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Mary Dee & FTC settlement advances, Michael Force “not interested”

Having failed to negotiate a settlement between themselves, defendant Mary Dee and the FTC have filed a joint settlement conference motion.The motion requests a settlement conference be held before a Magistrate Judge.
In effect, the Magistrate Judge will act as a neutral mediator between the parties in an attempt to settle the Digital Altitude case with respect to Dee.
The motion comes after both Mary Dee and Michael Force were prohibited access to Digital Altitude victim funds to pay for lifestyle expenses.
The final paragraph in the October 2nd motion advises the court that
Defendant Michael Force has stated he is not interested in participating…

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How to Increase Your Profits Right Now

Dan Kennedy tells the story of one of his clients who ran an introduction agency for divorced American men to meet foreign brides. (This was during the pre-internet days.) Dan persuaded his client to...

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Organo Gold caught up in $13.7 million Vietnamese Ponzi scheme?

Authorities in Vietnam are looking to prosecute Nguyen The Anh (note that’s his name, not the word “the”), for orchestrating a $13.7 million dollar Ponzi scheme.Supposedly Anh ran his own MLM company, Phuc Gia Bao Investment Joint Stock Company (more commonly known at “68 company”), which relied heavily on convincing others it was part of Organo Gold.
The company launched a multi-level marketing scheme for the Organo Gold coffee brand.
This venture did not do well, so The Anh called for business co-operation for marketing the Lingzhi Red Lucerne coffee.
The second reiteration of Anh’s company, named Phuc Gia Bao Investment & Trading JSC (“868…

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Net Leaders & DasCoin under criminal investigation in Poland

The District Public Prosecutor’s Office in Warsaw has confirmed a criminal investigation into the DasCoin Ponzi scheme.The announcement was made following a tip from consumer advocacy group Trading Jam, who alerted the Prosecutors to possible violations of Poland’s Criminal Code.
The letter received by Trading Jam from the Prosecutor’s Office reads (auto-translated);
The district prosecutor in Warsaw on September 21, 2018 has been investigating under the reference number PO III DS 176.2018 regarding bringing in from September 2016.
Throughout the country, a number of people are disadvantaged by the sale of goods via sales through a website (netleaders).
License for the purchase of a number…

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USFIA Receiver to hold claims meeting for investor victims

Still stalling about filing your USFIA victim claim? Got questions you need answered in person?Well, you’re in luck.
The USFIA Receiver has announced the Receivership will be holding a “claims meeting” for USFIA investors on October 16th.
In order to make sure the maximum number of claims are filed, the Receiver will have a meeting open to all investors who need assistance with their claims.
The meeting will be at the Embassy Suites Hotel located at 211 E. Huntington Dr., Arcadia, CA at 2:00 p.m.
The meeting will last for several hours.  Parking is complimentary.
The Receiver will bring a Chinese-speaking translator to help investors with their…

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Lyoness suspends voucher Ponzi scheme in Italy

In response to authorities announcing a preliminary investigation, Lyoness has suspended investment from Italy.Late last month the Italian Antitrust and Consumer Protection authority revealed it had begun a preliminary investigation into Lyoness’ business activities.
Specficially, the AGCM were focusing on

Lyoness’ misleading terms and conditions;
misrepresentations regarding the actual probability of making money in Lyoness; and
how Lyoness is marketed in Italy (in a broader sense)

Within forty-eight hours of news of the AGCM’s investigation breaking, Lyoness informed Italian affiliates it was suspending its voucher investment scheme.
A message in the backoffice of Lyoness’ Italian affiliates reads;
With this Communication we inform that no consumer who is taking…

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Uganda struggling with MLM cryptocurrency fraud

It’s no secret that Africa is a hotbed of MLM cryptocurrency fraud.Perpetrators, primarily from the US and Europe, have no scruples when it comes to targeting and exploiting uneducated (and often poor) investors in Africa.
On an almost daily basis BehindMLM receives emails from people with distinctly African names. More often than not they’re begging for access to their account in whatever MLM crypto scam of the day has done a runner on them.
Naturally I can’t help these people and so their emails go unanswered.
One African nation, Uganda, is struggling to cope with the current MLM cryptocurrency crime wave.
Concerned that youth and…

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Changing the Future Outcome Review: CTFO rebrands as CBD opp

Changing the Future Outcome began as Chew the Fat Off.Initially a weight loss niche MLM company, Chew the Fat Off was perhaps better known as “CTFO”.
Changing the Future Outcome appears to be an awkward attempt to shoehorn a new company name into established acronym branding.
Website statistics (Alexa) suggest the Changing the Future Outcome name-change occurred earlier this year in or around January.
Management wise nothing has changed. Changing the Future Outcome is headed up by Founder Stuart Finger. His brother Steve Finger serves as CEO.
Read on for a full review of the Changing the Future Outcome MLM opportunity.
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Changing…

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Know the Law Regarding Email

The FTC rigorously enforces email compliance laws. Make sure that your strategy is aligned with the CAN-SPAM Act so that you’re not exposed to potential lawsuits. Here are the rules that businesses must follow:...

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Munafa Network Marketing losses pegged at $86.8 million

Since our last update on Munafa Network Marketing in May, Pakistani authorities have arrested an addition thirty-four suspects.As of May 2018, authorities had arrested five suspects. Further investigation has revealed Munafa Network Marketing was spearheaded by over 271 primary promoters.
Since shutting down the Ponzi cycler, over 11,000 Munafa Network Marketing victims have filed claims for losses of over $138 million USD.
After going through the claims, the National Accountability Bureau pegged actual investor losses at $86.8 million.
Even the reduced amount however is nowhere near the $6.8 million authorities have been able to freeze.
Of the thirty-nine arrested suspects ten have opted for a…