MLM Travel Scheme May Be Finished Off by State Regulators
Apr 20, 2010
California state regulators are doing what the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will not do – protect the public from pyramid selling scams, also called “business opportunity frauds.” The latest example is the scheme, Your Travel Biz.com, a classic pyramid in which consumers buy the right to become “travel agents” and then make money when they recruit other “agents.” California Attorney General, Jerry Brown, has struck a fatal blow against the scheme and provided a great benefit to hundreds of thousands of consumers. More…
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