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Federal Trade Commission, Plaintiff, v. Frank Romero, individually and also d/b/a Trend Deploy, Trendeploy, trendeploy,, Frank Romero Advertising, and Uvenux, Defendant
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Federal Court
Middle District of Florida

Case Summary

In June 2021, the FTC charged online marketer Trend Deploy with falsely promising consumers that it could quickly deliver facemasks and other personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic, then failing to deliver on customers’ orders or offer cancellations or refunds. The Commission is seeking refunds for consumers, as well as civil penalties. In June 2023, the FTC announced a summary judgment in its favor against the defendants.