Paul Burks was convicted of fraud and conspiracy Thursday as the mastermind of ZeekRewards, an online marketing scheme that promised massive profits to investors, prosecutors say. Instead, more than 1 million people worldwide lost an estimated $800 million. Video by Michael Gordon/John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
Paul Burks was convicted of fraud and conspiracy Thursday as the mastermind of ZeekRewards, an online marketing scheme that promised massive profits to investors, prosecutors say. Instead, more than 1 million people worldwide lost an estimated $800 million. Video by Michael Gordon/John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com

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July 21, 2016 4:22 PM

Mastermind of massive Ponzi scheme convicted of fraud and other charges

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