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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Telomerase Activation Sciences and Deceptive Advertising

The Status Quo and Deceptive Advertising The Federal Trade Commission approves a settlement with Telomerase Activation Sciences, Inc., for deceptive advertising. The TA product line...

Eighteen Fraudsters Headed To Prison In Bank Card Scheme

Epic Bank Card Scheme Tirrell Perry Thomas, the Michigan leader of a scheme to defraud Bank of America, receives an eight and a half year...

The Financial Transparency Conundrum. Who’s Paying the Compliance Bill?

Financial Transparency and Hiding in Plain Sight On financial transparency, "approximately $300 billion in illicit proceeds are generated annually in the United States due to...

Merrill Lynch Charged by SEC for Failing to Supervise RMBS Traders

Merrill Lynch Breach of Fiduciary Responsibility The Securities and Exchange Commission levies hefty monetary penalties on preeminent Wall Street brokerage firm, Merrill Lynch. The firm,...

United Technologies Corporation and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

UTC Charged With Violating FCPA Connecticut-based United Technologies Corporation has been charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act...

Former Trump Lawyer Starts GoFundMe Campaign

President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen has started a GoFundMe page, The Hill reported on Wednesday. The campaign hopes to raise $500,000. An Overview...

FTC Squelches False Claims for Deceptive Mosquito-Repellent in Aromaflage Perfume and Candles

Product and False Claims A New Jersey company, Mikey & Momo, Inc., and its owners agree to settle Federal Trade Commission charges for false claims....

Investment Advisers’ Failure to Disclose Conflicts of Interest Mislead Retail Clients

Breach of Fiduciary Responsibility and Conflicts of Interest The Securities and Exchange Commission publicizes the transgressions of a New York-based investment adviser, deVere USA, Inc....

Cloud Communications Executives Charged by SEC for Misleading Revenue Projections

A cloud communications company and two executives have been charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission with providing misleading quarterly revenue estimates. The company...

Deutsche Bank Settles Multi-State Interest Rigging Charges for $220M

Deutsche Bank agreed to settle the allegations of multiple States that it is involved in manipulating the benchmark interest rates. On Wednesday, Deutsche Bank agreed...

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President Trump on Press Briefings: “Press Covers Sarah Sanders so Rudely!”

Earlier today, President Donald Trump informed the nation about changes regarding press briefings in the White House. The Update on White House Press Briefings The president...