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FTC refunds diet pill customers

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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The Federal Trade Commission will accept refund requests until Oct. 27 from customers who bought CortiSlim and CortiStress products. CortiSlim advertising made false and unsubstantiated weight loss claims and CortiStress advertising used false and unsubstantiated disease prevention claims, according to FTC (1"The Tan Sheet" Jan. 8, 2007. p. 4). The settlement between FTC and CortiSlim and CortiStress marketers - idenfited by the commission as Stephen F. Cheng and Window Rock Enterprises Inc., and Gregory S. Cynaumon and Infinity Advertising Inc. - included money for consumer refunds with the actual refund depending on the number of customers who apply. The refund is available to those who purchased the products between Aug. 1, 2003, and May 31, 2006...

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