Oregonian article on gifting scheme

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Oregonian article on gifting scheme

Postby Lambkin » Mon Dec 10, 2012 1:36 am

Operation Abundance revealed as a pyramid scheme cloaked in hippie baloney.
http://blog.oregonlive.com/complaintdes ... eemed.html
A half-dozen naturopaths came together within the past few years for what they considered an empowerment movement that supported fellow female entrepreneurs and the local economy.

More than 50 women signed on, paying $5,000 apiece in hopes of eventually collecting $40,000 from the group and its spinoffs, known variously as Operation Abundance, Women's Gifting Circle, Women's Financial Circle and Women's Financial Collective.

The Oregon Department of Justice calls it something else entirely: a pyramid scheme.

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