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FTC and SBA warn ITMedia, Lendio to stop possible misleading coronavirus relief marketing

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Small Business Administration (SBA) warned IT Media Solutions and Lendio to stop possible misleading advertising and marketing...

Former KPMG audit partners face SEC charges over training exams misconducts

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed administrative proceedings against three KPMG audit partners for their wrongdoings related to internal training exams at the...

FTC obtains order banning home security company from outbound telemarketing  

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) obtained a final court order prohibiting a home security installation company from engaging in almost all outbound telemarketing. According to...

SEC sues Applied BioSciences, Turbo Global over misleading claims related to COVID-19

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed separate complaints against Applied BioSciences and Turbo Global Partners for allegedly making misleading statements about its initiatives...

Police charges University of Florida student for threatening mass shooting at Virginia Tech

A University of Florida student is in prison and facing charges after threatening to commit a mass shooting at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and...

FTC sues telemarketers, debt collector for scamming organizations for books and newsletter subscriptions they...

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a lawsuit against telemarketers and a debt collector responsible for scamming organizations such as police departments, schools, and...

Morgan Stanley Smith Barney to pay $5 million to settle SEC charges

Morgan Stanley Smith Barney (MSSB) agreed to pay a penalty of $5 million to settle the administrative proceeding launched against it by the Securities...

FTC bans iBackPack of Texas and its owner from crowdfunding

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) imposed a permanent ban on iBackPack of Texas and its owner Douglas Monahan from engaging in crowdfunding activities. Crowdfunding is...
Sinclair Broadcast Group

Sinclair Broadcast Group to pay $48 million to resolve FCC investigations

Sinclair Broadcast Group agreed to pay a civil penalty of $48 million to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to resolve three open investigations into...

U.S. Air Force Refuses to Provide Details on Mission in Pacific — Including the...

A U.S. Air Force spokeswoman hung up on USA Herald after we called to follow-up about her checking with Lt. Colonel Kevin Larsen. That...

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Black Lives Matter Rioters Burn Buildings, Loot Stores in Minneapolis

The death of George Floyd has made national headlines this week. On Monday, Minneapolis police officers were taking Floyd into custody. During his time, one...