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MLM Health Claims Database

October 28th, 2016

Between March and November 2016, the Direct Selling Association (DSA) listed 62 DSA-member companies selling nutritional supplements.* investigated each one of these companies and found that 60 of them (or 97%) have made or are making — either directly or through their distributors — claims that the companies’ products (which include supplements, as well 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 ( 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

MLM News Alert

August 10th, 2020’s curated list of MLM info and news of note.

LifeVantage Pyramid Scheme Claims

July 31st, 2020

December 2019: In ruling on LifeVantage’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit, a federal judge allowed the pyramid scheme claims to move forward concluding that plaintiffs alleged enough plausible facts to state a claim. However, the judge dismissed several other claims, including ones regarding the alleged sale of unlicensed securities, antitrust violations, fraud on the U.S.

Ad Watchdog Reports Herbalife’s Coronavirus Claims to FTC

April 28th, 2020

MADISON, CONN. April 28, 2020 – ( has filed a complaint against multilevel marketing company Herbalife with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for deceptive claims that Herbalife products can help prevent and treat the coronavirus by boosting the immune system. The ad watchdog is urging the agency to open an inquiry and take immediate

Kyani Pyramid Scheme Claims

May 9th, 2019

May 2019: The appeal in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals was stayed pending a decision from the Idaho state appeals court. January 2019: Plaintiffs in the Idaho case filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the Court’s decision to compel arbitration. December 2018: The Idaho state court granted defendants’ Motion to Compel Arbitration. July 2018:

HTE Income Claims Database

December 18th, 2017 investigation reveals misleading income claims used to market MLM opportunity.

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