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Digital Altitude

April 19th, 2017

MLM’s unusual earnings claims send up a red flag.


AdvoCare

March 17th, 2017

In March 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against AdvoCare, as well as six top distributors of the company, for allegedly operating a pyramid scheme and luring distributors into the scheme by telling them that they can achieve financial success with AdvoCare. According to the complaint, however, the vast majority of AdvoCare distributors – at


TINA.org in the News

January 5th, 2017

2017 • 2016 • 2015 • 2014 • 2013 • 2012 “Don’t Fall for the ‘Memory’ Pills Targeting Baby Boomers“Emily Dreyfuss, 22 June, 2017 “In January of this year, the New York State Attorney General sued the makers of Prevagen for false advertising claims, since there’s no evidence its jellyfish-based formula can help improve memory


TINA.org Investigation Reveals What You Should Know About Plexus

November 12th, 2016

MADISON, CONN.  November 12, 2016 – Plexus Worldwide, an Arizona-based multilevel marketing (MLM) company that markets nutritional supplements, weight-loss, and personal care products, calls itself the “health and happiness” company that offers life-changing financial freedom for recruits. But an investigation by ad watchdog truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org) has found issues that could put a darker spin on the meaning


TINA.org Investigation Reveals MLM Industry Rife with Illegal Health Claims

November 7th, 2016

MADISON, CONN. November 7, 2016 – Calling into question the Direct Selling Association’s commitment to consumer protection, a truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org) investigation has revealed that 97 percent of DSA member companies selling nutritional supplements have distributors deceptively marketing their products with unsubstantiated health claims. Though the industry trade group representing multilevel marketing (MLM) companies states that it



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