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Kevin Trudeau Sentenced to Ten Years

Fox News reports that (in)famous TV infomercial pitchman Kevin Trudeau has been sentenced to ten years in prison for cheating consumers with his book “The Weight Loss Cure ‘They’ Don’t Want You to Know About.” Trudeau made a career out of setting himself up as someone who was constantly fighting the system. He took on as his foil the ubiquitous …

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Kevin Trudeau: Prosecutors Want 10-Year Sentence

Kevin Trudeau, the TV pitchman known for touting his book The Weight Loss Cure They Don’t Want You to Know About could face 10 years in prison if prosecutors have their way. Convicted back in November for criminal contempt, he aired infomericals touting his book 32,000 times in violation of a court order. Defense attorneys believe Trudeau–who has served time …

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Kevin Trudeau: Prosecutors Want Him To Serve At Least 10 Years In Jail

Kevin Trudeau, a fraud and infomercial host, was convicted of lying in infomercials about subjects tackled in his book regarding food and calorie restrictions. Trudeau has been in jail since November 12 of last year. The Federal Trade Commission has asked the infomercial king to pay a fine of $37 million in June 2010, but he has not paid a dime …

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Kevin Trudeau Found Guilty Of Contempt

It looks like “they” finally got the best of TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau. On Tuesday, Trudeau was found guilty of criminal contempt. Trudeau was accused of giving false information in many of his ads and best-selling diet books, most notably The Weight Loss Cure They Don’t Want You to Know About. In 2004 he had been barred by a judge …

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Kevin Trudeau Can’t Pay Deceptive Marketing Sanction

Shady T.V. pitchman Kevin Trudeau is reportedly in custody at a jail in Chicago in federal custody, according to ABC, for failing to pay a $37.6 million dollar sanction against him for deceptive marketing, which is not that big of a surprise. However, in August, a federal judge sided with the Federal Trade Commission in granting a court-appointed receiver broad …

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Infomercial Mogul Trudeau Found in Contempt of Court

If the Federal Trade Commission is to be believed, Kevin Trudeau is a snake oil salesman the likes of which have not been seen since the days of the wild west in America. A true miracle-elixir-slinging Perrelli of the first order, Trudeau has made millions – maybe hundreds of millions – off selling books and products to people that claim …

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