False Advertising

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First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

LA Attorney Faces Suspension Over Doctored Photos

A judge has recommended a six-month suspension for a Los Angeles attorney who posted doctored photos on her firm's website that show her with high-profile people such as President Obama, Hillary Clinton and George Clooney. In an 18-page decision this ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

False Advertising!: Burger King's All-Black Burgers Finally Spotted In The Wild (And Look Depressing)

As proof that you can never get a burger that looks even remotely like the one in the ads, these are several pictures of Burger King Japan's all-black burgers spotted in the wild . As you can see, they look like shit. Which is a shame too, because ... [Published Geekologie - Gadgets, Gizmos, and Awesome - 7 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

SEC Charges Investment Adviser for Misleading Performance Advertising

In a settled action, the SEC charged an investment adviser for false advertising and its chief compliance officer on related matters. The defendants did not admit or deny the charges.Among other things, the SEC claimed advertisements which did not disclose ... [Published JD Supra - 10 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

R. Fortin: Deceptive advertising

The latest television ad from Mike Michaud about sneakers for U.S. troops is extremely deceptive. He is using a false headline to promote his false record. The amendment in question was never even enacted into law.At a time when so much information is ... [Published Sun-Journal - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 4 reports

Los Angeles lawyer Photoshopped herself into pics with celebrities

LOS ANGELES (KABC) --A Los Angeles lawyer is pictured in dozens of photos with celebrities and prominent politicians, including George Clooney, Barack Obama and Joe Biden. It's an impressive display, but they're all fake.In response, the State Bar of ... [Published KABC Los Angeles - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 4 reports

Nestle Purina expands suit against Blue Buffalo

ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis-based Nestle Purina PetCare Co. is expanding its lawsuit against Blue Buffalo Co. to include additional allegations of false advertising. The two companies sued each other in May. Purina accused its Wilton, Connecticut-based ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 4 reports

5 Lessons From the Lawyer Suspended for Fake Pics With Celebrities

Earlier today, we covered the , mostly due to the contributions of the defendant herself, Svitlana Sangary. (Quick recap: Sangary got busted for posting fake pictures of herself with celebrities of her law firm's website.)Sangary's philosophies on life, ... [Published Findlaw Corporate Counsel - Sep 19 2014]
Entities: Celebrity, Yelp Inc, Fake
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Feds Sue Corinthian Colleges over Deceptive Advertising

The lawsuit seeks to recoup more than $500 million in relief for student borrowers who were coaxed into taking education loanA US federal lawsuit filed against Corinthian Colleges alleges that the for-profit education company used deceptive advertising ... [Published Money Life - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 3 reports

Wal-Mart Fined Over Fake Sugar Tax

:32Wal-Mart has been fined for charging a non-existent sugar tax on fizzy drinks.The retailer launched a sale across the US in June which advertised Coca-Cola 12-packs for $3, however consumers at 117 stores throughout New York were charged $3.50 at the ... [Published European Supermarket Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 3 reports

Wal-Mart fined by NY for Coca-Cola sale (Updated)

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. has agreed to pay $66,000 in penalties and other fees in a false advertising investigation after claims were made that Wal-Mart overcharged the nationwide sale of Coca-Cola products to customers in 117 stores across New York.Attorney ... [Published Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 16 reports

Wal-Mart to pay penalty for ‘false’ Coca-Cola price ads

Wal-mart charged US$3.50 (RM11.26) in New York stores for 12-packs of the soft drinks instead of US$3.00 as advertised during promotions this year. — Reuters pic NEW YORK, Sept 16 — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. charged New York customers higher prices for Coca-Cola ... [Published Malay Mail - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Guidelines to Avoid False Advertising

When making an advertisement, what is okay?• Identifying a competitor’s product in the advertisement to make a true comparison• Making a true statement about your product or a competitor’s product that is based on reliable scientific evidence that reasonably ... [Published JD Supra - Sep 16 2014]

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...to consumers as a group is substantial, that the class actionaction mechanism provides one of its most important social benefits," Tigar said. "In the absence of a class action, the injury would go unaddressed."
...long-term aim has always been to transform personal grievances into collective political action by helping people realize that they are not ‘a loan, "” the group said. “Debt collectives, effectively debtors’ unions, are the next stage.”"
"She was making false images in order to sell her services and that is highly reprehensible" said Diane Karpman, an attorney specialized in legal ethics. Karpman is not connected to the case
"This court finds that many, and perhaps all, of these photos were created by taking original celebrity photos and then overlaying respondent's image in order to make it appear as though (she) was in the presence of that celebrity" Judge Donald Miles wrote in his opinion

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LA Attorney Faces Suspension Over Doctored Photos [Published DailyMe.Com - 2 hours ago]
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SEC Charges Investment Adviser for Misleading P... [Published JD Supra - 10 hours ago]
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WWE rumors: ‘Next Generation’ tweets might refe... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 21 2014]
R. Fortin: Deceptive advertising [Published Sun-Journal - Sep 21 2014]
Calif. attorney facing suspension for fake cele... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 20 2014]
Los Angeles lawyer Photoshopped herself into pi... [Published KABC Los Angeles - Sep 20 2014]
California lawyer faces discipline for phony ce... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Sep 20 2014]
Nestle Purina expands suit against Blue Buffalo [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 19 2014]
Meet Svitlana Sangary, The Attorney Who Knew Ce... [Published Inquisitr - Sep 19 2014]
Cuccinelli sues ‘scam PAC’ for allegedly mislea... [Published Washington Post - Sep 19 2014]
Law License of LA Attorney Could be Suspended f... [Published JD Journal.com - Sep 19 2014]
Lawyer Disciplined For Photoshopping Self Into ... [Published Jezebel - Sep 19 2014]
LA Lawyer Suspended from Bar for Photoshopping ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 19 2014]
Lawyer allegedly photoshopped herself with cele... [Published CNET Asia - Sep 19 2014]
Yet Another Lawsuit Seeks Class Action Status R... [Published Energy Choice Matters - Sep 19 2014]
California lawyer facing suspension for Photosh... [Published MySanAntonio - Sep 19 2014]
10 silly sales tactics you fall for every day [Published MSN Money - Sep 19 2014]
Pizza Hut Announces New ‘Skinny Slice’, Uber to... [Published Spend Matters - Sep 19 2014]
Judge: Lawyer Photoshopped herself into celeb p... [Published WDSU New Orleans - Sep 19 2014]
No, New Feature in iOS 8 Does Not Let you Charg... [Published Epoch Times - Sep 19 2014]
More wrangling in the Michael Jackson hologram ... [Published Complete Music Update - Sep 19 2014]
Jennifer Lopez, Iggy Azalea Bump and Grind Behi... [Published The Wrap - Sep 19 2014]
Purina Expands Claims Of False Advertising Agai... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 19 2014]
Purina Expands Claims Of False Advertising Agai... [Published InvestorPoint.com - Sep 19 2014]
Purina Expands Claims Of False Advertising Agai... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - Sep 19 2014]
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False Advertising!: Burger King's All-Black Bur... [Published Geekologie - Gadgets, Gizmos, and Awesome - 7 hours ago]
As proof that you can never get a burger that looks even remotely like the one in the ads, these are several pictures of Burger King Japan's all-black burgers spotted in the wild . As you can see, they look like shit. Which is a shame too, because ...
Law License of LA Attorney Could be Suspended f... [Published JD Journal.com - Sep 19 2014]
Summary:  An attorney from Los Angeles, Svitlana Sangary, has been accused of photoshopping herself into hundreds of pictures with celebrities and world leaders.  An attorney from Los Angeles, Svitlana Sangary, has been accused of photoshopping ...
LA Lawyer Suspended from Bar for Photoshopping ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 19 2014]
Svitlana Sangary, a Los Angeles based litigation lawyer who promotes value-driven legal practices, has been suspended from the state bar for superimposing her face onto photographs of celebrities and politicians. The imagery  shows Sangary posing ...
Purina Expands Claims Of False Advertising Agai... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - Sep 19 2014]
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid continued questions about the honesty of Blue Buffalo's advertising practices, Nestle Purina PetCare Company (Purina) last night filed an amended complaint in its false advertising lawsuit against the company, ...
The Photoshop Lawyer [Published The League of Ordinary Gentlemen - Sep 19 2014]
I think it’s cool how she made herself the same height as both Hilary Clinton and Barack Obama! One of the things they don’t teach you much about in law school is that from time to time, you’re going to encounter someone who is crazy. And that’s ...
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