The GForce Performance Chip company claimed that its product could increase mileage, reduce emissions and boost the horsepower of a car. However, the state of California reported that the product was a lie and sued the owner of the company for fraud. The owner has since settled the charges and shut down the business. He agreed to pay a fine of $400,000 and reimburse buyers who complained.
Individuals who would like to file a complaint can contact the Orange County California District Attorney. As of September 2015, the phone number is 714-834-6553.Learn more about Technology