Zeek Advisory 8-24

McGuireWoods LLP Fifth Third Center 201 North Tryon Street, Suite 3000 Charlotte, North Carolina 28202

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2012

CONTACT:

Michael J. Kulstad 202.857.2416 mkulstad@mcguirewoods.com Leslie Valenza 804.775.7536 lvalenza@mcguirewoods.com

MEDIA ADVISORY ZeekRewards Receiver to Hold News Briefing
WHAT: McGuireWoods LLP partner Kenneth D. Bell, the court-appointed receiver for ZeekRewards, will hold a conference call for members of the media to provide an update on the status of the receivership and steps being taken to contact potential victims of the alleged Ponzi scheme. WHEN: The call will be held on Monday, Aug. 27, at 2 p.m. EDT. Due to a limited number of phone lines available, members of the media wishing to join the call are asked to email Michael Kulstad (mkulstad@mcguirewoods.com) and Leslie Valenza (lvalenza@mcguirewoods.com) to request the access code to the call. BACKGROUND: On Aug. 17, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, Charlotte Division, against Rex Venture Group, LLC (Rex Venture) d/b/a ZeekRewards.com (ZeekRewards), and Paul R. Burks. The SEC alleges that Rex Venture and Burks fraudulently offered and sold securities in an unregistered offering as part of a combined Ponzi and pyramid scheme. On that same day, U.S. District Judge Graham C. Mullen issued an order appointing Kenneth D. Bell of McGuireWoods as temporary receiver (Receiver) for Rex Venture Group, LLC d/b/a ZeekRewards.com.

WILMINGTON . and to perform all acts necessary to conserve. 17 order directs the Receiver to.com.mcguirewoods. among other things. McGuireWoods LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 900 lawyers in 19 offices worldwide.The Aug. ### ATLANTA AUSTIN BALTIMORE BRUSSELS CHARLOTTE CHARLOTTESVILLE CHICAGO HOUSTON JACKSONVILLE LONDON LOS ANGELES NEW YORK NORFOLK PITTSBURGH RALEIGH RICHMOND TYSONS CORNER WASHINGTON. visit www. manage and preserve the value of the Receivership Estate. hold. take control and possession of and to operate the Receivership Estate. The firm’s Charlotte offices are at 201 North Tryon Street. For more information. D.C.

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