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BioPerformance Goes to Court
Status: Pyramid scheme unravels
Thanks to Joe for sending along some links about the ongoing downfall of BioPerformance, Inc. (discussed in the hoax forum in this thread about fuel additives). To summarize briefly: BioPerformance seems to be a classic case of a pyramid scheme. The people at the top of the pyramid were convincing suckers to pay for the privilege of selling little green pills that supposedly, when placed in a car's gas tank, yielded "vast improvements in mileage, performance and emissions". What BioPerformance wasn't telling anyone was that the pills were simply mothballs that didn't improve mileage and could actually ruin a car's engine. (Though oddly enough, according to the Dallas Observer article, mothballs can, under certain conditions, boost octane levels, which can help engine performance... but only when used in very carefully controlled amounts and in high-performance engines.) Sadly, in a classic example of cognitive dissonance, many of the BioPerformance faithful are refusing to admit they've been scammed. But thats always the way it is with con-artists and their victims.
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Posted by The Curator on Fri Jun 02, 2006 Comments (33)
I can get my birth certificate and passport in 20 minutes, even starting from work. But that's neither here nor there.

And what of the chemical tests that show your product contains naphthalene? Is almost 100% naphthalene? Is highly toxic? Anyone can have these tests performed, and some have done so. Naphthalene is in your product, and BioPerformance was required to state this on the labeling as part of the settlement.

From your own website.

BioPerformance
Posted by Charybdis  in  Hell  on  Tue Jun 12, 2007  at  11:11 AM
Greater than 10,000 people enrolled in 1st month of business.

Over 1 million in sales within first month in business.

You have your choice to make and I have mine.
===> http://www.pumpsmart.mybpi.com/

It is a non-toxic non-flammable dirivitive of Naphtaline. And BioPeformance will replace any damages done to engine parts or components as a result of using their product. So the way I look at it, if your right I won't have to worry about my next automotive purchase.

With your concerns of this products "health" problems due to Naphtaline may I guess that you are a Vegetarian or Vegan? Certainly you wouldn't eat meat served on the market knowing all the chemicals that are contained within. Or, do you choose when you will "see"?

Cheers from a happy BioPerformace associate.
===> http://www.pumpsmart.mybpi.com/
Guy
Posted by Guy Siverson  in  Spokane  on  Tue Jun 12, 2007  at  01:10 PM
Alan, I didn't call you a "dipshit," that was another commentor. However, now you and Guy have inspired me to do some name calling:
Both of you are scammers and bald-faced liars, and your product (mothballs) is toxic junk. It's not even recommended for moth-proofing anymore.
Posted by Big Gary  in  Gun Barrel City, Texas  on  Tue Nov 18, 2008  at  10:55 PM
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