Direct Selling Self-Regulation Council

DSSRC Case Decisions and Administrative Closures

Case Decisions

DSSRC Administrative Closure #155

The Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council (DSSRC) contacted a direct selling company (“Company”) regarding two Facebook posts and a YouTube video that came to its attention pursuant to its independent monitoring of marketing claims in the direct selling industry. Both Facebook posts made financial freedom claims, and one made explicit “doubled my income” claims. The YouTube video made health-related claims pertaining to COVID-19.

The Company immediately removed the two Facebook posts and disabled the YouTube video after receipt of the DSSRC inquiry. Accordingly, DSSRC administratively closed the inquiry pursuant to the DSSRC Policy & Procedures based upon the actions taken by the Company to address its concerns.

(closed on 04/01/21)

 

 

 

 

Administrative Closure Summaries

 

DSSRC Administrative Closure #155

The Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council (DSSRC) contacted a direct selling company (“Company”) regarding two Facebook posts and a YouTube video that came to its attention pursuant to its independent monitoring of marketing claims in the direct selling industry. Both Facebook posts made financial freedom claims, and one made explicit “doubled my income” claims. The YouTube video made health-related claims pertaining to COVID-19.

The Company immediately removed the two Facebook posts and disabled the YouTube video after receipt of the DSSRC inquiry. Accordingly, DSSRC administratively closed the inquiry pursuant to the DSSRC Policy & Procedures based upon the actions taken by the Company to address its concerns.

(closed on 04/01/21)

DSSRC Administrative Closure #155

The Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council (DSSRC) contacted a direct selling company (“Company”) regarding two Facebook posts and a YouTube video that came to its attention pursuant to its independent monitoring of marketing claims in the direct selling industry. Both Facebook posts made financial freedom claims, and one made explicit “doubled my income” claims. The YouTube video made health-related claims pertaining to COVID-19.

The Company immediately removed the two Facebook posts and disabled the YouTube video after receipt of the DSSRC inquiry. Accordingly, DSSRC administratively closed the inquiry pursuant to the DSSRC Policy & Procedures based upon the actions taken by the Company to address its concerns.

(closed on 04/01/21)