Supreme Court Upholds Federal Government to Disgorge Illegal Profits

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

Second Round of FTC Warning Letters Hits Direct Sellers

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

Momentum Factor Clears $1.8M in Medical Debt for Austin’s Needy

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

Letter From the CEO: Compliance Never Rests.

Dear Momentum Factor Clients and Friends, In the past weeks we’ve all been flooded with emails and scary news, much of it causing angst and confusion. Yes, this is pretty awful. But we will get through it. We will be … Continue Reading

Article: Dirty Dealing in the $175B Amazon Marketplace [theverge.com]

“Sellers are more worried about a case being opened on Amazon than in actual court, says Dave Bryant, an Amazon seller and blogger. Amazon’s judgment is swifter and less predictable, and now that the company controls nearly half of the online retail market … Continue Reading

The Crackdown on CBD Edibles Has Begun | Esquire.com

CBD, one of the buzziest wellness products of 2019, just hit a snag. New York City has forbidden the sale of CBD edibles in restaurants, bars, and other establishments that fall under the Department of Health’s purview, Eater reported Tuesday. … Continue Reading

New Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council Launches

**This article appears in the January issue of Social Selling News.  Click for subscription information. Policing agency now active; aims to monitor and enforce policies on all companies in the channel. “The message I want to impart and what I want … Continue Reading

Amway co-founder Richard DeVos dies at 92

Richard DeVos, the co-founder of Amway, died Thursday. His death, at age 92, was announced by his grandson Rick. He died at his home in Ada, Michigan, near Amway’s headquarters. DeVos had been president of Amway from its 1959 founding … Continue Reading