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#QuackWatch | Another wave of COVID-19 cure scams targeting victims

  As the coronavirus pandemic stretches on – impacting jobs and the ability to pay bills – some scammers are looking for ways to get their hands on your cash quick! In recent cases, their plans to get rich quick count on you falling for claims they have uncovered a cure for the coronavirus. “Whether […]

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#QuackWatch | Golden Sunrise Nutraceutical charged with deceptive advertising

FTC sued Golden Sunrise Nutraceutical for allegedly deceptively advertising its $23,000 COVID-19 treatment plan as “FDA accepted.”   The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sued Golden Sunrise Nutraceutical for allegedly deceptively advertising its $23,000 COVID-19 treatment plan as “FDA accepted.” Golden Sunrise Nutraceutical is a company based in Porterville, California. The company sells a variety of […]

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#QuackWatch | FTC files complaint against California company for false COVID-19 treatment plan | WWLP

by: Amy Phillips Posted: Aug 3, 2020 / 12:39 PM EDT / Updated: Aug 3, 2020 / 12:39 PM EDT   WASHINGTON, D.C. (WWLP)- The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is charging a California based company with false advertising of a COVID-19 treatment plan. Golden Sunrise Nutraceutical, Inc. began offering an Emergency D-Virus plan as a treatment for COVID-19 in March […]

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#QuackWatch | FTC Sues California Marketer of $23,000 COVID-19 “Treatment” Plan

Company falsely claimed its “Emergency D-Virus” treatment is “FDA accepted” August 1, 2020 – The Federal Trade Commission charged a California-based company called Golden Sunrise Nutraceutical, Inc. with deceptively advertising a $23,000 treatment plan as a scientifically proven way to treat COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus. According to the FTC’s complaint, Golden Sunrise began marketing […]

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#QuackWatch: Tulare County Man Indicted for Falsely Marketing Herbal Mixtures as FDA-Approved Treatment for COVID-19

Tulare County Man Indicted for Falsely Marketing Herbal Mixtures as FDA-Approved Treatment for COVID-19   Details Written by FBI Category: California News  Published: 21 July 2020 Fresno, California – A Porterville man was arrested today after a federal grand jury returned a five‑count indictment on July 9, charging him with mail fraud and introducing a misbranded drug into […]

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#QuackWatch: Feds indict Porterville salesman on coronavirus fraud – The Sun-Gazette Newspaper

Federal grand jury indicts Huu Tieu for marketing herbal mixture as FDA approved substance that could treat COVID-19 VISALIA – With schools forced to start the year with distance learning, people are grasping at straws for any reliable treatment that could end the whole pandemic. But the people selling snake oil could face up to […]

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#QuackWatch: California Man Arrested For Allegedly Marketing, Selling Herbal Mixtures As FDA-Approved COVID-19 Treatment

KEY POINTS Huu Tieu sold herbal mixtures, dubbed the “Emergency D-Virus Plan of Care,” claiming it treated the virus He dispensed his products to customers in the Porterville area He also shipped the products to other parts of California and the United States Aman from Tulare County, California, was arrested Tuesday, July 14, for allegedly falsely […]