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United States of America, Plaintiff v. Quickwork LLC, a limited liability company also d/b/a Wellness Warrior, and Eric Anthony Nepute, individually and as owner of QuickWork LLC, Defendants.
FTC Matter/File Number
202 3188
Civil Action Number
Federal Court
Eastern District of Missouri

Case Summary

In April 2021, the FTC charged St. Louis-based chiropractor Eric Anthony Nepute and his company Quickwork LLC with violating the COVID-19 Consumer Protection Act and the Federal Trade Commission Act, by deceptively marketing products containing vitamin D and zinc as scientifically proven to treat or prevent COVID-19. This is the first such case in which the agency has sought civil penalties.

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