INTERSPORT Germany forbids Cashback-World the use of their logo!

INTERSPORT is the biggest medium-sized mail order business group in worldwide sports retail. Under, 5800 locations in 65 countries are united under the umbrella of the IIC-Intersport International Corporation GmbH, the purchasing and management corporation of the Intersport group. In 2014 they generated a turnover of EUR 10,5 billion. With market shares of around 36% […]

Lyoness General Terms and Conditions! EU directives apply in the Austrian Supreme Court’s judgment!

The Austrian High Court judgment passed on the Lyoness General Terms and Conditions (case ref. 10 Ob 45/16i of 18 May 2018) already cite EU directives in the statement of grounds for the judgement on pages 8/9. From the Austrian High Court judgement, 2.1.2: Any unclear or incomprehensible contract term in the general terms and […]

my World/Lyconet! Von „Länderpaketen“ über „Costumer Cloud“ zur „Enterprise Cloud“.

Mit Lyconet hat die Klägerin 2014 die sog. Customer Clouds ins Leben gerufen. Vertragspartner ist nach wie vor die Lyoness Europe AG. Die von Lyoness angebotenen Customer Clouds funktionieren auf die gleiche Art wie die Rabattgutscheine, mit dem Unterschied, dass die Rückzahlung auf dem Umsatz von Mitgliedern außerhalb des Netzwerkes des Mitgliedes beruht. Es gibt […]

Lyoness must stop illegal pyramid activty!

On 31 May 2018, the Norwegian Gaming Authority made the decision in which Lyoness was notified that it must immediately cease all operations of, participation in and extent of its activity in Norway, as it is in violation of Section 16 second paragraph, cf. first paragraph, of the Lottery Act. In a supervisory case against […]

Regulatory authority shuts down Lyoness & Lyconet in Norway!

In a 16-page decision, the Norwegian regulatory authority “Lotteri- og siftelsestilsynet” (publication by the Norwegian authority) has classified the companies Lyoness Norway AS and the “new variety” Lyconet as illegal pyramide schemes and snowball systems and has demanded that the companies cease all business activities within four weeks. Should Lyoness Norway AS and Lyconet not […]

Lyoness Europe AG forced by court to provide explanations. Does Lyconet classify as a “snowball system” in Austria too?”

A trial at the Commercial Court of Vienna on January 12, 2018 (Case no. 11 CG 75/16s-23) did not go too well for Lyoness Europe AG.  As a reaction to my reports (Mastercard lie, PUMA trademark infringement etc.) and the publications in the Austrian media, Lyoness AG Europe has filed a suit against me on […]

Fraud against members at „Macao Cloud“ – The State Office of Criminal Investigations of Vienna is investigating Helmut Freydl

The State Office of Criminal Investigations of Vienna – Department EB4, Economic Crime Unit – is investigating Helmut Freydl (case no. 5 St 42/17d) in connection with Lyoness Austria GmbH and their event “Elite Seminar with Eric Worre” in September 2013 at the Wiener Stadthalle.  According to this, in the summer of 2016, a Swedish […]

Has the „Lyoness Golf Open“ contract, which was valid until 2020, been terminated prematurely!

Golf Open Event GmbH and Lyoness are now also parting ways regarding “Lyoness Golf Open”, although the contract was valid until 2020. In proportion to the nature and seriousness of the offense, Lyoness has furtively left Golf Open Event GmbH as a sponsor/partner and has disappeared from all relevant websites. As of 2018, “Lyoness Open” […]

The verdict by the Austrian Supreme Court concerning the Lyoness General T&Cs was already reaffirmed during the first proceedings!

The judge Mathilde Beranek from the Commercial Court in Vienna, Legal Department 58.1 Vienna, convicted Lyoness as a snowball system and declared the company’s General T&Cs to be null and void (Case No. 581 Cg 44/16y-11). The Austrian Supreme Court’s verdict of 18 May 2017 was already reconsidered during the first proceedings. Among other decisions, […]

Lyoness is no longer a partner of the Austrian Golf Association!

The cooperation between the Austrian Golf Association and Lyoness no longer exists, as confirmed to us in writing by the Secretary General, Mr. Robert Fiegl. In March 2015, Lyoness announced a long-lasting and groundbreaking partnership with the Austrian Golf Association and its 100,000 members. However, after only one year the “long-lasting” partnership had come to […]

Lyoness Suisse GmbH withdraws its appeal at the High Court of Appeal in Zug! The conviction as a “snowball system” is therefore final.

Journalists have treated Lyoness (now “Cashback World”) for a long time as a “pariah” and their latest press release has once again validated this deserved reputation. But have a look for yourself! Press release from the 31st of May 2015 The way Lyoness expresses itself in its latest press release is of almost unsurpassable arrogance. […]

The Lyoness General T&Cs are “NULL AND VOID”

The Supreme Court in Vienna has rejected the appeal On the 18th of May 2017, the Austrian Supreme Court in Vienna delivered a long overdue, 53-pages-long verdict (Verdict Supreme Court General T&Cs, Ref. no. 10 Ob 45/16i) regarding the General T&Cs of Lyoness and rejecting the appeal made by Lyoness. The verdict, which had been […]

It´s official: Lyoness is a pyramid scheme!

As expected, Lyoness lodged an appeal against Salzburg District Court´s decision (31 C 651/16z – 11). The court of Appeal at the Regional Court Salzburg has now dismissed the appeal (22 R 351/16w) and confirmed that Lyoness is indeed a pyramid scheme. A further appeal at the Austrian Supreme Court (OGH) is not allowed.

Prosecutor´s Office: Criminal complaint against Lyoness founder

After years investigating, the Austrian Prosecutor´s Office Against Economic Crime and Corruption (WKStA) has filed a criminal complaint against Lyoness’ founder Hubert Freidl at the Criminal Court Graz. Mr Freidl is being charged with not having published a prospectus in time for an investment subject to the obligation to publish one. Additionally, they requested the […]

Lyoness: The next “MasterCard and commercial partnership scam” is uncovered!

We’ve uncovered the next set of lies, and will soon publish reactions from Lyoness’ “trading partners” to the current articles. When confronted with concrete inquiries, Lyoness is only too glad to represent itself toward the public as a victim of “third-party providers”. This is false, and we can prove it. We have internal e-mails from Lyoness […]