Dr. Mehmet C. Oz, vice chairman and professor of surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 17, 2014 , before the Senate subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance hearing to examine protecting consumers from false and deceptive advertising of weight-loss products. (AP Photo)
Dr. Mehmet C. Oz, vice chairman and professor of surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 17, 2014 , before the Senate subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance hearing to examine protecting consumers from false and deceptive advertising of weight-loss products. (AP Photo)
Dr. Mehmet C. Oz, vice chairman and professor of surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 17, 2014 , before the Senate subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance hearing to examine protecting consumers from false and deceptive advertising of weight-loss products. (AP Photo)

(Salon) – 2014 was not a great year for Dr. Oz. Not only was he berated by Sen. Claire McCaskill in a Senate subcommittee hearing for promoting pseudoscience as fact, he was also subject of a scientific article published in the prestigious British Medical Journal which proved that you can’t really trust anything the TV doctor says.

Now, Lindsey Duncan, a well-known guest of “The Dr. Oz Show” and “The View,” has agreed to pay $9 million to customers after selling fake weight-loss products, including green coffee bean extract.

“Lindsey Duncan and his companies made millions by falsely claiming that green coffee bean supplements cause significant and rapid weight loss,” said Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection Jessica Rich.

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