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Federal Trade Commission, Plaintiff, v. A.S. Research, LLC, also doing business as ASR and Applied Scientific Research Labs, a limited liability company; Stephen J. Young; and Michael K. Ledeboer, Defendants.
FTC Matter/File Number
182 3126
Civil Action Number
Federal Court
District of Colorado

Case Summary

The marketers of a dietary supplement called Synovia agreed to settle FTC charges by halting the deceptive tactics they allegedly used to mislead consumers into thinking Synovia could treat arthritis and alleviate joint pain. In December 2020, the Commission announced it was returning almost $775,000 to consumers who both the deceptively marketed product.