Herbalife Exploits Hispanics, Latina Group Tells FTC

Law360, New York (September 11, 2013, 5:59 PM EDT) -- Latina advocacy group Mana recently asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Herbalife Ltd. as a possible pyramid scheme, making it the latest group to attack the company over its alleged exploitation of Hispanics.

In an Aug. 29 letter to FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez, Mana President and CEO Alma Morales Riojas said she understands the Latino community's desire to seek out reliable, alternative ways to supplement their incomes.

“I am well aware of the punishing wage gap that many Latinas in this country face. These wage...
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