Internet Lawyers Specializing in Website Agreements, E-Commerce Contracts & Internet Law: Violation of the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR Part 255 Guides Concerning Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising

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October 21, 2010


What about a company that fraudulently uses non-existent endorsements to promote an illegal entity? I know of a company that does such a thing. They use the names of highly successful athletes and entertainers to prove they are legal to unsuspecting individuals that get scammed by them. What are the FTC penalties in such a situation?

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