Federal and state authorities say they are cracking down on a wave of illegal schemes that have proliferated during the pandemic and prey upon the desperation of people who have lost jobs in the outbreak’s economic upheaval.
The scams have ranged from the work-from-home reselling of luxury products, to pyramid schemes soliciting cash and that play on cultural norms in immigrant communities, to fraudulent investment rackets promising quick profits.
2020 saw tumultuous ups and downs and helped reshape our channel forever
As is generally the case with adversity, especially prolonged adversity, new opportunities arise. Some of the situations we could not have forseen at this time last year have actually created positive outcomes for many companies in the channel, including increased sales and enrollments.