DALLAS (CN) - Media Dime Marketing and the women who run it out of Irwindale, Calif., are bilking Texans by selling a bogus "cheap gas" gizmo through Spanish-language infomercials, the State of Texas says. Wendy Diaz and Hilda Mejia claim that the magnets they sell for $169 ($229 for two), and which suckers are supposed to attach to their cars' gas lines, will increase mileage because of "magnet resonance," the state claims in Dallas County Court.
The state wants Mejia, of Cerritos, and Diaz, of Azusa, enjoined from continuing this "brazenly false" scam, plus penalties and disgorgement.
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