You know better than to believe everything companies say in ads, but when it comes to claims about the healthfulness of foods and other products, the untruths can reach outrageous levels. The question is: What can a government limited by the First Amendment do to stop them?
POM Wonderful, maker of the punchy bordeaux-colored pomegranate beverage, is facing an FTC lawsuit that says it's been lying to consumers about the...
The Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint Monday against juice-maker POM Wonderful, alleging that the closely-held company engaged in false advertising related to the health benefits of its pomegranate juice.
In the wake of Supreme Court ruling that restricted the use of the "honest services" statute as a basis for fraud convictions, former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling has joined the queue of high-profile corporate convicts asking for bail pending their fraud appeals.