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(CNN) -- Kevin Trudeau, the television pitchman and author who amassed a fortune telling consumers his secrets about how to get free money, how to lose weight and how to cure a number of illnesses the natural way, is headed to federal prison.

 

Trudeau, 51, was sentenced to 10 years on Monday for criminal contempt for violating a 2004 federal court order that prohibited him from making misleading infomercials and misrepresenting his weight-loss books.

 

During Monday's sentencing hearing he also got a tongue-lashing from U.S. District Judge Ronald Guzman, according to the U.S. attorney's office in Chicago.

 

"Since the age of 25, (Trudeau) has attempted to cheat others for his own personal gain," Guzman said in Monday's sentencing hearing.

 

In a sentencing memo, prosecutors called Trudeau an "unrepentant, untiring, and uncontrollable huckster who has defrauded the unsuspecting for 30 years."

 

Trudeau was convicted of criminal contempt by a jury in November 2013 and has been in federal custody since his conviction.

 

Evidence was presented at his trial that Trudeau appeared in three infomercials in 2006 and 2007, and in those infomercials he misrepresented the contents of one of his weight-loss books. The U.S. attorney said those infomercials were not only untrue, but they violated the 2004 court order that prohibited the infomercials.

 

According to his book covers, several of his books have been number one on the New York Times bestseller list.

 

Trudeau's defense attorney Tom Kirsch told CNN Monday night that his client intends to file a notice of appeal in the case.

 

Source: http://www.cnn.com/2014/03/17/justice/illinois-pitch-man/index.html?hpt=hp_t2

 

"They" don't want you to know about it, Kevin, but you're in for some wild nights in federal prison, pretty boy. ;)

 

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About f'ing time. Damned snake oil salesman.

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All these years I saw this idiot while flipping through channels late at night. Never once heard how he was saying all his "cures" and stuff came from a visit he had to Area 51. LMAO Can't believe I never heard of that until earlier today.

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About f'ing time. Damned snake oil salesman.

 

A thousands lined up to take his place, unfortunately.

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farting preacher is still. erm. farting around. gawd bless america.

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Now take all his assets and use it to refund anyone who owns one of his products.

 

If he comes out of jail and still has all his money, what's the point of jail time? He'll still be rich.

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bon voyage -- I never did trust him.

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You should never trust anyone who offers you advice on how to get free money. If I knew how to get free money I would tell exactly no one.

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I see that his fraudulent books using Leftist media "New York Times" as endorsement.

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Now get that scareware finally fast, mycleanpc, fastatlast etc.. removed from airwaves, jail those responsible and freeze their assets so I don't have to see their awful scammercials anymore.

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his next book.

 

anal tear cures "they" dont want you to know about.

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He is still rich though, those 10 years (more like 4 with good behavior) will be a cakewalk for him, probably will be going to some minimum security resort.

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Good. I truly despise this little worm.

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the sad thing is, all those gullible people who bought his bs in the first place will just say that the government/big pharma/wall street/whatever shut him up out of fear for the "truth" and will continue to believe everything he says. You can't cure stupid

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the sad thing is, all those gullible people who bought his bs in the first place will just say that the government/big pharma/wall street/whatever shut him up out of fear for the "truth" and will continue to believe everything he says. You can't cure stupid

Reminds of Jesus. ;-)

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Maybe he'll come up with a better lube to sell on TV.

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Never heard of this guy before but he sounds cool ha

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Now take all his assets and use it to refund anyone who owns one of his products.

 

If he comes out of jail and still has all his money, what's the point of jail time? He'll still be rich.

Yet, there will be "the ones" that shell out even more money to "free Kevin". You watch and see. The the Westboro Baptist Church will show up and picket, I'm just not sure who they'll protest.  :D

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