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  1. Aces Corporation Limited Taiwan, a multi-level marketing business, violated Article 7 (1) of the Multi-level Marketing Supervision Act by changing its sales system without filing with the FTC in advance. The FTC imposed an administrative fine of NT$50,000 on the company.
  2. WorldVentures Taiwan, a multi-level marketing business, (1) changed its sales system, participant qualifications, participation contract contents, and product and service items but did not file the changes with the FTC within ten days after receiving the disposition as specified in the FTC’s Disposition Kung-Ch’u-Tzu No. 107055 dated Jun. 28, 2018, and also (2) failed to sign contracts with participants when they joined the organization or multi-marketing schemes, as stipulated in the participation contract rules regarding deduction of value of products returned by withdrawing participants which were inconsistent with related regulations and disadvantageous to participants, did not adopt the statutory method to calculate the value of returned products within 30 days after participation contract signature as statutorily required, and failed to cease the unlawful acts on the day after receiving the disposition as specified in the FTC’s Disposition Kung-Ch’u-Tzu No. 107055 dated Jun. 28, 2018. In addition to ordering the company to immediately cease the unlawful acts with regard to the changes in its sales system, participation contract contents and product items and services as described in (1), the FTC imposed on it an administrative fine of NT$1.6 million.
  3. When marketing the “German KE Heller KED-213 plasma intelligent energy saving and air-purifying 13.6L dehumidifier” on the friDay shopping website, Yuanshi Digital Technology Co., Ltd. and Antibac2k Co., Ltd. posted the claim of “Level 1 energy performance” and “entire series with Level 1 energy performance.” The wording was a false and misleading representation with regard to quality of product and could affect transaction decisions in violation of Article 21 (1) of the Fair Trade Act. The FTC imposed an administrative fine of NT$50,000 on each company.
  4. When marketing the “Hua Shan Chuan (transliteration)” housing project, Chuangda (transliteration) Construction Co., Ltd. and Creator Marketing Co., Ltd. posted on their websites the wording of “public facility RF-Gym” and also an RF floor plan indicating a section would be used for the gym. The claim was a false and misleading representation with regard to content and use of product and could affect transaction decisions in violation of Article 21 (1) of the Fair Trade Act. The FTC imposed administrative fines of NT$400,000 and NT$200,000 on the two companies, respectively.
  5. When marketing its 180W and 240W “Aquarius Series atrium light/projection light dual-purpose” products, Endlos Technology Co., Ltd. claimed in the advertisement that the products had been awarded “the Energy Label (users eligible to apply for the energy-saving subsidy.” It was a false and misleading representation with regard to quality of product and could affect transaction decisions in violation of Article 21 (1) of the Fair Trade Act. The FTC imposed an administrative fine of NT$50,000 on the company.

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Updated at:2020-09-15 12:37:14
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