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FTC Drops Hammer On Skin-Care Sellers For Deceptive 'Risk-Free' Trials

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

A California district court has issued a temporary restraining order in response to FTC's complaint citing seven individuals and a "maze of interrelated shell companies" for deceptive "risk-free" skin-care trial offers. Buried in fine print on the companies' websites were terms specifying how very unfree the trials would be for unsuspecting consumers, FTC says, seeking a permanent injunction and consumer refunds.

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