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Paparazzi “lead & nickel free” class-action filed in Michigan

Plaintiff Heather Gilbert has filed a lawsuit against Paparazzi in Michigan. Gilbert’s proposed class-action was filed on June 16th. Central to the lawsuit are alleged misrepresentations regarding toxic metals in Paparazzi jewelry.


Paparazzi “lead & nickel free” class-action filed in California

Plaintiff Irene Burgess has filed a lawsuit against Paparazzi in California. Burgess’ proposed class-action was filed on June 2nd. Central to the lawsuit are alleged misrepresentations regarding toxic metals in Paparazzi jewelry.


Paparazzi “toxic contaminants” class-action filed in Utah

Plaintiffs Lori Teske and Terri Franklin have filed a proposed class-action lawsuit against Paparazzi. The Teske Complaint was filed in Utah on June 6th.


Paparazzi granted prelim injunction against ex-employee leaks

Paparazzi has secured a preliminary injunction against a former employee and consultants.


Paparazzi under investigation for alleged labor violations in Utah

Melissa Sorenson is a former Paparazzi employee. Sorenson was terminated in January 2022. The circumstances of the termination have not been disclosed by herself or Paparazzi. What we do know, courtesy of a chatlog exhibit, is Sorenson feels she was “wrongfully terminated”. To that end she’s filed multiple complaints with state and federal labor regulators.


Paparazzi sues to stop confidential information leaks

You’d think Paparazzi would kinda have its hands full, what between killing consultants at company events and poisoning customers with toxic jewelry. Not so. The company has found time to sue an ex-employee and former consultants. Paparazzi claims the group “stole confidential and protected information” and distributed it on social media.


Paparazzi “lead & nickel free” class-action filed in Nth Carolina

Five Paparazzi customers in North Carolina have filed a class-action against the MLM company. Central to the lawsuit are alleged misrepresentations regarding toxic metals in Paparazzi jewelry.


Paparazzi “lead & nickel free” class-action filed in New York

A Paparazzi customer in New York has filed a class-action against the MLM company. Central to the lawsuit are alleged misrepresentations regarding toxic metals in Paparazzi jewelry.


Toxic metals found in Paparazzi jewelry

Crack the Crown, a collaboration of anti-MLM YouTubers, commissioned a lab to test Paparazzi jewelry for toxic metals. The report details dangerous levels of arsenic, cadmium and lead across a range of Paparazzi pieces.


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…]