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What do Hollywood classics Sunset Boulevard, Citizen Kane, Double Indemnity, and Fight Club have in common? They all begin with the end of the story.
A California-based online seller of non-corrective, decorative contact lenses will pay a $60,000 penalty and be banned from all contact lens sales, under an order settling Federal Trade Commission allegations that he has violated the Contact Lens Rule since at least 2014.
Archeologists report that the first mention of diabetes was in a papyrus excavated from an Egyptian tomb. Roll the scroll out a bit and it wouldn’t surprise us to find an ad (in hieroglyphics, of course) for a pill or potion promising a miracle treatment. Questionable diabetes...
The officers of a company that marketed and sold Nobetes, a pill they claimed treats diabetes, have settled a Federal Trade Commission complaint alleging that the advertising claims for the product are false or unsubstantiated.
The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 16,596 checks totaling more than $750,000 to consumers who bought two deceptively marketed dietary supplements, NeuroPlus and BioTherapex, from Health Research Laboratories, LLC. Affected consumers will receive their checks by the end of December, with the...
La FTC está enviando por correo 16,596 cheques por un valor total de más de $750,000 a los consumidores que compraron NeuroPlus o BioTherapex, de Health Research Laboratories, LLC.
The FTC is mailing 16,596 checks totaling more than $750,000 to consumers who bought NeuroPlus or BioTherapex, from Health Research Laboratories, LLC.The FTC and the State of Maine charged the defendants with deceptively marketing two of their health products, NeuroPlus and BioTherapex. They...
At the request of the Federal Trade Commission, a federal judge temporarily shut down a Florida-based operation that allegedly collected more than $100 million by preying on Americans in search of health insurance, selling these consumers worthless plans that left tens of thousands of people...
In the annals of film, Citizen Kane, The Godfather, and Casablanca are among our top picks. But don’t expect our list to include TBX-FREE, Eupepsia Thin, or Prolongz, dissolving strips of film the FTC says California-based Redwood Scientific deceptively advertised for smoking...
At the Federal Trade Commission’s request, a federal district court in California has temporarily halted a company’s advertising of three dissolvable oral film strips that the Commission alleges were deceptively marketed as effective smoking cessation, weight-loss, and sexual-performance aids. The...
Old West nostrum sellers used to market treatments for a broad range of diseases with the slogan “Good for what ails ya.” California-based Regenerative Medical Group used a current buzzword in science – stem cell therapy – to peddle what they claimed were treatments for conditions as...

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