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TINA’s List

October 13th, 2015

Readers have told us to look into these MLMs.


Energy Drink Company Shut Down Amidst Pyramid Scheme Allegations

August 26th, 2015

Ad Watchdog’s Investigation Spurs FTC Action MADISON, CONN. August 26, 2015 — Vemma Nutrition, an Arizona-based dietary supplement and energy drink company, was quietly shut down by the Federal Trade Commission after the agency filed a complaint under seal accusing Vemma of running an illegal pyramid scheme. The FTC’s actions come after consumer advocacy organization,


TINA.org’s Action on Glucosamine Settlement Helps Spur Revision

March 25th, 2015

Final Agreement Bans Deceptive Claims Made by Walmart, Walgreens & Supervalu MADISON, CONN. March 25, 2015 — A federal judge has given final approval to a class-action settlement that permanently changes how glucosamine supplements sold by Walmart, Supervalu, and Walgreens stores across the nation can be labeled. The approval comes after the parties in the lawsuit renegotiated


Summary of Action

March 17th, 2015

A class-action lawsuit was filed against Herbalife in 2013 alleging that the company deceptively markets and operates an illegal pyramid scheme, which charges inappropriate shipping and handling fees in order to bolster illegal profits. In October 2014, the parties reached a proposed settlement agreement that would essentially ban the estimated 1.3 million class members from ever


Vemma Declared Pyramid Scheme by Italy’s Competition and Markets Authority

April 24th, 2014

Ad Watchdog TINA.org Says Vemma’s U.S. Reforms Fall Short MADISON, Conn., April 24, 2014 — An analysis by advertising watchdog truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org) has determined that Vemma Nutrition Company’s new compensation plan is not significantly different from one that Italian regulators found to be a pyramid scheme. TINA.org today announced its findings and published an official translation of Italy’s



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