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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…]

Le-Vel’s defamation lawsuit against Lazy Man and Money dismissed

Just over a year ago Le-Vel filed a million dollar plus defamation suit against the Lazy Man and Money blog. Among other things, Le-Vel alleged Lazy Man and Money employed the business model of using the name of a well-known network marketing company next to the word “scam” in order to drive internet traffic. (Lazy [Continue reading…]

Le-Vel sue blogger, demand review be taken down

In October of 2015, the blog LazyMan And Money published a Le-Vel review titled “Is Le-vel Thrive a Scam?” At the time of publication, Lazy Man’s review is the top listing on Google for the search “le-vel review”. The review delves into Le-Vel’s Thrive patch product, raising potential issues with the FTC and a lack [Continue reading…]

Le-Vel file bogus DMCA claim against BehindMLM

With well over a thousand MLM reviews published to date, for the most part the MLM companies I’ve reviewed have played fair. Every now and then we run into a bad apple though, with today’s bad apple being Le-Vel. BehindMLM reviewed Le-Vel over two years ago in December of 2013. I haven’t looked into the company since [Continue reading…]

Le-Vel Review: Lifestyle capsules and patches

There is no information on the Le-Vel website indicating who owns or runs the business. Le-Vel affiliates name “Paul Gravette” as the owner of Le-Vel, however his name does not appear anywhere on the Le-Vel website. Further research reveals Gravette listing himself as “the owner” of Le-Vel on his LinkedIn profile: In addition to Le-Vel, [Continue reading…]