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A pyramid scheme is a business model that recruits members via ...

wikipedia - 08 Nov 2016
A pyramid scheme is a business model that recruits members via a promise of payments or services for enrolling others into the scheme, rather than supplying investments or sale of products or services. As recruiting multiplies, recruiting becomes quickly impossible, and most members are unable to profit; as such, pyramid schemes are unsustainable and often illegal.
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Is This Company a Forex-Trading Pyramid Scheme?

Institutional Investor - 08 Aug 2018
The MLM world is full of people hawking everything from anti-aging potions and scented candles to diet shakes and leggings in a business structure that is often alleged to be a pyramid scheme. That's because, according to critics, the only way to make ...
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Revisiting The Bosnian Pyramid Scheme

Discover Magazine - 13 Aug 2018
In 2008, Discover profiled amateur archaeologist Sam Osmanagich, who claimed to have discovered the oldest and largest pyramids in the world. Located near the Bosnian city of Visoko and billed as “the most monumental construction complex ever built on ...
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New Indictment Calls Trina Clinics 'Pyramid Scheme'

MedPage Today - 27 Jul 2018
"Trina Health operated as a 'pyramid scheme,'" the indictment reads. "That is, Trina Heath generated revenue by recruiting individuals into its business based on the promise that those individuals would make money by recruiting others into the business.
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My Experience with a Pyramid Scheme

MVHS Oracle - 10 Aug 2018
It was a pyramid scheme. With each enthusiastic point Kirk made, the actors around us would cheer, clap, and pump their fists. Surrounded on all sides by fast-paced persuasion, we were brainwashed to believe that what they were feeding us the truth.
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Chinese police busts 1.5-bln-USD online pyramid scheme

Xinhua - 25 Jul 2018
CHENGDU, July 25 (Xinhua) -- Chinese police have cracked down on an online pyramid scheme involving 10.2 billion yuan (1.5 billion U.S. dollars) and over 220,000 investors, local authorities said Wednesday. Police in Meishan City, southwest China's ...
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When I Accidentally Got Involved in a Pyramid Scheme

Patheos (blog) - 02 Aug 2018
What she told me about DoTERRA made it seem like the company may be a Pyramid Scheme. When I made the realization, I felt sick to my stomach. I had always been critical of anyone that got involved in these scams. Somehow despite my best efforts to ...
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Pyramid scheme probe leads to freezing of 72 bank accounts

New Straits Times Online - 25 Jul 2018
PUTRAJAYA: Up to 72 bank accounts worth RM5.86 million have been frozen by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) following a raid yesterday on e-commerce company MonSpace Sdn Bhd, as part of an anti-pyramid scheme investigation.
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Social Security fails

Escanaba Daily Press - 18 Aug 2018
(I)t's almost like a big Ponzi scheme.” Actually, more like a pyramid scheme. Ponzi schemes secretly take your money. But the Social Security trick is written into the law — there for anyone who bothers to look. Social Security isn't the only hard ...
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John Stossel: Social Security is going broke

Fox News - 15 Aug 2018
Actually, more like a pyramid scheme. Ponzi schemes secretly take your money. But the Social Security trick is written into the law -- there for anyone who bothers to look. Social Security isn't the only hard choice ahead of us. Medicare will run out ...
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Plumber declares $1000 income, police take $5m of homes

Newstalk ZB - 17 Aug 2018
The Weekend Herald can also reveal Gong's tax affairs came to light as part of a separate investigation into his brother, Xiao Hua Gong, accused of running a $202m pyramid scheme in China. Better known as Edward Gong, the wealthy businessman has ...

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