Results for "MLMs"

Sunrider Pyramid Scheme Claims

November 16th, 2017

October 2017: A federal judge granted in part the defendants’ motion to dismiss finding that plaintiffs failed to meet the heightened pleading standard required for fraud-based claims. The remainder of the motion was denied meaning that other claims will move forward. To learn more about the dismissed and continuing claims, click here. The dismissal was


Kyani Pyramid Scheme Claims

November 16th, 2017

In November 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Kyani (a multi-level marketing company that sells nutritional supplements), its CEO, and 100 unknown co-conspirators for allegedly operating an illegal pyramid scheme. The complaint also includes claims of false labeling of its products, as well as illegal health claims, among other things. (Guo et al v.


AdvoCare

November 15th, 2017

November 2017: This case was administratively closed pending the outcome of arbitration. June 2017: This action was stayed pending arbitration. 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


Plug-In Profit Site

August 10th, 2017

A few reasons why you’re unlikely to become the next “internet millionaire.”


Digital Altitude

April 19th, 2017

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


TINA.org in the News

January 5th, 2017

2017 • 2016 • 2015 • 2014 • 2013 • 2012 “Black Friday 2017: 5 sneaky signs a deal isn’t actually worth it“ Gina Ragusa, 20 November, 2017 “The best way around misleading advertising and wasted time is to first check a retailer’s website for fine print — and review their return policy, lest you get



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