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Beauty salons admit to unfair practices after customer complaints

SINGAPORE: Three beauty salons have admitted to committing unfair practices after customer complaints were lodged against them.

The Consumers Association of Singapore (CASE) on Tuesday (Oct 6) said it has signed voluntary compliance agreements with three salons: Organic Salon, Spacio TCM Wellness and the Four Seasons Beauty Salon. 

Such agreements are voluntary documents signed by businesses that admit to committing unfair practices under the Consumer Protection (Fair Trading) Act.

Under the terms of the agreement, the three salons have “committed to cease their unfair practices”, and have agreed to offer a five-day cooling off period for consumers to cancel their contracts, said CASE. The salons will also compensate affected customers.

Another beauty company, Natural Beauty Resources, was referred to the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore for investigation after failing to sign a voluntary compliance agreement with CASE.

The association said consumers complained that the salons had made 

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Two women file sexual abuse complaints against Nikola founder Trevor Milton

  • Milton’s cousin Aubrey Ferrin Smith filed a formal complaint Saturday with the local police in Holladay, Utah, saying he groped her bare breasts when she was 15 in 1999. 
  • Her police report follows accusations she’s lobbed at Milton over social media.
  • A second woman has come forward accusing Milton of sexual abuse when she was 15 and working as an assistant in a security company he was running in 2004, according to her attorney.



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Two women have come forward with formal sexual assault allegations against Nikola founder Trevor Milton, accusing the 38-year-old billionaire in complaints filed with Utah authorities of sexual abuse when both women were 15 years old.

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The accusations, stretching back more than 15 years ago, follow Milton’s resignation as executive chairman of Nikola on Sept. 21 after short seller Hindenburg Research released a damning report detailing

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