Thursday, May 27, 2010

Big Queen City names linked to 'pyramid scheme'

Posted By on Thu, May 27, 2010 at 9:34 AM

Donna Lewis (The Ken's wife), former Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory, WBTV personality Barbara McKay and NASCAR star Geoff Bodine are all mentioned in this article from MSNBC.com about a pyramid scheme that's got several states raising their eyebrows. Of course, all these folks are responding to questions from the State of Denial.

Several prominent Carolinians including the wife of former Bank of America CEO Ken Lewis have signed on as sales reps for a multi-level marketer recently fined as a "pyramid scheme."

Donna Lewis joined Fortune Hi-Tech Marketing known as FHTM in December of 2008 at the invitation of her friend, Charlotte television personality Barbara McKay.

Last month FHTM agreed to pay almost a million dollars in refunds and fines to settle a claim by the Montana Commissioner of Securities and Insurance that the multi-level marketer was a "pyramid promotional scheme."

Read the rest of this article, by WCNC's Stuart Watson, here.

Here's the spiel. Any idea WTF they're selling, besides soft lighting and bullshit?

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