Betekenis van:
pyramid scheme

pyramid scheme
Zelfstandig naamwoord
    • a fraudulent scheme in which people are recruited to make payments to the person who recruited them while expecting to receive payments from the persons they recruit; when the number of new recruits fails to sustain the hierarchical payment structure the scheme collapses with most of the participants losing the money they put in



    1. It's not a pyramid scheme.
    2. It's not a pyramid scheme, it's a gifting circle!
    3. Establishing, operating or promoting a pyramid promotional scheme where a consumer gives consideration for the opportunity to receive compensation that is derived primarily from the introduction of other consumers into the scheme rather than from the sale or consumption of products.