FTC’s Success by Health & NetForce cases merged, trial set

The FTC’s Success by Well being and NetForce circumstances have been consolidated as per a July twenty sixth order.

A January 2023 trial date has additionally been scheduled.

Though Success by Well being and NetForce are two separate firms, they’re linked by defendant Jay Noland.

Citing scamming relationship again to the Nineteen Nineties, the FTC filed go well with towards Noland’s NetForce pyramid scheme in 2000.

NetForce Seminars was discovered to be a pyramid scheme. The case was resolved in 2002 through an injunction prohibiting Noland from partaking in any pyramid gross sales scheme”.

Noland launched Success by Well being in 2017.

The FTC sued Success By Well being in January 2020, alleging Noland was once more working a pyramid scheme.

Along with the stand-alone Success by Well being allegation, the FTC claims, by working Success by Well being, Noland has violated the NetForce injunction.

Each circumstances are messy. The court docket has refused to sanction Noland for the alleged violations, pushing the matter in the direction of trial.

The Success by Well being case was derailed by the Supreme Court docket’s AMG determination final yr. In siding with scammers, the Supreme Court docket difficult current litigation towards suspected pyramid schemes introduced by the FTC.

There’s been lots of forwards and backwards between the events over the previous two years. With settlement trying unlikely, the court docket has ordered joint NetForce and Success by Well being trial proceedings to start on January twenty fifth, 2023.

A settlement might but be reached however, at the very least for now, the FTC and Success by Well being defendants have dug their heels in.