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The Refund Kevin Trudeau Doesn't Want You To Know About

"The Federal Trade Commission plans to start refunding customers duped into buying fraudster Kevin Trudeau's diet book 'as soon as possible' after a judge gave final approval to the plan, its lawyer said," the Sun-Times Media Wire (whatever that is) reports.

"Calling it the 'fairest way we can do this,' U.S. District Judge Robert Gettleman gave his blessing [last] Wednesday to the FTC's proposal to use $8 million of Trudeau's fortune to begin compensating people who were conned through false infomercials into buying the TV pitchman's book.

"The book Trudeau promoted as 'an easy weight-loss program' actually offered a 500 calorie-a-day diet, off-label injections of a fertility drug, frequent colonics and 'extraordinary, lifelong' diet restrictions, according to the FTC."

Here's my favorite part:

Gettleman also shot down a counterproposal by Trudeau to send refunds only to people who have asked for one.


"The FTC's proposed distribution will give a windfall to certain customers who will receive a check even though they were perfectly happy with Trudeau's book and do not want a refund," Kimball Anderson, an attorney for Trudeau, argued in a court filing last month.

LMAO. Windfall.

(Kimball Anderson, by the way, is a partner at Winston & Strawn and the firm is proud of his work on behalf of Trudeau.)


Click through for the rest of this priceless saga.


* Infomercial Review: More Natural Cures Revealed By Kevin Trudeau.

* What I Watched Last Night: Infomercial Armageddon.

* Local TV Notes: Kevin Trudeau Could've Been President.

* Kevin Trudeau's Jailhouse Jig.

* Estate Sale At Kevin Trudeau's Mansion.

* The Infomercial King Was Good. Real Good.

* And . . .


Plus: Kevin Trudeau: I Went to Prison for Secret Society Mission Undercover.

The Global Information Network, by the way, still exists - apparently based out of Tinley Park, or maybe Wheaton.


Bonus Trudeau:


Comments welcome.


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