After years of inundating infomercial viewers with promises of natural remedies, weight-loss cures, and free money they don’t want you to know about, Kevin Trudeau is headed to federal prison for 10 years.
The court is also auctioning off luxury items from his vacation house to help pay the $38 million in fines he owes.
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