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MLM Scams?
Network Marketing Scams?
Or, Pyramid Schemes?

There are clear differences between these and legal MLM Network Marketing companies although sometimes the scams imitate the legal companies as closely as they can. 

Do you know the difference?  Can you explain it to others?

I recorded a very thorough video explanation here. It's 20 minutes that will clear up the biggest differences for you or others for good!
 

These are some of the scams:

 

Consumer Watch: Fraudulent schemes gain find easy takers
Chattanooga Times Free Press - Chattanooga, TN, USA  March 21, 2009
The more sophisticated operations try to camouflage their scams as multilevel marketing, or MLM, opportunities through the sale of questionable products or ...

 

ADS Cash Generator - this a great example of a cleverly disguised Ponzi scheme. Taken down by the Feds on August 1, 2008, you can learn more about how they operated at this news article  [Link Removed]

 

Ponzi scheme targets Christians, SEC says
InvestmentNews - New York, NY, USA  May 2, 2008
The SEC charged Safevest LLC of Mission Viejo, Calif., and its two principals for allegedly misappropriating investor funds in the multilevel marketing ...

 

Exposing: the Oprah Letter Scam  ABC NEWS Consumer Correspondent Jan. 28, 2008 ...Con Artists Claim 'Oprah' and 20/20 Endorsed Their Pyramid Scheme

 

An Affinity For Fraud  06.01.07, 4:30 PM ET  Forbes - NY,USA  Affinity fraud  ... uses a simple pitch--we're one of you--to get around the inherent skepticism many people understandably have when asked for money ... money could be earned by paying $2000 to $5000 to become members of a company that sold the telephone cards through a multilevel marketing  ...  feds called it a pyramid scheme because investors could only make money if they recruited [more] investors.

In Pictures: Seven Ways To Avoid Affinity Fraud

 

Attorney General Warns of Marketing, Pyramid Schemes 11/22/06 4:15 AM ... and Charles Counties Attorney General Warns Consumers of Multi-Level Marketing Schemes, Pyramid Cons Maryland Attorney General J. Joseph Curran, Jr., warns Maryland residents to ...

 

Better Business Bureau expels 2 firms  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette  6/30/06 12:57 AM  ... which include the plan's parent company, American Family Prepaid Legal Corp. of Irvine, Calif., to immediately halt their "illegal" conduct regarding current or future marketing ...

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Lee's Summit business owners indicted for false tax returns  BizJournals.com  6/30/06 3:48 AM   ... information. The Aldridges co-own and operate a multimillion-dollar multi-level marketing firm called , which sells American Silver Eagle coins. The company employed about 5,000 sales ... Concept Marketing International

UK's Times Online reports crack down on scams and "matrix" schemes..."FINANCIAL fraudsters prey on the gullible and the vulnerable. But one scam has plumbed new depths"  10/19/2005

 

Norwich Evening News in the UK lists the top 10 scams in Europe - Click here  10/4/2005





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