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Plumter's Prohibited Business Categories

Weapons / military-grade security
Multi-level marketing
Pawnbrokers (Pawn shops)
Political organizations
Precious stones and metals
Adult entertainment
Drug paraphernalia
CBD and related products
Carbon credits
Crypto assets
Gambling (Betting, Lottery tickets, Casino gaming chips, Off track betting and wagers
Ponzi/pyramid schemes
Firms involved in the servicing of illegal goods/services including but not limited to: counterfeit goods/trademark infringement, human trafficking, child labor, prostitution.
Mining and extraction
Speculative trading
Financial Institutions making payments on behalf of other financial institutions, also known as ‘nested relationships’ or ‘layering.’
Shell banks
Unregistered charities
Credit repair services, or other services that may present consumer protection risks
Court ordered payments, structured settlements, tax payments, or tax settlements;
Any unlicensed money transmitter activity
Layaway systems, or annuities
Wash trading, front-running, insider trading, market manipulation or other forms of market-based fraud or deceit;
Purchasing goods of any type from “Darknet” markets, or any other service or website that acts as a marketplace for illegal goods (even though such marketplace might also sell legal goods).

Non-permitted industries – United States of America

FDA classified medical devices
Medications or prescription drugs
Alcohol [ Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages), Bars, Taverns, Cocktail lounges, Nightclubs and Discotheques]
Tobacco [Cigar Stores and Stands]
Dietary supplements
Seeds or plants [Florists Supplies, Nursery Stock, and Flowers]
Regulated financial services
Outbound telemarketing [ Direct Marketing-Outbound Telemarketing Merchants]

Updated on: 11/09/2023

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