Category: MLM Reviews

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Amazing Living flops, now offering unregistered securities?

Amazing Living launched late last year and combined soursop tea with affiliate autoship recruitment.Alexa statistics for the Amazing Living website suggest that after an initial recruitment boom, the company went into rapid decline.In what appears to be an attempt to revive Amazing Living, National Sales Trainer Larry Williams has appeared in a “concept video”.The video, titled “Larry Williams – Amazing Living – “Brand New Concept Video””, was uploaded to William’s personal YouTube channel on April 27th.According to Williams, Amazing Living is now ‘embarking on something that has never been done before in human history‘.[0:25] We’re gunna take an everyday prepaid debit card…

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Valentus SlimRoast coffee supplier lawsuit claims $3.18 million owed

When I reviewed Vitae Global last week, one of the things I picked up on was the company’s supplier, Advanced Laboratories International and owner Louis Volpe, were also credited with supplying competitor Valentus with their SlimRoast coffee.With Volpe also a named co-founder of Vitae Global, surely there was or was going to be a conflict of interest as, through Advanced Laboratories, he was directly supplying a competitor.Turns out there’s a saga behind the formation of Vitae Global, dating back to early 2016.Today we take a look at the origins of the beef between Valentus and Volpe, starting with a lawsuit filed…

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Mama Captain Review: Barrel Coin Ponzi points

Mama Captain launched in October, 2015 and operate in the cryptocurrency MLM niche.The company does have an “about us” page on their website, however no information about who owns or runs Mama Captain is provided.The Mama Captain website domain (“mamacaptain.com”) was privately registered on October 14th, 2014.According to Alexa, traffic to the Mama Captain domain is predominantly from Malaysia (55%) and China (42%).This pretty much guarantees that whoever is running Mama Captain is based out of Malaysia, China or both.As always, if an MLM company is not openly upfront about who is running or owns it, think long and hard about joining…

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SEC granted default judgement against Trudy Gilmond

Trudy Gilmond’s theft of over $2 million dollars from Zeek Rewards victims saw the SEC file legal action against her in 2015.The case progressed throughout 2015 and in early 2016 Judge Mullen scheduled a trial for September, 2017.Not much has happened since then, prompting the SEC to file for a suspension of the current trial schedule.The SEC’s January 27th filing claims that Gilmond (right) has consistently failed to participate in scheduled proceedings.On February 16, 2016, Gilmond filed an Amended Answer at the request of undersigned counsel.After answering the Complaint, however, Gilmond declined to participate further in this litigation.She made no initial disclosures, as…

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18 arrested OneCoin scammers remanded to Indian police custody

Following the arrest of eighteen OneCoin affiliates in Mumbai, India last weekend, a Judicial Magistrate remanded the accused to judicial custody.As I understand this limits police access to the accused, Mumbai police filed a petition to have the scammers remitted to police custody.DCP (Crime Branch) Dileep Sawant said, “We need police custody for investigating the case and to get all details of the scam.On Friday the petition was granted, giving police full access to the accused until May 3rd.The Indian investigation into OneCoin meanwhile continues to escalate, with the Economic Offenses Wing putting together a fourteen team squad to handle the…

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OneCoin threaten to sue SQL blockchain whistleblower

Last year the mystery of why OneCoin were using stock video footage to represent their blockchain was solved.OneCoin had no blockchain and were simply recording script-generated Ponzi points allocation on a SQL database.The revelation was made public following a OneCoin blockchain development job offer to Bjorn Bjercke.Bjercke is a professional blockchain developer and, not happy someone with someone with actual technical experience going around countering their own technology claims, OneCoin have now threatened Bjercke with legal action.In a Reddit post published a few hours ago, Bjercke (right) wrote;OneCoin Ltd., with the help of their attorney, has sent me a threatening letter…

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BitConnect Review: BitConnect Coin pump & dump with Ponzi ROIs

BitConnect provide no information on their website about who owns or runs the business.The BitConnect website domain (“bitconnect.co”) was privately registered on February 9th, 2016.As always, if an MLM company is not openly upfront about who is running or owns it, think long and hard about joining and/or handing over any money.BitConnect ProductsBitConnect has no retailable products or services, with affiliates only able to market BitConnect affiliate membership itself.The BitConnect Compensation PlanBitConnect affiliates invest bitcoin on the promise of a “daily profit” ROI.BitConnect convert invested bitcoin into pre-mined BitConnect Coins through an internal exchange.An affiliate can then opt to transfer their…

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Judge doesn’t buy Beverly Trca-Kitchen’s sob story (Zeek Rewards)

Back in January the Zeek Rewards Receiver filed for summary judgment against Canadian net-winners.Beverly Dawn Trca-Kitchen was one such net-winner, with the Receiver alleging she stole $314,228 from victims of the scheme. This figure was arrived at after forensic accounting was conducted on the Zeek Rewards backend.Trca-Kitchen however paints a different picture.Despite stealing over three hundred thousand dollars from Zeek Rewards victims, today Trca-Kitchen claims assets of only $8798.In an attempt to settle with the Receivership, Trca-Kitchen (right) offered up just $2800.When the Receiver asked her where the money went, Trca-Kitchen statedshe spent the money on “business expenses, taxes (a huge…

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VIP Turbo Cycler Review: Ten-tier bitcoin gifting from The VIP Team

VIP Turbo Cycler provide no information on their website about who owns or runs the business.The VIP Turbo Cycler website domain (“vipturbocycler.com”) was privately registered on April 6th, 2017.At the time of publication, the VIP Turbo Cycler is little more than an affiliate signup page.Further research reveals VIP Turbo Cycler material appearing on a YouTube channel bearing the name “The VIP Team”.As per our review published in 2015, The VIP Team is a downline feeder run by Lieven VanNeste (right).At the time The VIP Team was feeding affiliates into VanNeste’s Exitus Network downline.In addition to The VIP Team, VanNeste also launched the PM…

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OneCoin’s Steinkellers linked to mafia violence, threats & murder

The Steinkeller brothers are currently the second biggest earners in the OneCoin Ponzi scheme.Second only to Juha Parhiala, the brothers head up “One Dream Team” and are routinely trotted out at OneCoin events.Hailing from South Tyrol, a province in northern Italy, the Steinkeller brothers are purportedly well-known to local authorities.According to the Gerlach Report, one agency investigating the brothers is Italy’s Direzione Investigativa Antimafia.Direzione Investigativa Antimafia are a specialized nation-wide agency that investigates mafia related crimes.Speaking with a Direzione Investigativa Antimafia, the Gerlach Report learned the brothers (right) work with an accomplice in South Tyrol.We know the perpetrators and their methods, and…