Class Action

Young Living Pyramid Scheme Claims

Class Action

Young Living Pyramid Scheme Claims

August 2020: This case was transferred to a court in Utah. (Case No. 20-cv-617, D. Utah)

December 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Young Living for allegedly operating an unlawful pyramid scheme that emphasizes recruitment of new members over the sale of products. In addition, the complaint claims that Young Living promises that its members will make money when, according to plaintiffs, a majority of members lose money. (Penhall et al. v. Young Living Essential Oils, LLC, Case No. 19-cv-2340, S.D. Cal.)

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Young Living

Young Living

TINA.org investigated Young Living Essential Oils, a Utah-based multilevel marketing company that sells and markets essential oils, and found that it used unsubstantiated health and disease-treatment claims to market its…


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Young Living Essential Oil Products

Class Action

Young Living Essential Oil Products

Allegations: Falsely marketing essential oils as “therapeutic” for various ailments in order to charge a premium price when the products do not provide the advertised health benefits

Young Living Essential Oils

Class Action

Young Living Essential Oils

Allegations: Deceptively marketing essential oils as therapeutic for a variety of ailments when the products do not provide the advertised health benefits


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