Truth in Advertising (TINA.org) exists to out deceptive marketing and promote honest advertising. TINA also has available on their website a ?file a Complaint? form anyone can fill out, and their team will look into the claim further.
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Pyramid Scheme Alert is the first consumer organization to confront the abuses and trickery of pyramid scheme perpetrators.Pyramid Scheme Alert is a non-profit, privately supported (by memberships and donations), all-volunteer, and totally independent consumer campaign. Pyramid Scheme Alert is about ACTION — coordinated, informed, professional, and effective citizen/consumer action.
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Lazy Man writes about how one can manage their money, get the most value for their dollar while trying to make more money. Since 2008 he has been working to expand awareness of Multi-Level Marketing (MLM). In 2008, he was introduced to MonaVie and through 6,000+ comments at MonaVie Scam, he learned that the company uses disinformation to scam consumers into buying into its juice and the terrible business opportunity.
The purpose of this blog is to provide information, opinions, and support to those looking for information about Mary Kay Cosmetics and the business opportunity. Whether you are a current sales director or consultant, former independent sales force member, or potential Mary Kay recruit.