Bad news for all those who thought the Ab Energizer was going to give them six-pack abs without the hassle of situps or crunches: The Federal Trade Commission has reached a settlement under which the marketers of the Energizer and certain retailers will pay more than $2 million for making false claims about the product.
Tom Shoop is vice president and editor in chief at Government Executive Media Group, where he oversees both print and online editorial operations. He started as associate editor of Government Executive magazine in 1989; launched the company’s flagship website, GovExec.com, in 1996; and was named editor in chief in 2007.
Want to contribute to this story? Share your addition in comments.