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TINA.org’s curated list of MLM info and news of note.
Guest blog by Peter Vander Nat and William Keep.
Know the answers to these questions to be sure that MLM isn’t a pyramid scheme.
More needs to be done to shut down pyramid schemes.
Former FTC economist outlines issues with new “anti-pyramid” bill.
POST HIGHLIGHTS • H.R. 5230 runs directly counter to 40 years of case law on pyramid schemes. • It obliterates the difference between distributor purchases for the business venture versus…
Court also finds that defendants made false and deceptive earnings claims.
What do Tom Brady, Kim Kardashian and Dr. Oz all have in common?
FTC case-by-case prosecution of pyramid schemes not enough to deter them.
TINA.org investigated Neora, formerly known as Nerium International, a Texas-based multilevel marketing company that sells a line of skin care products, as well as supplements, and found that the company…
POST HIGHLIGHTS • Meaning of Amway rules (1979), especially the “70% rule” and subsequent deterioration • Koscot (1975), Omnitrition (1996), and BurnLounge (2014) provide seminal rulings on the determination of…
Pyramid scheme claims against MLM companies on the rise.
Lawsuit alleges essential oil MLM is a pyramid scheme, among other things.
Few Jeunesse products are ever sold to anyone but distributors, lawsuit contends.
Declarations in court filing read more like a legislative manifesto than remedies that could appropriately be issued by a court.
TINA.org investigated Herbalife, a California-based multilevel marketing company that sells nutritional supplements, and found that the company has used unsubstantiated disease-treatment claims to market its products, as well as atypical…
Why the FTC has not pursued Herbalife.
Court concludes Vemma likely operating a pyramid scheme.
The financial appeal of multi-level marketing companies attracts investors and swindlers alike.
Resorts360 at center of complaints filed by truthinadvertising.org.