$770 million worth of Jeunesse products seized in China
A report from Morning News Direct Sales alleges that Jeunesse products worth 1.5 billion yuan were seized on May 19th.
The haul equates to $210 million dollars in seized inventory, and is the second largest seizure of Jeunesse products to date.
As per Morning News Direct Sale’s report, Jeunesse’s products were being smuggled into China by a “criminal group”.
This same group was busted smuggling 4 billion yuan ($560 million USD) worth of Jeunesse products earlier in January.
As per an investigation lead by the Guangzhou Customs Bureau, Jeunesse’s products are smuggled from America into China via identity theft.
In the early morning of May 19, under the command of the Anti-smuggling Bureau of the General Administration of Customs, the Guangzhou Customs Anti-smuggling Bureau carried out a special campaign of “Fighting 12” to crack down on cross-border e-commerce smuggling of health care products, smashing the smuggling of imported health products using cross-border e-commerce platforms Five gangs, the initial estimated value reached 1.5 billion yuan.
This batch of imported health food matches products marketed by Jeunesse.
According to the personnel of the anti-smuggling case, the brand health products involved in the case did not obtain the relevant legal operating qualifications in the domestic market.
In order to obtain illegal profits, the smuggling gangs used the cross-border e-commerce platform to falsely report trade methods to smuggle and damage the legal cross-border flow.
The rights and interests of importers and exporters disrupt the normal order of import and export trade.
The big question here is whether Jeunesse corporate were aware of the smuggling.
Just on raw numbers alone it it seems implausible the company wouldn’t be aware of almost a billion dollars in product orders intended for the Chinese market.
As per Ghanzhou Customs authorities, Jeunesse products are smuggled into the country via Tianyi Logistics Company through Hong Kong.
From Hong Kong the products are smuggled into Guangzhou, and then distributed nationally by Guangzhou Ruizang Trading Co.
In addition, Jeunesse has warehouses in an industrial park in Shenzhen and a logistics park in Shanghai in order to distribute products to all parts of the country.
In this case, Limou, the president of the Greater China Region of Jeunesse Company, was arrested, and the case was transferred to the inspection authorities by the anti-smuggling department for legal review and prosecution.
I believe “Limou” refers to Robin Lee, Jeunesse’s President of Greater China.
In addition to Lee authorities have also arrested twenty-five suspects.
And yeah, now I’m pretty sure someone at Jeunesse HQ in the US had to have known what was going on.
A corroborating report from Sina claims that Jeunesse products are being marketed in China as a COVID-19 preventative.
Some Jeunesse dealers even said that a certain president who had refused Jeunesse’s products was isolated after being infected with the new coronavirus, and after seeing Jeunesse’s marketing, he chose to take its products.
As per Morning News Direct Sales’ report, Jeunesse has purportedly been smuggling products into China for years.
The company does not have an import license for China.
Jeunesse is not a legal direct selling company or a legal import trading company in China, because Jeunesse neither obtains the license of the Ministry of Commerce to engage in direct selling business nor has the sales qualification to sell imported products.
Morning News Direct Sales refers to Jeunesse as the “king of smuggling in the direct selling industry”.
As far as I can tell Jeunesse corporate have yet to publicly address recent developments in China.
Probably a stretch to dismiss the smuggling as an act by rogue criminals if Jeunesse’s President of Greater China was in on it.
Jeunesse President of Greater China, what does this mean when you don’t have a licence to sell in China?
How can they have 2 warehouses when their products are not legalized nor authorized to be distributed, the products needed to get inside the country in one way or the other no?
Yeah I’m not really sure on that. Maybe they were doing the old China = HK lulz ruse.
Or perhaps import licenses are on top of the MLM license MLM companies need for China.
Which doesn’t really explain anything, it just raises the question of why Jeunesse wouldn’t get that license. And if they couldn’t, then why not?
The other question is about justification.
I just looked it up and Jeunesse reported a sales turnover of 1.1 Billion $ for 2019.
How can you justify losing 770 Million $ being confiscated by the Chinese authorities ? What is their actual real business today and where are those 1.1 Billion $ of products being sold and to who ?
If you can effort to even risk and finally lose that inventory it says a lot about the quality and the real manufacturing cost.
Jeunesse Corporate has been doing this since day one! It’s where 95% of all their business has come from, because the good networkers in the U.S. know better than to go to Jeunesse cause they’ll get screwed by the owners.
Only big U.S. marketers there were bought by corporate via Jason Caramanis (from L.A.) under the table. Look at his income with them, it tells the story also.
Look at who there #1 Income earner-Kim Hui (from L.A.). She is Asian and brought all the Chinese market to the table, and she was paid to do it from Jeunesse Corporate.
Simple, like always, just follow the money. Just like you can all the owners money to Panama.
If it wasn’t for illegal Chinese business, Jeunesse would be nothing!!
Didn’t she leave the company last year? At least that’s the news on the market. She took apparently her leaders somewhere else.
Her income before was reported above 800K monthly but that was “only” 400K 6 months ago. Maybe she saw the trouble coming.
If anyone wants to know the truth they can call me directly since most people don’t know the truth…(Ozedit: ph removed)
ps- whoever Tipsy is stop hiding behind a username and call me i would gladly be transparent most people aren’t these days.
The truth hey. Sounds like the Chinese reports covered the truth pretty extensively?
If you’ve got an alternative “the truth” feel free to share it. Nobody is calling you up.
Hopefully the irony in getting people to call you instead of just dropping “the truth” is appreciated.
I can ONLY comment on my truths on what people say about me, like tipsy making comments about me in an area tipsy knows absolutely nothing about me and my business endeavors.
I don’t control what any company even Jeunesse does or doesn’t do but i watch your site all the time and yes I understand this industry better than most and truthfully, I actually apologize for leaving my #.
i never have posted a comment on your site or blogs, so now i get it… as far as Jeunesse goes simply put the actual amount was in wholesale dollar from mid last year and Jan of 2020 amounts to around 25 Million not 770 Million if that amount happened it would bankrupt the company.
So why are multiple Chinese news sources reporting $770 million (RNB equivalent) in Jeunesse products have been seized this year?
As I understand it that figure is from the Guangzhou Customs Bureau. Where’s the $25 mill figure from, Jeunesse corporate?
And can you shed light on why Jeunesse are illegally importing tens/hundreds of millions of dollars worth of product in the first place?
Do you think that’s the real Jason Caramanis commenting here?
First prize is if it isn’t the real Jason Caramanis but that is the phone number of the real Jason Caramanis that is being spread!
Wheres his phone number? didn’t see
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okay, I don’t think it’s him. but who knows. maybe its him. trying to clear his name! but its too late.
If china authorities shut and fine JNS, Jason and kim hui will be in big trouble! Laundering!
I would guess that is the real Jason Caramanis by reading those posts, cause it sounds like his typical BS that he throws at everyone.
He has had an inside job with Jeunesse from the beginning. You know how the authorities don’t like people jumping over others given inside deals…..Jason was given top spots from day 1 by Corporate Randy, Wendy and Rob to market from with pre-built volume already under him from people who had joined well before he had. Jason has multiple positions in multiple names to cover it all up.
Jason’s M.O. is to offer people contracts that he pre-pays them cash up front, and if they don’t do the volume he wants then he sues them personally. Tell me that is legitimate MLM…….NOT!
As far as his real phone number which OZ won’t post, but its (removed) for your reference OZ.
Also, was he saying they seized 770 million in product at retail, but that was 25 million in wholesale? So there is a 30X mark up in Jeunesse products? Not to mention, how does he know what Jeunesse’s wholesale prices are if he doesn’t control anything at Jeunesse corporate he said?
Lastly, to answer your question OZ about why is Jeunesse illegally importing all those products…Its because that is where most of there company revenue has come from day 1.
They are always posting how many billions they have done each year, but has anyone ever really looked at where all those revenues have come from?
They have been coming mostly from illegal biz in China. Without that illegal activity, they wouldn’t be near as big, and Jason’s wouldn’t have made the millions he has made with them over the years.
They also smuggle all the Chinese commissions over the boarder from Hong Kong with prepaid cash cards.
And you can call Jason all you want, but all you will get is a bunch of blah blah blah BS from him.
An update here. It is a complete press coverage about the fraudulent activities of Jeunesse in China. It is in Chinese but can be easily Google translated.
Very funny knowing that Chief Visionary Officer, Mr Scott A. Lewis has been replaced as an officer of the corporation by his old aunt (80+) Wendy’s sister.
Currently going through that article. It’s a lot to digest.