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Visalus Amazon retail racket exposed in top earner lawsuit

Michael Gehart joined Visalus in February, 2010. Visalus is a weight loss MLM company founded in 2005 by Blake Mallen and Nick Sarnicola. Gehart had no prior MLM experience when he signed up as a Visalus affiliate. He was recruited by Vito Torriciano, a part-owner of the company, (at a) meeting with Nick Sarnicola, and with [Continue reading…]

Mass layoffs at Visalus, is the business in trouble?

The future of Visalus appears to be on the rocks, following the revelation last Friday that 87 positions will be made redundant in March. In a letter to the State of Michigan dated January 5th, Visalus wrote ViSalus, Inc. has decided to substantially reduce its operations at its office located at 340 East Big Beaver Rd., Suite 400, [Continue reading…]

Visalus hacking espionage leads to indictment & arrests

Back in 2013 one of the more alarming MLM stories to surface was the case of hacking and corporate espionage between Visalus and Ocean Avenue. As per a lawsuit filed by Ocean Avenue, Visalus hired a private investigator firm to conduct acts of hacking and corporate espionage at their behest. In response to Ocean Avenue entering [Continue reading…]

Ocean Ave vs Visalus: Espionage, hacking & threats

Coercion, entrapment, extortion, blackmail, espionage, hacking, personal threats, racketeering, corruption… not the sort of stuff one would usually associate with the MLM industry but rather it’s what you typically might see in an action packed spy movie. Yet in the battle between Ocean Avenue and Visualus, all of the above have taken front and centre [Continue reading…]

Visalus Review: Weightloss via monthly shake kits

Visalus launched way back in March 2005 and operate out of California in the US. The company markets weight-loss products and was co-founded by Blake Mallen and Nick Sarnicola. Visalus also list Ryan Blair as a co-founder, but from what I can tell he joined the company post-launch. Blair currently serves as Visalus’ CEO. Normally I have [Continue reading…]