Monday, February 26, 2024

Five-year jail term, fine for MLM fraudulence

Cabinet okays draft law The Cabinet on Monday endorsed in principle the draft of the Multi-Level Marketing Control Bill 2012, stipulating provisions for a maximum of five years’ imprisonment and Tk 50 lakh fine for running such businesses without licence. This was the government’s response to the mushrooming of MLM companies and more and

Govt moves to lay down rules

MLM Swindle Govt moves to lay down rules Draft bill goes to cabinet today The government will enact a law to clamp down on multi-level marketing (MLM) companies, such as the Destiny Group, which are blamed for swindling people out of their money with their controversial marketing system. The law will ban the so-called pyramid schemes ... Read more

MLM plundering money of commoners: ACC chief

Chairman of Anticorruption Commission (ACC) Golam Rahman on Wednesday termed the Multi Level Marketing (MLM) companies as plunderers.“Plundering of money is going on across the country in the name of MLM business. They are involved in money laundering. The activities are being carried out to make commoners pauper

Marketers of greed reign supreme

Star finds many multilevel companies not making headlines, silently swindling fortune-seekers before vanishing abruptly Shady multilevel marketing (MLM) companies are cheating people across the country by offering them double return on deposits in less than a year, high monthly returns and huge profits from product sales. These companies rent top-class office rooms and create eye-catching ... Read more

MLM: is it a scam?

Multilevel marketing or MLM has become a serious source of debate. Although MLMs are intrinsically unstable and only guaranteed by design to oversaturate the market, thousands of people are running after it. Most of the times, the only money to be made is not from the product or service but from the

Into the heart of MLM

Multi-level marketing or MLM is a constant source of debate. MLM companies have their fanatical devotees and often appear to behave in an aggressive manner. Some of them reach dizzying heights, often to fall. The issue came to the surface again, after Destiny Multipurpose Cooperative Society Ltd, a unit of Destiny Ltd, hit the media ... Read more

Unipay2u smokescreen continues

Hundreds of people claiming to have investments in the so-called multilevel marketing (MLM) company Unipay2u urged the government yesterday to safeguard their money through strict monitoring on the company. A section of people introducing themselves as the members of Traders Forum and Unipay2u claimed the company did not cheat them as they are receiving their investments ... Read more

Swindlers thrive on missing regulations

Multilevel Marketing Business Swindlers thrive on missing regulations Multilevel marketing (MLM) companies are preying on regulatory and human weaknesses. They are managing funds and doing banking business illegally, but openly. Asset managers, merchant bankers, brokers or portfolio managers who manage others’ wealth are subject to government licence to