Many MLM sales people mean well but they inadvertently commit fraud and violate rules and laws in their presentations. This is unfortunate and is an issue too big for the Federal Trade Commission to handle, like SPAM or Identity Theft; the FTC is impotent. Many of these
Many see a whole lot of double standards here and question the true motivation of the Federal Trade Commission law enforcement efforts, which is quickly becoming the redheaded stepchild of the Department of Justice. We all need clarification. Many think the business community has that right to clarification and the Federal Trade Commission has the responsibility to tell the country why it allows massive fraud on one hand, yet will modify complaints, declarations and use secret courts as tactics to selectively prosecute much more reputable businesses?
If the Federal Trade Commission cannot answer this question, then the franchising and business op division, no matter what verdict is reached on the newest revisions of definitions of these business models, should be shut down. This would help the taxpayers who should be alleviated from the cost of burden of their endeavors. Shutting it down would be smart as in the franchising industry there is no fraud to speak of and in the business opportunity division because it is not being enforced anyway. Simply admit, that business opportunity virus has reached epic proportions like SPAM and the problems cannot be controlled. Let another agency take over such as the CDC. Think about it.