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this is an illegal pyramid scheme - contrary to what the letter you received states. such a scheme is legally defined as a fraudulent moneymaking scheme in which people are recruited to make payments to others above them in a hierarchy while expecting to receive payments from people recruited below them. eventually the number of new recruits fails to sustain the payment structure, and the scheme collapses with most people losing the money they paid in.
under federal law title 18 section 1302 those found guilty sshall be fined or imprisoned not more than two years, or both; and for any subsequent offense shall be imprisoned not more than five years
Thank yo very much, I must say, I wasn't sure why but I was afraid of that being the case.
yeah. you know, it's funny. i live in NC and i got a letter yesterday - right in the trash. good to be sure