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DSSRC Administrative Closure #180

The Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council (“DSSRC”) contacted a direct selling company (the “Company”) regarding four social media posts that were disseminated by salesforce members of the Company. DSSRC was concerned that all four posts communicated the message that the Company’s products were effective in the treatment and prevention of several serious health-related conditions including, but not limited to, COVID-19, cancer, and diabetes. DSSRC was concerned that one of the posts communicated that the typica salesforce member will earn a significant amount of income from the Company’s business opportunity. 

The Company responded to DSSRC’s concerns and three of the posts were promptly removed through the company’s immediate actions. DSSRC followed up with the Company to express its appreciation of the Company’s immediate, good faith actions to remove the first three posts, and DSSRC’s ongoing concern regarding the remaining post. The fourth post was removed shortly thereafter. 

Due to the Company’s immediate, good faith actions to address DSSRC’s concerns, DSSRC administratively closed this inquiry. 

(closed on 7/6/2021)

 

 

 

 

Administrative Closure Summaries

 

DSSRC Administrative Closure #180

The Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council (“DSSRC”) contacted a direct selling company (the “Company”) regarding four social media posts that were disseminated by salesforce members of the Company. DSSRC was concerned that all four posts communicated the message that the Company’s products were effective in the treatment and prevention of several serious health-related conditions including, but not limited to, COVID-19, cancer, and diabetes. DSSRC was concerned that one of the posts communicated that the typica salesforce member will earn a significant amount of income from the Company’s business opportunity. 

The Company responded to DSSRC’s concerns and three of the posts were promptly removed through the company’s immediate actions. DSSRC followed up with the Company to express its appreciation of the Company’s immediate, good faith actions to remove the first three posts, and DSSRC’s ongoing concern regarding the remaining post. The fourth post was removed shortly thereafter. 

Due to the Company’s immediate, good faith actions to address DSSRC’s concerns, DSSRC administratively closed this inquiry. 

(closed on 7/6/2021)

DSSRC Administrative Closure #180

The Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council (“DSSRC”) contacted a direct selling company (the “Company”) regarding four social media posts that were disseminated by salesforce members of the Company. DSSRC was concerned that all four posts communicated the message that the Company’s products were effective in the treatment and prevention of several serious health-related conditions including, but not limited to, COVID-19, cancer, and diabetes. DSSRC was concerned that one of the posts communicated that the typica salesforce member will earn a significant amount of income from the Company’s business opportunity. 

The Company responded to DSSRC’s concerns and three of the posts were promptly removed through the company’s immediate actions. DSSRC followed up with the Company to express its appreciation of the Company’s immediate, good faith actions to remove the first three posts, and DSSRC’s ongoing concern regarding the remaining post. The fourth post was removed shortly thereafter. 

Due to the Company’s immediate, good faith actions to address DSSRC’s concerns, DSSRC administratively closed this inquiry. 

(closed on 7/6/2021)