of Defendant Class Action'; Document Pertains To Thousands Of Alleged 'Winners'

What once was only theoretical in the context of MLM HYIP schemes — that a receiver appointed by a court could simultaneously sue thousands of “winners” from disparate locations for return of funds received from an alleged Ponzi or pyramid scheme — is now a reality. This reality was cemented today by the posting of […]

BULLETIN: Zeek Figure Robert Craddock Indicted In Separate Scheme

BULLETIN: Zeek Figure Robert Craddock Indicted In Separate Scheme

BULLETIN: Florida resident Robert Craddock, a figure in the Zeek Rewards Ponzi-scheme story, has been indicted in a separate scheme involving the alleged theft of more than $135,000 from a compensation fund set up to assist businesses affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010. The office of U.S. Attorney A. Lee Bentley III […]

‘MyAdvertisingPays’ And A Bromide Thrice Vomited

'MyAdvertisingPays' And A Bromide Thrice Vomited

It turns out that a hackneyed expression currently in play within MyAdvertisingPays (MAPS) is a lightly remixed version of one used in the collapsed Zeek Rewards and Achieve Community schemes. Will this thrice-vomited bromide become a kiss of death for MAPS? Back before the SEC shut down Zeek in 2012, the $897 million scheme traded […]

BULLETIN: To Hinder Recovery, Zeek Assets Were Funneled To Cook Islands And Used To Purchase Property In Turks And Caicos, Receiver Says

BULLETIN: To Hinder Recovery, Zeek Assets Were Funneled To Cook Islands And Used To Purchase Property In Turks And Caicos, Receiver Says

BULLETIN: The court-appointed receiver in the Zeek Rewards Ponzi- and pyramid case says millions of dollars in Zeek assets were transferred from the United States to the Cook Islands in the South Pacific by a former Zeek vendor known as Preferred Merchants Solutions LLC. At least part of the money allegedly then was used to […]

[PART 2]: ‘MyAdvertisingPays’ Scheme Referenced In TelexFree-Related Class-Action Complaint That Alleges Racketeering — A Zeek Tie, Too

[PART 2]: 'MyAdvertisingPays' Scheme Referenced In TelexFree-Related Class-Action Complaint That Alleges Racketeering -- A Zeek Tie, Too

EDITOR’S NOTE: Part 1 of this two-part PP Blog series covered allegations against an alleged New York City-based TelexFree promoter . . . **__________________** 2ND UPDATE 9:42 A.M. EDT U.S.A. Though not charged as a defendant, the emerging “MyAdvertisingPays” (MAPS) scheme is referenced in a proposed class-action lawsuit filed against multiple TelexFree figures and financial […]

‘Achieve Community’ Domains Disconnected

'Achieve Community' Domains Disconnected

Two domains linked to the alleged “Achieve Community” pyramid- and Ponzi scheme appear to have been disconnected. On Feb. 17, the PP Blog reported that the domains — ReadyToAchieve.com and TheAchieveCommunity.com — were displaying “Account Suspended” messages. ReadyToAchieve appears still to have DNS servers, but now displays nothing and will not return a ping. TheAchieveCommunity, […]

BULLETIN: Zeek Receiver Sues Alleged ‘Winners’ In United Kingdom

BULLETIN: Zeek Receiver Sues Alleged 'Winners' In United Kingdom

BULLETIN: (3rd update 7 p.m. ET March 6 U.S.A.) The court-appointed receiver in the Zeek Rewards Ponzi- and pyramid case has sued “alleged winners” with addresses in the United Kingdom. Receiver Kenneth D. Bell identified the defendants as: Shaun Smith, Bridgnorth, $262,900.31; Peter William Bennett, Wokingham, $257,573.30; Mark Anthony Ferrie, Abergavenny, $212,072.60; Gary Bryan Morris, […]

WCM777: More Theft And Money Laundering MLM-Style

WCM777: More Theft And Money Laundering MLM-Style

“Many investors gave cash to the company and to their leaders (or upline sponsors) who then deposited the cash along with other investor funds.” — Krista L. Freitag, court-appointed receiver in the WCM777 pyramid- and Ponzi case, Feb. 27, 2015 EDITOR’S NOTE: Tens of millions of dollars allegedly flowed through WCM777 and related entities. At […]

Lawyer For T. LeMont Silver, Wife, Shell Company Wants Out Of Zeek Clawback Case

Lawyer For T. LeMont Silver, Wife, Shell Company Wants Out Of Zeek Clawback Case

UPDATED 10:24 P.M. ET U.S.A. Zeek Rewards “winner” T. LeMont Silver, his wife Karen and a Silver shell company known as Global Internet Formula Inc. allegedly hauled more than $2.3 million out of the shuttered MLM “program.” Receiver Kenneth D. Bell sued them in February 2014, alleging their gains had come from victims of the […]