MLM Scams

Work from home, lottery scams biggest online scams in India: Survey
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Releasing an “Internet Scams” study on Thursday, Norway-based Telenor Group, Telenor India's major shareholder, said that as internet accessibility in India continues to expand, so do scammers' inventive ways in infiltrating consumers' personal …

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Not easy to crack cyber crime
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Officially, Bengalureans lost over Rs. 3 crore to online fraudsters in 31 cases of phishing, lottery scams, job frauds and online matrimonial frauds last year. But that could be just the tip of the iceberg. Moreover, it is the ingenious methods used …

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Six held for suspected Ponzi scheme
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Six persons have been arrested for allegedly running a marketing scam through the company Qnet. According to the police, the company is engaged in a 'chain link multilevel marketing' scam. Persons were encouraged to pay Rs. 2,500 and join as 'members' …

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Notorious Russian scammer Mavrodi successfully launches Ponzi scheme in South …
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Infamous Russian investor and swindler Sergey Mavrodi who was convicted of fraud in Russia has successfully launched an new online pyramid scheme – this time in South Africa. The website of Mavrodi's project, MMM, in South Africa promises that its …

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Russian 'Ponzi scheme' MMM Global collapses: report
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According to multi-level marketing (MLM) investigation publication, Behind MLM, the shuttering of the site is evidence that the scheme has collapsed – and that all similar schemes linked to the business in the various countries it operates in will soon …

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Amway India Seeks To Remain B2B Player; No Deal With E-tail Giants Now
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Kolkata: Amway India Enterprises is expecting draft guidelines for direct-selling industry in India in a couple of months. Samir Behl, regional president (Europe, Africa and India), told TOI on Monday that the company was able to dispel the Government …

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The SendOutCards Scam Bona Fide Truth
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Just skip to the end of any of the search results for SendOutCards scam. I'll wager the vast majority actually end up saying great things and offer to be your sponsor. Truth #2: Only the BBB and the FTC really keep tabs on true scams. News moves …

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OneCoin Ponzi Scheme Adjusts Tactics To Recruit More Members
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There has been a lot of talk about various Ponzi schemes active in the world of Bitcoin and how some of these projects seem to target novice users specifically. Recruiting new members by hosting a fancy seminar or meeting is a great way to keep up the …

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10 Best and Worst Side Jobs for Stay-at-Home Parents
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It's also important to make sure opportunities that allow you to work from home are legitimate, as there are plenty of scams that promise big bucks but never deliver. Read on to learn about the 10 best side jobs for stay-at-home parents, …. Said …

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Alleged SA Ponzi 'Bitcoin-based MMM Global' goes bust – Russian founder hiding
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MMM South Africa – its local branch – is one of nine companies being investigated for being an alleged Ponzi scheme by the South African Police Service's Specialised Commercial Crimes Unit, after the National Consumer Commission's initial probe in 2015 …

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Top 10 Bitcoin Fails: From Gambling, Ponzi to Mother of All Frauds
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However, according to reports, it seems likely that this is all an elaborate scam, basing itself in social engineering and the fear that the media has instilled. According to a press release of the Justice Department of the United States of America …

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Examining Business Plans: Value Extraction Vs. Value Creation
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The last few years, I have had a ball with writing about Herbalife (NYSE:HLF) and the MLM problem, even though I originally started writing on this site about renewable energy, but when Carl Icahn (NASDAQ:IEP) went long Herbalife, the temptation was …

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3 Scams Targeting Home-Based Entrepreneurs and Online Job Seekers
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Multi-Level Marketing (MLM): The largest MLMs are household names: Avon, Mary Kay, Pampered Chef, and Amway that generate annual sales of about $30 billion with about 16 million people in the U.S. selling their products, reports the industry group …

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Bigland defends controversial dealer bonus plan
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Reid Bigland, CEO of FCA Canada, speaks to media in front of the newly unveiled Chrysler Pacifica minivan on Monday at the Detroit auto show. Dan Janisse / Windsor Star. Share Adjust Comment Print. Fiat Chrysler Canada CEO Reid Bigland is defending …

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Phoenix Public Radio Features Mark Driscoll and RICO Lawsuit
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They control their new members using cultic practices and MLM techniques. Gateway requires this 13-25% …. The person who told me this works in an urban area so they are familiar with scams and felt this woman was in dire straits. Fifteen minutes …

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Herbalife under attack from NY state senator
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Klein previously went after Herbalife in October, when he compiled complaints about the company from 56 victims. They lost an average of $20,000, he said at the time. The investigation also looked at 60 so-called nutrition clubs — the groups that help …

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Sign up for Kane County Citizens Police Academy
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To learn additional program details or watch the welcome video, visit www.kanesheriff.com/Pages/Citizen-Police-Academy.aspx. Topics include traffic laws, crime prevention, identity theft, scams/fraud, patrol, investigations, corrections, gang …

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QNet: MPID Court rejects anticipatory bail applications of five including …
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The EOW had booked several accused including the former world champion of billiards and five companies related with QNet, under the MPID Act. This means all the cases against QNet, Vihaan and all those involved in the MLM scam would be heard before …

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How an industry of 'Amazon entrepreneurs' pulled off the Internet's craftiest …
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All of them have gotten glowing reviews from her hordes of Amazon groupies, who leave 5-star reviews on everything she does. There's only one problem with Dagny Taggart — she doesn't exist. Evidence collected and examined by The Washington Post …

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PACL Scam: The Australian connection
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PACL not only roped in Brett Lee as its brand ambassador, but also invested millions of dollars in Australia. Also, the Ponzi company's directors, including promoter Bhangoo's daughter and son-in-law, were seen living in lavish properties in Australia.

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Believe Project: $100 to help single mom
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Today's winner of a $100 bill through the Believe Project is Judith Graff of Arlington Heights. Here is an excerpt of her story: "I nominate the single mother of my grandson. Jonette is the sweetest, kindest, most generous person I know. She supports …

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