CVS Sued Over ‘Fraudulent’ Donations to American Diabetes Association – Health

A consumer filed a class-action complaint in the Eastern District of New York against CVS Health Corporation for a purportedly deceptive charity campaign it held last year, which the plaintiff asserts was more like a reimbursement to CVS than a charitable donation.According to the complaint, prior to the completion of a customer’s transaction, the checkout screen would prompt the customer with several boxes of pre-selected amounts (and an opt out option) to donate to theContinue…

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Quack who sold sham COVID “immunization pellets” gets nearly 3 years in prison | Ars Technica

California naturopath and homeopath Juli Mazi will spend 33 months in federal prison for falsifying federal COVID-19 vaccination cards and selling pellets she falsely claimed would offer lifetime protection from COVID.   Further ReadingFeds arrest CA homeopath for selling COVID pellets, fake CDC vaccine cardsIt was a scheme that netted her thousands of dollars in the early phases of the pandemic before also earning her the first federal criminal fraud prosecution related to bogus COVID-19Continue…

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Anti-Vaxx Doctor Group Founder Infected With Severe Case of Greed & Lust – YouTube

“When employees at leading COVID pseudoscience group America’s Frontline Doctors tried to log in to work last week, they found themselves locked out of their email accounts. The nonprofit quickly fell into factions, with employees holding rival Zoom meetings to plot who would take over the group.The organization’s exiled founder, Dr. Simone Gold, tried unsuccessfully to gain access to a private Zoom call, only to find herself stuck in a waiting room. In internal emails,Continue…

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How to Buy Medicines Safely From an Online Pharmacy | FDA

Many unsafe online pharmacies use fake “storefronts” to mimic licensed pharmacies or to make you think their medicines come from countries with high safety standards. But the medicines they sell could have been made anywhere, with little care or concern for safety and effectiveness. Also, these drugs could be fake, expired or otherwise unsafe for you and your family.How can you tell if an online pharmacy is operating legally? Source: How to Buy Medicines SafelyContinue…

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Pluralistic: 07 Jun 2022 – Pluralistic: Daily links from Cory Doctorow

Cults and cons have a lot in common, of course. Take “health care sharing ministries.” These are fake health insurance programs run by evangelical cults, like Jericho Share (formerly “House of Prayer and Life Inc”), which is advertised heavily to people searching for health insurance, even though it is definitely not health insurance.Writing for Kaiser Health News, Bram Sable-Smith describes how these “faith-based” fake health insurance programs nominally function as mutual-aid agreements in which allContinue…

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