Archives:  MLM-thetruth.com Update

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Issue #1, July 2011:

  • Bloomberg Business Week tells it like it is - and is immediately threatened
  • Nu Skin CEO receives lifetime achievement award from ernst & young, following a pattern of mlms gaining recognition for dynamic [how about viral and predatory?] growth
  • FTC officials ignored (or did not understand) comments by consumer advocates regarding the proposed Business Opportunity Rule
  • MLMs recently analyzed by Dr. Jon Taylor to be added to listings on the web site - mlm-thetruth.com

Issue #2, August 2011:

  • Need advice about an MLM company? Do not call the Better Business Bureau!
  • So - where can one go for an authoritative evaluation of an MLM company?
  • Are MLMs merely cleverly disguised pyramid schemes?

Issue #3, October 2011

  • Republican candidates get big backing by MLMs
  • Blame it all on Amway
  • MLMs recently analyzed by Dr. Jon Taylor to be added to listings on the web site - mlm-thetruth.com

Issue #4, December 2011

  • MLM sometimes gets ugly with bankruptcies, divorces, alienation from friends and families -
    even murders and suicides
  • A classic article holds up over time.
  • "Book Burning in America: a Tale of Nu Skin"
  • MLMs recently analyzed by Dr. Jon Taylor

Issue #5, February 2012

  • The" Consumer Protection awards" go to -
  • The Cleverest Con Game Award goes to -
  • The Consumer Protection Turkey awards go to -
  • The FTC issues it's final Business Opportunity Rule - exempting MLM!


Issue #6, May 2012

  • "Income at Home" ads exposed
  • MLM's appeal to lottery mentality
  • MLMs recently analyzed by Dr. Jon Taylor to be added to listings on the web site - mlm-thetruth.com
  • Shocking MLM recruitment video

Issue #7, September 2012

  • Pyramid Insurance article raises eyebrows
  • Wall Street wakes up to MLM misrepresentations
  • MLMs recently analyzed by Dr. Jon Taylor

Issue #8, December 2012

  • Happy Holidays to my readers
  • Regulatory capture: The FTC's flawed Business Opportunity Rule
  • Recent articles about MLMs for Wall Street analysts and short sellers
  • ?MLMs recently analyzed by Dr. Jon Taylor

Issue #9, February 2013

  • Ackman vs. Icahn: Battle of the titans over Herbalife
  • "Don't confues us with the facts. Our mind is made up." 600 pages of research ignored by FTC
  • Why MLM victims don't complain.
  • Don't count the FTC  out. It actually shut down FHTM.
  • MLMs recently analyzed by Dr. Jon Taylor

Issue #10, November 2013

  • International Coalition of Consumer Advocates (ICCA) petitions the FTC to protect against unfair and deceptive practices in the MLM industry
  • Beware of "pre-launch opportunities"
  • MLMs recently analyzed by Dr. Jon Taylor

 

 

 

 

 

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