Physics 3333 / Weight Loss Scams

Consider weight loss. One recent fad in weight loss is the herb Hoodia Gordonii. It supposedly is an appetite suppressant. We found that there are problems here. This Newstarget story details a complex fraud in which fake Hoodia products are promoted by a complex web of companies registered in Nevada.

This kind of thing has, unfortunately, been found before in the supplement industry. There are some brands of supplement products whose products do not meet the claims made on the label. Discovering which ones these are is not easy.