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Former infomercial pitchman and author Kevin Trudeau. (Photo by Bryan Haraway/International Pool Tour via Getty Images)

Infomercial King Makes Pitch To Judge For Help On Sentence

The letter begs one federal judge to intercede with another in order to reduce the sentence Trudeau is scheduled to receive Monday.

03/17/2014

Former infomercial pitchman and author Kevin Trudeau. (Photo by Bryan Haraway/International Pool Tour via Getty Images)

Dietitian Describes Likely Menu For Trudeau Customers

For lunch and dinner, she said, Trudeau’s devotees may have a “handful” of vegetables and organic grass-fed meat weighing 100 grams raw — roughly the size of a deck of cards.

11/08/2013

Former infomercial pitchman and author Kevin Trudeau. (Photo by Bryan Haraway/International Pool Tour via Getty Images)

Judge Won’t Free TV Pitchman Trudeau From Jail

TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau must stay in jail a bit longer, after again failing to convince a judge he’s done all he can to disclose assets to pay off a $37 million fine.

10/24/2013

Former infomercial pitchman and author Kevin Trudeau. (Photo by Bryan Haraway/International Pool Tour via Getty Images)

Weight Loss Pitchman Trudeau Ordered Back To Jail

Infomercial pitchman Kevin Trudeau was ordered back into federal custody on Tuesday, despite his pleas that he has no assets to pay off a multimillion-dollar judgment against him.

10/22/2013

Former infomercial pitchman and author Kevin Trudeau. (Photo by Bryan Haraway/International Pool Tour via Getty Images)

Judge Orders TV Pitchman Kevin Trudeau Back To Jail

He wouldn’t talk, so it’s back to jail for TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau for refusing to reveal where he’s hidden millions in ill-gotten gains.

10/16/2013

Former infomercial pitchman and author Kevin Trudeau. (Photo by Bryan Haraway/International Pool Tour via Getty Images)

Former Informercial Pitchman Jailed, Accused Of Hiding Assets From Court

Judge Robert Gettleman told Trudeau, 50, of Oak Brook, “This is not an infomercial — you can’t talk your way out of this” after the TV pitchman made an impassioned plea for his freedom.

09/18/2013

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Doctor Charged With Filing $3.5M In False Claims

The indictment accuses Dr. Paul Madison of ordering his staff to submit false claims for chiropractic manipulation under anesthesia; treatments which were not actually performed.

12/27/2012

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Psychiatrist Accused Of Taking Kickbacks; Filing 140,000 False Claims

A Chicago psychiatrist is accused in a federal lawsuit of taking illegal kickbacks from drug companies and submitting at least 140,000 false Medicare and Medicaid claims for antipsychotic medications he prescribed to thousands of mentally ill patients in area nursing homes.

11/15/2012