Marketing rules too lax on e-cigarettes, critics say As federal regulators weigh what rules to impose on the booming electronic cigarette industry, consumer advocacy groups are working to mount a […]
How to Beat Tax-Time Identity Thieves A few months ago, the Internal Revenue Service issued a warning about an income-tax scam involving bogus telephone calls. Read more here.
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Playing the game on the side of the angels is always fun. Truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org for short), one of our clients, fights the good fight each day, educating consumers about scams, […]
Dishonest Ads Are No Laughing Matter — Or Are They? Advertising Watchdog Uses Humor in Push To Get Consumers To Combat Untruthful Claims Read more here.
A new watchdog agency alleges that this for-profit college is misleading applicants Click here to read the rest.
TCPA Doesn’t Protect Consumers from Texts by Third-Party Vendors Americans are increasingly opting to forego the brick-and-mortar experience for the convenience of shopping with a few mouse clicks or finger […]
Personal Finance: Buyer’s Remorse? You May Not Be Stuck With It Read more here.
Yelp Filtered Reviews Blues: Businesses Hate The Mysterious Algorithm, But Is There Any Way To Crack It? Read more here.
What’s trending in misleading ads in 2014? According to TruthInAdvertising.org, this year also deceptive ads for products like supplementary diets, cure-all, organic, 100% guaranteed, rip-off products that purport to cure […]
An Illinois-based company that provides certification classes to teach English overseas is the subject of a false advertising complaint filed Tuesday by TINA.org. Read the rest here.
TINA, a nonprofit that targets deceptive marketing, has posted its Worst 10 Offenders of 2013 list. To view the post on Financially inKleined, click here.
The FTC Says Some Native Ads Are Unlawful. How Should Brand Publishers React? Native advertising has rapidly proven itself as a useful content marketing technique; by using both the style […]
The consumer watchdog Truth in Advertising.org is probing into the Chicago-based TEFL (Teach English as a Foreign Language) Institute over alleged “deceptive advertising claims.” TEFL Institute offers an international 150-hour […]
In recent years, thanks in part to the rise of Latisse, the prescription drug that promises longer eyelashes, and the refinement
Attorney general cracks down on fake online reviews “Caveat emptor,” or “let the buyer beware” goes the old adage. But what does that mean in the online world? Read more […]
Who’s To Blame For A Food Class Action Lawsuit? The U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, an
J&J stock weathers big sanction Critics think Johnson & Johnson got off relatively easy when the company
Johnson & Johnson $2.2 Billion Settlement Just a Slap on the Wrist Fines are just another cost of doing business in an out-of-control pharmaceutical industry. Read more here.
J&J Pays $2.2B Over Charges Of Improper Risperdal Marketing Read more here.