Pyramid promotional scheme: investigation and prosecutions

Following a CMA prosecution, over 3 trials, 9 people have been convicted at Bristol Crown Court of organising and/or promoting a pyramid promotional scheme.

Case reference: CE9062/08

Start date: September 2009

Summary of work

For further details please see the following press releases:


Team leader

Gary Bracken (

Project director

Wayil Eisa (

Senior responsible officer

Stephen Blake (

Updates to this page

Published 21 July 2015