Judge Approves Refunds For Buyers Of Kevin Trudeau’s Diet BookThe Federal Trade Commission plans to start refunding customers duped into buying fraudster Kevin Trudeau’s diet book “as soon as possible” after a judge gave final approval to the plan, its lawyer said.
FTC Has Plan To Give Refunds To Buyers Of Trudeau Diet BookThe money will come from the approximately $8 million in Trudeau assets recovered by a receiver after Trudeau failed to pay a $37.6 million civil penalty levied by Gettleman in 2007.
FTC Wants To Start Handing Out Refunds For Kevin Trudeau’s Diet BookMore than $30 million may be missing from Kevin Trudeau’s empire. But a firm tasked by a federal judge with tracking down the TV pitchman’s fortune put its hands on more than $8 million. Now the FTC wants to use it to start refunding customers duped into buying Trudeau’s diet book by its “grossly deceptive marketing.”
Judge Tries To Shut Down Trudeau Fight Over TaxesA judge sought to end the snit Thursday between TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau and a receiver put in charge of Trudeau’s assets nearly two years ago.
TV Pitchman Kevin Trudeau Picking A Fight With Receiver Over TaxesTrudeau, who was sentenced to 10 years in prison last year after a contempt conviction, complained through his attorneys in court papers last month that the receiver had not filed tax returns for Trudeau, his wife or 19 of Trudeau’s purported businesses.
TV Pitchman Kevin Trudeau Gets 10-Year Sentence TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for bilking consumers via infomercials for his best-selling weight loss book.
Infomercial King Makes Pitch To Judge For Help On SentenceThe letter begs one federal judge to intercede with another in order to reduce the sentence Trudeau is scheduled to receive Monday.
Feds Seek 10 Years For Convicted Pitchman TrudeauIf convicted liar Kevin Trudeau pitched his supposed miracle weight-loss book to readers by telling them the truth, it would have sold slightly more than zero copies, federal prosecutors said.
Infomercial King Kevin Trudeau's Possessions To Be AuctionedEven in prison, convicted fraudster and TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau has something to sell.
Kevin Trudeau Already In Jail, But Second Judge Slams Cell Door U.S. District Judge Robert Gettleman’s order that Trudeau be indefinitely held for failing to disclose where he’s hiding his immense wealth came a week after another federal judge ordered the Oak Brook resident locked up at the end of his criminal contempt trial.
After Night In Jail, 'Penniless' TV Pitchman Remembered Swiss AccountHe claimed he was “penniless and homeless.” But an overnight stay in federal jail seems to have had a remarkable effect on discredited TV pitchman and convicted felon Kevin Trudeau’s memory
TV Pitchman Kevin Trudeau Made False Diet Claims, Jury FindsA federal jury on Tuesday found television pitchman Kevin Trudeau did violate a federal order barring him from making false claims about his diet books on Tuesday.
Dietitian Describes Likely Menu For Trudeau CustomersFor 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.
Criminal Trial Begins For Infomerical King Kevin TrudeauUsing a two-week federal trial to test the truthfulness of an infomercial may sound a little like using a sledgehammer to crack a nut.
TV Pitchman Released From Federal JailKevin Trudeau was held at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in downtown Chicago for allegedly hiding his assets and not paying a federal judgment.