Judge Jails TV Pitchman Kevin Trudeau So He’ll Cooperate In Fraudulent Infomercial Case – Consumerist

Trudeau’s claim to fame is a multi-million dollar business he built selling pain-relief adhesive tape and a cancer cure, among other things. He also made a whole load of dough off his book, The Weight Loss Cure “They” Don’t Want You to Know About.Infomercials touting that book fell afoul of FTC regulators who said his claims that it was chockfull of “easy” techniques was a lie, as it actually called for prescription hormone injections, a month of colon hydrotherapy and a 500-calorie-a-day diet.The judge fined Trudeau nearly $38 million based on the number of those books sold.

via Judge Jails TV Pitchman Kevin Trudeau So He’ll Cooperate In Fraudulent Infomercial Case – Consumerist.

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