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Old 10-03-2011, 08:17 AM
 
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I remember this guy being on TV in the '90s saying how placing "tiny classified ads" in newspaper could make you rich. I hadn't heard anything about him since that time but apparently he started some kind of vitamin pyramid scheme and was about to go on trial for fraud.

TV Pitchman Don Lapre -- Dead in Apparent Suicide | TMZ.com
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Old 10-03-2011, 09:15 AM
 
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I remember this guy being on TV in the '90s saying how placing "tiny classified ads" in newspaper could make you rich. I hadn't heard anything about him since that time but apparently he started some kind of vitamin pyramid scheme and was about to go on trial for fraud.

TV Pitchman Don Lapre -- Dead in Apparent Suicide | TMZ.com
Last I'd heard he was found living in a 24hour fitness and had stabbed himself repeatedly in the groin. One would think they'd have had him on a suicide watch.

There are A LOT of guys pulling the same type of stunts. The company selling Extenz also got busted for fraud etc. and there was another guy selling on-line meds out of Costa Rica or somewhere down that way that were basically fake pills.
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