Allegations: Operating a pyramid scheme and luring distributors into the scheme by telling them they can achieve financial success
March 2018: A federal judge dismissed this case When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled. because the plaintiffs did not include “credible or persuasive scientific studies to support their false advertising claims.” Later in March, the named plaintiffs filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the dismissal of the case.
January 2018: Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint bringing similar allegations.
2017: In May, a false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against AdvoCare, a multilevel marketing company that sells dietary supplements. The complaint, which was transferred to federal court in June and amended in October, alleges that:
(Tubbs et al v. AdvoCare International, LP, Case No. 17-cv-4454, C. D. CA.)
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