Archive for the ‘canada’ Category

“A North Vancouver man arrested for selling steroids has been sentenced to 18 months probation.

Joao Melo appeared in North Vancouver provincial court Friday, July 24, after pleading guilty earlier in June.”

According to court documents, Melo and Tran were found in possession of “a derivative of an Anabolic steroid” — a controlled substance — for the purposes of trafficking.

Charges against Tran ( his wife ) were dropped.

“A U.S. district court has ordered key players in an international spam ring to give up $3.7 million they made by sending out illegal email messages pitching bogus Hoodia weight-loss products and a “human growth hormone” pill they claimed reversed the aging process.

In a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) law enforcement action, the court found that the five defendants, located in Canada and St. Kitts, violated the FTC Act and CAN-SPAM Act by participating in the spam operation. The court order bars the defendants from violating the CAN-SPAM Act and from making false or unsubstantiated claims about the health benefits of any food, drug, or dietary supplement.”