Jeunesse Global Pyramid Scheme Claims
June 2019: Jeunesse filed a motion to compel arbitration.
April 2019: The stay in this case was lifted. Plaintiffs have until May 6, 2019 to file an amended complaint.
March 2019: The named plaintiff voluntarily dismissed the appeal, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. (Appellate Case No. 19-10125, 11th Cir.)
February 2019: The parties agreed to stay this action through the outcome of the appeal.
December 2018: The named plaintiff filed an objection to the proposed settlement agreement reached in the Aboltin v. Jeunesse case.
November 2018: This case was stayed pending a federal court’s decision as to whether or not to approve a proposed settlement agreement reached in another lawsuit filed against Jeunesse (Aboltin v. Jeunesse).
August 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Jeunesse and one of its top distributors (Kim Hui) alleging that Jeunesse is operating an illegal pyramid scheme in which individuals are rewarded for recruiting others to join instead of for selling products. The complaint also alleges that the company promises that individuals will make “streams of income” and “wealth” when, according to the complaint, those who join do not make money as promised. (Xiong et al v. Jeunesse Global, LLC dba Jeunesse, LLC and Kim Hui, Case No. 18-cv-1430, C.D. Cal.)
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When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled.