Fraudulent Robocalls for LifeWatch Alert Devices Halted by FTC, Florida AG

An Orlando-based operation that used robocalls to pitch “free” medical alert devices to senior citizens falsely represented that the devices had been purchased for them by a relative or friend, according to the Federal Trade Commission and the Office of the Florida Attorney General.

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FTC: Deceptive Sellers of Weight-Loss Products to Repay $34M to Consumers

In its ongoing campaign to protect consumers against deceptive marketers of weight-loss plans and products, the Federal Trade Commission announced Tuesday that Sensa will pay 26.5 million to settle FTC charges that they duped consumers with unfounded weight-loss claims and misleading endorsements.

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