On August 18, 2016, Dr. Taylor received a call from Liz Day of Partially Important Productions asking for information on multi-level marketing that could be used in a show narrated by John Oliver. As a result of such careful background research, the show gives a remarkably accurate portrayal of multi-level marketing. This video of the show is highly entertaining, insightful and well worth watching.
News & Developments:
- Free updated eBook summarizing 20 years research titled Multi-level Marketing Unmasked, available for free download from this web site. From the same page, your can download Complaints Filed with the FTC against Multi-level Marketing Programs and Regulatory Capture: The FTC’s Flawed Business Opportunity Rule
- FTC actions against Vemma and Herbalife – lessons to be learned
- Regulators tacitly agree that MLM is an unfair & deceptive practice. The $10,000 challenge to state and federal regulators who tacitly agree that multi-level marketing is an unfair and deceptive practice – and therefore violating Section 5 of the FTC Act Several years ago, I asked Robert Frisby, an FTC official, why pyramid schemes are illegal. He responded that pyramid schemes are illegal because they are considered an unfair and deceptive practice … Read More
- Consumers invited to petition FTC to protect consumers against MLMs
- An outstanding video on multi-level marketing was presented on Last week Tonight by John Oliver (above). See also excellent video by Pershing Square: “Pyramid Schemes: a Primer”