These commissions serve as incentives for the counselors to recruit others, called subcounselors, to expand and extend their recruitment up to four levels or “downlines.” ————————- Date Scam Exploded: July 12 2007 as early as SEC warning Wealth Damage: Unconfirmed amount because time in existence was short, and was internet based.
An unconfirmed number between 10,000 and 25,000 were alleged to have been victimized in this scam SMFund – The site ( sminvestment.com) is not registered by the SEC nor is not legitimately operated by SM Investments, according to executives of SEC, SM and the Anti-Money Laundering Council.
Multitel of Rose Baladjay: Multinational Telecom Investors Corp., a domestic company registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission in 1988, started under the name of Ariolite Enterprises International Corp.
In August 2000, the SEC approved the company's change of name and its primary purpose as a lending investor, provided that its borrowings would not come from more than 19 lenders.
It was supposed to be a small lending company, not allowed by law to have more than 19 investors.