How Do You Detect and Report Miracle Cure Scams?


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Scams involving miracle cures are certainly nothing new, and can normally be identified by the claims that one product can cure all ills, especially serious health conditions such as cancer, in an extremely unlikely time frame, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. These products are also often touted as a new scientific discovery. Consumers can report suspected scams through their local FDA complaint coordinators, who will follow up and take any necessary action.

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In addition to the unrealistic claims, there are a number of other red flags consumers can watch for to quickly identify a scam. Statements that claim the miracle cure works are very easy to fabricate and require no basis in scientific fact. If a product is covered in statements claiming how quickly an illness was cured after use, it is very likely to be a scam.

Many miracle cure scams tend to claim that the ingredients in the product are all natural, often some form of previously undiscovered plant or fruit that has amazing healing properties. It is important to remember that if discoveries of this significance are made in medical science, they are made public and are easily verifiable from authoritative sources.

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