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NewAge files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy (Ariix & China)

NewAge filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on August 30th. The filing affects subsidiary MLM companies Noni by NewAge and Ariix.

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…]

Navan Global founder Trey Knight indicted for wire fraud

Haskell Knight, better known in the MLM industry as Trey Knight, has been indicted on three felony counts of wire fraud.

NewAge Beverages gobbles up Ariix and its acquisitions

I’d initially intended to cover NewAge Beverages’ acquisition of Ariix after reviewing Zennoa. Zennoa came up for review today, only for me to discover I’d previously reviewed the company. Last month Ariix announced it was “partnering” with NewAge Beverages Corporation. A press-release however reveals NewAge has wholly acquired Ariix, including Ariix’s own acquisitions over the [Continue reading…]

One You DNA abandoned, MaVie merges with Ariix

Back in late February Uforia Science and MaVie announced they were merging into One You DNA. One You DNA appears to have since been abandoned, following the announcement MaVie has merged with Ariix.

WorldVentures & MaVie settle, trial cancelled

As per a November 25th case docket entry, the WorldVentures v. MaVie lawsuit has been settled. As is typical of MLM lawsuits, details of the settlement have not been made public.

WorldVentures v. Mavie trial showdown scheduled for Dec 2nd

A September 11th court order has scheduled the WorldVentures v. Mavie lawsuit trial for December 2nd, 2019.

Ariix counterclaim alleges WorldVentures in severe downward spiral

In response to a lawsuit filed against them by WorldVentures, Ariix has come out swinging. The company has brought to the court’s attention WorldVentures’ pyramid scheme ban in Norway and tax evasion investigations in South Africa, Cyprus, China and Taiwan. Ariix claims that WorldVentures is currently experiencing a “myriad legal and financial difficulties” and ongoing [Continue reading…]

WorldVentures denied preliminary injunction against MaVie & Ariix

Having successfully overturned an ex parte TRO, defendants MaVie and Ariix have survived WorldVentures’ motion for a preliminary injunction.

MaVie overturns WorldVentures’ Temporary Restraining Order

On June 4th WorldVentures filed a lawsuit against rival MLM companies Ariix and MaVie. In their lawsuit, WorldVentures accused Ariix and MaVie of unfair competition. Based on evidence submitted at the time, WorldVentures’ secured an ex-parte Temporary Restraining Order against both companies. On June 26th a hearing was held, to determine whether or not WorldVentures’ [Continue reading…]