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FTC: Weight-Loss Marketers Sent Spam From Hacked Accounts

The FTC has accused Tachht, Inc. and Teqqi, LLC of violating CAN-SPA by sending email ads for weight-loss products to consumers. The ads appeared to have come from people's family and friends, but actually were sent from hijacked accounts. The ads also used fake celebrity endorsements, according to the FTC.

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