The wellness company, QNET has denied having a connection to those who were recently caught claiming to be its independent representatives.
The PUNCH reported that the company said in a statement that the individuals in question were deported by the Nigerian Immigration Service after being apprehended by the Nigerian Police Force, Ogun State Command, for lacking proper travel documentation. They were immigrants from Cameroon and Côte d’Ivoire.
QNET further reported that 18 Cameroonian irregular immigrants who were living in Makurdi, Benue state, were deported once more by the NIS, Benue Command.
“The recent events with accusations of fraudulent activity and illegal migration seriously disturbs us. We would like to make it clear that our business is not associated with any unlawful activities and is not involved in the instances that have been reported.
“We promise to put in work with the authorities to bring the perpetrators to book. We are also investigating these matters internally and will take disciplinary action against any Independent Representative implicated in them,” it concluded.
QNET is a Hong Kong-based multi-level marketing company owned by the QI Group. It was founded in 1998 by Vijay Eswaran and Joseph Bismark. The company’s products include energy, weight management, nutrition, personal care, home care and fashion accessories on an e-commerce platform.