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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.
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Additional Complaint Information
This report reflects customer experience until 1/4/08 when the firm closed its doors.
Business ManagementMr. Vahan Karian, Chairman & CEO
Weight Control Services
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 www.pureweightloss.com. 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 www.attorneygeneral.gov or call 877-888-4877.
If the LA Weight Loss location you are using is a franchise, please view our report at http://www.mybbb.org/codbrep.html?ID=134800297&wlcl=y.