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VarietyUniversal Music Group's pending $1.9 billion acquisition of EMI Music's label side was weighed in often tart testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust subcommittee on Thursday. Advocates of the deal denied that the merged labels' command...
If you bought Skechers Shape-ups or the company’s other toning shoes but still, somehow, have a flabby rear end, here’s your chance to apply for a refund. Skechers USA Inc. has agreed to pay $40 million to settle charges by federal...
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The claim: The Oreck Halo vacuum and the Oreck ProShield Plus air cleaner can reduce the risk of flu and other illnesses. An infomercial claimed, “The Oreck Halo has killed up to 99.9 percent of bacteria exposed to its light in one second or less,&...
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission and Visa have established a joint effort to warn consumers about timeshare resale fraud. Timeshare resale scams have generated a lot of consumer complaints: the FTC says they've "more than doubled in recent years" and the...
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The Indiana Attorney General is warning Hoosiers about phony collection calls that use personal information to scare victims into paying up. Fox 59 first reported on the scam last fall, but now more and more people are falling victim. Ashley Davidson...
Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli announced Wednesday that Skechers, a shoe company, has agreed to pay $40 million after claiming that some of its shoes will tone your body without any extra exercise. Several states filed class-action lawsuits against...
Content ManagerThe Attorneys General from 44 states, the District of Columbia and the Federal Trade Commission have reached a settlement with the shoe company Skechers USA, Inc. which resolves claims the company made about their product. S kechers advertised that their...
I hope you didn't believe the sketchy claims by Skechers that its toning shoes could help you get in shape without setting foot in the gym. Federal and state authorities said last week the claims were misleading and unfounded (no shocker there) and...
The Hartford CourantWith the possible exception of mold, mice and in-laws, nothing is more difficult to get rid of than a timeshare. Scammers have found steady revenue by telling prospective timeshare sellers they've found a buyer. All it takes, of course, is an upfront fee...
With jobs still scarce, employers can be choosier than ever before when deciding whom to hire. Many use background checks to help them make wise choices. But who's checking on the background check companies to make sure they are doing a good job? Several...
Watchdog with Paul MuschickSkechers agreed last week to settle a federal investigation into the health claims it made about its toning shoes. It's not the only major brand to face false advertising accusations. You're sure to recognize some of these other brands, too.......
Skechers put its foot in its mouth with false health claims about its athletic shoes, authorities sayWatchdog with Paul MuschickHopefully you didn't believe the sketchy claims by Skechers that its toning shoes could help you get in shape without ever setting foot in the gym. Consumer protection authorities said Wednesday the claims were misleading (shocker there!) and people who.....
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