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MLM firm Herbalife, which sells diet-linked products but styles itself as a "nutrition company", has accused one of its former execs of cutting a "fraudulent" $20m deal with a Dell reseller. the herbalife headquarters in los angeles Herbalife's headquarters in Los Angeles The company details its accusations in a breach of …

  1. WolfFan Silver badge

    Con artists got conned

    And now they’re crying. That’s what it looks like to me, anyway.

    1. trindflo Bronze badge

      Re: Con artists got conned

      I sort-of agree, but it looks more to me like a Con artist got embezzled.

  2. msobkow Silver badge

    Sounds to me like the BCDR project was going ahead with on-prem hardware, Herbalife changed their mind and decided to go cloud, and now they're trying to build a false paper trail, crying "see, see, see!" and pointing to the falsified information. At least that is what I would expect such a "reputable" company to do...

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    So those contracts were about as trustworthy as the claimed product health benefits?


  4. Winkypop Silver badge

    MLM companies

    Not used to being the screwee

  5. Snowy Silver badge


    Do not let friends do Herbalife!

    Yes I am linking to John Oliver but it does cover this company very well.

    1. Medixstiff

      Re: Friends

      Yeah when I was younger and dumber a customer of mine - because I worked in retail computer sales - asked me along to a seminar of theirs and after the first 5 minutes I knew it was an Amway type pyramid scheme where those up top get all the money.

  6. Kane Silver badge
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    The irony of this article is not lost on me

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  7. Aristotles slow and dimwitted horse Silver badge

    Despite it not working out for him...

    Despite the well documented Bill Ackman short on Herbalife not quite working out as he'd hoped, the documentary Betting on Zero is none-the-less quite an interesting insight into the Herbalife con.

  8. Alan Bourke

    Quacks Outquacked

    Film at 10

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