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$100 Million Acai Case Could Be Tip Of FTC's Enforcement Iceberg

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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The Federal Trade Commission says its lawsuit against Central Coast Nutraceuticals for allegedly making as much as $100 million in fraudulent charges for weight-loss and other supplements can serve as a preview of actions against firms selling similar products

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