According to the CDC, more than 1/3 of all Americans over the age of 20 are overweight. Consumers are projected to spend 66 billion dollars in 2014 on diet products and memberships.
With that many people spending that much money, there is bound to some fraudulence associated with this market. 13% to be exact.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently fined Sensa Products, L’Occitane, HCG Direct and LeanSpa for defrauding their customers. These companies must refund $34 million to their swindled customers. Continue reading If It Sounds Too Good To Be True, Then It Is (The Diet and Exercise Industry)