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Thread: Digital Altitude Shut Down By The FTC

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    Re: Digital Altitude Shut Down By The FTC



    The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing

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    Re: Digital Altitude Shut Down By The FTC

    "Plagiarizing content and bait and switch are scummy marketing practices that only a scummy MLM company would tolerate.

    And Digital Altitude certainly fits the definition of a scummy company. BehindMLM reviewed Digital Altitude in 2016 and concluded it was nothing more than a chain-recruitment driven pyramid scheme.

    Turns out the FTC agrees, following a complaint filed against Digital Altitude and creator Michael Force last month."


    FTC sues Digital Altitude & Michael Force for over $14 million in fraud

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    "Following on from a FTC complaint filed under seal against Digital Altitude and Michael Force on January 29th, a requested Temporary Restraining Order was granted on February 1st."

    TRO granted against Digital Altitude, Michael Force's assets frozen

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    Re: Digital Altitude Shut Down By The FTC

    "In what may be a new strategy for the FTC, this lawsuit focuses almost exclusively on the deceptive income claims being made by defendants and does not charge that Digital Altitude is a pyramid scheme, although the complaint does mention the business’ recruitment focus, which is a hallmark of a pyramid scheme, stating:

    Digital Altitude pays consumers only when they recruit new consumers to join the program, in the form of commissions on the new consumers’ membership fees. And, consumers can collect commissions only for sales of membership tiers that they themselves have already purchased."


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    Re: Digital Altitude Shut Down By The FTC

    "Following a Temporary Restraining Order granted against Digital Altitude and owner Michael Force on January 29th, a preliminary injunction hearing was scheduled for February 15th.

    On February 12th the FTC filed a joint Stipulation to a Continuance of the hearing, which was granted the same day.

    In any event despite Disc Enterprises having not yet been served, the February 14th preliminary injunction hearing has been postponed to March 5th as per a February 12th order."

    Digital Altitude prelim injunction hearing delayed, TRO extended

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    Re: Digital Altitude Shut Down By The FTC

    "The FTC’s lawsuit against Digital Altitude continues, with the latest seeing default judgment sought against the company and related entity defendants."

    Default judgment sought against Digital Altitude

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    Re: Digital Altitude Shut Down By The FTC

    "While Digital Altitude has acknowledged it made misrepresentations to the general public, the company and its principals are denying responsibility."

    Digital Altitude scammed people out of $54 million, denies responsibility

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    Re: Digital Altitude Shut Down By The FTC

    "One of the problem MLM scammers have when caught is that outside of the scam they were running, they had no other source of income.

    In cases where an injunction is pursued and said scammers assets are frozen, that leaves them with limited options for hiring counsel.

    Such is the case with Digital Altitude, Michael Force and Mary Dee, who together are demanding $100,000 to cover legal fees."


    Digital Altitude defendants want $100K in "stolen funds" for legal fees

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