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Oreck Settles False Advertising Charges, Pays FTC $750,000 Fine

submitted on April 8, 2011 by orangearrows in "Stores / Merchants"
I believed the Old Man whenever I saw him on TV. Even bought one of those air purifiers for $300. No MAS.


Oreck Corporation has agreed to stop making false and unproven claims about the health benefits of its products and will pay a $750,000 fine to settle Federal Trade Commission charges.

The FTC sued Oreck as part of its ongoing efforts to protect consumers from bogus health claims, which in Oreck's case consisted of assertions that two of its products reduce the risk of flu and other illnesses, and eliminate virtually all common germs and allergens.

Read more here > http://www.walletpop.com/2011/.....-000-fine/

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  • 110764
    clover
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    Posted by clover on April 8, 2011
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    I bought it when they sucked up the bowling ball!
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    • CouponNut
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      Posted by CouponNut on April 8, 2011 [reply] 0 0
      And now Oreck just sucks owning one! Big Grin
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    webbyone2010
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    Posted by webbyone2010 on April 8, 2011
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    I got mine for free. Can't complain.

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