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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...

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...
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...
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,...

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...

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...

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...

$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...

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 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...

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U.S. Transportation Department Orders Audit of Boeing 737-Max 8 Certification

The U.S. Department of Transportation directed its Inspector General to perform an audit of Boeing 737 Max 8 certification from the Federal Aviation Administration’s...