FTC slaps $2M fine, ban on infomercial king

In an unusual penalty imposed by the Federal Trade Commission, the agency has banned infomercial king Kevin Trudeau -- known for pitching a slew of products at all TV hours -- from ever making claims about a product again, practically ending his career. The FTC also fined Trudeau $2 million for making false claims such as the one that the Coral Calcium Supreme product could cure cancer.

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