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Pure Weight Loss

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Phone: (877) 524-3571 747 Dresher Road, Suite 100, Horsham, PA 19044 ! There is an alert on Pure Weight Loss !

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BBB Accreditation

This business is not BBB accredited.

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Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Based on BBB files, this business has a BBB Rating of No Rating. The reason is as follows:

  • This business has no rating because it is out of business.

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Additional Complaint Information

This report reflects customer experience until 1/4/08 when the firm closed its doors.

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Pure Weight Loss
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: May 19, 1999
Business Management
Mr. Vahan Karian, Chairman & CEO
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Vahan Karian, Chairman & CEO
Business Category

Weight Control Services

Additional Information

On 1/11/2008 the company filed for bankruptcy under Chapter 7 (Liquidation) of the federal Bankruptcy Act, case # 0810315. Those with monetary claims against the company are advised to obtain a Proof of Claim form by writing to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of PA, Robert Nix Building, 900 Market Street, Suite 400, Philadephia, PA 19107 for resubmission to that source. The case number should be entered on the form. (Claims must be submitted by 4/18/2008).

Effective 1/4/08 all corporately owned locations are closed. Consumers may download refund applications from the company's website at The website also offers alternative weight loss programs for members for a limited time. Any other inquiries must be put in writing and sent to the corporate office at 747 Dresher Road, Suite 100, Horsham, PA 19044.

The Bureau is unable to process complaints once a company goes out of business; therefore, consumers are urged to file complaints with their state or with the Pennsylvania state Attorney General at or call 877-888-4877.

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BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
NR -----
Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.