Zeek Rewards

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Woman Listed As ‘Winner’ In Zeek Rewards Scheme Asks Court For Help In Getting Back ‘Achieve Community’ Money, Raises Questions Over 1099 Form

Woman Listed As 'Winner' In Zeek Rewards Scheme Asks Court For Help In Getting Back 'Achieve Community' Money, Raises Questions Over 1099 Form

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was updated at 6:35 a.m. on Feb. 27. **______________________** It happened in the Zeek Rewards pyramid- and Ponzi case in 2012 — and now it has happened in the “Achieve Community” case filed earlier this month. A woman has contacted the court presiding over the Achieve case to solicit help in […]

BULLETIN: Zeek Receiver Sues Alleged ‘Winners’ In Norway

BULLETIN: Zeek Receiver Sues Alleged 'Winners' In Norway

BULLETIN: (5th update 8:31 p.m.) Zeek Rewards receiver Kenneth D. Bell has sued more than a dozen alleged “winners” with residencies in Norway. These are believed to be the first cases against defendants in Europe. Bell previously has sued U.S. residents and residents of Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the British Virgin Islands. As is […]

BULLETIN: Zeek Receiver Sues Alleged ‘Winners’ In New Zealand And British Virgin Islands

BULLETIN: Zeek Receiver Sues Alleged 'Winners' In New Zealand And British Virgin Islands

BULLETIN: (9th update 9:57 p.m. ET U.S.A.) Zeek Rewards receiver Kenneth D. Bell has sued alleged “winners” with residencies in New Zealand and the British Virgin Islands. One BVI winner is alleged to have gained more than $2 million from Zeek’s combined Ponzi- and pyramid scheme. Bell identified her as Agnita Solomon of Road Town, […]

Court Filings Show Self-Identified Church Sent $10,000 To Zeek Rewards 9 Days Before Collapse; 2 Other Checks From An Individual Were Marked ‘Blessing’

Court Filings Show Self-Identified Church Sent $10,000 To Zeek Rewards 9 Days Before Collapse; 2 Other Checks From An Individual Were Marked 'Blessing'

UPDATED 8:42 P.M. ET U.S.A. Members of the faith community joining MLM HYIP schemes is a problem. It happened with the $119 million AdSurfDaily Ponzi scheme and the $72 million Legisi scam in 2008, for example. It’s happening currently with the “Achieve Community” scheme. Earlier, members of TelexFree  — an alleged $1.8 billion pyramid scheme […]

Zeek Figure Robert Craddock’s Fun Club USA Severely Sanctioned In Trademark-Infringement Case; Judge Orders Default For Failure To Follow Court Order

OfferHubb.net Inc. sued Zeek Rewards figure Robert Craddock in February 2014, alleging Craddock “immediately” embarked on a web-based disparagement campaign after OfferHubb chose in July 2013 not to renew a contract with Craddock and Craddock’s Fun Club USA Inc. Co-defendants included Craddock’s wife, Sylvia Salgado Craddock, and Fun Club. Craddock was accused in the complaint […]

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Bankruptcy Trustee Says TelexFree Was ‘Pyramid Scheme’ That Gathered As Much As $1.8 Billion

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Bankruptcy Trustee Says TelexFree Was 'Pyramid Scheme' That Gathered As Much As $1.8 Billion

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: (10th Update 8:53 p.m. ET U.S.A.) In his first formal report to the Massachusetts bankruptcy court, TelexFree Trustee Stephen B. Darr calls the company a “pyramid scheme” that may have involved 1 million or more participants globally and gathered as much as $1.8 billion through arms in the United States […]

ACKMAN: ‘We Can Fight Pyramids With Our Own Pyramid’

ACKMAN: 'We Can Fight Pyramids With Our Own Pyramid'

2ND UPDATE 3:23 P.M. ET U.S.A. In another swipe at Herbalife and perhaps MLM recruiting schemes in general, activist investor Bill Ackman says he’s out to combat pyramid schemes by creating one himself. Ackman’s apparent tongue-in-cheek approach adopts a typical “tell five” MLM marketing technique as part of a bid to create Internet virality for […]

UPDATE: SEC Declines To Comment On Pitchman’s Video Promo For ‘Achieve Community’ And 2 Other Ponzi-Board ‘Programs’ That Used Footage From Agency’s Website

UPDATE: SEC Declines To Comment On Pitchman's Video Promo For 'Achieve Community' And 2 Other Ponzi-Board 'Programs' That Used Footage From Agency's Website

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission declined this morning to comment on a Jan. 9 YouTube pitch from an “Achieve Community” promoter who mixed nearly six minutes of footage from the SEC website into a pitch for Achieve and two other Ponzi-board “programs.” Rodney Blackburn implied in the 14:27 production that the SEC did not […]

Network-Marketing Pitchman Camps Out At SEC Website, Produces Commercial For Achieve Community, Unison Wealth And Trinity Lines; ‘They’re Passive . . . You Just Kind Of Put Your Money Down’ And Receive Payouts

Network-Marketing Pitchman Camps Out At SEC Website, Produces Commercial For Achieve Community, Unison Wealth And Trinity Lines; 'They're Passive . . . You Just Kind Of Put Your Money Down' And Receive Payouts

EDITOR’S NOTE: The screen shots below show that Rodney Blackburn ends his “Unison Wealth” promo at the 8:29 mark of a 14:27 video. At the 8:30 mark, the website of the SEC becomes the feature and remains so for nearly the next six minutes as Blackburn touts Achieve Community, Unison Wealth and Trinity Lines, Ponzi-board […]

Battling Zeek-Related Malpractice Claim, MLM Attorney Kevin Grimes Now A New Partner At Thompson Burton

“It is the biggest announcement I’ve ever made in my career.” — MLM attorney Kevin Thompson on the hiring of Kevin Grimes, Jan. 9, 2015. 2nd UPDATE 5:35 p.m. ET U.S.A. Zeek Rewards receiver Kenneth D. Bell accused Idaho MLM attorney Kevin Grimes last year of providing “substantial assistance” to Zeek’s Ponzi scheme and, in […]

‘Achieve Community’ Heads Underground In Run-Up To New Year, As Promoters Switch To New Ponzi-Board Scams

'Achieve Community' Heads Underground In Run-Up To New Year, As Promoters Switch To New Ponzi-Board Scams

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Legisi HYIP scheme was a Ponzi-board “program” that tried to hide underground in 2007/08, even as state and federal investigators were conducting an undercover probe that eventually led to the arrests and subsequent convictions of the purveyor-in-chief and a pitchman for the $72 million fraud. One of the evidence exhibits in the […]