19 Jun '11, 4am

Woman fooled over 'weight loss': The woman, who wished to be known only as Rozita, said she saw the advertisemen...

Woman fooled over 'weight loss': The woman, who wished to be known only as Rozita, said she saw the advertisemen...

IPOH, Malaysia - A 30-year-old woman's delight at being told she had shed 10kg off her 95kg frame after attending a few sessions at a slimming centre turned sour when it turned out to be a lie. She filed a complaint with the Consumer Claims Tribunal and yesterday, tribunal president Quaik Chong Yu ordered the centre to refund her RM6,900 (S$2,800) within 14 days. The woman, who wished to be known only as Rozita, said she saw the advertisement on television that promised weight loss without diet and exercise, and paid RM3,900 for 10 sessions in January. "I was promised that I would lose weight after undergoing 10 to 20 sessions." After a few sessions, she said the weighing machine at the centre showed she had lost 2kg, and paid another RM3,000 for supplements to speed up the weight-loss process. "After five sessions, I was told that I had lost a total of 10kg, yet I didn't ...

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