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Trudeau’s fine increased

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois orders infomercial marketer Kevin Trudeau to pay $37 million for violating a 2004 ban from producing or publishing infomercials by misrepresenting the contents of his book "The Weight Loss Cure 'They' Don't Want You to Know About." A judge raised the fine from more than $5 million to the amount consumers paid in response to Trudeau's deceptive infomercials, the Federal Trade Commission announces Jan. 15. The judge also expanded the three-year ban to prohibit Trudeau from disseminating or assisting to with infomercials (1"The Tan Sheet" March 28, 2005, p. 14)

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