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Magic Slim

Published on January 22nd, 2014 by TINA

FDA warns consumers about weight-loss product containing hidden drug ingredients. ... Read More


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Married but Lonely

Published on January 10th, 2014 by TINA

We got this email advertisement offering us the chance to “Sleep with Married Women,” and “meet a cheating wife.” An ad is an ad, and we’re not here to judge anything but whether an ad is ... Read More


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Shell Vacations Club

Published on January 3rd, 2014 by TINA

Shell Vacations Club is a timeshare vacation organization with property in 24 resorts in North America. But the group seems to leave customers disappointed after it fails to live up to its advertised promises. Shell Vacations ... Read More


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VitaMist Spray Vitamins

Published on January 2nd, 2014 by TINA

Vitamins you can spray into your mouth instead of swallowing? What could possibly be fishy about that? Lots, apparently. The FDA sent a warning letter in December to Mayor Laboratories, the makers of VitaMist Spray, warning ... Read More


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Your Mint.co.uk card services statement

Published on December 27th, 2013 by TINA

Remember, banks and companies will never ask you to confirm personal information over email. For example, a legitimate bank or credit card company wouldn’t send this email a reader forwarded us: From: Mint <yourcard@mint.co.uk> Date: December ... Read More


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70 Year Old Grandma Looks 40

Published on December 27th, 2013 by TINA

This ad for Lumanelle Luma skin cream should set off a couple of bad ad warning lights: This picture appears elsewhere on the Internet, the unsourced Dr. Oz quote, and the fake website linked in the ... Read More


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Hemp Garden Tea

Published on December 18th, 2013 by TINA

The FDA conducted an inspection of Green Planet Inc and found that Green Planet’s supplement Hemp Garden Tea was an unapproved drug being advertised in violation of FDA regulations. The FDA sent a warning letter to ... Read More


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Night Bullet Male Sexual Enhancer Capsules

Published on December 18th, 2013 by TINA

The FDA conducted an inspection of Green Planet Inc and found that Green Planet’s supplement Night Bullet Male Sexual Enhancer Capsules was an unapproved drug being advertised in violation of FDA regulations. The FDA sent a ... Read More


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Earn a Ph.D Degree Online

Published on December 12th, 2013 by TINA

Earn a PhD Degree Online, says this spam email. Where does the link in the email take you? (Don’t click on links in spam emails. We do it here at TINA.org so you don’t have to.) ... Read More


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Mesothelioma Info

Published on December 9th, 2013 by TINA

This e-mail claims to link to mesothelioma information, but in reality it does not provide any useful information at all. The site linked just contains a bunch of links that don’t appear to go anywhere, but ... Read More


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Life Force

Published on December 6th, 2013 by TINA

A TINA.org reader alerted us on Facebook — and hey, you should like us on Facebook too — about Life Force, a Tampa-based company that says it uses “Science to Promote Self-Healing” through relaxation chambers. Be ... Read More


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Maxam Nutraceutics

Published on December 2nd, 2013 by TINA

Maxam Nutraceutics, a dietary-supplement maker, advertised its PCA dietary supplement on TV and on the web as “the only product ever specifically developed to naturally help your body safely and effectively remove all toxins, poisons, chemicals ... Read More


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Olay Pro-X Advanced Cleansing System

Published on November 22nd, 2013 by TINA

is advising Olay to discontinue claims that its Pro-X Advanced Cleansing System is as effective as the pricier Clarisonic Skin Cleansing System. Olay’s claims allegedly included: Olay Pro-X. Have you heard the beauty buzz? . . ... Read More


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Full Time Receptionist/Clerk

Published on November 12th, 2013 by TINA

A reader responded to a generic receptionist job ad on Craigslist and received this response: From: Orpha Home <orphafunds01@outlook.com> Date: November 12, 2013 at 9:20:09 AM EST To: Subject: RE: Full Time Receptionist/Clerk (new haven ) ... Read More


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Blazing Saddles San Francisco Bike Share

Published on November 12th, 2013 by TINA

Blazing Saddles, a San Franciso bike-rental company, has a Google Ad running for “San Francisco Bike Share” searches: The advertisement links to a page comparing Blazing Saddles’ rates to Bay Area Bike Share’s rates. But the ... Read More


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