AdvoCare International announces a revision of its business model from multi-level marketing to a direct-to-consumer and single-level marketing compensation plan.
Young Living has been sued for operating an illegal pyramid scheme created under the guise of selling essential oils for quasi-medicinal purposes. This comes as no surprise to many of us that have seen the complaints made about this company.
I know this comes as no surprise to many of you, but RUJA IGNATOVA – a founder and original leader of OneCoin has been charged with wire fraud, securities fraud, and money laundering offenses.
Attorney General Bob Ferguson has announced a lawsuit against multi-level marketing business LuLaRoe and several of its “home office” executives, alleging that the company’s former bonus structure constituted a pyramid scheme. The lawsuit also asserts that LuLaRoe’s claims regarding sustainability, profitability and inventory refunds are unfair and deceptive.
QNET lured customers promising high returns if they became a part of its businesses including but not limited to cost-optimization, health and wellness, watches and jewellery, personal care and beauty, tour and education. Once a new member joins the chain through a promoter, he becomes an independent representative and gets complimentary items. The promoter, in return, gets a commission. While top-level members get good returns, new members are left with nothing.
Financial services are the perfect cover for a recruiting scams. Throw in a few low value financial services like credit repair and you can run a recruiting scam legally here in the USA. Most of these recruiting scams share little information with you about your chances in making money by selling their financial services for retail prices. They focus on the money you can make by recruiting people into the money making opportunity, buy they remind you that you do not need to recruit. Many of my subscribers have requested that I take a look into the myEcon business opportunity. Here is what I have found.
Don't base your decisions on the advice of those who don't have to deal with the results. Making bad decisions seems unavoidable. How could you get 35K decisions right each day? And while a bad dinner choice may only result in an upset stomach, the wrong decision in your business career could prove much more serious.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued Orders filing and simultaneously settling charges against eight unregistered entities and eight unregistered individuals that were offering foreign exchange (forex) and binary options to retail investors located in the United States. The entities included International Markets Live and Wealth Generators. Two companies that I have warned you about.
This morning I found out that DasCoin is using Trademark Complaints on YouTube to try to silence their critics. First they tried to silence me with a DMCA take down of my article about them, and now they are trying to use a Trademark complaint. Let's hope that they are unsuccessful.
In the Receiver's Initial Report about the MOBE scam, we find out that he has recovered over $8 million to date, and is expect to recover another $6.3 million later on. We also find out that Suitepay a California-based payment processor has escaped with over $1.6 Million In MOBE money. The Receiver is investigating the matter, and may choose to file a criminal complaint.
One of the great consumer advocates and anti-MLM advocates has passed away. When I first started my reporting on scams, his research was key to finding out the truth about the many MLM scams that have been run in the past.