A class action lawsuit filed in California highlights issues that a number of people (including consumers, attorneys, journalists, and forensic accountants) have been discussing. I will let the complaint speak for itself. The highlights include: Defendants advertise and market
Multi-level marketing companies are quick to tout the success of their “million dollar earners.” Sounds impressive, doesn’t it? Who doesn’t want to make a million dollars? Except that phrase “million dollar earner” hides the truth: What they don’t clearly
This woman says that Primerica Financial Services representatives lie and misrepresent the business opportunity to others in order to get them to join and stay an active part of the plan (even if they’re not making any money). Hi.
Bill Ackman and Pershing Square produced an educational video about multi-level marketing companies and how and why they are pyramid schemes. Yes, I often hear: “Pyramid schemes are illegal!” “If XYZ Company was a pyramid scheme, the government would
Roca Labs is no stranger to ridiculous litigation. Last year, Roca Labs filed lawsuits against a multitude of companies and individuals in an attempt to silence critics. Essentially, the company sells a sketchy product called Gastric Bypass No Surgery.
It has been quite a while since I have written about professional con artist Jennifer McKinney, known by some as MckMama from her blogging days. Previously, we have discussed her bankruptcy fraud (debts NOT discharged and forever payable by
In a video released this week, Pershing Square (the hedge fund that exposed the Herbalife fraud) contrasts Herbalife’s public statements about the “business opportunity” with the statements made behind closed doors. Herbalife claims to offer “the best business opportunity
I am a firm believer that companies that sue critics (whether the critics are journalists, customers, forensic accountants, or otherwise) have something to hide. This was the case with Medifast Inc., a multi-level marketing company that sued me (and
The Roca Labs saga continues… with more unsuccessful attempts to silence anyone who talks or writes about the company’s scammy product and despicable methods of squelching criticism. The company is upset that consumers, Marc Randazza, other attorneys, and media
I would like to direct your attention away from the trainwreck that is the Roca Labs attempt to silence consumers, critics, and journalists, and turn it back toward the case Roca Labs filed against Consumer Opinion Corp. (who operates