Results for "pyramid scheme lawsuit"

LuLaRoe Pyramid Scheme Claims

December 1st, 2017

October/November 2017: Four class-action lawsuits were filed against LuLaRoe for allegedly failing to disclose that it operates an illegal pyramid scheme. The complaints claim that the company deceptively promised recruits that they would obtain financial independence and easily recoup their investments when, according to the complaints, thousands of consultants never made a profit and only


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.


Nerium Pyramid Scheme Claims

November 13th, 2017

November 2017: This lawsuit was transferred to a court in Texas. (Jia et al v. Nerium, Case No. 17-cv-3057, N. D. TX.) August 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Nerium International, a multilevel marketing company selling anti-aging products, as well as high-level executives, a top distributor, and 10 unknown co-conspirators, for allegedly operating an


Jeunesse Pyramid Scheme Claims

November 9th, 2017

In October 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Jeunesse, a Florida-based skin care and supplement multilevel marketing company, along with its founders, a top executive, and various high-level distributors, alleging that the company operates an illegal pyramid scheme. The complaint includes claims of money laundering, tax evasion, and forced uncompensated work, among other things,


Lawsuits Against LuLaRoe Keep Mounting

November 7th, 2017

In the past three weeks, LuLaRoe has been hit with at least four federal class actions alleging that the company is a pyramid scheme and/or claiming that it has engaged in deceptive and unfair practices with regard to its return policy. The complaints are coming in so quickly that it’s hard to keep up. Below


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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