Dragging IHRB to Canberra

Dragging IHRB to Canberra

We enter a new phase in IHRB’s sad and sorry state of affairs. The Complaints Resolution Panel was fed-up with Sam Cohen’s recalcitrance and defiance. The right-royal one-finger salute from Mr Cohen had pushed the Panel’s hot-button. The Panel sent letters to Mr Cohen, dated 17 and 21 December 2011, advising Mr Cohen of the […]

Sam Cohen ‘Reprehensible’

Sam Cohen ‘Reprehensible’

Here is the media release from the Department of Fair Trading about Mr Sam Cohen: Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe said a Leichhardt man who sells hair loss treatments had been convicted of misleading the Consumer, Trader and Tenancy Tribunal (CTTT). Samuel Faraj Cohen, the Managing Director of the Institute of Hair Regrowth and Beauty […]

IHRB’s new office is raided

IHRB’s new office is raided

This is a case of ‘good news’ being ‘very bad news’. In September 2010, Sam Cohen’s Pitt Street office was raided. Then in November 2011, his new Leichhardt office was raided. Initially, Police and Health Officials entered the Pitt Street office with a search-warrant and found heaps of damning evidence that resulted in Sam Cohen […]

Another day, another breach

Another day, another breach

Why does Sam Cohen of IHRB continue to breach Orders and break Advertising Codes? Dead simple. He has no alternative. If he were to tell the truth, he could not make money. His business is no business at all. If he published the truth, he would have nothing to sell. If he complied with the […]

Deceptive testimonials

Deceptive testimonials

Would you like to see what naked, brazen, deceptive conduct looks like under an x-ray? Here’s an example of how Mr Sam Cohen deceives his beloved public.┬áIn August 2011, Sam Cohen was responding to the TGA regarding a long list of accusations of deceptive advertising. A month later, as if no-one is watching, he uploads […]

Pity the Vietnamese reader

Pity the Vietnamese reader

Any advertiser needs to assess the return-on-investment. The common questions is, ‘If I place an ad in this publications, would it pay for itself, and would I make a profit from this investment?’ In the case of IHRB, who places ads all over the place in many different languages, in large and small publications, the […]

Judge said Cohen on thin ice

Judge said Cohen on thin ice

The Judge at Parramatta’s Criminal Court of Appeals warned Mr Cohen that his appeal against his criminal conviction for lying during a Tribunal could easily backfire, and that the more he (via his solicitor) presented futile arguments, the more likely it is that the Judge would re-open the case and drop a bombshell. This is […]

Liar, liar, pants on fire

Liar, liar, pants on fire

Through lies, fabricated evidence, and damned impertinence, Sam Cohen scored another victory at CTTT on Monday 28 November 2011 against one of his clients who claims to have been ripped-off and misled. Tammy* was a client who had paid $3,900 for Sam Cohen’s dubious treatment. She told me that nothing worked, and she lost more […]

IHRB targets Thai clients

IHRB targets Thai clients

IHRB believes in ethnic advertising, reaching consumers from Arabic to Chinese backgrounds. Here we have samples of the Thai ads that appeared in ‘VR Thai Magazine’. All the same unlawful, misleading, and unverified promises, with a dozen breaches as Determined by the Complaints Resolution Panel. The latest advertisement features the new model, Ms Maree Azzopardi. […]