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Reebok must pay $25 million in false advertising settlement

FTC says company's EasyTone ads were deceptive

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ordered sportswear company Reebok to pay $25 million for making false claims in advertisements for its EasyTone shoes. The FTC said Reebok's claims that a pair of its shoes helped tone and strengthen legs and buttocks was deceptive.

Customers who purchased EasyTone shoes will be able to go to the FTC's website and file a claim to receive a refund for the shoes. The $25 million settlement amount will go toward refunding customers who the FTC claims were deceived.


Cathleen Flahardy

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