Browsing the "MLM or pyramid scheme" Tag

Q Sciences

September 15th, 2021

Hemp MLM deceptively markets “side-gig” that can “replace your full-time income completely.”


Status and Updates

June 30th, 2021

June 30, 2021: TINA.org sends a letter to the FTC urging it to implement a penalty offense program targeting the direct selling industry.


Summary of Action

June 30th, 2021

In an effort to efficiently and effectively address the pervasive problem of multilevel marketing companies using deceptive marketing to promote


AdvoCare

April 21st, 2021

Allegations: Operating a pyramid scheme and luring distributors into the scheme by telling them they can achieve financial success


Status and Updates

April 5th, 2021

April 2, 2021: TINA.org files a complaint with the state of Washington against LuLaRoe, finding that the company is violating


Summary of Action

April 5th, 2021

In 2019, the state of Washington filed a lawsuit against the California-based clothing MLM LuLaRoe for its alleged operation of


Mary Kay Income Claims

March 4th, 2021

A TINA.org investigation has compiled a sampling of 200 examples of Mary Kay and/or its distributors making atypical income claims


Status and Updates

January 26th, 2021

January 20, 2021: The DSSRC issues a decision finding that Primerica and its distributors were making inappropriate income claims to


Summary of Action

January 26th, 2021

TINA.org investigated Primerica, Inc., a Georgia-based multilevel marketing company that sells term life insurance and various other financial service products,



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