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Not sure this is the right sub group, couldn't find a sub group for potential [problem]s. I say they are pyramid/ponzi scheme ......, my friend thinks they are not. Their whole business seems to be based on pay a yearly membership of £650 for some emotional mentoring and some free webinars and creating a feminine network. Then pay some more; £15,000-20,000 to become a group director and make money by starting your own group and get members for £650 each/per year. There seems to be NO products or services to be sold in lieu of memberships so members seems to be the on
A series of court cases has resulted in nine women in the Bristol area being convicted of conning about £20m from friends and family by running an illegal pyramid scheme:- https://www.gov.uk/government/news/nine-convicted-of-multi-million-pound-pyramid-promotional-scheme I started to take an interest in this story back in 2008 when it was reported in the Daily Mail. I feel sorry for all the people who have been conned out of their money.
A couple of weeks ago I received an unsolicited call from someone representing a pyramid scheme claiming to have found my details on a well known internet jobs site with an aquatically referenced name. After telling the lady I was not interested and asking her to remove me from any database or mailing list I began to consider how she had accessed my cv if she was not a bona-fide employer. Upon inquiry to the site operator I was told that this was indeed an abuse of their services and that the people responsible had their site privelege removed for said abuse. At first I was inclined to leave