The offices, owned by Zhang Ting and her husband, Kevin Lin Ruiyang, both former actors, are located in a prime Shanghai district and are valued at around 1.7 billion yuan (US$265 million), according to mainland media reports.
The couple were also fined 21 million yuan (US$3.27 million) on April 9 for running a pyramid scheme, according to mainland reports.
1）传销 pyramid scheme
It sounds like a pyramid scheme. have you heard of those brands before?
2）非法集资 illegal fundraising
Four people were sentenced to between 11 years and six months to 13 years and six months for illegal fundraising through fraud involving 10.3 billion yuan (US$1.5 billion), a city’s intermediate court said on Tuesday.
3）吃回扣 to take/receive/get kickback
He denied all allegations that he received kickbacks .
4）直销 direct selling
Avon said it will move entirely toward direct selling over the next 18 months.───雅芳表示，将在未来18个月内转为全直销。
5）虚假宣传 false advertising
Tourist service information provided by travel agencies shall be authentic and reliable and no false advertising is allowed.
6）金融诈骗 financial fraud
The crime of financial fraud not only destroys the financial management order of the state, but also violates the property title.