Tag: deceptive advertising

Templeton Rye Served with a Class Action Lawsuit

Posted: October 1, 2014 at 12:52 pm   /   Class Actions, Consumer News, Deceptive Advertising

For those who enjoy small-batch rye whiskey, this article is for you. An earlier piece in the Daily Beast has uncovered a major hiccup in the production of small-batch rye […]

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Target Moves to Dismiss Flushable Wipes Class Action

Posted: September 17, 2014 at 2:53 pm   /   Class Actions, Consumer News, Deceptive Advertising

Target’s “flushable” wipes are under attack as they are the culprit of costly septic and sewage problems across the country… Target Corp. is asking a federal judge to toss a […]

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CFPB Warns Consumers of Credit Card Companies’ Deceptive Marketing Tactics

Posted: September 3, 2014 at 3:24 pm   /   Consumer News, Deceptive Advertising

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a statement that has put all credit card companies “on warning” for not disclosing hidden fees in their marketing initiatives. Educating consumers of all […]

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Vitanminwater class action lawsuit

Drink Deception and the Legal War on Vitaminwater

Posted: August 18, 2014 at 8:00 am   /   Class Actions, Deceptive Advertising

Vitaminwater is on the verge of settling a class action lawsuit which claims the Coca-Cola owned company misled consumers by promoting the high-sugar beverage as a healthy drink option. Businessweek […]

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Why We Fell For 'Barefoot' Shoes

Why We Fell For ‘Barefoot’ Shoes

Posted: May 16, 2014 at 4:47 pm   /   Class Actions, Deceptive Advertising

The sensationalist claims make by this well known sneaker company have resulted in a class action suit. Did their pseudoscience have you convinced? From snake oil to supplements, Americans keep […]

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Television pitchman Kevin Trudeau is headed to prison

Kevin Trudeau Going to Prison

Posted: March 18, 2014 at 10:03 am   /   Consumer News, Deceptive Advertising

CNN reported recently that TV pitchman and author Kevin Trudeau has been sentenced to a spell in prison for deceptive advertising. Trudeau is known for his infomercials telling consumers how […]

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