Buyers Get Approval from Judge for Refunds Of Kevin Trudeau’s Diet Book

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. Calling it the “fairest way we can do this,” U.S. District Judge Robert Gettleman gave his blessing Wednesday to the FTC’s proposal …

5 More Ad Pitchmen Besides Jared Who Fell Out of Favor

The face of ‘Subway’ isn’t the first to lose his employers’ support It’s been 15 years since Indiana native Jared Fogle lost 200 pounds by way of 6-inch Subway turkey subs, launching his fame as the face of the salad-and-sandwich franchise. But on Tuesday, Subway suspended its relationship with Fogle faster than you can say …

Subway Suspends Relationship with Pitchman Jared Fogle

Fogle, well known from his appearances on Subway television commercials, was seen for a time outside his home in Zionsville, a suburb northwest of Indianapolis, as law enforcement agents removed electronics from the house, Authorities searched the Indiana home of Subway sandwich chain pitchman Jared Fogle on Tuesday, about two months after the executive director …

New Ronco Product the Ready Grill | Infusuion Brands

“This is the first new cooking system since the microwave,” he said, with true pitchman swagger. The Ronco Ready Grill is a vertical indoor electric grill with a removable nonstick, dishwasher-safe basket that holds meat, vegetables and other commonly grilled foods. Similar to a toaster, the grill roasts food between infrared heat shields. Fat and …

Trudeau’s California Estate for Sale Still in Jail

Buyers lining up at Trudeau’s 3,961-square-foot (368-square-metre) home in Ojai will be given tickets designating their place in line for the three-day sale, according to the organizer’s website. Trudeau has been jailed in Chicago since November for civil contempt of court and is awaiting a March sentencing for his criminal contempt conviction, according to prison …

Ford Splits and Longtime TV Pitchman Mike Rowe Make a Clean Break

Ford has split with longtime TV pitchman Mike Rowe. The former ‘Dirty Jobs’ host had pitched Ford cars and trucks for seven years in TV spots from Team Detroit. Ford Motor Co. and longtime pitchman Mike Rowe, host of “Dirty Jobs,” have made a clean break. Ford spokesman Chris Preuss confirmed today the Detroit automaker …