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Multi-Level Marketing Businesses and Pyramid Schemes

Businesses that involve selling products to family and friends and recruiting other people to do the same are called multi-level marketing (MLM), network marketing, or direct marketing businesses
Consumer Alert

A real or fake savings club?

Karen Hobbs
Imitation is the greatest form of flattery. It’s also the greatest form of “scammery.” That’s why scammers are imitating a type of informal savings club known as a “sou sou” or “susu” to trick people
Consumer Alert

FTC says “Success By Health” is a pyramid scheme

Seena Gressin
Earn UNLIMITED income! Quit your job! Change your life! Do we have your attention? Good! Are you rolling your eyes? Even better. That means you’ve heard warnings about illegal pyramid schemes that
Consumer Alert

FTC challenges seller’s business model & product claims

Colleen Tressler
Make tens of thousands of dollars a month selling wellness products. Skeptical? Here’s why you should be. On Friday, the FTC filed a complaint against Neora, LLC, formerly known as Nerium
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FTC: AdvoCare business model was pyramid scheme

Seena Gressin
Are you thinking about joining a multi-level marketing business to earn extra money? Before investing your hard-earned cash, make sure you’re not dealing with a pyramid scheme – a scam that can cost