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Should Herbalife worry about this?

  • The SEC halts a pyramid scheme that targets Asians and Latinos. Three entities posing as multi-level marketing firms selling cloud computing services allegedly bilked consumers out of $65M since March of last year.
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  • Distributor Dan
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    No.
    28 Mar, 03:03 PM Reply Like
  • Tony Dee
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    I agree Dan. NO!
    2 Apr, 10:28 PM Reply Like
  • Sennin
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    Obviously it should. Or perhaps not - if you take a Zen approach towards that which is inevitable and you realize that worrying is useless. Simple: The days of the MLM business are counted.
    28 Mar, 03:36 PM Reply Like
  • herbs4mike
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    Not at all.....
    28 Mar, 04:13 PM Reply Like
  • powershake
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    SEC & FTC have shut-down some illegal MLM's since Ackman's attack on HLF.

     

    HLF is a legal MLM. Operating within the laws and providing a good service to the people that want their products.
    28 Mar, 04:31 PM Reply Like
  • de2de3
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    HLF is a Legal Pyramid scheme. Providing a good product.
    30 Mar, 03:21 AM Reply Like
  • Value Investing Toronto
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    “In reality, they were operating a pyramid scheme that preyed on investors in particular ethnic communities, leaving them with nothing left to show for their investment.” Sounds familiar.
    28 Mar, 06:50 PM Reply Like
  • Distributor Dan
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    Not to me... Probably because I am actually in the company and know what's going on..
    29 Mar, 03:39 AM Reply Like
  • Sk8ter2013
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    yea you do.
    30 Mar, 05:05 AM Reply Like
  • Doug-
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    The Title is Incorrect. The SEC did NOT halt a pyramid scheme but a Ponzi scheme in which the victims were promised a 100% return on their money in 100 days, in which the early participants received funds from the later. A 100% return in 100 days would collapse very quickly. There is NOTHING in common with Herbalife, which has NO characteristics of a Ponzi scheme. Doesn't anybody read the reports?
    29 Mar, 09:11 AM Reply Like
  • me-anf
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    Why should HLF care about this? They don't sell cloud computing.
    30 Mar, 03:07 AM Reply Like
  • Tony Dee
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    Another bogus story gone sour very quick!
    2 Apr, 10:29 PM Reply Like
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