When I first learned of Sergey Mavrodi’s passing earlier today, my first reaction was “What is he pulling this time?” Such has been the staying power of Mavrodi’s MMM Global since it first popped up in 2011. Without a doubt MMM Global is one of, if not the most pervasive fraudulent schemes in MLM history.
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Peru has grouped some of the top MLM Ponzi schemes doing the rounds and issued a collective consumer warning. The warning was issued on September 9th by Superintendencia De Banca, Seguros & AFP (SBS), Peru’s top financial regulator.
I don’t know what it is about Nigeria and the MMM Global Ponzi scheme, but for some reason locally scam refuses to die out. Despite having collapsed three times beginning last December and resulting in an estimated $57 million dollars in losses, MMM Nigeria continues. Criminal action has been taken against at least one MMM [Continue reading…]
Following the collapse of MMM Nigeria a few months ago, it was estimated that some 3 million Nigerians together lost $57 million dollars. Following a criminal complaint filed by two affiliates, now one MMM Nigeria affiliate is facing up to fifteen years in prison.
One of the more pervasive Ponzi schemes that refuses to die is MMM Global. Founded by Sergey Mavrodi and with origins dating as far back as 1994, MMM Global collapsed last year. Due to the scheme using bitcoin and Mavrodi walking away scott free, total investor losses were never quantified. The aftermath of MMM Global’s [Continue reading…]
MMM Reunited provide no information on their website about who owns or runs the business. The MMM Reunited website domain (“mmmreunited.org”) was privately registered on January 29th, 2017. Alexa currently estimate that the US (53%) and Nigeria (25%) are the top sources of traffic to the MMM Reunited website. This suggests that whoever is running [Continue reading…]
The Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation has revealed that an estimated three million Nigerians lost over $57 million USD in the MMM Nigeria collapse. Speaking at an International Trade Fair on Thursday, Hadi Suleiman, NDIC’s Deputy Director of Corporate Affairs
The collapsed MMM Nigeria Ponzi scheme has claimed another victim, following a young man’s passing last Monday. Adakole, as the young man was known, was due to be wed last December. On December 14th, MMM Nigeria suspended all affiliate withdrawals and effectively collapsed. This prompted Adakole to drink insecticide, in an apparent bid to end [Continue reading…]
The MMM Returns website brands the opportunity as a “Sergey Mavrodi venture”. I am Sergey Panteleevich Mavrodi, legal professor and administrator for an [sic] self sustaining owned global social financial revolution system called MMM Returns. Mavrodi is a convicted felon who first popped up on BehindMLM’s radar in 2015. Through MMM Global, Mavrodi (right) scammed [Continue reading…]
When a Ponzi scheme finds itself unable to meet its ROI obligations, a less popular option going forward is to just simply wipe the slate clean. A minority of early investors keep what they stole, everybody else loses money. In an attempt to generate new investment into the scheme, MMM Nigeria has wiped the 2016 ROI [Continue reading…]