“As alleged in the FTC’s complaint, the defendants charge up to $13,995 – usually on consumers’ credit cards – for a purported business coaching program that provides information that is largely available for free on the Internet, and thousands of dollars more for other purported business development services. Rodabaugh and Larsen opened merchant accounts used by VSM to conduct business.VSM solicits consumers who have purchased bogus work-at-home programs sold over the Internet by other entities. (they didn’t learn the first time!)
Most people who buy the defendants’ services do not develop a functioning business, earn little or no money, and end up heavily in debt, according to the complaint.”
The defendants are:
Vision Solution Marketing LLC
VSM Group LLC
Ryze Services LLC
Specialized Consulting Solutions LLC.
They are charged with violating the FTC Act and the Telemarketing Sales Rule.
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF UTAH, CENTRAL DIVISION