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Saturday, October 20, 2018

Weight Loss App Ordered to Pay After Lying to Consumers about Monetary Rewards

In September 2017, Pact, Inc., agreed to settle charges made against them by the FTC for $940,000. Pact, Inc., provides a mobile “weight loss”...

INCOMING: FBI probing negative option bank fraud schemes

According to sources, the FBI is actively investigating several negative option billing schemes and the vendors that are helping faciliate them. The negative-option bank fraud...

‘No Risk Trial’ of Weight Loss Supplements Cost Unsuspecting Consumers Big Money

If you saw an online advertisement for a health or weight loss supplement that featured a well-known television or movie star, would you sign...

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....

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...
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,...

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...

Part 2: FTC Sues RevGuard Founder Blair McNea

More bad news for RevGuard founder Blair McNea, whom was sued by the FTC last month.  According to a source, criminal charges are imminent...
FTC issues $9.8 million in refunds over health supplements.

Not So Free “Trial” Results in FTC Refunding $9.8 Mill to Consumers

Recently, the FTC released a statement that they will mail out over 220,000 checks to consumers, totaling around $9.8 million. This comes at the...

Part 3: The FTC Learns The Free Trial Scam Business Model

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is busy learning the business model behind the widespread free trial scams that are costing American Taxpayers billions of...

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President Trump Hits the Nevada Campaign Trails

Earlier today, President Donald Trump hit the Elko, Nevada campaign trails in order to stump for Republican Dean Heller, reports Breitbart News. An Overview of...