The Case of Rachel Jones

pressure from a toxic family

Provable Background Facts

  • Was mentored for over 2 years.
  • Joined the Lighthouse Associate Partnership Programme on a part-time and later full-time basis.
  • Received extreme pressure from family to leave Lighthouse throughout her involvement.
  • Left the company praising Lighthouse but citing stress and pressure from parents as the causal factor.
  • Later sent an email pushing for an ineligible refund on fees she’d paid, which was rightly rejected.
  • Unsuccessful refund attempt coincides with the start of an online anti-Lighthouse smear campaign.

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Joined Lighthouse International: April 2019.

Left Lighthouse International: March 2021.

Destructive Actions

  • Provided false testimony about her experience with Lighthouse International Group to the Insolvency Service in an attempt to force an undue refund. 
  • Has fraudulently presented herself as a creditor of Lighthouse International Group when there are no creditors.
  • The origin of the thousands of abusive messages on Reddit can provably be traced back to a close friend/family member of Rachel Jones. (These malicious posts were a significant contributor to two suicide attempts by Lighthouse Associates).

Lies presented as evidence to the Insolvency Service

  • Falsely claiming she was manipulated, lied to and pressured to invest in herself through Lighthouse International Group. 
  • Lied about being ‘badly’ bullied and abused during her time at Lighthouse International Group by Paul Waugh, Jai Singh and Chris Nash.
  • Claimed she was manipulated into taking out credit cards and getting herself into debt.

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Key Pieces Of Evidence

Audio RECORDINGs OF Ms JONES on her last day expressing her appreciation for Lighthouse

COUNTLess texts and emails expressing views contrary to those now expressed

recordings and communications expressing the pressure from Her parents to leave

Email of Ms Jones expressing her joy and enthusiasm for joining lighthouse 

“I know you guys do everything you can to help me. Um, but err, I just, I’m just finding it. I’m just finding it too hard. I’m sorry. I’m just finding it too hard… I know you guys do everything you can to help me. Um, but err, I just, I’m just finding it. I’m just finding it too hard. I’m sorry. I’m just finding it too hard. ”.

Rachel Jones

From a recorded conversation the day Rachel later claimed to have been bullied and threatened by Lighthouse Associates, March 2021

Rachel’s history & relationship with Lighthouse

Rachel enthusiastically began mentorship at Lighthouse following a messy divorce and in need of a lot of emotional and mental support, having suffered a long history of abuse from other people in her life and a very difficult relationship with her mother. Much evidence exists of her positivity and praise for Lighthouse during her time with us, right up to the last day she was with us. 

Rachel however required some of the most intensive levels of support, reassurance and guidance due to her chaotic nature and the pressures she was receiving from inside her own family to stop her being mentored. At one point, her mother and step-father hired a private detective to investigate Lighthouse, but their report found nothing of note or significance to report. This is because Lighthouse have done nothing unlawful or criminal, never receiving even one police visit. The Insolvency Service’s Winding Up Petition is the only legal action ever taken against the company, despite many empty threats from our accusers, like Rachel.

A a more than 1hr long conversation between Rachel, her mentor Jai Singh and Lighthouse CEO, Chris Nash on 25th March 2021, Rachel is recorded highly praising the support she’s received from Lighthouse but citing the pressure and cynicism of her family as too much to bear and her reasons to step away, but still stay involved “in some way”. At this point Rachel wanted to receive a full unquestioned refund of her Associate Partnership fee and became belligerent after being told this was unjustifiable, especially as she’d received well above and beyond the service most ever do and given her reasons for leaving were not the fault of Lighthouse or anyone within it.

In light of this Rachel soon turned acrimonious towards Lighthouse, later lying to the Insolvency Services that she was bullied, threatened and abused at Lighthouse. This dark change of heart coincided almost exactly with the discovery of an online smear campaign being started against Lighthouse on Reddit. Extensive material and recorded evidence exists to prove Rachel’s lying and distorting of truth, using her claims to project onto Founder Paul Waugh and Lighthouse what she’d actually suffered from others. Shockingly this crucial and damning evidence was however ‘set aside’ by the High Court in February 2023 in the name of efficiency and to save court resources! We have done our utmost to avoid releasing any of this publicly but Rachel’s belligerence  and lack of repentance leaves us little choice. We pray for her to have a change of heart and to speak the truth.

Text from Rachel Jones to a fellow Lighthouse associate expressing the challenges she had within her relationships and family. May 2020.

Email From Rachel Jones

Expressing her enthusiasm and desire to be involved with Lighthouse

October 2019

The Truth & Evidence We Will Demonstrate

  • Rachel Jones was not pressured into investing in herself through Lighthouse International Group and she was given plenty of time and space to make any and all financial decisions she made. As can be seen in her email above.  

  • Rachel Jones was never misled about promised returns and stated in her own words how happy and excited she was to be involved.

  • Rachel Jones knew that Lighthouse was in a research and development phase when she joined and that the development of products and services could take time, meaning any investment she’d made in herself wasn’t a guarantee of any short-medium return. 

  • Lighthouse’s claims about possible returns down the line were very genuine, given that the 18 new partners (Including Rachel) were brought on board for an imminent international launch, prior to the COVID-19 outbreak and impact. The global epidemic vastly delayed these plans as it would have done for millions of businesses globally, many of which did not survive. 

  • Rachel Jones was never given financial advice, as will be seen stated in her own words – as well as stating her knowledge that Lighthouse is in a research phase and we did not promise anyone a job.

  • The turning point came in March 2021 when Rachel Jones, after being mentored for 2 years, asked for her money back because her family pressure to leave had become too much. The level of development she needed because of this meant her progress was going to take a lot longer because of it. This is despite the fact Rachel, ‘Client 2’ had already received thousands of hours of training, mentoring and coaching up to this point and so was not entitled to any money back.

  • Rachel Jones stated before she left, in her own words, that there wasn’t a problem with Lighthouse but she wanted to leave because it was ‘too hard’ for her and because of her family’s opposition. 

  • It was only much later, after leaving Lighthouse, that Rachel Jones falsely alleged she was lied to and mocked for asking for her money back.  A recording of her final conversation about that is categoric evidence of this fabrication.

  • Rachel Jones was given numerous win-win and more than fair offers to help earn the back and improve on the investments she’d already made in herself over time. These were ignored in favour of her trying to force a payment out of Lighthouse through foolishly lying to the Insolvency Service.

  • Rachel Jones enjoyed a predominantly positive relationship with those supporting her at Lighthouse throughout her involvement, right up until the end.

  • Rachel Jones’s family were belligerently against her involvement with Lighthouse from day 1 and this put tremendous pressure on her such that she couldn’t cope with a full-time Lighthouse workload. Because of that, it was always going to take much longer for her to get to a place where she was earning through Lighthouse.

  • Rachel Jones’ numerous communications with other Lighthouse Associates during her involvement reveal the ongoing pressures and difficulties she experienced from her family to give up. It was only much later that this reality was falsely twisted into blaming Lighthouse in order to try and force an illegitimate refund.

Text from Rachel Jones to a fellow Lighthouse associate expressing the pressure she was being put under by her family. May 2020.

Text from Rachel Jones to Lighthouse Founder & CEO Paul Waugh after receiving a bunch of flowers from him. Jan 2021.


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