4x-Lines Review: Rev-share & matrix cycler positions
There is no information on the 4x-Lines website indicating who owns or runs the business.
The 4x-Lines website domain (“4x-lines.com”) was registered on the 10th of March 2015, with an “Eric Caballero” listed as the owner. An incomplete address in Coclé, Panama is also provided.
Possibly due to language-barrier issues, I was unable to find any further information on Caballero.
Given the incomplete address provided in the 4x-Lines domain registration, I’d suggest the company has no actual physical presence there.
Rather 4x-Lines is likely being operated from one of its four main sources of traffic. As per Alexa’s estimates at the time of publication, these are Spain (38.1%), Mexico (14.7%), Argentina (14.6%) and Colombia (12.9%).
Read on for a full review of the 4x-Lines MLM business opportunity.
The 4x-Lines Product Line
4x-Lines has no retailable products or services, with affiliates only able to market 4x-Lines affiliate membership itself.
Once signed up, 4x-Lines affiliates can invest in revenue-sharing and matrix cycler positions.
Bundled with these investments are advertising credits, which can be used to display advertising on the 4x-Lines website itself.
The 4x-Lines Compensation Plan
The 4x-Lines compensation plan sees affiliates invest in both revenue-sharing and matrix cycler positions. Through referral commissions, 4x-Lines affiliates are also paid to recruit others who do the same.
4x-Lines offer affiliates four revenue-sharing position entry points, with the more invested resulting in a higher hourly advertised ROI rate.
- 4XL Plan 1 ($1 positions) – $1.20 ROI
- 4XL Plan 2 ($10 positions) – $12.40 ROI
- 4XL Plan 3 ($20 positions) – $25.60 ROI
- 4XL Plan 4 ($50 positions) – $65.60 ROI
Referral commissions are paid out on investments made by recruited affiliates, with how much of a commission paid out determined by how much a recruited affiliate invests:
- 4XL Plan 1 = no referral commission
- 4XL Plan 2 = 5% level 1 referral commission (personally recruited affiliates)
- 4XL Plans 3 and 4 = 9% on level 1 and 1% on level 2
Note that 10% of all ROI payouts in 4XL Plan 2 and 20% of payouts in 4XL Plans 3 and 4, must be reinvested back into new revenue-sharing positions.
Matrix Cycler Positions
4x-Lines offer affiliates positions in a four-tier 3×1 matrix cycler.
A 3×1 matrix requires three subsequent investment positions to be filled. Once this happens a ROI is paid out to the position at the top of the matrix and the process then repeats itself.
- Matrix Cycler 1 (25 cent positions) – cycles into Matrix Cycler 2
- Matrix Cycler 2 – re-entry into a new Matrix Cycler 1 matrix and cycles into Matrix Cycler 3
- Matrix Cycler 3 – $2 commission, re-entry into a new Matrix Cycler 1 matrix and cycles into Matrix Cycler 4
- Matrix Cycler 4 – $2.75 commission and re-entry into a new Matrix Cycler 1 matrix
Note that positions in Matrix Cycler 1 are bought through a $7.50 subscription, which generates one new Matrix Cycler 1 position daily for 30 days.
Referral commissions are also paid out when personally recruited affiliates cycle out of tiers three and four as follows:
- Matrix Cycler 3 = 50 cent referral commission
- Matrix Cycler 4 = $1 referral commission
Affiliate membership with 4x-Lines is free, however affiliates must invest in either revenue-sharing or matrix cycler positiosn in order to participate in the income opportunity.
As such the defacto minimum cost of 4x-Lines affiliate membership is $1 (one 4XL Plan 1 position) to $50 (one 4XL Plan 4 position).
With nothing being marketed to or sold to retail customers, 4x-Lines simply shuffle newly invested funds around to pay off existing investors.
This is true of both the revenue-sharing and matrix cycler components of the compensation plan, making 4x-Lines a Ponzi scheme.
The revenue-sharing component is pretty straight-forward. You invest and then as subsequent funds are invested 4x-Lines pay you a ROI.
The matrix cyclers function in much the same manner, using a four-tier straight line queue.
Tracked through a series of 3×1 matrices, this queue requires three new investments per ROI paid out. Those three investments then require three new investments each and so on and so forth.
As with all Ponzi schemes, once recruitment of new affiliates dies down so too will new funds entering the scheme.
With 4x-Lines promising more funds in ROI than are initially invested, naturally a lack of new investor funds will trigger a collapse.
As far as the matrices go, they will simply stall with any funds attached to uncycled positions going to Eric Caballero.
4x-Lines are far more likely to get an indication a collapse is imminent through the revenue-share positions, which are advertised as having hourly ROIs.
Of course there’s nothing stopping 4x-Lines from providing affiliates with hourly monopoly money ROIs in their backoffices, but any withdrawal issues are a clear sign invested funds have already or are close to running out.