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Pyramid Scheme Alert Defends Consumer with Court Brief
November 29, 2005
Pyramid Scheme Alert President, Robert FitzPatrick, sent an "Amicus Curiae" brief to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio Eastern District in support of a "Motion to Dismiss" by Defendant, Douglas Konkol, a consumer who has been sued by the MLM scheme, International Galleries, Inc., based in Texas.
Konkol has set up a legal defense fund. He needs help:
Make checks payable to:
DAP News Legal Defense Fund
Konkol posted on his website parts of an article that were published in the magazine, La Raza, that warned consumers about the business practices of the MLM scheme, International Galleries. The warnings cited the typical MLM practices of selling inventory to unsuspecting consumers and luring them into a business model in which they are urged and rewarded to recruit other investors in order to recoup their investments.
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