Sam doing a Samsung

Sam doing a Samsung

Going online and posting fake comments is not the done thing. Yet, that’s exactly what Mr Sam Cohen (or someone using his computer) has done. In October 2013, Samsung was fined US$340,000 by the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission for paying students to post favourable comments about its products, and for posting negative remarks about its competitor’s […]

Magistrate: Cohen shows continued disregard for the law

Magistrate: Cohen shows continued disregard for the law

His Honour, Magistrate Michael Connell, showed no leniency towards Samuel Faraj Cohen who was involved in a multi-car collision on the M5 at Narwee on 9 November 2013 at 1:30 pm where Mr Cohen was charged with negligent driving. Appearing at Sutherland Local Court on Tuesday 22 April 2014, Mr Cohen, the owner of the […]

Activance claims now Sanctioned

Activance claims now Sanctioned

Sam Cohen of IHRB has been telling clients and the Department of Fair Trading that he has been selling Activance. This is a product whose claims have been Sanctioned by the Complaints Resolution Panel. After the Health Care Complaints Commission issued Mr Sam Cohen with a Prohibition Order, telling him that he is prohibited from […]

Consumers Health Forum features IHRB

Consumers Health Forum features IHRB

Mr Sam Cohen’s story is so interesting, that he has made it into a publication called ‘Health Voices’ which is a journal of the Consumers Health Forum of Australia. The publication says that ‘Health Voices’ ‘promotes debate on issues of interest to health consumers, government and industry’. We are also told that, ‘The Consumers Health […]

Cohen’s celebrity spills beans

Cohen’s celebrity spills beans

Sam Cohen of IHRB has denied ever paying his clients for testimonials. Now, a celebrity who endorsed IHRB, spills the beans with significant allegations saying that his whole treatment has been FREE. Before we look at the significance of a free treatment in exchange for a testimonial, let us keep in mind that the Complaints […]

New victim : same old story

New victim : same old story

$12,000 down the drain. Imagine how hard someone must work in order to make $12,000 of disposable income, so that they can give it to Mr Sam Cohen of the Institute of Hair Regrowth & Beauty (IHRB). IHRB’s latest victim, whom we’ll call Simon, wasted $12,000 on his credit card, in order to make Mr […]

Poison found in IHRB’s bottles

Poison found in IHRB’s bottles

An independent TGA-Accredited laboratory found that Sam Cohen’s topical solution contained a Schedule 2 Poison, which is a medication that Sam Cohen of IHRB is forbidden from supplying or selling. Mr Cohen has insisted that he has not breached the Prohibition Order which was slapped on him by the Health Care Complaints Commission. The Order […]

Cohen & Stein risk $6600 fine

Cohen & Stein risk $6600 fine

Sam Cohen and any publisher who prints IHRB’s advertisements, are risking prosecution under Section 42C of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989. It is alleged that both Mr Cohen (of IHRB) and Mr Peter Stein (the publisher of Eastern Suburbs Spectator newspaper) published many advertisements that make therapeutic claims, without those advertisements being Approved, as required […]

HCCC drops bomb on curries

HCCC drops bomb on curries

The myth has been debunked! The Health Care Complaints Commission has made it clear that, contrary to Mr Cohen’s misleading claims, it never confirmed the existence of any curries or herbal extracts in IHRB’s topical solutions. For five months, my lawyers and I had been liaising with the Commission, to delve into Sam Cohen’s insistence that […]