Industries: State of Reliefs

HOW THE CONTROVERSIAL YET POPULAR SUPPLEMENT BUSINESS EMERGED IN UTAH

Looking for a great business opportunity? Step right up, ladies and gentlemen, and join the XanGo team. Pronounced zang-go, this powerful elixir comes from the mangosteen, a fruit grown in the jungles of Thailand. The juice is anti-inflammatory! Antidepressant! Antitumor! Now you too can be a distributor of this incredible formula for a one-time fee of just $35 plus $100 for the first four bottles. Not one of those claims has been conclusively proved, but similarly worded pitches--made in e-mails or other direct solicitations to independent marketers have helped XanGo pass $200 million in sales in 2005. The four-year-old company is just...

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