Weight Loss Guru Denies Contempt Charge Ahead Of Trial

Law360, Chicago (June 26, 2013, 3:31 PM EDT) -- A one-time infomercial salesman who was fined $37.6 million for making misleading statements about a dieting strategy in order to sell books pled not guilty in Illinois federal court Wednesday to a criminal contempt charge alleging he violated a 2004 deal with the Federal Trade Commission.

Kevin Trudeau, 51, appeared before U.S. District Judge Ronald A. Guzman to deny the allegation that he should be held in criminal contempt for willfully violating the agreed permanent injunction entered against him in the FTC's case in 2004 by...
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