FTC Refunding Consumers Defrauded by Cognitive Improvement Claims

The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 27,174 refund checks totaling over $551,000 to consumers who purchased deceptively marketed “cognitive improvement” supplements. According to the FTC’s April 2019 complaint, between August 2012 and January 2017, twelve corporate and four individual defendants deceptively marketed “cognitive improvement” supplements using sham news websites containing false and unsubstantiated efficacy claims, […]