Scroll through your Facebook timeline and you're sure to find them - people you vaguely know, promising an easy income from home. All you have to do is join their team and sell these "amazing products".
Is MLM always a scam and the recruiters master manipulators? Helen looks for the grey area in direct selling and network marketing.
Written and edited by: Helen McCarthy www.twitter.com/helenlmccarthy
Music by: Antti Luode www.anttismusic.blogspot.co.uk
Episode sources (so you can do your own reading and research): https://thatsacult.tumblr.com/post/625891619770712065/scroll-through-your-facebook-timeline-and-youre
Elle's MLM experience - www.ellebeaublog.com
The Finance Guy blog - www.finance-guy.net
John's Facebook group - www.facebook.com/groups/1847755422133684/
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