In December 2019, a class-action lawsuit
was filed against Young Living for allegedly operating an unlawful pyramid scheme that emphasizes recruitment of new members over the sale of products. In addition, the complaint claims that Young Living promises that its members will make money when, according to plaintiffs, a majority of members lose money. (Penhall et al v. Young Living Essential Oils, LLC
, Case No. 19-cv-2340, S. D. CA.)
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