Browsing the "MLM or pyramid scheme" Tag

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,


WorldVentures

December 30th, 2020

December 2020: This case was automatically stayed pending the company’s bankruptcy proceedings. November 2020: The Court was notified that the


2020 FTC MLM Database

December 15th, 2020

In 2020, TINA.org investigated the 16 MLMs targeted by the FTC for making deceptive COVID-related claims and found that each


Iaso Instant Tea

December 15th, 2020

In December 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against the multi-level marketing company Total Life Changes for allegedly falsely marketing



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