Primerica’s Opposition to the FTC’s Proposed Business Opportunity Rule

http://www.ftc.gov/os/comments/businessopprule/522418-11929.pdf EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The proposed Business Opportunity Rule (“Rule”) pursues the laudable goal of preventing fraud in the work-at-home, pyramid and vending machine marketplaces. But the Rule does not narrowly define and prohibit the specific practices in which the Commission has observed fraud. Nor is it limited to the types …

Spotlight on MLM: Lawsuit filed by Quixtar, Amway, Alticor, whatever the company is called today

A short story ran in the Detroit Free Press on Saturday about Quixtar (Amway, Alticor, etc.) and a lawsuit against bloggers and online forum participants. Althought the lawsuit was filed against 30 John Does, it is specifically targeting a former Quixtar distributor group who previously sued Amway/Quixtar/Alticor. They did not …