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Celebrities Promoting NFTs

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Celebrities Promoting NFTs

TINA.org investigated celebrities who promote non-fungible tokens (NFTs) on their social media channels and found that it is an area rife with deception.

HelloFresh

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HelloFresh

TINA.org found meal-kit company deceptively marketing “free” meals and using ROSCA-violating autorenewal subscriptions.

USA Filing

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USA Filing

TINA.org investigated USA Filing, a California-based company that operates imposter scam websites, and found that it deceptively disguises itself as SAM.gov, an official government website that provides assistance with government…

Federal Filing

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Federal Filing

TINA.org investigated Federal Filing, a Florida-based imposter scam website, and found that it deceptively disguises itself as SAM.gov, an official government website that provides assistance with government grants and contracts,…

Diamond Beauty

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Diamond Beauty

TINA.org investigated Diamond Beauty Company, a North Carolina-based dental cosmetics company, and found that it was improperly using an FDA logo in its marketing materials in violation of the FDA’s…

Roblox

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Roblox

TINA.org found metaverse gaming platform rife with deceptive marketing.

Social Media Influencers

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Social Media Influencers

TINA.org found social media influencers ignored FTC warnings and continued promoting brands without proper disclosures.

U.S. Cancer Centers

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U.S. Cancer Centers

TINA.org found 90% of U.S. cancer centers have used deceptive patient testimonials in their marketing materials.

Young Living

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Young Living

TINA.org investigated Young Living Essential Oils, a Utah-based multilevel marketing company that sells and markets essential oils, and found that it used unsubstantiated health and disease-treatment claims to market its…

WillaGirl

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WillaGirl

TINA.org investigated WillaGirl, Inc. and found that it was using a number of deceptive marketing tactics to promote its line of skincare products to young girls, including advertising products as…

Williams-Sonoma

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Williams-Sonoma

TINA.org investigated Williams-Sonoma and found that seven of its websites — Williams-Sonoma, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, Pottery Barn, PBteen, Pottery Barn Kids and West Elm — were marketing products as made…

Wellesse Glucosamine

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Wellesse Glucosamine

TINA.org objected — as amicus curiae — to a class-action settlement that sought to resolve claims filed against the marketers of Wellesse Joint Movement Glucosamine supplements for deceptively labeling them…

Warner Brothers

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Warner Brothers

TINA.org investigated Warner Brothers’s use of online influencers to promote video games and found that the company was violating an FTC Order that barred it from misrepresenting sponsored content as the…

Walmart

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Walmart

An ongoing TINA.org investigation spanning several years found that Walmart consistently and repeatedly used false and deceptive Made in USA representations to market products on its website, Walmart.com. (TINA.org also…

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