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Federal Trade Commission v. Wellness Support Network, Inc. et al

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Case overview

Case Number:

3:10-cv-04879

Court:

California Northern

Nature of Suit:

Other Statutory Actions

Judge:

Joseph C. Spero

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  1. February 20, 2014

    FTC Bags $2M False Ad Win Against Diabetes Supplement Co.

    A California magistrate judge on Wednesday hit Wellness Support Network Inc. with a $2.2 million restitution order and a 20-year injunction forbidding its owners from falsely advertising diabetes treatments, citing a prolonged pattern of “serious” Federal Trade Commission Act violations.

  2. February 14, 2014

    Injunction Likely In Case Over Diabetes Pill Ads, Judge Says

    A California federal judge told U.S. Federal Trade Commission attorneys on Thursday that he’s inclined to rule Wellness Support Network Inc. violated deceptive advertising laws by inflating claims about its diabetes supplements, saying he thinks an injunction against the company is “appropriate.”

  3. September 27, 2013

    Diabetes Supplement Co.'s Expert 'Incoherent,' Judge Says

    A California federal judge Friday lambasted Wellness Support Network Inc.'s expert witness in a Federal Trade Commission case accusing WSN of inflating claims about its diabetes supplements, calling the expert's report “incoherent” and “arbitrary” and indicating he would likely strike the testimony.