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Trampoline Sellers Settle FTC Charges Over Alleged Fake Logos, Websites and Reviews

Two California-based brothers agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges arising from their efforts to market and sell trampolines through allegedly deceptive online endorsements and misleading review websites.

The FTC’s Allegations

The FTC contended that Son “Sonny” Le and Bao “Bobby” Le sold Infinity and Olympus Pro trampolines on three websites that displayed logos of the Trampoline Safety of America, Bureau of Trampoline Review and Top Trampoline Review.  These three logos linked to their respective websites, which purported to give prospective purchasers objective information about trampolines, including unbiased expert reviews of specific brands and models, and ratings based on safety, performance and other attributes.

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