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Is Multi level marketing halal or haram


Assalamu Alaikum, I want to ask about earning through multi level marketing. if I develop an app in which people pay 200rs to open an account. If a person suppose (A1) gets another person (B2) to open an account he gets 80 rs and if the person (B2) gets another person (C3) to open an account B2 gets 80rs and A1 gets 40rs and it goes on for 7 levels.The app is used to manage their account and does not do anything else. and the only way to earn for me is to get more users on my app. Is it haram? I would like to get a detailed n clear answer guided by Quran and Hadees.


Wa Alaykumussalam

Thank you for your query.

According to Ayatullah al-Udhma Sayyid Ali Sistany:

Question: Is it permissible to engage in network marketing or work in pyramid companies?

Answer: His Eminence, Grand Ayatollah Sistani (may Allah grant him long life) does not allow or rectify such transactions.

May Allah(swt) grant you success


Syed Haider