Thursday, September 19, 2013 5:03 pm
Infomercial pitchman out of jail after a day
The Associated Press
The Chicago Sun-Times reports ( http://bit.ly/1dsSEe5) that as Judge Robert Gettleman freed the 50-year-old, he warned Trudeau he's on a "tight leash" and could be jailed again next week.
Trudeau insists he's penniless and can't pay the fine that stems from allegedly false claims made in his weight-loss book.
A court-appointed receiver told the judge that Trudeau insists he can't remember basic aspects about his assets, including which banks some of his accounts are in.
To counter Trudeau's claim he's destitute, Federal Trade Commission lawyers Wednesday presented evidence he's spent $920 on cigars and $359 on two haircuts.