Saturday, February 23, 2008

Smilin' Bob Deflated



Enzyte Maker Found Guilty of Fraud

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal court jury on Friday found the owner of a company that sells "male enhancement" tablets and other herbal supplements guilty of conspiracy to commit mail fraud, bank fraud and money laundering.

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Television ads for Enzyte feature "Smiling Bob," a goofy, grinning man whose life gets much better after he uses the product, which allegedly boosted his sexual performance.

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Prosecutors claimed customers were bilked out of $100 million through a series of deceptive ads, manipulated credit card transactions and the company's refusal to accept returns or cancel orders. They said unauthorized credit card charges generated thousands of complaints over unordered products.

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Prosecutors claimed customers were bilked out of $100 million through a series of deceptive ads, manipulated credit card transactions and the company's refusal to accept returns or cancel orders. They said unauthorized credit card charges generated thousands of complaints over unordered products.


Damn. Just damn. Here I was gonna put in an order, 'cause ya know since it's on TV it's just gotta be true....

H/T Ace of Spades

2 comments:

Tim said...

Wait!!!! It really works!!!!! I took it and my left ear got huge! I also have thirteen toes now! How that enhances my sex life I'll never know.

Tim said...

I should read the warning label for you though. "Taking this product may be hazardous to your health, may cause Labradore retriever head in small children. Women who touch this product may develope a third breast, can cause another set of fingers to grow from your chest.