The following video and checklist will help you avoid being scammed by a pyramid scheme. I encourage you to send it to five friends and encourage them to send it to five friends who can send it to five friends and so on, and we can fight pyramid schemes with our own pyramid scheme.

Pyramid Schemes Primer Video

Here is a quick checklist that will help you avoid a pyramid scheme:

  • Promises large monthly income working from home?
  • Requires you to invest your own money?
  • Strongly emphasizes recruiting?
  • Has a complex commissions structure or “Marketing Plan”?
  • Lacks “outside” retail sales?
  • Sounds too good to be true?

What is a product-based pyramid scheme?