I'm sure many of you out in Terribleland are somewhat familiar with Kevin Trudeau, the prolific infomercial sleaze factory. But did you know that:
- In 1990, Trudeau posed as a doctor in order to deposit $80,000 in false checks, and in 1991 he pleaded guilty to larceny. Trudeau had used the credit cards of eleven customers of a mega memory product to fraudulently charge approximately $122,735.68.
- After serving time for criminal activity in the early 1990s, Trudeau partnered with his former cellmate, and they joined Nutrition for Life, a multi-level marketing firm.
- In October 2008, Trudeau was fined more than $5 million and banned from infomercials for three years for making fraudulent claims.
- Kevin Trudeau thinks you are stupid:
The saddest part is that I found this tape at a public library.