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TOP LAW VIOLATIONS FOR CONSUMER COMPLAINTS
At the FTC's request, a federal court has temporarily halted an alleged international pyramid scheme operated by Vemma Nutrition Company. The company used social media and other marketing materials to attract young members, promising wealth without working a traditional 9-to-5 job.
To resolve FTC charges that they deceived consumers with claims that their supplement was clinically proven to improve memory, mood, and other cognitive functions, the marketers of a dietary supplement called Procera AVH will relinquish $1.4 million.
The FTC has filed a joint complaint with the Florida Attorney General's Office (Florida AG) charging a New York-based operation known as Lifewatch with using illegal and deceptive robocalls to trick older consumers throughout the United States and Canada into signing up for expensive medical alert systems.