Robert Rakowski has received allegations of being involved in a dangerous Ponzi scheme. The following article will help you understand if those allegations are true or not:
Robert Rakowski is an MLM Top Earner ($8,314,789)
Holton Bugg’s former MLM business, Organo Gold, has Robert Rakowski as one of its top earners.
Robert Rakowski and Eric Worre are connected.
Robert Rakowski was probably introduced to Traders Domain by either Buggs or Worre, though I’m not sure how.
Names I’m not certain in full
I’m not certain about a number of the names on Coffeezilla’s shortlist for the Traders Domain.
“Steve L” is first, with a price of $6,097,326.
This might be Steve Lawson, a seasoned MLM Ponzi scam promoter, in my opinion.
It’s possible that “Dean Grey” is William Dean Kosage, who began his MLM career with Amway.
|Additionally, Mr. Grey has a lot of direct selling expertise. By the time he was twenty-three, Mr. Grey was the youngest person to receive Amway’s Executive Diamond award for raising his Amway direct sales company’s revenue into the top 0.002% of the company.|
For more than ten years, Dean spoke four times a year before coliseums packed with members of his organization in over 18 nations.
In 2015, Amthrax connected Grey to Allysian Sciences. Grey established the app development firm Skylab Apps in the same year.
Adam Powell is being offered $7,140,05…
…and most likely has a connection to Travis Bott via his wife Cassandra Powell Bott.
According to available information, Adam Powell and Travis Bott are related:
The above records are uncertain because I can’t swear on their veracity.
What happens next?
The CFTC’s Yas Castellum action, as was already mentioned, does mention players from the Traders Domain but only names the “tip of the iceberg” of the problem.
More names and money are associated with Traders’ Domain than the CFTC has claimed in its lawsuit.
I wouldn’t be surprised if the DOJ brought legal action at some time, but I’m not sure who or when.
The SEC and DOJ have been working together in recent years to bust Ponzi schemes, their operators, and top promoters (such as Forcount, the “Mike G Deal,” Forsage, AirBit Club, etc.).
I’d be amazed if this didn’t occur given the size and extent of Traders Domain.
We are at the very least investigating money laundering, wire fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, and securities fraud (note that not all of these offenses will apply to all of Traders Domain’s net-winners).
Back in February, as I was releasing BehindMLM’s own “tip of the iceberg” Traders Domain MLM connections articles, I said;
|Sims, Safranko, Worre, and Buggs would be at the center of the largest US-based “in-house” MLM Ponzi empire I’ve seen in years if everything comes together as I believe it will be given the number of people involved and the millions laundered (I’d guess over a billion through OmegaPro alone, if not high hundreds of millions).|
Since Zeek Rewards, I haven’t witnessed people (Troy Dooly, Gerry Nehra, ANMP, etc.) systematically harming their reputations on both a personal and professional level.
Since then, the repercussions from the Traders’ domain MLM have only gotten worse, with more and more names being added to the list of shame.
How exactly does a Ponzi scheme operate?
An investment fraud known as a Ponzi scheme draws investors with claims of great returns and no risk but fails to invest the money as stated. Instead, it pays off earlier investors with money from future investors while maybe keeping a portion of the profits. These schemes typically fail when recruiting investors becomes challenging or when multiple investors attempt to cash out. They depend on a steady flow of new buyers to operate. They are called after Charles Ponzi, who ran a similar scam using postal stamps in the 1920s.
Also, keep in mind that I’m currently working from a top 500 list that has been condensed. I’ll probably spend weeks studying if Coffeezilla does end up giving me a copy of the entire Top 500 list.
Although Traders Domain isn’t an MLM Ponzi scheme in and of itself, its extensive MLM connections are unquestionably the biggest MLM scandal I’ve encountered since starting BehindMLM in 2009.
Reputations that took years to establish have been destroyed by a single failure.
Everyone who was a part of Traders Domain should be so ashamed of themselves that they publicly apologize to the victims of their scams and theft. Fears of being accused are completely unnecessary at this point.
Is Robert Rakowski’s Organo Gold an MLM?
Recently, it is noticed that Organo Gold pop-up shops at malls.
They typically offer skincare items, which are relatively pricey in comparison to those offered by department stores. In 2017, their strategy was to employ attractive salespeople who looked like models (some of them foreigners and others not), and they opted for more semiformal attire (a simple black dress for women and a sharp dress shirt and trousers for men).
They promoted the notion that their products are used purely for cosmetic purposes (i.e., to have healthier skin). It even witnessed a local program exposing their scam when one of the victims claimed that her mother had paid at least $400 for cosmetics that she didn’t even intend to use. Following this, their pop-up stalls vanished.
However, it is recently noticed their pop-up stalls once more. This time, they’re using the notion of “longevity” (formerly “vanity”) as a justification for why you should purchase their exorbitantly expensive goods. Additionally, the sales reps’ appearance has altered; they are now dressed in business casual, and their sales pitch is more “relatable” (like when someone asks you to join their club at school).
It is unsure if they’re hiring members to sell things (namely the salespeople in the pop-up stalls) or if members and downline members are the ones that own the pop-up stalls and use them to sell the products. Does it resemble Avon? Here, Avon has its own physical stores, but there is also the opportunity to order through a catalog.
Mom spends $350 every 3/4 months on the pyramid scheme coffee “Organo Gold Black Coffee”, need to help convince her it’s a scam.
She claims it helps her lose weight and improves her digestion system, any coffee can do this. She buys 30 boxes of it in bulk every 3-4 months and up until recently decided to do a little research. Apparently, these claims are completely false and the ganoderma they put in it actually has some negative side effects. It’s difficult to really find out any unbiased information because of the thousands of people that leave fake reviews everywhere for the coffee (pyramid scheme). Now it seems the lady has fallen under the placebo effect.
What is a Ponzi scheme?
A Ponzi scheme is a type of scam that entices investors and rewards previous investors with earnings from more current investors using their money. The Ponzi scam, so named after the Italian businessman Charles Ponzi, deceives victims into thinking that gains are the result of real economic activity while concealing the fact that the money actually comes from other investors. As long as new investors keep putting money in and the majority of investors continue to believe in the fictitious assets they are supposed to possess, a Ponzi scheme can continue to provide the impression that it is a viable business.
Robert Rakowski Review: Conclusion
There are two additional important factors to consider: The only guilty party in the Ponzi and pyramid scheme is the originator of the corrupt business practice, not the participants (as long as they are unaware of the illegal business practices). Secondly, a pyramid scheme differs from a multi-level marketing campaign, which offers legitimate products.