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OneCoin promoter dumped from Slovenian blockchain event

The Faculty of Commercial and Business Sciences (FKPV) is a college in Celje, Slovenia. FKPV is currently gearing up to hold a three-day “blockchain summer school” event starting September 17th. As per FKPV’s promotional material for the event; Don’t miss great lecturers, work in the sections on cryptocurrencies and ICOs, and smart contracts and technology. [Continue reading…]

Details of Matt Lloyd’s MOBE settlement + updates

Following “lengthy negotiations” between Matt Lloyd McPhee and the MOBE Receiver, a settlement was reached a few months back. In a September 6th court filing, the Receiver has now revealed details of the proposed settlement.

Traffic Monsoon Receiver granted flat sale assistance motion

The Traffic Monsoon Receiver’s assistance motion has been granted. The motion, made pursuant to the Hague Convention, seeks information in relation to the sale of a flat in Manchester, UK.

Prosecutors file WorldVentures pyramid scheme charges in Taiwan

Prosecutors in Taiwan have filed criminal charges against WorldVentures’ owners, alleging the company operates as a “classic pyramid scheme”. Prosecutors have filed charges against Kenneth Edward Head (aka Eddie Head) and Jonathon Starks McKillip.

WorldVentures Review 2.0: Same old customers/affiliates issue

WorldVentures was one of the first companies we reviewed here at BehindMLM. Our original WorldVentures review was published in March 2011 and, as far as I can tell, for the most part still holds up. After eight years though and the recent introduction of DreamTrips Titanium membership, a reader requested we revisit the company. Read [Continue reading…]

OneCoin “cryptocurrency wizard” arrested in Thailand

Authorities in Thailand have arrested top local OneCoin promoter Mana Chu Mueang. Mana, who refers to himself as a “cryptocurrency wizard”, is believed to have stolen over 500 million baht from OneCoin victims ($16.3 million USD).

Aegea reboots as Energentics, adds “Tesla energy signatures” coffee

Aegea appears to have collapsed and recently rebooted as Energentics. A visit to Aegea’s old website domain today shows visitors a static branded picture. Alexa statistics for the domain show a collapse hit hard throughout late 2018. As above, by 2019 Aegea was well on the way out. Energentics appears to be a 1:1 reboot, [Continue reading…]

US Court rules BitConnect was a securities offering

As part of the order dismissing claims against BitConnect class-action defendants Glenn Arcaro, Ryan Maasen and YouTube, a US court has definitively ruled that BitConnect was a securities offering.

Arcaro, Maasen & YouTube dismissed from BitConnect class-action

Claims against BitConnect class-action defendants Glenn Arcaro, Ryan Maasen and YouTube have been dismissed.

Intimidation used in Redwood contempt proceedings

The FTC vs. Redwood case seems to have fallen off my calendar, likely due to me forgetting to pen down an update. In any event I was reminded of the case earlier today by a reader. Looking at the case docket, wooh it’s a bit of a doozy.