International Coalition of Consumer Advocates

White Paper “THE PYRAMID SCHEME INDUSTRY: Examining Some Legal and Economic Aspects of Multi-Level Marketing” by Douglas M. Brooks, Robert L. Fitzpatrick and Bruce Craig   Official Petition Letter to the Federal Trade Commision by International...

Are “All” MLMs Scams?

by Robert L. FitzPatrick, Pres. Pyramid Scheme Alert Could “all” MLMs be scams, financial traps in which less than 1% ever make money? Pyramid Scheme Alert is constantly asked this question, along with questions about specific MLM, (What About This One?)...

Visalus: Red Flags and News Items of Interest

MLM, Visalus, IPO Pulled Off the Market, Questions Raised The MLM, Visalus Sciences, that also sells diet products and is a subsidiary of the MLM, Blyth Industry (BTH), suddenly began to show 500% growth, caused largely by a massive recruitment drive based on promises...

Lyoness: Red Flags and News Items of Interest

A European-based website (in English) that offers news and analysis on Lyoness A video news presentation from Austria with English sub-titles. It is thorough. Worth the time to watch. Straightforward and insightful analysis, the Blog, “MLM The American Dream...