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ACN Canada Charged with Deceptive Marketing, Operating Illegal Pyramid Scheme

November 25, 2002

Canada's Competition Bureau has charged ACN Canada with eight violations of deceptive marketing. ACN Canada is a spinoff of ACN, headquartered in Michigan. The Canadian headquarters are in Halifax, NS.

The Competition Bureau claims that the company operated an illegal pyramid scheme by paying bonuses for recruiting. The Bureau also claims that ACN Canada recruited new participants by providing misleading income claims, and by not disclosing the income of a "typical" participant.

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