July 8th, 2020
In June 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Pro Teeth Whitening Co. for allegedly falsely advertising Pro Teeth dental products with activated charcoal – including powders, whitening strips, mouthwash, toothpaste, and gel – as safe to use and providing various oral health benefits, such as teeth whitening, toxin and stain protection, and teeth and
February 27th, 2020
In December 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Crew International for allegedly falsely advertising Cali White Activated Charcoal and Coconut Oil Teeth Whitening Toothpaste and Cali White Activated Charcoal Teeth Whitening Powder. Specifically, the complaint claims that the company: deceptively markets these products as oral detox products that whiten teeth and as safe, effective,
May 12th, 2020
In May 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Benefytt Technologies and Health Plan Intermediaries Holdings for allegedly misleadingly marketing that health insurance policies provide comprehensive coverage when, according to the complaint, the policies provide limited coverage that excludes things such as preexisting conditions and prescription drugs and impose low dollar limits on other services.
May 7th, 2020
The pandemic has also triggered lawsuits over privacy issues with some video conferencing apps, and more.
May 1st, 2020
Opportunistic eBay seller falsely claims alleged surgical face masks are FDA approved.
March 16th, 2020
In February 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Spartan Race, an obstacle racing event company, for allegedly engaging in a deceptive insurance scheme. The complaint claims the company misleads consumers by: Charging every participant a Racer Insurance Fee for accidental medical insurance to cover injuries that occur during events when, according to plaintiffs, the
March 16th, 2020
Scammers are aggressively pushing a variety of products that they falsely claim prevent, treat or cure the virus.
January 22nd, 2020
In January 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Nylabone Corp. for misleadingly marketing Nylabone pet products – including dental sprays, dental chews, toothpastes, edible treats, and interactive treats (i.e., chew toys with edible treats inside) – as natural when, according plaintiffs, they contain non-natural and synthetic ingredients. (Scandore et al v. Nylabone Corp., Case
October 23rd, 2019
In October 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Newell Brands and NUK USA for allegedly misleadingly marketing that NUK® Orthodontic Pacifiers promote healthy oral development in children and improve their dental health by correcting the position of teeth and jaws when, according to plaintiffs, the pacifiers do not provide the advertised dental health benefits.
September 5th, 2019
Odds are you being good at trivia is not enough if you want to pay off your student loan debt with this app.
August 28th, 2019
In order to establish the age of Ryan ToysReview’s target audience, TINA.org conducted an appraisal of every video published on the YouTube channel between January 1 and July 31, 2019, which revealed that 92 percent promote at least one product or television/YouTube program that is appropriate for – and targeted at – children under the
August 22nd, 2019
A review of the FTC’s Made in USA enforcement actions
July 10th, 2019
In July 2019, based on a consumer tip, TINA.org investigated Snow Teeth Whitening’s marketing and determined that it is improperly using an FDA logo in violation of the FDA’s Logo Policy. Specifically, the Arizona-based dental cosmetics company prominently featured an FDA logo in its marketing materials, including its product packaging, website, and social media platforms
May 8th, 2019
TINA.org finds gaps in orthodontic startup’s marketing.
February 13th, 2019
Streaming service advertises a monthly rate for a wrestling package that has no monthly plan.
January 28th, 2019
Spoiler: Filing your taxes with this product “could cost you money” and those are TurboTax’s words.
July 31st, 2018
Smartphones marketed as “water resistant” are increasingly proving to be more resistant to warranties than water.
June 27th, 2018
May 2018: A federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement agreement that would resolve this case. According to the settlement terms, British Airways agreed to automatically place Avios (the frequent flyer miles members redeem for an award ticket to travel) into the accounts of class members who are still active members of the frequent flier program
June 15th, 2018
Matryoshka doll-like packaging sparks consumer complaints but is it deceptive?
June 6th, 2018
Questionable leaders and international bans are just the tip of the iceberg for this forex trading MLM.