Wellness ‘guru’ Belle Gibson faces massive fines of more than $1m over her claims she miraculously overcame brain cancer with natural remedies, Following a 14-month investigation by the consumer watchdog, The Whole Pantry founder will be prosecuted for deceptive conduct. In a statement Consumer Affairs Victoria said it was preparing to take legal action against Inkerman … [Read more...] about Belle Gibson to face court for deceptive conduct
Consumer Affairs Victoria has taken legal steps to compel the disgraced wellness blogger Belle Gibson to answer questions about her business dealings. On Thursday, the watchdog appeared in the Melbourne magistrates court hoping it would order Gibson to assist with its investigation into her affairs. The case was adjourned to 10 July. Gibson’s wellness empire crumbled after … [Read more...] about Belle Gibson: court asked to compel her to assist with consumer affairs inquiry
Belle Gibson has been taken to court over thousands of dollars of missing charity donations Belle Gibson could be set to be punished over the missing charity donations. Consumer Affairs Victoria served Belle Gibson questions – 27 to be exact – regarding thousands of dollars of missing charity funds but Melbourne Magistrates Court heard on Thursday that Belle failed to answer … [Read more...] about Belle Gibson in Court
Belle Gibson has been taken to court over allegations she orchestrated a charity fundraising scam, as authorities close in on the disgraced social media entrepreneur. In the first major development since Fairfax Media revealed she withheld thousands of dollars raised for charity, Ms Gibson is facing legal action brought by Victoria's consumer watchdog, which has stepped up its … [Read more...] about Watchdog steps up probe into Gibson finances
Jail for Belle Gibson's Alleged Cancer Charity Fraud ? Controversial 'wellness warrior' Belle Gibson - who lied about having a brain tumour and claimed her alternative, healthy lifestyle cured her - is under investigation by a consumer watchdog for charity fraud and deceiving customers. Gibson, whose 'whole foods' business became famously successful with endorsements from … [Read more...] about Belle Gibson ‘could face jail’ for alleged charity fraud.