No. 10-2418.

662 F.3d 947 (2011)

FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Kevin TRUDEAU, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided November 29, 2011.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

John F. Daly , Attorney, Lawrence De-Mille-Wagman (argued), Federal Trade Commission, Office of the General Counsel, Washington, DC, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Kimball R. Anderson (argued), Attorney, Winston & Strawn LLP, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellant.

Before RIPPLE, MANION, and TINDER, Circuit Judges.

TINDER, Circuit Judge.

Infomercialist Kevin Trudeau violated a court-approved settlement with the Federal Trade Commission by misrepresenting the content of his book The Weight Loss Cure "They" Don't Want You to Know About. FTC v. Trudeau, 567 F.Supp.2d 1016 (N.D.Ill.2007). The district court held Trudeau in contempt and ordered him to pay $37.6 million to the FTC and banned him from making infomercials for three years...

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