Resorts360 investigated Resorts360 Vacation Club, a Washington-based multilevel marketing company selling discounted vacation packages, and found that it was operating a pyramid scheme and using atypical and unsubstantiated income claims to market its business opportunity.


  • Sent warning letter to company
  • Filed complaint with FTC
  • Filed complaint with Washington attorney general
  • Notified BBB, which had given company A rating
  • Company dissolved



The company’s websites, including and, redirect consumers to, a new website for Travel Global Vacations.

March 25 sends a second round of follow-up letters to the FTC, Washington State Attorney General, and BBB.

September 9 sends follow-up letters to the FTC and Washington State Attorney General notifying each of them that more than 5,000 consumers signed a petition pressing for quick action to shut down Resorts360. also sends a follow-up letter to the BBB, who still gives the company an A rating.

September 3-4

More than 5,000 consumers sign petition asking the FTC and Washington State Attorney General to move more quickly to shut down Resorts360’s illegal pyramid scheme.

June 5 responds to the cease and desist letter indicating that stands by its investigation and will continue to urge regulators to put an end to Resorts360’s illegal practices.

May 28 receives a cease and desist letter from Resorts360’s lawyer denying that the company is a pyramid scheme, accusing of posting false and defamatory statements on its website, and threatening legal action if does not immediately remove the material and retract the letters it sent to the authorities.

May 15 sends complaint letters to the FTC, the Washington State Attorney General, and the BBB. also sends a letter to Resorts360’s president, Rodger Rutter, demanding that the company cease and desist its illegal pyramid scheme.


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