A judge in Washington state has ordered the makers of 5-hour ENERGY® to pay $4.3. million in penalties and fees for misleading consumers with deceptive advertising.
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The New York Attorney General’s Office has announced a settlement with DeVry University that will provide $2.25 million in restitution for New York graduates. The settlement also requires the for-profit education company to stop making certain advertising claims and to pay an additional $500,000 in...
The Federal Trade Commission and New York Attorney General have filed suit against the makers of Prevagen. The government agencies say Quincy Bioscience, the company that manufacturers the dietary supplements, has misled consumers with its claims that Prevagen can help with age-associated memory loss.
Coca-Cola and the American Beverage Association have been hit with a lawsuit alleging that the organizations have mislead consumers about the possible health problems associated with drinking sodas and other sugary beverages.
Two of the nation’s largest credit reporting bureaus have been charged with misleading consumers about their credit scores. According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, TransUnion and Equifax deceived consumers about the usefulness and cost of credit scores and other credit-related products and...
Can a certain dog food brand really help your pet live longer? That’s the exact claim Eukanuba made in an advertising campaign earlier this year.
The Federal Trade Commission has announced that DeVry University has agreed to pay $100 million to settle a lawsuit that accused the for-profit school of misleading students.
My Pillow, Inc. has agreed to pay about $1 million to settle a deceptive advertising lawsuit filed by prosecutors in nine California counties.
Influencer marketing is the one of the biggest trends in advertising – businesses hiring social media personalities to market products to their huge audiences. Just this past weekend, 60 Minutes reported on the practice, showing that brands such as Dunkin’ Donuts, Cheerios and Jimmy John’s are paying...
The Federal Communications Commission has fined T-Mobile for selling unlimited data plans that really weren’t unlimited.