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 least 95% — lose money. To learn more about the allegations, click here. (Ranieri et al v. AdvoCare International, L.P., et al, Case No. 17-cv-691, N. D. TX.)
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