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Federal Trade Commission, Plaintiff, v. Cure Encapsulations, Inc., a corporation, and Naftula Jacobowitz, also known as Nat Jacobs and Nate Jacobs, Defendants.
FTC Matter/File Number
172 3113
Civil Action Number
Enforcement Type
Federal Injunctions
Federal Court
Eastern District of New York

Case Summary

The FTC today announced its first case challenging a marketer’s use of fake paid reviews on an independent retail website. In settling the agency’s complaint, Cure Encapsulations, Inc. and its owner, Naftula Jacobowitz, resolved allegations that they made false and unsubstantiated claims for their garcinia cambogia weight-loss supplement and that they paid a third-party website to write and post fake reviews on