This Company Made Up Fake News And Fake Celeb Quotes To Sell Supplements, FTC Says
A Southern California company has settled charges that it created fake news articles and fake endorsements from stars like Jennifer Aniston to push unsubstantiated health claims about supplements and make millions of dollars.
Maker Of $34,000 Drug To Pay $100 Million Over A Monopoly Price Hike
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceueticals is settling federal and state charges that it bought a drug to protect a monopoly — allegations initially raised by "pharma bro" Martin Shkreli. The firm allegedly raised the price of its drug by 85,000%.
Advocacy Group Files FTC Complaint Over Kardashians' Instagram Ads
The group Truth in Advertising has filed an official complaint saying members of the Kardashian/Jenner family engage in deceptive advertising practices on social media. If the FTC acts on the complaint, the sisters — or the company whose products they're selling — could be fined.
Tons Of People Have Gotten Screwed Over By Kate Hudson's Company Fabletics
Fabletics, and the $1 billion startup that owns it, JustFab, have gotten more than 1,000 complaints calling the companies a scam. A BuzzFeed News investigation found that JustFab's co-CEOs and co-founders have been conning consumers into unwanted subscriptions since at least 2004.