Category: Consumer Fraud

FDA Warns of Fraudulent Online Pharmacies

September 28, 2012 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has created a new website to raise public awareness about the dangers of online pharmacies, BeSafeRx (http://www.fda.gov/BeSafeRx). The FDA is concerned that unlicensed pharmacies, often located outside the United...

FDA Warning Letter for Lancôme Anti-Aging Creams

September 12, 2012 -- In a rare warning letter directed at the cosmetics industry, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned Lancôme that advertisements for its anti-wrinkle and anti-aging creams go too far because they suggest that the...

Judge Rules “Pom Wonderful” Juice ads Deceptive, Misleading

May 23, 2012 -- Administrative Judge D. Michael Chappell has issued a cease-and-desist order to the makers of Pom Wonderful, a pomegranate juice product. The order upholds most of a 2010 complaint from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), which accused...

Six More Cases Settle in Bogus Acai Berry Weight Loss Claims

January 27, 2012 -- Perhaps now there will be fewer fake “news sites” on the internet promoting expensive products that don’t work. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is forcing six men to pay around $500,000 because they ran deceptive...

FTC Settles Acai Berry Consumer Fraud Lawsuit

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is cracking down on companies making bogus claims that their Acai berry product can help with weight loss, offering “free trials” to consumers, and then charging their debit/credit accounts without authorization and refusing to...

Texas Hyperdrol, Superdrol, Slim Xtreme Lawsuit

November 9, 2011 -- Today, the manufacturers of the popular "dietary supplements" Hyperdrol, Superdrol, and Slim Xtreme, were found guilty of misleading and defrauding consumers by selling products containing non-FDA approved steroids, scheduled steroids, and designer stimulants. It is illegal...

Texas Consumer Fraud Lawyer

Texas Consumer Fraud Lawyer

In Texas, fraud law relates to all forms of business and personal fraud. The law of fraud typically requires that the one accused of fraud be proven to have acted intentionally or with wanton disregard for the results of the...