Let's hope this is just the beginning to an end to these lying pricks. Sure, the gullible and desperate buy his (their) crap but enough is enough.

Kevin Trudeau, the king of too-good-to-be-true late-night TV scams, must pay $37.6 million in fines and restitution after he ignored an FTC order to stop making infomercials.

A federal appeals court has ruled, after thirteen years of litigation, that the feds were within their rights to ban him from making TV ads for his books, which include "The Weight Loss Cure 'They' Don't Want You To Know About (external - login to view)" and "Natural Cures 'They' Don't Want You To Know About (external - login to view)."

The FTC's pursuit of Trudeau goes back to at least 1998, when the FTC fined him $500,000 for deceptively advertising Eden's Secret Nature's Purifying Product, which falsely claimed to improve your immune system.

After that, Trudeau graduated to perhaps his most cynical infomercial in which he claimed that eating coral calcium could cure cancer (external - login to view).

The FTC began its pursuit of Trudeau in earnest, and got a court order banning him from making infomercials (external - login to view) for three years in 2007.

Read more: Meet the Infomercial Scam King The Feds Just Nailed For $38 Million (external - login to view)