The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) together with three state attorneys general recently came out with a temporary injunction against a network marketing company, forcing them to temporarily shut down. Interestingly, much of what this company was doing seems to apply to many network marketing companies. It would thus be instructive to all companies and distributors to understand what the FTC was complaining about in their filing so that these items can be corrected, hopefully avoiding any future conflict with either the state attorneys general or the FTC. This article offers twelve tips to help you stay out of trouble.