Multi-level Marketing

Questionable Legislation Sponsored to Make Pyramid Schemes Legal

2018-12-16T19:44:29+00:00November 8th, 2018|Blog|

Multi-Level Marketing Scams Have you ever been approached to learn about a great "business opportunity"? I have been. Over and over again. For more than forty years! The names of the groups change but they are all pretty much the same. I have also been asked to help a family member or friend caught up in a Multi-Level Marketing (MLM) scam. MLMs are pyramid schemes that focus on recruiting others to recruit others and statistics show that 99% of people involved lose money. Warning, you can't make millions of dollars part-time. Common sense, yes? However, recruiters are very convincing. [...]

Multi-Level Marketing Groups Defraud Consumers!

2018-12-16T19:44:38+00:00March 20th, 2017|Blog|

There’s a new documentary coming out today Betting on Zero: The Ultimate Shakedown which exposes Herbalife, one of the largest MLM’s. Check out http://bettingonzeromovie.com/ to watch the trailer and find a screening location. I hope documentaries like this continue to raise public awareness of commercial cults. Once you understand their tactics, you can protect yourself and help your loved ones avoid recruitment. With the appointment of Betsy DeVos as the United States Secretary of Education, and the fact that much of her family's wealth comes from Amway, it seems like the public is in great need of learning more [...]

Beware the “Main Street Bubble” of Multi-Level Marketing Groups Without U.S. Government Protection

2018-12-16T19:44:46+00:00April 9th, 2016|Blog, Current Events, Resources and Support|

Consumers, beware! Guard your minds and your wallets carefully. Quixtar, a former subsidiary of Amway, one of the largest multi-level marketing (MLM) companies in the world, has agreed to a $150 million class action settlement. The settlement points out the serious risks that face consumers who fall for the well-worn pitch that MLM "business opportunities" offer the average person a lucrative "home-based" income opportunity. In tough and uncertain economic times such as these, with the unemployment rate at its highest point in twenty-seven years, life savings lost from collapsing home values and with more Americans receiving food stamps than [...]