Zeek Rewards

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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 […]

BULLETIN: Zeek Receiver Sues Nearly 2 Dozen Aussies

BULLETIN: Zeek Receiver Sues Nearly 2 Dozen Aussies

BULLETIN: (10th Update 11:20 p.m. ET U.S.A.) Zeek Rewards receiver Kenneth D. Bell has sued nearly two dozen Australians, alleging they were “winners” in the Zeek Ponzi- and pyramid scheme and that money they received came from victims. Bell previously sued winners in the United States and Canada. One Aussie is alleged to have received […]

SPECIAL REPORT: ‘Achieve Community’ Promoter On YouTube Shows Her Back Office For ‘Unison Wealth,’ Revealing Ponzi-Board Bonanza

SPECIAL REPORT: 'Achieve Community' Promoter On YouTube Shows Her Back Office For 'Unison Wealth,' Revealing Ponzi-Board Bonanza

EDITOR’S NOTE: In litigation related to Zeek Rewards, a Ponzi-board “program,” court-appointed receiver Kenneth D. Bell has raised a concern that network-marketers may be proceeding from one fraud scheme to another. Bell has asked a federal judge to take “judicial notice” of certain YouTube videos. ** ______________________** UPDATED 10:07 P.M. ET U.S.A. “Unison Wealth” is […]

UPDATE: In Impossibly Butchered Messaging, ‘Achieve Community’ Promos Marry Three-Month, 800-Percent ROI ‘Program’ To Santa Claus While Encouraging Participants Not To ‘Sell Out’ To Banks For ‘Tiny’ Annual Returns

UPDATE: In Impossibly Butchered Messaging, 'Achieve Community' Promos Marry Three-Month, 800-Percent ROI 'Program' To Santa Claus While Encouraging Participants Not To 'Sell Out' To Banks For 'Tiny' Annual Returns

The “Achieve Community,” a Ponzi-board money-cycling “program” targeted at Christians and positioned by some network marketers as an alternative for people who don’t want to “sell out” to banks and their “tiny little 1% annual return,” would like you to know that Santa Claus and an elf are on the team. By buying one “EXTRA” […]

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 […]