THE QUESTION IS WILL ZEEK REWARDS OR ZEEKLER MAKE IT THROUGH THIS CID..
We need to have a bit of patience on this one since, ZEEK did not say they are out of business, at this point they are under CID investigation and will not be conduting business for a few days or more during this time frame.
Below is an article on the closure of the Zeek Rewards office for a CID (Civil Investigative Demand).Please read the information so you will be informed.
The top leaders are all confident that Zeek is clean and will come through with flying colors. Meanwhile, the Red Carpet Event is cancelled and the websites are down. They do not know how long the sites will be down, so check on zeekrewardsnews.com for any updates.
Source of article below from The Dispatch .
Zeek closes headquartersBy Nash Dunn
Published: Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 6:42 p.m.Last Modified: Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 9:18 p.m.
Rex Venture Group, which operates the online penny auction site Zeekler.com and affiliates program Zeek Rewards, has closed its headquarters for the remainder of the week for undisclosed reasons.
The company, known to most as Zeek, posted three signs on the windows of its headquarters at 803 W. Center St. in Lexington by about 4 p.m. on Thursday that stated the office will be closed, telling visitors to "check the website for more information." As of 6:22 p.m., there was no further information available on Zeekler.com or zeekrewards.com.
Zeekler.com and zeekrewards.com were offline as of 9 p.m.
The company also announced it is canceling its upcoming "Red Carpet" event, scheduled for Wednesday. The announcement, made on zeekrewardsnews.com, also advised readers to continue to monitor its websites for more information to be forthcoming.
On Monday, the company also advised Zeek Rewards affiliates there would be no training, recruitment and leadership calls during “the next few days while planning is going on,” according to a message on zeekrewards.com.
Both Zeekler.com and Zeek Rewards have recently come under the scrutiny of the North Carolina Attorney General's office, after dozens of users filed complaints and inquiries in the past six months. The company, which is rooted in its penny auction website, has expanded in the past year to let users buy in through an "affiliates program." Some say the company is a good way to make a little more cash while others condemn it as the makings of a pyramid or Ponzi scheme.
Source of second article below from WWW.MLM.COM:
Thursday Aug 16, 2012
Sources at the scene today reported to MLM.com that Zeek Rewards has closed its doors in Lexington, North Carolina.
August 16, 12:32 P.M. MST — Only hours after a headline in the Lexington Post-Dispatch reported "Users tout Zeek's programs...," the MLM marketing arm of the Zeekler penny auction site has put "Closed" signs in its windows.
The North Carolina Attorney General had reported "we have concerns about...and have asked the companies to provide us with documents so we can examine their business practices." The investigation appears to have resulted from 8 consumer complaints. And a spokesperson for the North Carolina AG said, "The complaints generally seek refunds." Zeek Rewards reportedly had responded to the complaints, had resolved 7 of the 8 complaints, and the 8th complaint was in process of being resolved at the time of the closure.
At this time there is no confirmed report as to the reason for the closure or the agency or agencies that may be involved in the action, although the North Carolina Attorney General's office had not mentioned to the Post-Dispatch any action beyond its investigation. Sources close to the company speculate the closure is voluntary.
Zeek Rewards was reported to have had banking challenges early on, but banking difficulties frequently are reported by MLM start-ups, the growth of which can be alarming to financial institutions. And the growth of Zeek Rewards—that was signing up customers and Affiliates around the world—may prove to have broken even the records of mega-MLMs like Mona Vie. The Post-Dispatch reported that after less than a year in business, Zeek Rewards already had more than 200,000 customers...and the number may be many times more than that, perhaps in the millions.
However disappointed the Independent Affiliates of Zeek Rewards are likely to be when the cause of the closure is known—an announcement is anticipated before the weekend—the merchants of Lexington, North Carolina, are likely to be even more so: the growth of Zeek Rewards in that regionally depressed economy had been a boon to the business community.
As it was to tens of thousands of Zeek Rewards Independent Affiliates, one of whom told MLM.com, "I really needed this. You get so many that you just can't make any money in, and everybody I know is making money in Zeek Rewards!"
But not anymore. The questions now being asked by Affiliates is whether or not Zeek Rewards will make its commission payments. Or will the reportedly cash-rich company even be permitted to pay commissions?
We'll have an update for you tomorrow when the reason for the closure is released.