Late-night TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau, who has repeatedly flouted court orders to pay a multimillion-dollar fine stemming from his fraudulent infomercials, was ordered into custody Wednesday after racking up expenses that a federal judge found were "far beyond ordinary and necessary."
The order by U.S. District Judge Robert Gettleman followed a Federal Trade Commission filing that took Trudeau to task for spending thousands of dollars from an undisclosed Australian bank account on haircuts, high-end meat products and cigars.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
The Chicago Tribune reports:
Posted by Steve Bartin at 11:05 PM