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...buggy, according to the Federal Trade Commission.The commission said Thurs day that Nissan has agreed to settle deceptive advertising charges over the 30-second ad. In it, a little black dune buggy can be seen stuck in sand on a steep hill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-23/business-news
Court rules for Pom Wonderful in dispute with Coke

...ensure fair competition."Pom, which faces deceptive advertising claims of its own, filed its lawsuit against...separate case, the federal government has filed a deceptive advertising case against Pom for claiming that its pomegranate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-12/court-rules-pom-wonderful-
Time to repeal Obamacare

...those services you did need would not be performed by the promised provider? This would clearly be false and deceptive advertising, justifying cancellation of the contract.Well, that is exactly what has happened with Obamacare. President...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-11-15/time-repeal-obamacare
FTC collects $34 million from marketers of unproven weight loss products

...additive called Sensa will return more than $26 million to consumers to settle federal charges that the company used deceptive advertising claiming that consumers could lose weight by simply sprinkling the powder on their food.Sensa Products LLC promoted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-07/ftc-collects-34-million-ma
Company to pay $8 million for making false weight loss claims

...Federal Trade Commission announced Monday. The FTC had charged SlimAmerica, Inc., and its principals with deceptive advertising of their Super-Formula diet product, which was billed as a "New Triple Medical Breakthrough." Ads for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/20/tec_266042.shtml
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Judicial system needs repairing

...bad shape. If it were a commodity that was sold and exported, the only way we could sell it is with false and deceptive advertising. How can we allow an American terrorist to live his life in prison while we go to other countries and kill their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/23/let_419871.shtml
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Health-advocacy groups asks FTC to pull KFC ads

...nutrition and food safety, said it filed the complaint Friday with the FTC, whose role includes preventing false and deceptive advertising. An FTC spokeswoman would not confirm or deny whether the complaint was filed. When it gets a complaint, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/11/foo_390509.shtml
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Sweepstakes stars facing lawsuit

...stepped over the line from advertising hype to unlawful deception." Florida is the first state to file charges of deceptive advertising against the sweepstakes publisher and its spokesmen. Time Customer Service Inc., which handles the sweepstakes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/03/bus_221770.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...Lawmaker takes aim at lawyer advertising COLUMBIA - A bill introduced this week in the state Senate would ban deceptive advertising by lawyers. The bill, sponsored by Sen. John Hawkins, would prevent lawyers from using a nickname that "creates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/27/met_441053.shtml
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...Commission wants more authority to penalize telephone companies that take advantage of consumers with fraud and deceptive advertising, Chairman Timothy Muris said Friday. Telephone carriers have been exempt from the FTC's enforcement authority...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/16/bus_338973.shtml
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