Arlington, VA – July 9, 2020 – BBB National Programs’ Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council (DSSRC), in partnership with the Direct Selling Association (DSA), today released new Guidance on Earnings Claims that defines and identifies earnings claims to ensure all representations … Continue Reading
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The 8-1 decision is a victory for the federal government and its power to “disgorge” money from those who obtained it illegally. “The court holds today that a disgorgement award that does not exceed a wrongdoer’s net profits and is … Continue Reading
Momentum Factor builds another home in Mexico for the poor, sustains the families through the pandemic.
In late February, employees worked side by side with locals to build home for a family in need. Now they are ensuring the family has enough in food and supplies during the pandemic. AUSTIN, TX — Momentum Factor, the leading … Continue Reading
Once again, the FTC has sent out a round of letters to a new list of MLM companies warning them to stop their field from posting that their products can cure the Novel Coronavirus/ SARS-CoV2.They are giving the companies 48 … Continue Reading
COVID-19 pandemic creates a new sense of urgency for one firm determined to help the less fortunate clear their oppressive medical debt. May 5, 2020 / AUSTIN, Texas — Momentum Factor, an Austin-based technology firm, has purchased $1.8 million worth of … Continue Reading
FTC Sends Warning Letters to Multi-Level Marketers Regarding Health and Earnings Claims They or Their Participants are Making Related to Coronavirus
Ten letters target companies pitching business opportunities, supposed health benefits in response to pandemic The Federal Trade Commission today announced it has sent 10 letters warning multi-level marketing companies (MLMs) to remove and address claims that they or their participants are making … Continue Reading
Complaint alleges empty promises of wealth lead to millions in losses for participants FROM THE FTC PRESS RELESE: A federal court granted the Federal Trade Commission’s request to temporarily shut down an alleged pyramid scheme known as “Success By Health,” and … Continue Reading
Dallas-based Neora has filed against the FTC in the Seventh Circuit today. Neora is essentially asking for a broad declaratory judgment that would cabin the FTC’s authority to pursue MLM companies. Click here for the full complaint.