April 20, 2014 14:17

MLM Attorney Kevin Thompson: Update on the Fortune Hi Tech Case – FTC Passes on Scalpel, Goes for Sledgehammer


As a refresher, in early February of 2013, the FTC got an injunction issued against Fortune Hi Tech Marketing. The summary of the lawsuit can be found here: FTC vs. Fortune Hi Tech. FTC’s Strategy FTC passes on the scalpel and picks up the sledgehammer. Since the lawsuit was filed, I’ve had a lot of [...]

MLM News: Network Marketing Companies Are Making Headlines Worldwide


Without a doubt Direct Selling worldwide is coming on strong. Having weathered the economic recession of 2008, we are now seeing the rise in sales as well as distributors. And 2013 has started off on a strong note for both the public and private network marketing companies as we can  see with this most current [...]

FTC Action Against Alleged Pyramid Scheme Affirms DSA Membership Process


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. (Jan. 29, 2013) – Following the Jan. 28 announcement that an enforcement action against Fortune Hi-Tech Marketing (FHTM) is being initiated by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and several attorneys general for allegedly operating a pyramid scheme, the Direct Selling Association (DSA) has received numerous inquiries regarding whether FHTM is [...]

Breaking MLM News: Fortune High-Tech Marketing Raided And Shut Down By Regulators As Pyramid Scheme


Paul Orberson the founder of Fortune High-Tech Marketing aka FHTM, who was one of the highest paid Excel Communication distributors in history, may now be looking at criminal charges before all the dust settles. Over the last 24 months, FHTM has been in many lawsuits, and regulator demands, yet the founder and his executive team [...]

MLM News Report: Truth About Verve Oxyfresh At The Top Of Their Game, FHTM Lawsuit Update, MLM Sales Growth

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MLM News Report Truth About Verve Oxyfresh At The Top Of Their Game, FHTM Lawsuit Update, MLM Sales Growth This has been a great week for Direct Selling News, and the Network Marketing community as a whole, read on to see how Multi-Level Marketing is changing lives worldwide. This week’s MLM News is sponsored by [...]

Breaking News Update: Fortune High Tech Marketing aka FHTM Still Facing Legal Issues


I started reporting about a year ago the issues facing Fortune High Tech Marketing (FHTM), and the fact I thought Paul Orberson had taken his eye off the ball, and was allowing others to cause huge issues for the company. You can read the reports here! Several states and at least two difference groups have [...]

Patrick Pretty Just Broke The News That FHTM Has Settled With The Texas AG


I received information last week that FHTM had settled, but waited until Patrick reported on this situation. Patrick is one of the best reporters on this type of situation, and I felt as an advocate for network marketing I might comes across to biased to give a fair opinion. I flat out hate it when [...]

Breaking MLM News: Has your Direct Selling Company Been On The Move This Week?

This has been a busy week worldwide for the direct selling industry, as some companies hit an all time high, and others continue to fight off more civil actions. This week I decidedRichard Brooke & The Gen Why Movie Project as our sponsors. Richard Brooke Donates 100% of Day of Vision Registrations to Gen Why [...]

Micah Collins Founder of HBIZNEWS Reports On The Current FHTM Lawsuits

Law suits against Fortune Hi-Tech Marketing has been a recurring theme lately. This time it’s a class action from the distributors! I can’t say I wasn’t expecting this one. After three states showed FHTM the door for operating an illegal pyramid scheme it was only a matter of time until the distributors started to rebel. [...]