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Deceptive Advertising

  • FTC Approves Final Order in Texas Auto Dealer’s Deceptive Ad Case

    Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order involving deceptive advertising charges against a Dallas auto dealer, TXVT Limited Partnership (doing business as Trophy Nissan).   Under the settlement, Trophy is...

    • Posted February 13, 2015
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  • Defendants Lose The Weight Of Their Assets In “Hoodia” Weight Loss Case

    In April of 2009 the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charged makers of a “Hoodia” weight loss supplement with deceptive advertising. The companies, Nutraceuticals International, Stella Labs and key company players and controllers David Romeo, Deborah Vickery, Craig...

    • Posted November 5, 2011
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  • Reebok Owes $25 Million Settlement And Customer Refunds For EasyTone Shoes

    A few years ago my life used to revolve around shoes. No, not pretty, girly, snazzy shoes but legitimate, athletic, training shoes. There’s no business like shoe business! Back then, I could tell you anything you wanted...

    • Posted October 19, 2011
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  • Mass Joinder Update – Office Furniture to be Sold

    The official receiver for the California action against companies marketing mass joinder suits has posted an update. Receiver Seeking Court Approval to Dispose of Furniture and Equipment and Return Leased Offices to Landlords The Receiver has applied...

    • Posted October 2, 2011
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  • CreditAnswers Bailout Television Ad – Misleading

    I just saw the Credit Answers television ad on television. The messages it contained struck me as bordering on deceptive and misleading. The impression an average viewer will get from this ad is that government bailout programs...

    • Posted April 12, 2010
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