An Employment Scam in the Financial Services Industry
Describes an employment scam that finance grads and those considering financial, insurance and securities sales should be aware of. What to do if you've been scammed; links to similar sites.
Anti-MLM and Anti-Amway Webring
Sites containing informational material regarding the MLM industry, especially Amway.
Cagey Consumer: Multi-level marketing
Analysis and debunking of Multi-Level Marketing as an industry as well as scrutiny of a number of specific MLMs and complaints generated about them.
About the book, an exposť and analysis of the multi-level marketing (MLM) industry
MLM Survivors Club
A discussion group for people who've survived MLM.
MetroActive: Shaking the Money Tree
by Amy Chen Mills- "From Amway to Equinox, multilevel marketing schemes have won 7 million devotees on the promise of unlimited wealth and freedom. But when the numbers don't add up, distributors lose more than their dreams."
Personal Experience: Mary Kay Cosmetics
Associate recounts her negative experience with the company.
Ex-Mary Kay consultants offer news, stories, testimonials and forum on negative experiences with the company.
Pyramid Scheme Alert
Exposes, studies and aims to prevent illegal pyramid schemes. News, alerts, resources, legal information, updates and consumer information about a number of companies and MLMs operating suspected pyramid schemes.
Skeptic's Dictionary: multi-level marketing
Encyclopedia-type article about multi-level marketing.
The Bottom Line About Multilevel Marketing Plans
Tips from the Federal Trade Commission regarding MLMs.
The Mirage of Multilevel Marketing
Article by Stephen Barrett, M.D., on bogus health products.
The WorldWide Scam Network
Parodies of and information about the multi-level marketing scams, frauds, and rip-offs.
What's Wrong With Multi-Level Marketing?
Business analysis of 4 major systemic problems with MLM: 1) Market Saturation, 2) Pyramid Structure, 3) Morality and Ethics, and 4) Relationship Costs