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Jeremy Johnson case sets bank fraud precedent in negative option billing schemes

Jeremy Johnson, creator of iWorks, is currently serving more than 11 years in prison for providing false information to banks to acquire Visa/Mastercard merchant...

Jesse Willms, the negative option king, is at it again

Jesse Willms is, ostensibly, a successful entrepreneur. The Canadian businessman has started several businesses that have generated hundreds of millions of dollars.  However, along...

Deepak Agarwal, founder of Choxi, accused of fraud – Update, Case Settled

New York, July 2019 update received from the attorney of Deepak Agarwal — On December 4, 2018, Tracy Klestadt, the Plan Administrator in the bankruptcy...

Did Private Label Nutraceuticals go out of business?

According to reviews on the BBB and PissedConsumer, Private Label Nutraceuticals CEO Bjarte Rene appears to have folded up shop and shut the business...

Part 1: “Free Trial” Scams and The Main Operator Behind Them

Have you ever ordered a dietary supplement or skin product that is offered on a "free trial" basis where you believed that the only...

Pace Lattin Catches Internet Marketing Fraudsters

In the Internet space there is one guy who has for almost two decades exposed scammers, and stood for ethics in marketing even when...

Adore Me Lingerie Company Facing Federal Lawsuit

AdoreMe, Inc., the online lingerie company that extensively advertises on Facebook, is involved in a federal lawsuit. Adore Me offers lingerie for women and...
Consumers surprised by credit monitoring fees for 'free' credit report.

‘Free’ Credit Report Scam Stopped by the FTC

The FTC recently obtained a federal court order against Credit Bureau Center, LLC; its websites eFreeScore.com, CreditUpdates.com, FreeCreditNation.com; and the business owners Michael Brown,...

Marketing Architects, Inc Accused Creating Deceptive Weight Loss Advertising

Marketing Architects, Inc., was accused by the FTC of creating and using deceptive radio ads for weight loss products for its client, Direct Alternatives....

BioTherapex, NeuroPlus, Health Research Laboratories, LLC Settle False Advertising Claims

Health Research Laboratories, LLC and Kramer Duhon settled false advertising claims against BioTherapex and NeuroPlus that were filed by the FTC and the State...

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Federal Judge Refuses to Dismiss Vatican Attorney Firing Suit

A federal judge has rejected a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by an attorney alleging he was wrongfully terminated by the Virginia city...