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How long, oh Lord, how long?

The question the public should be asking of the FTC:

How long does it take for the FTC to act against an illegal pyramid scheme?

The apparent answer is:

Just as long as it takes for the pyramid to run out of steam.

Here's the page first highlighted on the Cagey Consumer site in 1999: [Wayback archive]

What did SkyBiz need to do to get the FTC to notice? Say "SkyBiz is an illegal pyramid scheme based on the erroneous premise that anti-pyramid laws don't apply on the internet"?

Well, for what it's worth, the FTC finally took action against SkyBiz:

To its credit, the Oklahoma Department of Securities filed an action against SkyBiz in 1998, but the final action approved by the court was of limited effect.

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