pam_bondi_web.jpgFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) _ Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi says a settlement has been reached with a Broward County company over deceptive marketing practices.


The case involved XM Brands, which sells dietary aids, nutritional supplements, teeth whitening and other products over the Internet. The state probe found that people who accepted trial offers were often charged for automatic monthly shipments they did not want

Bondi said Thursday the company cooperated and is reimbursing about $3 million to consumers in Florida and nationwide. Consumers have until April 29 to file a claim with the attorney general's office.

XM Brands also agreed to pay $51,000 to the state for attorney fees and investigative costs.