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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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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 Read complaint details

1 complaint 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 1
Total Closed Complaints 1

Additional Complaint Information

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

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.

If the LA Weight Loss location you are using is a franchise, please view our report at


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