FTC Warns Health And Wellness Direct Sellers Preying On Pandemic-Stressed Consumers
FTC warned 10 US direct sellers about false claims for health and wellness products that prey on consumer fears over COVID-19. The agency says it will continue to monitor the market for unfounded health claims as well as direct sellers' statements about distributors' potential earnings.
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