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

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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…

“Fake bomb detector” device gets patent in Romania

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Someone needs to explain this insanity to me. Is it money? I’m guessing is money and really ignorant buyers. BBC News – Bomb detectors similar to fake devices get patents in Romania, the BBC learns. Bomb detectors similar to fake devices sold by a fraudulent Somerset businessman have been patented by a Romanian company, the…

Dowsing for hepatitis NOW cures AIDS too!

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Somedays, it actually does amaze me what seemingly sane people will think is real. The fake bomb detector/drug detector/dowsing devices are now claimed to cure AIDS and hepatitis C. It’s creating an international embarrassment for Egypt. Egyptian army’s AIDS-cure claim gets harsh criticism – CNN.com. Egypt’s army claims it has invented a cure for AIDS…

Congregation gets some resolution to Ponzi scheme fraud

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In an update to this story, Bible marketing: Ponzi scheme took many investors, some members of the church have settled their suit. I-TEAM: Settlements for some in Bishop Eddie Long’s congregation. He came into church with promises of riches for Bishop Eddie Long’s congregation. Ephren Taylor, a self-described financial guru, left with nearly a million…

Herbadeath?

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Things heat up against Herbalife with a call to look into their business practices. Senator Calls for Inquiry Into Herbalife – NYTimes.com. Herbalife, the nutritional supplements company that has long been in the cross hairs of a powerful hedge fund manager, is coming under increased scrutiny in Washington. Senator Edward J. Markey, Democrat of Massachusetts,…

Barton guilty of several egregious crimes including practicing medicine without a license

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People were seriously hurt, one child died, because of his outrageous actions. Man who promised HIV, cancer cures guilty of multiple felonies | FOX5 San Diego – San Diego news, weather, traffic, sports from KSWB. A La Mesa man accused of posing as a doctor and promising patients he could cure cancer and HIV is…

Jury took only 45 minutes to find Trudeau guilty

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Update to the Kevin Trudeau jail watch: In Jail TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau found guilty of contempt, ordered held – chicagotribune.com. On Tuesday, a federal jury wasn’t buying what Trudeau was selling. The panel of six men and six women deliberated just 45 minutes before finding the controversial author guilty of criminal contempt of court…

Panderer of fake bomb detectors denied appeal of 10-year sentence

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Back in April, businessman Jim McCormick was found guilty for selling fake bomb detectors around the world for millions. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison. We rejoiced. He has now lost his appeal of the sentence. We feel relieved. Jim McCormick, who sold fake bomb detectors to Iraq, loses appeal | Western Daily…

UAE council wants tougher laws for sorcerers because… blasphemy

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In the United Arab Emerates, there is a push for stronger laws against scams that are promulgated by “sorcerers”. Apparently just scamming is not enough. It becomes a religious issue too. FNC pushes for stronger laws against charlatans and sorcerers | The National. Lawyers and a member of the Federal National Council have said a…

Ugh, bad news, the slime oozed out – Trudeau free

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He’s too slippery to hold… TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau released from jail — again – Chicago Tribune. Kevin Trudeau, who spent the last week at the Metropolitan Correctional Center, was warned by U.S. District Judge Robert Gettleman that he could face perjury charges ‘if there are any other assets that are discovered or turned up…

Trudeau “values wealth more than freedom”

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Pitchman Kevin Trudeau again ordered to jail – chicagotribune.com but not until Tuesday. A smiling Trudeau left the court allowed to attend a defense fundraiser before he is order to an indefinite jail term until he fesses up where his money is hidden. On Wednesday, an exasperated U.S. District Judge Robert Gettleman ordered the best-selling author…

Credit card robocallers masquerading as ‘Teachers Phone’

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This is so smart and evil. There is a special circle of hell for robo-call telemarketers. A New Telemarketer Tactic: Impersonating Teachers | Credit.com Blog. Caller ID isn’t always what it appears, and increasingly, criminal telemarketers are taking advantage of that. Aggressive phone sales operators have pretended to be the IRS, and they’ve pretended to…

Can Kevin Trudeau talk his way out of jail? (UPDATE: Released from jail)

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Right where he belongs. Infomercial king Kevin Trudeau thrown in jail after lavish spending The 50-year-old convicted fraudster was jailed Wednesday by U.S. Judge Robert Gettleman, who finally lost patience with Trudeau’s repeated claims of poverty. “This is not an infomercial — you can’t talk your way out of this” Gettleman told Trudeau after the…