We’ve covered so many sketchy fitness devices over the years that when we recently mocked the Ab Circle Pro for its obvious before/after Photoshop hackery, we’d forgotten that the marketers of this device were hit with a massive settlement in 2012 for falsely claiming that it could give you rock-hard abs if you used it for only three minutes a day. Well, we’re remembering now, because the Federal Trade Commission is currently sending out $9.3 million in refunds to Ab Circle Pro owners. [More]
the check’s in the mail
Dan’s fiancée mailed a deposit envelope containing $1,150 in checks to her bank, WaMu. Someone lost the checks, but nobody will take the blame, and they simply give her the run-around.