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Thursday’s business headlines

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Here’s a look at Thursday’s business headlines with Jane King.

Charges filed against celebs for boosting crypto assets

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charged Lindsay Lohan, Jake Paul, and other celebrities with failing to disclose that they were paid to promote crypto.

The celebrities agreed to pay $400,000, including fines, and return what they were paid for the promotion.

Lohan was paid $10,000 to promote Tronix tokens offered by Justin Sun’s company, Tron Foundation Limited.

Verizon launches competitor to Zoom

Verizon has rolled out a free videoconferencing service.

Up to 25 attendees are allowed in meetings, and no credit cards are required to sign up for the free version.

7-Eleven launching EV fast-charging network

A growing number of fast-food and convenience stores are hoping to cash in on the rise of EVs by letting customers charge their cars while they grab food and drinks.

Most recently, 7-Eleven launched an EV fast-charging network called 7charge in Florida, Texas, Colorado, and California.

U.S. beef exports set all-time record

Global beef exports have hit an all-time record for volume and value, adding more value to U.S. beef cattle and providing markets for products not currently used in this country.

The booming beef exports are happening even as the cattle herd is smaller tightening supplies.

Freshpet, Petco Health launching dog food

Freshpet and Petco Health are launching a subscription meal program for dogs.

The companies will produce and deliver customized subscription meal plans to pet owners in more than a dozen states before expanding the partnership nationwide later this year.