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Auto dealers in Ga. and S.C. attract scrutiny

COLUMBIA - That great automobile price in bold, red ink? It could be a ruse.False advertising, hidden fees and predatory payment plans are all ways shoppers can be tricked when buying a car.State consumer advocates and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-26/auto-dealers-ga-and-sc-attrac
Hellmann's owner sues over company's use of 'Mayo'

...saying that federal regulators and dictionaries define mayonnaise as a spread that contains eggs.The suit claims false advertising by the company Hampton Creek for labeling its egg-free product "Just Mayo." Unilever says in a complaint filed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-11/hellmanns-owner-sues-over-
Rants & Raves

...nicest people you will ever meet. Thank you for looking out for elderly people. DON'T BELIEVE the sham and false advertising against David Perdue. That woman has never been a manager of a Dollar General Store. She is just paid to run Mr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-17/rants-raves
Court rules for Pom Wonderful in dispute with Coke

...with juice maker Pom Wonderful in its long-running false advertising dispute with the Coca-Cola Co., a decision that...Vetesi, a San Francisco attorney specializing in false advertising class action lawsuits, said the decision could lead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-12/court-rules-pom-wonderful-
Judge orders Armstrong to give details of doping

...class-action lawsuit against Armstrong by readers of his book "It's Not About the Bike" that claims fraud and false advertising.Armstrong recently settled with the British newspaper The Sunday Times, which sued him to recover damages from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-09-04/judge-orders-armstrong-give-detai
Rants & Raves

...real war on women occurs when millions of unborn females are slaughtered through abortion and justified through some false advertising campaign of women's rights. The real war on women began when 700,000 women lost jobs under President Obama. I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-09-01/rants-raves
Promote green ways

...business' greener side:TELL THE TRUTH: Few things destroy a company's credibility with consumers faster than false advertising; regardless, some advertisers sometimes stretch the truth when it comes to talking up the eco-friendly qualities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2011-04-10/promote-gre
Local Business | Business
Biz bits

...commercials. AT&T filed the suit Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, alleging false advertising and deceptive trade practices. Verizon's ads show a U.S. map with areas highlighted to depict its "3G" coverage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/04/bus_554379.shtml
Business
Butler High students learn how sweet business can be

...getting a start by coming up with marketing strategies for the school's cookie business. "We don't want to use false advertising, so we make sure our fliers are very specific about what we do, how we do it and where the money goes," she said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/17/ric_180537.shtml
Richmond Neighbors | Butler High School
Put down the pills and work

...makers of Xenadrine EFX, CortiSlim, TrimSpa and One-A-Day WeightSmart agreed to pay the hefty fines to settle false advertising charges. They also agreed to put limits on future marketing. CortiSlim and sister product CortiStress were also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/05/met_111284.shtml
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