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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...

‘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...

$8 Mill in Refunds to Sale Slash, LLC Customers

The FTC will issue $8 million in refunds to customers of Sale Slash, LLC. The customers purchased weight loss supplements after being deceived through...

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...

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...
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 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...

ALERT! South Carolina Man Links to $100M+ in Alleged Scams

According to Vee Daniel of the Better Business Bureau, South Carolina businessman John Monarch’s companies and a number of his clients have received complaints...

Affiliate marketer Alexander Podgurski arrested for money laundering

Affiliate marketer Alexander Podgurski has been arrested for money laundering by the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office. The Paradise Valley Criminal Investigation’s Unit was...

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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Gov. Cuomo approves legislation raising the legal age to buy tobacco,...

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law legislation increasing the legal age to purchase tobacco and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21. On Tuesday, Gov....