TV pitchman released from Cook County jail

TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau was freed from a Cook County jail.

Trudeau had been locked-up at the Metropolitan Correctional Center twice in the past month and a half.

The Federal Trade Commission wants the 50-year-old to pay a $37 million fine for misrepresenting the contents of his book, “The Weight Loss Cure ‘They’ Don’t Want You to Know About.”   They based the fine on the number of books sold.

Federal officials are trying to force him to reveal the whereabouts of millions of dollars they think he has hidden in offshore accounts. Trudeau insists the money’s gone, and today, said so under oath.

The judge warned him he’ll face perjury charges if that turns out not to be true.

A jury trial, on criminal contempt charges, is scheduled to go before a different judge next week.

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5 comments

  • Rebecca Gilbert

    Kevin Trudeau,is the cause of the greatest change among the common man in this lifetime and if my truth be told since Jesus Christ.

  • Craig Wilkins

    Kevin Trudeau is a legend. I love the stand he is making, his teaching has definitely been the result of so many positive changes in my life. I will support him in any way I can

  • Anonymous

    Kevin Trudeau is strong and I stand with him! Thanks for what I learned in his books I’ve been healthy an sick free for 2 years now all simple and natural techniques with no more pharama drugs.

  • Mandy

    I personally lost more than 20lbs in a short time period and never gain back so far so I can honestly say that it’s simple and EASY!!! Thank you Kevin, I stand for you!!!

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