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July 31st, 2020

January 2020: This case was stayed pending arbitration, administratively closed, and consolidated with Market America v. Yang (Case No. 17-cv-897,


July 31st, 2020

Prohibited income claims remain in publication despite consumer complaint to MLM's compliance department.

Beautycounter Income Claims

July 17th, 2020

A investigation has compiled a sampling of more than 100 examples of Beautycounter and/or its distributors making atypical income claims.

Summary of Action

April 27th, 2020 investigated Herbalife International of America, Inc., a multibillion-dollar, California-based multilevel marketing company, and found that the company, through its

Status and Updates

April 27th, 2020

April 27, 2020: files a complaint with the FTC against Herbalife for deceptively claiming that its supplements and nutritional

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