August 1, 2022

Seeking Victims in Zadeh Kicks Investigation

The FBI’s Portland Division is seeking potential victims in an investor defrauding scheme.

Michael Malekzadeh owned and operated a company called Zadeh Kicks between 2013 and May 20, 2022, in which he acquired and resold footwear. Many customer orders were never filled or reimbursed. On May 20, 2022, Zadeh Kicks was placed into court ordered receivership in Lane County, Oregon.

If you believe you were a victim in this case please complete this brief questionnaire. Your responses are voluntary but would be useful in the federal investigation and to identify you as a potential victim. Based on the responses provided, you may be contacted by the FBI and asked to provide additional information.

The FBI is legally mandated to identify victims of federal crimes that it investigates and provide these victims with information, assistance services, and resources.