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ACN appears to be collapsing outside of the US

Back in late 2022 ACN abruptly suspended new distributor recruitment across Europe. No explanation was given, and to this day we still don’t know why it happened. Now, following several key developments, it appears ACN is in a state of collapse outside the US.

ACN Trump RICO class-action dismissed

What was left of the original RICO class-action over Donald Trump’s promotion of ACN has been dismissed.

ACN discontinues perks, Team National left with “no value”

Last month ACN announced it would be disabling perks, aka “loyalty rewards”. The announcement, presented in the ACN backoffice, details the discontinuation of perks starting November 10th.

Class Certification denied in Trump ACN case

Plaintiffs seeking to establish a class-action against Donald Trump over promotion of ACN have been denied. The October 17th order denied class certification, over uncertainty “a putative class member was exposed to some or all of the four alleged misstatements”.

Trump children dismissed from ACN fraud class-action

A Joint Stipulation has seen the Trump children dismissed from the ACN fraud class-action. Former defendants Donald J. Trump, Jr., Eric Trump and Ivanka Trump were dismissed with prejudice on May 19th.

ACN halts recruitment in Europe (we don’t know why)

ACN has halted recruitment of distributors in Europe. As per a message sent out to ACN’s European distributors;

ACN quietly acquires Team National

ACN has quietly acquired Team National. The announcement was made on ACN’s FaceBook page on January 8th: What’s immediately unclear is what this means for Team National distributors going forward.

ACN denied Supreme Court stay in Trump RICO class-action

ACN is planning to take their motion to compel arbitration to the Supreme Court. In the meantime the company requested the Supreme Court stay District Court proceedings, pending the outcome of their writ of certiorari.

FTC sends 379 MLM companies deceptive/unfair conduct notices

The FTC has issued at least 379 MLM companies with deceptive and/or unfair conduct notices. This was announced by the FTC on October 26th. If it slipped under your radar, you’re not alone. I learned of the FTC’s announcement via a tip sent in by a reader. At first I thought there was some funny [Continue reading…]

ACN Trump lawsuit anonymous Plaintiffs revealed

Parties in the ACN Trump case have reached an agreement pertaining to the anonymity of the plaintiffs. In an unusual move, at least for MLM related litigation, Plaintiffs were granted an anonymity protective order in late September.