March 2017: An amended complaint making similar allegations was filed.
February 2017: The claims of one of the named plaintiffs were voluntarily dismissed without prejudice, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. The claims of the other named plaintiff (Hogue) will move forward.
January 2017: This lawsuit was transferred from state court to federal court. (Tsai et al v. Jeunesse, LLC et al, Case No. 17-cv-216, C. D. CA.)
December 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Jeunesse Global, its founders, officers, and top distributors for allegedly running an illegal pyramid scheme. The complaint, which refers to TINA.org’s complaint filed with the FTC, alleges, among other things, that Jeunesse represents that consumers make money by recruiting others to become distributors when, in reality, they do not. (Tsai et al v. Jeunesse, LLC et al, Case No. BC645192, Superior Court of the State of California – County of Los Angeles)
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When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled.
When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled.