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The Network Marketing Phenomenon: Differentiating Multilevel Marketing from Pyramid Schemes Filed in Avanti Categories, Business Law, Class Action Litigation, Client Alert, Law Categories By Raquel Salas on August 6, 2011

Pyramid scheme.  It’s a dirty word, especially here in Grand Rapids, Michigan, hometown of the Amway Corporation, which has been accused of being one for years.  But what is a pyramid scheme, and what makes it so wrong?  Generally, a pyramid scheme (also called franchise fraud) is a business model that involves promising participants payment,

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