Delhi resident lodges police complaint against Amway India
More often than not, the apologists of Amway India say that
Amway India is facing problems only in Andhra Pradesh but nowhere else in India.
The critics even go to the extent of blaming one police officer who they
claim to be holding a grudge against the company. It is proved wrong once
again. Last year, the Kerala police filed criminal cases against Amway
India arresting CEO and MD William Pinckney. Here is another instance to
prove the critics wrong. This is time it is in the national capital
Delhi (ANI)Direct marketing firmAmwayIndiahas been facing some
tough times of late; and its troubles don't seem to be ending any time
soon. In the past year, the company and some of its key officials have
been charged with financial irregularities.
May last year, its chairman and CEO William S Pinckney and two
directors were arrested by Crime Branch officers for violating various provisions
of the Prize Chits and Money Circulation Schemes (Banning) Act, 1978.
now, a Delhi resident has lodged a police complaint accusing
Amway India of being involved in a scam allegedly worth over Rs.2000
to the complainant, Kiran Pal, key officials of Amway India, including Pinckney
and Chief Marketing Officer Sundeep Shah, allegedly adopted restrictive
trade practices that resulted in misrepresentation, and the sale of
inferior quality health, beauty and nutritional products.
documents provided by Mr. Pal, he has claimed in his complaint that an Amway
Enterprises Limited distributor lured him with the prospect of becoming an
Independent Business Owner (IBO) and achieving complete financial
to the documents provided to the authorities, Pal has said his wife used one of
Amway's eyeliner products, and thereafter, had to undergo costly medical
treatment for burnt eye lids.
on Pal's complaint, the Civil Lines police station has issued a notice to the
Amway India's offices in Sector 32, Gurgaon, seeking clarifications on the
method of its operations, and details of agencies, if any, that verify
India has not given a response or a statement with regard to this complaint,
despite repeated attempts to contact them.