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 Coalition...

What’s the Matter with Multi-Level Marketing

From all over the world, the people who visit the Pyramid Scheme Alert website ask the same two specific questions more often than they do all others.  (1) What about this MLM (fill in the MLM name), legitimate or scam? and (2) Are all MLMs bogus income opportunities?...

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?)...