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Herbalife FTC Documents

July 15th, 2016

Complaint for Permanent Injunction and Other Equitable Relief Stipulation to Entry of Order For Permanent Injunction and Monetary Judgement &nbs


Herbalife to Restructure its Business Model in FTC Settlement

July 15th, 2016

Bringing an end to one of the most high-profile alleged pyramid scheme cases since Amway, Herbalife agreed to a $200 million settlement with the FTC that requires it to revamp its compensation system to reward distributors for sales to customers rather than for recruitment. Under the agreement, two-thirds of rewards paid by Herbalife, a publicly


Herbalife

August 19th, 2015

July 2015: A federal judge dismissed the lawsuit finding, among other things, that the plaintiffs did not adequately plead that the company knew statements were false. The plaintiffs have until August 27, 2015, to file an amended complaint. (In Re Herbalife, Ltd. Securities Litigation, Case No. 14-cv-2850, C. D. CA.) April 2014: Shareholders of Herbalife


Herbalife

May 19th, 2015

May 2015: After a final fairness hearing, a federal judge granted final approval of the proposed settlement of this class-action lawsuit. March 2015: TINA.org filed an brief opposing the proposed settlement as unfair to consumers. To read TINA.org’s full brief, click here. For a summary of TINA.org’s efforts in this case, click here. December 2014:


Lawyers to Pocket $5.25 Million in Unfair Herbalife Settlement

March 17th, 2015

Consumer Group TINA.org Objecting MADISON, CONN. March 17, 2015 — Ad watchdog organization, truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org), filed a brief on Monday asking the court to reject the proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit filed against beleaguered nutrition supplement company, Herbalife, that impacts as many as 1.3 million consumers nationwide. If the proposed settlement is approved, the


Herbalife Status & Updates

March 17th, 2015

May 14, 2015: The Court grants final approval of the settlement agreement. May 11, 2015: The Final Fairness Hearing is held in federal district court.  The judge grants TINA.org’s Motion for Leave and thus is considering its objection to the settlement agreement, and will make her decision as to whether she approves or rejects the settlement


TINA.org in the News

January 5th, 2017

2017 • 2016 • 2015 • 2014 • 2013 • 2012 “How Online Shopping Makes Suckers of Us All“ Jerry Useem, May 2017 “The past year has seen a wave of similar lawsuits over phony list prices, reports Bonnie Patten, the executive director of TruthinAdvertising.org. In 2016, Amazon began to drop most mentions of “list


Responses from Companies

December 20th, 2016

Below are the replies TINA.org has received in response to its DSA health claims investigation and subsequent notification letters, which alerted offending DSA-member companies of TINA.org’s findings. 4Life AdvoCare Agel Amway Flavon Forever Living FreeLife Herbalife Immunotec Isagenix Jeunesse Jusuru Kyani L’Bri LifeVantage LifeWave Limu Mannatech Melaleuca Morinda Nefful Nikken NYR Organic Sanki Global Shaklee


Energy Drink Company Exposed by Ad Watchdog TINA.org Settles FTC Pyramid Case

December 16th, 2016

MADISON, CONN. December 16, 2016 – Vemma Nutrition, an Arizona-based multi-level marketing (MLM) company that the Federal Trade Commission labeled a pyramid scheme in a lawsuit filed last year, has reached a $238 million settlement with the agency that bans its recruitment-focused business practices. Ad watchdog truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org) first warned consumers about the energy drink and dietary



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