Appeals Court Upholds $16M Judgment Against Q-Ray

Law360, New York (January 4, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The defunct marketers of Q-Ray Ionized Bracelet, a product that claimed to relieve chronic pain, must disgorge more than $16 million to customers for fraudulent advertising, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.

Judge Frank Easterbrook upheld the decision of a lower court in a case brought by the Federal Trade Commission against QT Inc. Q-Ray Company, Bio-Metal Inc. and QT Chief Executive Que Te Park.

QT promoted the bracelet as a cure for chronic pain that works by “enhancing the flow of bio-energy” and “balancing the...
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