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No. HYIPs are not lawful in the US or anywhere else. Despite the very high popularity of HYIPs in general, all HYIPs are essentially Ponzis and profitable only until their structure collapses or until a government steps in to shut them down.
Ponzis are unlawful and according to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, they generally last only for around two years. After that, their corporate model can't sustain itself. Eventually, all Ponzis get topheavy and crumble when the number of new investors on the bottom don't bring in enough money to pay off all of the people at the top.
If the company's new and a blank slate, it's impossible to say whether it will pay out or not. Typically, though, HYIPs pay off most to the lucky few who get in right at the very beginning. The rest generally never see profits because the HYIPs become unable to pay out. Also since it is unlawful, if/when you lose all your money, you will have no possibility of recovering it.