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FTC Pounds Infomercial Co. Over Weight Loss Claims

Law360 (October 10, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Federal Trade Commission has targeted the makers of an infomercial for allegedly deceiving consumers by promoting a weight loss book that claims to be “easy” but relies on severe dieting restrictions and daily injections of a drug that has not been approved for weight loss by the Food and Drug Administration.

The FTC filed a lawsuit on Oct. 4 in a Massachusetts federal court against infomercial makers Direct Marketing Concepts Inc. and ITV Direct Inc. and their owners for alleged deceptive advertising to promote a...
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