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Melaleuca Fraud or Scam ?


What is the Melaleuca Scam and what is all this talk of a Melaleuca Fraud or Scam?

Melaleuca pharmaceuticals has its corporate headquarters in Idaho and was founded over 17 years ago.

Melaleuca claim that their mission is to create natural products safe for families to use, while making life easier for these families. In reality they create many more horror stories then happy customers. This has created a number of consumer complaints about the possability of a Melaleuca Fraud or Melaleuca Scam

The Melaleuca scam line of products includes some 300 items. These items include household cleaners, personal care items, candles, hygiene products, nutritional products and pharmaceuticals.

MomsWIN was the main marketer and seller of Melaleuca's products. MomsWIN gave notice in September 2007 that it will no longer be available for Melaleuca representatives to use as a marketing tool.

The WIN stands for women in net marketing.

Those, in the past who enrolled on a wholesale basis with MomsWIN were considered preferred customers. They were obligated to purchase a minimum number of products each month. The number usually ranges from 8-12 products with a dollar amount in the $45-50 range.

The Melaleuca pharmaceuticals defines their marketing though MomsWIN, as consumer direct marketing. In other words, their customers buy a membership into a wholesale club, in exchange, the club pays its marketing executives for their word of mouth referrals.

In reality, you get paid based on the number people you can get to join the Melaleuca wholesale club. The more people you get to join, the higher your monthly salary.

Often at information sessions perspective members will be asked for their credit information. The next thing they realize is they are now a member. They check their credit card statement to find they have been charged $50 or more. They then check the mail to find they have been sent a small bottle of shampoo, some laundry detergent, and a bar of soap.

This is the kind of interaction that has spanwedtalk of a Melaleuca Fraud or Melaleuca Scam.

We have also heard complaints from people who have then tried to cancel their membership for months and months without success.

It is very important to do your research before joining such groups. Perform a search in one of the top search engines and see what information you get about the Melaleuca fraud, Melaleuca pharmaceuticals or MomsWIN. This should provide you with enough information to make an educated decision.


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