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Rimmel Lash Accelerator Mascara

Coty, Inc. may be making misleading statements about its Rimmel Lash Accelerator Mascara by representing that Rimmel Lash Accelerator Mascara is clinically tested to provide 117% longer looking lashes after just 30 days. If you purchased Rimmel Lash Accelerator Mascara and believe that the product you purchased failed to perform as advertised, please contact us… Continue Reading

Robocallers Impersonating The FTC Shut Down

The FTC has filed a lawsuit against The Cuban Exchange, Inc., also doing business as CrediSure American and MyiPad.us, and its principal, Suhaylee Rivera, alleging that the defendants deceptively claimed they could help consumers get refunds from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), in an effort to trick them into giving them their personal information and… Continue Reading

BetterWOMAN’s Advertising Claims Are Unsubstantiated

In a recent decision, the National Advertising Division, an investigative unit administered by the Council of Better Business Bureaus (the “NAD”), has recommended that Interceuticals, Inc. discontinue a wide range of advertising claims regarding its BetterWOMAN supplement.  According to Interceuticals’ advertising claims at issue, BetterWOMAN is a “Clinically tested Chinese herbal supplement” that, among other… Continue Reading

Joseph A. Bank Perpetual Sale

Everyone loves a sale, and that is what Joseph A. Bank Clothiers, Inc., also known by the abbreviated name JoS. A. Bank is counting on when it advertises its sales.  JoS. A. Banks sales would be great deals, if they were really offering customers a discount from regular prices. However, JoS. A. Bank’s merchandise is… Continue Reading

Expiration Of Prepaid Wireless Credits

An interesting class action lawsuit was recently filed in the Superior Court of Justice in Ontario, Canada.  It involves the expiration of prepaid wireless balances.  Bell Mobility, Inc., and Bell Canada Enterprises, Inc., are prepaid wireless telephone service providers in Canada, who sell their prepaid wireless telephone services under the brand names of Virgin Mobile… Continue Reading

Battery-Operated Toothbrushes Can Cause Injuries

A popular brand of battery-operated electric toothbrush, the Spinbrush, has been the cause of numerous injuries. Some Spinbrush users have been injured by the detachment of the removable toothbrush during brushing. Others were hurt when parts of the toothbrush broke off while the brush was spinning. Reports from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the… Continue Reading

Is Your Fat Free Milk Really Fat Free?

With obesity the number one cause of preventable death in the United States, Americans are desperate for healthy options in the supermarket aisles. Against this backdrop, with consumers demanding dairy products that fit their diet and nutritional wants and needs, Smart Balance, Inc. sells “Fat Free” milks containing Omega-3s which purportedly taste as rich and creamy… Continue Reading

Would You Like A Sip Of Cleaner?

Mistolin is a line of cleaning products manufactured in Puerto Rico by Mistolin Caribe, Inc. and sold in the United States. It is a favorite of Latino households. However, their packaging leaves much to be desired. Mistolin is sold in 28 oz. clear bottles. The liquid in the bottles, clearly visible, comes in a variety… Continue Reading

Progene’s Money Back Guarantee Is No Guarantee

Progene is marketed as a clinically proven supplement that boosts “your power, performance and confidence” by increasing your body’s production of testosterone. Progene HealthCare, Inc.’s website claims that Progene’s “holistic doctor-recommended formula . . . has restored the youth of thousands of men” by providing “all-day sustained energy . . . higher metabolism and endurance”, improved… Continue Reading

Federal Judge Determines Service Fees Atlantis Charges Its Guests May be Unfair And Deceptive

In March of this year, Meiselman, Packman, Carton & Eberz P.C., based in White Plains, New York, filed a Complaint in federal court in Florida against Kerzner International Resorts, Inc., the general sales and marketing agent for Atlantis resorts. The Complaint alleges that Atlantis unfairly and deceptively charges its guests a daily per person “mandatory housekeeping gratuity”… Continue Reading

Beware Of Dangerous Cribs And Strollers

The continuing dangers posed to infants by certain products has been highlighted by the recall announced this month by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) of approximately 635,000 cribs manufactured by Dorel Asia SRL of Barbados.  The recall was announced after the reported death of a 6 month old child who became entrapped and… Continue Reading

Are You Driving On “New” Tires That Can Kill You?

Would it surprise you that purchasing “new” tires for your car or truck from major retailers, like Sears and Wal-Mart, may place you and your family in danger?  It shouldn’t, because even if a tire looks new and has good tread depth it may in fact have been manufactured many years prior to your purchase. … Continue Reading

Class Action Filed Against FreeLife International

A class-action suit has been filed in Arizona accusing FreeLife International, Inc., two of its officers, and marketing spokesperson Earl Mindell of misrepresenting the value and health benefits of Himalayan Goji Juice, GoChi, and TAIslim.  FreeLife International is a Connecticut corporation which for several years has been allegedly falsely claiming that goji products are effective… Continue Reading

The FDA Warns Illegal Marketers Of Topical Ibuprofen

The Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) has issued warning letters to 8 companies who are illegally marketing over-the-counter ("OTC") products that contain topical ibuprofen.  The FDA warning letter states:  “Orally administered ibuprofen has been approved as a safe and effective treatment for pain and inflammation. There are no approved applications for topical ibuprofen products. Although… Continue Reading

Were Blue Rhino and AmeriGas Propane Tanks Being Sold To Consumers As “Full” When In Fact They Were Not?

The first and second largest distributors of propane gas in the country, AmeriGas Propane, Inc. and Ferrellgas, Inc. (“Defendants”), respectively, began in January, 2009, to allegedly fill and re-fill consumers’ propane gas tanks with 15 cubic feet of gas, rather than the 20 cubic feet of gas which the tank can hold.  At the display cases… Continue Reading

Easy Google Profit And Other Work-At-Home Scams

In these tough economic times, with almost 1 out 10 Americans unemployed, many people are desperate for a job or an opportunity to earn a little extra money to pay their bills.  Not surprisingly, it is also when scam artists come out of the dark to prey on innocent consumers.  The latest work-at-home scheme proliferating… Continue Reading

Colon Cleansers: Return Of An Old Scam?

Colon cleansing products are all the rage and the competition for the consumer dollar is fierce.  Numerous websites purport to be objective comparisons for colon cleansers, but are really just advertisements touting certain products.  For example, the Colon Review Board bills itself as the “Official source for colon cleanse news, reviews and information.”  They claim… Continue Reading