Zeek Rewards

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In Extraordinary Development, Federal Judge Approves Temporary Restraining Order ‘Without Notice’ That Directs Zeek Vendor ‘To Immediately Deposit With The Receivership’ Nearly $5 Million

In Extraordinary Development, Federal Judge Approves Temporary Restraining Order 'Without Notice' That Directs Zeek Vendor 'To Immediately Deposit With The Receivership' Nearly $5 Million

DEVELOPING STORY: (Updated 10:02 p.m. EDT U.S.A.) In an extraordinary development on this Halloween Friday, the federal judge presiding over the SEC’s Ponzi- and pyramid-scheme case against Zeek Rewards has issued a Temporary Restraining Order and directed a Zeek vendor to immediately turn over to the receivership more than $4.85 million. The order was entered […]

Some Zeek Claimants From Outside The United States Unable To Deposit Distribution Checks; Receiver Provides Guidance

Kenneth D. Bell, the Zeek Rewards receiver, published an announcement last night that certain Zeek claimants from outside the United States who received a distribution check were unable to deposit it. Here is the announcement, dated Oct. 30, 2014 (italics/bolding added). ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE RECEIVER – October 30, 2014 Various foreign claimants have reported that […]

BULLETIN: Receiver Sues Zeek ‘Winners’ In Canada

BULLETIN: Receiver Sues Zeek 'Winners' In Canada

BULLETIN: New court filings today in the Western District of North Carolina show that the court-appointed receiver in the Zeek Rewards Ponzi- and pyramid-scheme case has sued 26 alleged “net winners” in Canada. Each of the defendants allegedly received at least $50,000, according to filings by receiver Kenneth D. Bell. More . . .

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Zeek’s Paul Burks Indicted

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Zeek's Paul Burks Indicted

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: (3rd update 9:15 p.m. EDT U.S.A.) Alleged Zeek Rewards operator Paul R. Burks has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Charlotte, N.C., on charges of wire and mail fraud, wire- and mail-fraud conspiracy and tax-fraud conspiracy. Burks, 67, of Lexington, N.C., is the third Zeek figure to be […]

REPORTS: Enterprise Known As ‘BitcoinTrader’ Has Collapsed And Management Has Disappeared

EDITOR’S NOTE: Beginning in late August, some promoters of the Zeek Rewards Ponzi scheme said they were moving to a “program” known as BitClub Network, a purported “mining” venture that purportedly was selling “Founders’” positions for $3,599 and offering memberships at buy-in rates of $500, $1,000 and $2,000. By some accounts, the “program” would pay […]

Top Official Who Warned About Cross-Border ‘Criminal Enterprises’ And ‘Frivolous Libel Cases’ To Mask Them Is Leaving Justice Department

Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole, the No. 2 official at the U.S. Justice Department, is leaving after four years, Attorney General Eric Holder confirmed in a statement. (Holder also is leaving, a topic for another day.) Cole said something in Mexico City at the High-Level Hemispheric Meeting Against Transnational Organized Crime in March 2012 that […]

CKB/CKB168, WCM777 And TelexFree Prosecutions Make SEC’s 2014 Highlight Reel; Agency Says Its Job In MLM Sphere Isn’t Done

CKB/CKB168, WCM777 And TelexFree Prosecutions Make SEC's 2014 Highlight Reel; Agency Says Its Job In MLM Sphere Isn't Done

The prosecutions of the CKB/CKB168, WCM777 and TelexFree “programs” made the SEC’s highlight reel for fiscal year 2014, which began on Oct. 1, 2013 and ended on Sept. 30 of this year. In a statement today, the SEC said “new investigative approaches and the innovative use of data and analytical tools contributed to a very […]

RECEIVER: Zeek Rewards Was ‘Pig’ To Which MLM Lawyers Attemped To Apply ‘Lipstick’ — While One Of The Lawyers Participated On Massive Ponzi Scheme’s ‘Leadership Calls’

EDITOR’S NOTE: Kevin Grimes, MLM Compliance VT LLC and the Grimes & Reese law firm have argued that the claims against them should be dismissed. Zeek’s receiver argues otherwise, saying a “bogus ‘compliance course’” advanced by Grimes helped dupe the Zeek masses. Zeek affected hundreds of thousands of people, the SEC has said. Legal malpractice […]

DEVELOPING STORY: Zeek Figure Robert Craddock Accused Of Trademark Infringement And Engaging In ‘Shake-Down’ Bid Against MLM Affiliates

DEVELOPING STORY: Zeek Figure Robert Craddock Accused Of Trademark Infringement And Engaging In 'Shake-Down' Bid Against MLM Affiliates

EDITOR’S NOTE: The story below focuses mostly on a lawsuit filed against Zeek Rewards figure Robert Craddock by a Nevada company known as BTG180. A lawsuit filed against Craddock by a Wyoming company known as OfferHubb.net Inc. makes similar claims against Craddock. ** ___________________________________** DEVELOPING STORY: (4th Update 10:12 a.m. EDT Oct. 14 U.S.A.) Zeek […]

UPDATE: Ad For Book By Zeek Figure Robert Craddock Appears On Drudge Report

UPDATE: Ad For Book By Zeek Figure Robert Craddock Appears On Drudge Report

DISCLOSURE: The PP Blog carries ads from AdChoices that are delivered by Google. UPDATED 7:22 A.M. EDT OCT. 12 U.S.A. The PP Blog observed yesterday that a new book by Zeek Rewards figure Robert Craddock now is available on Amazon.com after earlier having been listed as “Out of Print” and with “Limited Availability.” The price […]

SEC Declines To Comment On New Claims Attributed To Zeek Figure Robert Craddock

SEC Declines To Comment On New Claims Attributed To Zeek Figure Robert Craddock

UPDATED 8:30 P.M. EDT U.S.A. The SEC this afternoon declined to comment on a confounding claim attributed to Zeek Rewards figure Robert Craddock that Zeek took in $1 billion in 12 months and that the U.S. government should have modeled a “stimulus program” after Zeek instead of shutting it down in 2012. News that Craddock […]