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Companies Had to Pay Up for Bogus Weight-Loss Products

The Federal Trade Commission announced a $34 million settlement with four companies accused of using deceptive advertising to sell unproven weight-loss products. In a nation where more than 80 percent of African-American women were considered overweight or obese in 2010, bogus weight-loss products are attractive to those desperate to lose weight. Take a look at the companies involved and the terms of the FTC settlement. — Dominique Zonyéé (@DominiqueZonyee)

(Photo: Courtesy of the Federal Trade Commission)

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