SeneGence CEO Joni Rogers-Kante Reveals She’s Being Sued by Distributor

By | 2018-08-03T15:24:35+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|Categories: MLM Lawsuits, SeneGence|

In a Facebook post this week, SeneGence CEO Joni Rogers-Kante revealed that she is being sued by an unnamed distributor. Here is the full text of the error-riddled post: Dear Lovelies, I write this to you only because we received a letter demanding millions of dollars for a rediculous [sic] claim against SeneGence and me, and [...]

HempWorx Suspends Sales in Canada After CBC Investigation

By | 2018-05-12T20:11:24+00:00 May 12th, 2018|Categories: MLM Lawsuits, MLM News|

Las Vegas-based HempWorx has suspended sales of its CBD oil in Canada after an investigation by CBC News found that the company hadn't met the necessary requirements to sell the controlled substance within the country. Previously, the multi-level marketing company told its distributors that because the product only contained trace amounts of THC (the psychoactive chemical [...]

Complete List of LuLaRoe Lawsuits – Defective Leggings & Pyramid Schemes

By | 2018-05-09T17:40:54+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Categories: LuLaRoe, MLM Lawsuits, MLM News|

Last year, we wrote a review of LuLaRoe that examined its products and distributors' ability to make money. Since then, both customers and other companies that LuLaRoe (a multi-level marketing company) does business with have filed lawsuits against the leggings brand, alleging that their products are defective and that the company is structured as a pyramid [...]

Rodan + Fields Slammed With Class Action Lawsuit Over Eyelash Serum Deception

By | 2018-05-26T00:00:05+00:00 May 4th, 2018|Categories: MLM Lawsuits, MLM News, Rodan + Fields|

On April 13th, 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Rodan + Fields, a multi-level marketing company that sells a variety of skincare creams and ointments. The document alleges that the company engaged in "...deceptive and unlawful marketing of its Enhancements Lash Boost ("Lash Boost") eye serum. Rodan + Fields failed to disclose the harmful effects [...]

Complete List of Monat Lawsuits – More Customers Complain About Hair Loss, Scalp Damage

By | 2018-09-27T20:50:34+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Categories: MLM Lawsuits, MLM News, Monat|

In our recent Monat company review, we outlined what distributors should expect in terms of leadership, products, and profit opportunity at Monat. Since then, a number of customers have filed lawsuits against Monat, and the company has fired back with lawsuits of its own. Below is a timeline of all the lawsuits that we are currently [...]

Payza Founders Indicted for $250 Million Money Laundering Scam

By | 2018-05-23T15:47:17+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Categories: MLM Lawsuits, Multi-Level Marketing, Payza, SEC|

It was revealed today that Payza founders Firoz Patel and Ferhan Patel were indicted on felony conspiracy and money laundering charges earlier this month. The grand jury accuses the Patel brothers of operating a "money transmitting business that operated without the necessary state licenses and knowingly transmitted funds that were derived from illegal activity". This illegal [...]

Young Living Lawsuit Against doTERRA is Dismissed

By | 2018-05-04T18:54:45+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Categories: doTerra, MLM Lawsuits|

After a 5 year court battle, Young Living's $350 million lawsuit against four former executives has been dismissed. In 2012, Young Living accused David Stirling, Emily Wright, Justin Harrison, and Lillian Shepherd of breaking nonsolicitation agreements in their employment contracts. The four executives went on to found doTERRA, an essential oils multi-level marketing company that directly [...]

SEC Files Lawsuit Against Traffic Monsoon Founder Charles Scoville, Alleges $207 Million Ponzi Scheme

By | 2018-05-04T18:54:54+00:00 July 26th, 2016|Categories: MLM Lawsuits, Multi-Level Marketing, SEC|

Today, federal regulators filed a lawsuit in Salt Lake City, UT, alleging that Charles Scoville has been running Traffic Monsoon as a massive Ponzi scheme. Scoville and Traffic Monsoon's assets were immediately frozen and a receiver will be appointed to secure and eventually allocate the $60 million that Scoville is alleged to be hoarding in U.S., Canada, [...]

ZeekRewards CEO Paul Burks Convicted of Running $900 Million Ponzi Scheme, Faces 20 Years in Prison

By | 2018-05-04T18:55:32+00:00 July 21st, 2016|Categories: MLM Lawsuits, Multi-Level Marketing, Zeek Rewards|

Former ZeekRewards CEO Paul Burks was convicted today of running a massive Ponzi Scheme that at one point included over 1 million investors. The decision concludes a 4 year long investigation and conviction process that began when the SEC filed a complaint against Burks in August 2012. After the conviction was handed down by the jury, U.S. Attorney Jill Westmoreland [...]

Herbalife Slammed With $200 million Penalty for MLM Scheme

By | 2018-05-04T18:55:43+00:00 July 15th, 2016|Categories: Herbalife, MLM Lawsuits, Multi-Level Marketing|

Herbalife agreed this week to restructure their business operations and pay a $200 million settlement. In exchange, the federal government has agreed to close investigations into the company and refrain from classifying the company as a pyramid scheme. While $200 million is a large sum of money, avoiding this classification has a much bigger upside for the [...]