Introduction to MLM and Direct Selling VideoIntroduction to MLM and Direct Selling Video – MLM on Trial

Lead Travelmax Trial Counsel, Jeffrey Babener, explains to the Court the scope and breadth of the MLM industry with an overview of legal issues pertinent to the industry and to the trial of a pyramid case in the State of Kentucky. In addition, focus is made on the leading pyramid case in Kentucky involving Dare to be Great (1974).

An Inside Look at a MLM Trial – Jeff Babener Explains Direct Selling in Travelmax Trial – 1997

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People often ask about MLM/direct selling’s history with the government. It’s a long history. At times it’s been bad, and then it has been good. Then it has been bad. Then good. It’s been somewhat reciprocal. Multilevel marketing, and the industry, basically began in the 1950s with Mary Kay, Shaklee and Amway. Imposters came along in the 1960s, operating pyramid schemes, namely the Dare To Be Great program in which people were recruited to get people to seminars where they would pay large sums of money. In turn those people would recruit others and get them to pay money. This caused the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to take a look at our industry.

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