Will the public get 10 years safely isolated from Trudeau? YES! (Updated)

Updated 17-Mar-2014

Perpetually prosecuted pitchman Trudeau was sentenced on Monday. They asked for ten years and they got it.

Kevin Trudeau: Prosecutors ask 10 years in prison – chicagotribune.com.

Federal prosecutors want jailed TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau sentenced to at least 10 years in prison for repeatedly defying court orders to pay a whopping $37 million fine.

With Trudeau scheduled to be sentenced on Monday, prosecutors ripped the infomercial king in a court filing for what they called his “brazen defiance” of federal judges in Chicago over the last decade and accused him of preying on the sick, the poor and the insecure over three decades of fraud and deceit.

Trudeau has been jailed since Nov. 12 when he was convicted by a federal jury of criminal contempt for lying in infomercials about the contents of his weight loss book that called for punishing calorie restrictions and a crippling list of food restrictions.

I forget that not everyone knows who Kevin Trudeau is since he is a poster child for snake oil salesman in the U.S.

The long and short of it is that Trudeau has been hawking dubious wares his whole adult life namely how-to books and starring on information pushing potentially dangerous health advice. He’s also promised wealth and success to viewers while breaking federal law. He refuses to pay the fine of his settlement to consumers claiming he is bankrupt while continuing to live a lavish lifestyle prior to this latest incarceration and the feds selling off his assets. Is is guilty? NO DOUBT. Does he deserve 10 years in prison? I think so. That’s 10 years where we don’t have to worry about him pulling some slippery deal that allows him to keep connecting to the public with some other scam. He’s shrewd. I don’t think we’ve heard the last of this unsinkable rubber duck.

UPDATE (14-Mar-2014) Kevin Trudeau Claims He’s a Humbled, Desperate and Changed Man. He’s also been convicted of crimes multiple times. I’m going to trust him? Even the prosecutors called him a liar. I don’t think his pleas will help.

“Being incarcerated under these circumstances has been the most life-changing experience in my life,” Trudeau wrote Gettleman from jail. “We have been wiped out financially, effectively homeless, and both my wife and parents have had major health breakdowns.”

Beyond that, Trudeau insisted he is not the same man who continually defied the courts, and that he takes 100 percent responsibility for any harm he has caused.

Call the Waahmbulance for Trudeau. Excuse us if we have no sympathy for him considering what he has done to thousands of people. He deserved a tough sentence and that is what he got. TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau gets 10-year sentence.

In sentencing the 50-year-old Trudeau in Chicago federal court Monday, U.S. District Judge Ronald Guzman said that for decades Trudeau “steadfastly attempted to cheat others for his own personal gain.”

Halle-&%*#ing-lujah!! The “brazen cheater” is locked up for a decade.

More on Trudeau.

Jury took only 45 minutes to find Trudeau guilty | Doubtful News.

Kevin Trudeau files bankruptcy | Doubtful News.

Kevin Trudeau – Hiding his assets from the feds? | Doubtful News.

Kevin Trudeau exasperates judge, is JAILED! | Doubtful News.

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Trudeau sold more than 850,000 copies of “The Weight Loss Cure ‘They’ Don’t Want You to Know About,” bringing in sales of $49 million.

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  7 comments for “Will the public get 10 years safely isolated from Trudeau? YES! (Updated)

  1. Adam
    March 13, 2014 at 9:49 AM

    It couldn’t happen to a more deserving person. The only downside is that once he gets out of prison he will either skip out of the country and live off the proceeds of his activity, or he’ll rebound with a new scam and spin conspiracy backstory for why “they” threw him in jail in the first place.

  2. Lee
    March 13, 2014 at 10:38 AM

    Well obviously up until this point I am astonished to STILL see infomercials of his on cable networks attempting to peddle his wares. I would have thought while the litigation was in progress there might have been a court order to ban selling his wretched products on cable. This brings me to another point that aggravates me to a considerable degree. When are cable networks, whose time slot sales people, who are perfectly aware that they are selling time to products that are potentially harmful or just outright canards in their claims, will become responsible for doing so? The Kevin Trudeau infomercials at this time were disturbing enough

  3. March 13, 2014 at 4:23 PM

    Unfortunately, he will STILL be living off the public, since we pay for him in prison. If only wealthy people had to pay for their prison upkeep…

  4. Whiskyjack
    March 16, 2014 at 2:23 PM

    If his wife and parents have had major health breakdowns, surely he has the snake oil that will cure them.

  5. March 17, 2014 at 6:26 PM

    And he is sentenced.

    Kevin Trudeau Sentenced to 10 Years In Prison:
    http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/tv-pitchman-kevin-trudeau-sentencing-250594051.html

  6. Gold (@Unifex)
    March 17, 2014 at 8:55 PM

    Public exposure really worked for Popoff. http://rbutr.com/http://peterpopoff.org

    At Trudeau’s age hopefully 10 years out of the public sphere will actually make a difference.

  7. March 18, 2014 at 3:10 PM

    Whi’e this is certainly a Good Development, I wonder if he might be like some (other) organized crime figures I’ve heard about who continue to run their business from prison. I’d hope every possible communication he makes (including through smuggled cellphones and such) is monitored, and he’d get further charges based on any prohibited activity.

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