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Ad Watchdog TINA.org Files FTC Complaint Against Energy Supplier Stream Energy Deceptively Marketing Business Opportunity

September 12th, 2018

MADISON, CONN. September 12, 2018 – Ad watchdog truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org) has filed a deceptive advertising complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Texas Attorney General against Stream Gas & Electric, Ltd., a Texas-based energy reseller and multi-level marketing company. TINA.org investigated Stream and found that the company and its distributors are engaged in a deceptive


Summary of Action

September 10th, 2018

TINA.org investigated Stream Gas & Electric, Ltd. (“Stream”), a Texas-based multi-level marketing company that resells electricity and gas to customers, as well as wireless phone and personal protective services, and found that the company and its distributors are engaged in a deceptive marketing campaign. Specifically, TINA.org’s investigation revealed that Stream and its distributors are using a plethora of


Société Air France’s Premium Economy Seats

August 7th, 2018

June 2018: The claims against Air France were voluntarily dismissed while the claims against Société Air France remain pending. March 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Société Air France and Air France for allegedly falsely representing that seats in the Premium Economy cabin provide travelers with 40% more space than seats in the economy


British Airways Executive Club

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


Summary of Action

June 14th, 2018

TINA.org investigated Team National, Inc., a Florida-based multi-level marketing company that sells discounts for a variety of third-party products and services, and found that the company and its distributors are engaged in a deceptive marketing campaign. Specifically, TINA.org’s investigation revealed that Team National and its distributors are using a plethora of deceptive, atypical, and unsubstantiated income claims


American Express Prepaid Gift Cards

June 6th, 2018

December 2017: The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court’s decision finding that the district court did not abuse its discretion in approving it. To read the full decision, click here. March 2016: A federal judge granted final approval of a settlement agreement in which class members may receive a cash award of


Charles P. Rogers

June 1st, 2018

Discerning the difference between an antique and an antique finish.


Volvo XC90 T8

May 9th, 2018

May 2018: This lawsuit was transferred to a court in New Jersey. (Laurens et al v. Volvo Cars of North America, LLC et al, Case No. 18-cv-8798, D. NJ.) September 2017: The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the dismissal of this case finding that the plaintiffs’ injuries from the alleged misrepresentations was not redressed


Digital Altitude Income Claims Database

February 20th, 2018

A TINA.org investigation has cataloged over 100 instances in which Digital Altitude/Aspire and/or its distributors have made or referenced unusual earnings claims that lack appropriate legal disclosures. *TINA.org has shortened the length of some videos in the database in order to pinpoint the income claim(s). Read about the FTC’s case against Digital Altitude here. Aspire



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