Herbalife 'presidents' in alleged HK$50 million direct-selling scam
Herbalife scam.jpgMore than 60 people have said they fell for a direct-selling scam after two women who claimed to be "presidents" of multinational nutrition firm Herbalife allegedly disappeared with HK$50 million.
The alleged victims claim the two saleswomen, surnamed Choi and Ng, persuaded them to hand over cash to buy discounted products from the company.
Choi and Ng said they had registered and paid a membership fee to sell the products...
Translation: "Tough shit. We're outa here."Herbalife insisted it had nothing to do with the actions of Choi and Ng and added it was "shocked" and "appalled" to hear of the case. The company said it had ended their membership.