In September 2017, a false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Herbalife (a multi-level marketing company) and many of its top-earning distributors for, among other things, allegedly running “a predatory scheme” and misrepresenting that individuals who attend live events will “get rich” and are guaranteed a “significant income, a better life style, and even happiness” when, according to plaintiffs, there is no correlation between event attendance and success with Herbalife. To read the complaint, click here. (Rodgers et al v. Herbalife, LTD. et al, Case No. 17-cv-23429, S. D. FL.)
For more information about TINA.org’s coverage of Herbalife and TINA.org’s coverage of the company, click here.