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FTC Settles Online Review Law Charges

April 5, 2019 This week, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced that it had reached a settlement of charges that it had brought against a company and its owner for practices that the FTC alleged violated negative option and online review laws. What was the nature of the alleged online review law violations?

FTC Investigation Leads to its First Fake Reviews Settlement

February 28, 2019  A Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) investigation of Cure Encapsulations, Inc. and its owner, Naftula Jacobowitz (the “Defendants”), has ended in a settlement that awaits court approval. In its complaint, the FTC alleges that Defendants made false and unsubstantiated claims concerning the efficacy of garcinia cambogia (the “Product”) as a weight-loss supplement and …

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