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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


Status and Updates

November 2nd, 2020

By October 16, 2020: Market America removes the vast majority of deceptive income claims identified by TINA.org. October 8, 2020:


Summary of Action

November 2nd, 2020

TINA.org investigated Market America, Inc., a North Carolina-based multi-level marketing company founded in 1992 by former Amway distributor James “JR”



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