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Seven Lies You’re Likely To Hear Today

| Bonnie Patten

1. You can lose weight without diet or exercise.

2. You can make easy, honest money with no risk.

3. You can get a free iPad.

4. This product has 0 grams trans fat.

5. Our cream will make your wrinkles disappear.

6. Our product comes with a 100% risk-free money-back A written, legally-enforceable representation that a product or service will meet a given standard of quality and/or performance. A word that, whether used in its noun, verb, or adjective form by advertisers, should be viewed with a healthy dose of skepticism by consumers.

7. Free personal injury lawyer, no fees or costs.

Bonnie Patten

Bonnie, executive director of TINA.org, is an attorney and mother of three. Her commitment to educating the public about deceptive marketing stems from her belief that education is the only…

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