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Deadline for ZeekRewards “Profiteers” to Turn Records Over to Receiver Approaching Soon

The ZeekRewards “largest net winners” will soon be required to turn over to the court-appointed Receiver all their records showing, among others, how much money they received in “profit payments” from Zeek, pursuant to the Motion filed by the receiver in federal court., Rex Venture Group LLC, and their principal, Paul Burks, have been charged […]

Trusteer, a provider of secure web access services based in Boston, has just reported the discovery of two methods by which criminals gain access to a victim’s banking one-time-password (OTP) by physically hijacking his mobile SIM card. These new methods are a step-up on the previous method in which fraudsters would acquire a victim’s OTP […]

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Acting on a complaint by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Western Division, has issued orders to permanently halt marketing of BurnLounge, a misleading pyramid scheme that lured into its fold 56,000 consumers across the country.  The court ordered the promoters and operators of BurnLounge to […]

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St. George businessman and philanthropist Jeremy Johnson has been accused of defrauding online consumers and trying to siphon away $51.4 million and hide it from the Federal Trade Commission, which is in the process of investigating Johnson’s company called I Works. Johnson earned this money mainly through processing online poker payments and Johnson is known […]

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