BRIEF: Feds Tweet Photo Of $20 Million Allegedly Found In Box Spring And Tied To TelexFree

Federal prosecutors have Tweeted a photo of $20 million allegedly found stuffed in a box spring and linked to the massive TelexFree Ponzi- and pyramid caper. The cash was found Jan. 4 by the Homeland Security Investigations branch of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, an arm of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Agents seized […]

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INTERPOL: ‘Digital Currencies Increasingly Used To Finance Criminal Activities[,] Including Terrorism’

INTERPOL: ‘Digital Currencies Increasingly Used To Finance Criminal Activities, Terrorism’

Pushing a murky, MLM-style digital currency scheme or even a purported one? Involving family, friends and online contacts? INTERPOL is warning that “digital currencies [are] increasingly used to finance criminal activities[,] including terrorism.” The warning is included in an INTERPOL announcement dated Jan. 16 about a law-enforcement conference in Qatar on the topic of transnational crime […]

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Zeek Receiver To Make Third Distribution To Ponzi Victims, Says A Fourth Is Possible

In an announcement dated Jan. 12, 2017, Zeek receiver Kenneth D. Bell said he’ll make a third distribution to Ponzi victims and that a fourth is possible. After the third distribution,  victims will have received about 75 percent of their losses, Bell said. The third distribution is set for March 15. Let us note here that […]

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Zeek Figures Wright-Olivares, Olivares Listed As Federal Prisoners

Patrick Pretty Reports: Dawn Olivares Serving Federal Time For Zeek Rewards

The landing spots for two key Zeek Rewards figures now are known. Former Zeek COO Dawn Wright-Olivares is listed as inmate 29336-058 at FMC Carswell in Fort Worth, Texas. The facility is a Federal Medical Center for female offenders and has an adjacent minimum security satellite camp, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons website. […]

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RECEIVER: (1) Zeek Defendant Class Action May Conclude This Year; (2) Some Claimants Still Haven’t Signed Required Release; (3) $10 Million Settlement With NewBridge Bank

Three significant pieces of news from Kenneth D. Bell, the receiver in the Zeek Rewards’ Ponzi- and pyramid-scheme case: In a March 28 announcement on the receivership website, Bell wrote that a defendant class-action lawsuit against more than 9,000 alleged Zeek winners in the United States may conclude this year. “We hope to bring to […]

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URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Zeek Vendor Pleads Guilty To Obstructing Probe

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: (12th Update 2:57 p.m. EDT U.S.A.) In what may be a warning shot fired across the bow of payment vendors who hope to profit from Ponzi schemes, Zeek Rewards’ vendor Jaymes Meyer of Preferred Merchants Solutions LLC has pleaded guilty to a criminal charge of obstructing investigators in the Zeek Ponzi- […]

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