Team National investigated Team National, a Florida-based multilevel marketing company that sells discounts for a variety of third-party products and services, and found that the company and its distributors used atypical income claims to market the business opportunity.


  • Notified company of findings
  • Filed complaint with FTC
  • Filed complaint with FL attorney general
  • Filed complaint with DSSRC
  • DSSRC report found that company engaged in deceptive marketing
  • Company removed some deceptive marketing claims
  • Company went out of business



Team National stops selling products and services via direct selling, and distributors of the company are able to transition to become distributors of another MLM known as ACN, which sells telecommunications and energy services.

September 6

The DSSRC, which opened an investigation into Team National’s marketing as a result of’s complaint, publishes its decision finding that Team National’s marketing materials include income results that cannot be generally expected by the typical distributor, and recommending that the company either remove atypical earnings claims or modify them to include clear and conspicuous disclosures regarding the generally expected income of Team National distributors.

April 30 files a complaint with the DSSRC regarding Team National’s deceptive marketing.

June 14

After seeing no noticeable changes in Team National’s use of deceptive income claims and finding more than 100 additional examples, files complaint letters with the FTC and Florida Attorney General urging them both to investigate Team National and take appropriate enforcement action.

December 20

Team National responds to stating, among other things, that it takes “very seriously the allegations in [’s] letter … and are seriously investigating these claims.”

December 18

As part of its 2017 investigation into all DSA-member companies, notifies Team National of findings that it uses atypical income claims to market the business opportunity.


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