Success2Paradise Review: $2 three-tier cash gifting

success2paradise-logoThere is no information on the Success2Paradise website indicating who owns or runs the business.

The Success2Paradise website domain (“success2paradise.com”) was registered on the 17th of May 2015, with a “Phonia Chamber” listed as the owner. A likely fake address in the US state of Kansas is also provided (incomplete street details and fake postcode).

The phrase “Phonia Chamber” only appears online in connection with the Success2Paradise domain registration.

This, combined with the obviously bogus address in Kansas is a pretty good indication the individual, as represented in the Success2Paradise domain registration, does not exist.

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. [Continue reading…]


JetStream Direct Review: $499 stream-capable piracy boxes

jetstream-direct-logoThere’s no direct information on the JetStream Direct website indicating who owns or runs the business.

A press-release uploaded to the site on the 13th of April lists “Mark DeLanney, Sr.” as a contact for JetStream Direct, with the release itself quoting him:

JetStream Direct is the leader in premier streaming media TV boxes,” says Mark DeLanney, Sr.

“We offer the JetStream TV Box and the Android TV Box, effectively allowing for streaming on all types of devices. Our new distributor and reseller program allows people to start their own business in this highly popular entertainment field that consumers are excited about.”

The use of possesive suggests DeLanney Sr. is the owner of JetStream Direct. Further supporting this are a number of YouTube videos that feature on the JetStream Direct website, hosted on an account bearing DeLanney Sr.’s name.

Of note is that up until recently DeLanney Sr. credited himself as an “Independent Business Owner at JetStream Direct” on his LinkedIn profile:

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This information has since been removed, with DeLanney Sr. now crediting himself as CEO of xmWired TV, LLC (as of June 2015).

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After saturating myself in the “streaming media”​ marketplace and learning all there is to know with this new technology, I have developed the absolute best streaming device available.

With help from the manufacturer, I have made the necessary upgrades and adjustments that makes this product not only the “best in it’s (sic) class”​, but also consumer friendly.

I was unable to find any further information on xmWired TV, with any relationship between the company and JetStream TV remaining unclear.

Read on for a full review of the JetStream Direct MLM business opportunity. [Continue reading…]


Plutus Society Review: $10 ten-tier matrix Ponzi cycler

plutus-society-logoPlutus Society was founded in June 2015 and claim to be based out of Quezon City in the Philippines.

Cited as founder of the company on the Plutus Society website is Rolan Garcia.

rolan-garcia-founder-plutus-societyGarcia (right) appears fond of the Plutus brand, having previously launched Plutus Marketing in late 2014.

The mission is so simple to alleviate poverty by empowering people with dynamic and stable opportunity through entrepreneurship.

On the Plutus Marketing website, Garcia credits himself as President and Medical Director of the company.

The original concept of Plutus, as per a marketing video dated September 2014, appears to have been the offering of discounts and medical consultations (billed as “Plutus Wellness”), integrated into an MLM business opportunity.

That opportunity saw affiliates pay 1500 PHP ($33 USD) and get paid to recruit others who did the same:

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Before Plutus Marketing, Garcia launched “The Exodus Society”. The company’s website is no longer offline, but Exodus Society Marketing material suggests it too was a recruitment scheme:

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Alexa traffic estimates to the Plutus Marketing website suggest the opportunity never really took off, which has likely prompted the launch of Plutus Society.

Read on for a full review of the Plutus Society MLM business opportunity. [Continue reading…]


164 indictments in Thai uFun Club Ponzi case

ufunclub-logoFollowing the submission of a criminal case report by Thai police last Friday, Public Prosecutors have decided to file charges against the accused.

Some 164 indictments have been handed down, with those indicted facing ‘charges of operating lending and borrowing services in a way suspected to be public fraud.[Continue reading…]


Summer Fun Matrix Review: $22 three-tier Ponzi cycler

summer-fun-matrix-logoThere is no information on the Summer Fun Matrix website indicating who owns or runs the business.

The Summer Fun Matrix website domain (“summerfunmatrix.com”) was registered on the 1st of June 2015, with “Optimus Dale” listed as the domain owner. An address in the US state of Arkansas is also provided.

Optimus Dale is the pseudonym of Sherm Mason, admin of Magnetic Builder (2012) and more recently Paradise Payments and Magnetic Gratitude.

Magnetic Gratitude was launched back in April, with affiliates purchasing $10 matrix positions on the promise of an advertised $590,720 ROI.

At the time of publication Magnetic Gratitude appears to be well into decline, which has likely prompted the launch of Summer Fun Matrix.

Read on for a full review of the Summer Fun Matrix MLM business opportunity. [Continue reading…]


MyFreePassiveIncome Review: $5 app-based cash gifting

There is no information on the MyFreePassiveIncome website indicating who owns or runs the business.

The MyFreePassiveIncome website domain (“myfreepassiveincome.com”) was registered on the 18th of May 2015, with a “John Apuna” listed as the owner. An address in the US state of Arizona is also provided.

I wasn’t able to dig up any additional information on Apuna, with any MLM history he might have remaining a mystery.

Read on for a full review of the MyFreePassiveIncome MLM business opportunity. [Continue reading…]


SEC file Ponzi fraud charges against DFRF Enterprises

dfrf-enterprises-logoWith DFRF Enterprises offering 15% a month perpetual ROIs on affiliate investments running into the tens of thousands, it was only a matter of time before regulators came knocking.

That they did on June 30th, with the SEC filing Ponzi fraud charges against Daniel Filho and his $15 million dollar Ponzi scheme. [Continue reading…]


US politician denies involvement in USFIA Ponzi scheme

usfia-logoA few days ago we reviewed the USFIA MLM business opportunity, concluding it to be yet another MLM cryptocurrency Ponzi points scheme.

As part of our review, we noted the appearance of John Wuo on stage at USFIA GemCoin events:

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John Wuo is a prominent politician in Arcadia City, California. Having first been elected to City Council back in 2002, Wuo has since served as Mayor for three separate terms.

Following publication of our USFIA review, local media in Arcadia have picked up the story and investigated Wuo’s apparent involvement. [Continue reading…]


Global InterGold: EmGoldex Ponzi scheme rebrands itself

global-intergold-logoAugust 2014 – Massachusetts Securities Division begin investigating EmGoldex

Ocober 2014 – Civil fraud charges filed against top US EmGoldex investors

February 2015 – Philippines SEC issues regulatory warning against EmGoldex

April 2015 – Central Bank of Malaysia places EmGoldex on investment blacklist

June 2015 – Dubai Multi Commodities Centre warn EmGoldex not registered to trade in gold in the UAE

As the regulatory noose continues to tighten around EmGoldex’s anonymous owner(s), the scheme has opted for a classic out of the scam 101

playbook.

As of about a week ago, EmGoldex changed its name to Global InterGold. [Continue reading…]


Global Currency Reserve Review: $2999.95 a month mining?

global-coin-reserve-logoBack when we first reviewed Global Coin Reserve, it was little more than a continuation of Robert Corriveau’s previous matrix-based recruitment schemes.

That was back in September 2014. What with Corriveau ousted earlier this year, rumblings of the GCR coin launching and a name change to Global Currency Reserve, we figured it was time to revisit the GCR opportunity. [Continue reading…]