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Pyramid Schemes 101

June 2nd, 2016

Why this proposed anti-pyramid scheme bill will not achieve its goals.


Summary of Action

April 25th, 2016

In 1999, the Federal Trade Commission entered an order against Jason P. Boreyko, his brother Benson K. Boreyko, and companies New Vision International, Inc. and NVI Promotions, L.L.C., that prohibits them (directly or through any corporation) from claiming that any dietary supplement, drug, or food can treat, cure, alleviate the symptoms of, prevent, or reduce


Investigation by Ad Watchdog TINA.org Reveals What You Should Know About Kyani

April 5th, 2016

MADISON, CONN.  April 5, 2016 Kyäni is an Idaho-based multilevel marketing business that sells nutritional supplements it says constitute a “Triangle of Health.” The company touts that its products, infused with wild Alaskan blueberries and sockeye salmon, allow consumers to experience more health, more wealth, and more life. A truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org) investigation, however, has revealed


The Enduring Primacy of Retail Sales in an MLM Context

October 23rd, 2015

This is a guest blog by Peter Vander Nat, Ph.D., former senior economist with the FTC who has testified in numerous federal pyramid scheme cases and written two seminal works analyzing the MLM industry. POST HIGHLIGHTS • Meaning of Amway rules (1979), especially the “70% rule” and subsequent deterioration • Koscot (1975), Omnitrition (1996), and


Investigation by Ad Watchdog TINA.org Reveals What You Should Know About Jeunesse

October 20th, 2015

MADISON, Conn., Oct. 20, 2015 — Ad watchdog truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org) has filed a deceptive advertising complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Florida Attorney General against Jeunesse Global, LLC, a multi-level marketing company founded in 2009 that promises it is “the most rewarding way to stay young.” The anti-aging focused company based in Florida claims to have more than


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,



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