Whistleblower: Minnesota companies take note after deceptive ads draw sanctions

  • Article by: ALEJANDRA MATOS , Star Tribune
  • Updated: January 15, 2014 - 4:29 PM

Car dealerships lure customers into showrooms by promising everything from thousands of dollars off a vehicle to a free 32-inch plasma television. Companies selling weight-loss products tell consumers they can shed pounds in less time than it takes to reach for that doughnut.

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