Archive for November, 2013

New regulations to combat pyramid schemes – VietNamNet Bridge

New regulations to combat pyramid schemes
VietNamNet Bridge
At a roundtable meeting on November 22 in Danang on journalism and communications in the multi-level marketing (MLM) industry, chairwoman of the Vietnam Direct Selling Association Truong Thi Nhi said that after 11 years and 96 registered companies


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Speak Asia mastermind arrested; admits to investing money in realty
Moneylife
Exposing the Speak Asia online survey scam further, the Delhi police have arrested Ram Sumiran Pal, one of the three masterminds behind the multi-level marketing (MLM) fraud estimated at Rs2,200 crore. The police are now searching for the other two
Mastermind of 'Speak Asia' fraud arrestedNitiCentral

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Crazy Pills – Salt Lake City Weekly


Salt Lake City Weekly
Crazy Pills
Salt Lake City Weekly
Though the woman selling the supplement at the NAMI Walks was in violation of federal law and Q Sciences' own corporate policy, she was also just one of the many distributors in the Q Sciences multilevel marketing (MLM) company. As an MLM, the 

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Men's Wearhouse takes on new look as hunter instead of target
San Diego Source (subscription)
The term was coined during the Bendix Corp.'s 1982 attempt to take over Martin Marietta Corp. (NYSE: MLM). That contest ended with another company, Allied Corp., acquiring both Bendix and 39 percent of Martin Marietta. In 1999, France's Total SA (NYSE: 

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Please welcome the Secretary of State for Herbalife – FT Alphaville

Please welcome the Secretary of State for Herbalife
FT Alphaville
Yes, we said that the Herbalife sell case would be the next installment of our series on the company, but we interrupt that train of thought to bring you this fascinating piece of due diligence. I went to see your health and scientific center, and the

Pyramid power: Herbalife's questionable business practices…
The Verge
On December 22, 2012, hedge fund manager Bill Ackman gave a three-hour presentation outlining why he believed Herbalife — a 33-year-old, multibillion-dollar, publicly traded nutritional supplement company — was actually an illegal pyramid scheme.

Back In Time 11-28-13 – Plainview Daily Herald

Back In Time 11-28-13
Plainview Daily Herald
•C.A. and Doris Gaither are regional supervisors for Shaklee which features vitamins, food supplements, household cleaners and cosmetic products. Their office is located at 2302 W. Fifth, next to City Plate Glass. •John Huggins of Lockney has been

VizConnect Achieves Growth Milestone Through MLM Strategy
IT Business Net
NEW YORK, NY — (Marketwired) — 11/26/13 — VizConnect, Inc. (OTCQB: VIZC) (http://www.vizconnect.com), a publicly traded mobile marketing firm, has surpassed 500 distributors just months after its official June 2013 launch. VizConnect enables small

New Year pop coming for Herbalife? – NASDAQ

New Year pop coming for Herbalife?
NASDAQ
Someone apparently thinks that Herbalife will have a very Happy New Year. optionMONSTER's Heat Seeker detected the purchase of 10,000 January 80 calls for $1.82 and $1.83. Volume surpassed previous open interest of 6,627 contracts, which indicates 

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Herbalife Ltd. : Herbalife's Top Ten Tips for Healthy Holidays
4-traders (press release)
Herbalife (NYSE:HLF), a global nutrition company, is reminding everyone across the country that winter office parties and family gatherings don't have to turn into extra pounds this holiday season. According to Samantha Clayton, Herbalife's director of