Green coffee bean promoter to pay $9 million

January 27, 2015 2:15 PM

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Dr. Oz may think it's great but the Federal Trade Commission says the green coffee bean extract he gushed over doesn't live up to its hype. Promoter Lindsey Duncan and his companies have agreed to pay $9 million to settle FTC deceptive advertising charges.

“Lindsey Duncan and his companies made millions by falsely claiming that green coffee bean supplements cause significant and rapid weight loss,” said Jessica Rich, Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection.

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