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Posted February 21, 2015

FTC Mails Refund Checks to Consumers Who Purchased Weight Loss Pills

As part of a $500,000 settlement over "outrageous" weight-loss claims made by a supplement company called the "Freedom Center Against Obesity," the FTC is mailing 11,585 refund checks this week to consumers who purchased the company's Double Shot diet pills.

The FTC affirmed that these are legitimate checks and must be cashed before April 21, 2015, when they will expire.

Consumers are also reminded that the FTC never requires individuals to pay money or provide information before redress checks can be cashed.

See's Review of Weight Loss Supplements for more information about weight loss ingredients and tests of other weight loss products.

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To read the FTC's press release, use the link below.