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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Top Holiday Scams to Avoid this Season

With Thanksgiving approaching, the holiday season is officially among us. Last year, Thanksgiving weekend saw one million more Americans than it previously did in...

1-800 Contacts Found Unlawfully Tainting Online Market

The nation’s largest online retailer of contact lenses, known as 1-800 Contacts, has unlawfully entered into a series of anticompetitive agreements with rival online...

Federal Trade Commission Freezes Health Insurance Scam

Exit polls from last week’s election indicate that health care was the number one issue for voters. These findings suggest that consumers are still...

Initial Coin Offering Lawsuits Pending as Fraud and Scams Prevail

Since the success of Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies have exploded in the past year. Almost every other week, a new promoter introduces an initial coin offering...

Negative Option Marketer Scott Roix Charged With Wire Fraud, Pleads Guilty

Negative option marketer Scott Roix was charged and plead guilty to orchestrating a negative option fraud scheme that utilized multiple merchant accounts to scam...

MoneyGram Agrees to Pay $125 Million Dollars to Settle Allegations of FTC Order Violation

MoneyGram International has agreed to pay $125 million dollars to settle allegations that the company neglected to protect consumers and prevent fraudulent money transfers. The...
Anti-Semitic Vandalism at Irvine Synagogue

Police Investigating Anti-Semitic Vandalism at Synagogue in Irvine, California

Police officers are investigating an anti-Semitic vandalism at a synagogue in Irvine, California on Wednesday morning. The hate crime occurred less than a week...
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StarKist Faces $100 Million Fine for Fixing Prices of Canned Tuna Fish

StarKist is facing a penalty of up to $100 million after admitting its role in a conspiracy to fix prices of canned tuna fish...
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Pfizer Settles New York’s Probe into its Alleged Deceptive Advertising

Pfizer, one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies, agreed to settle the New York Attorney General’s investigation into its alleged deceptive advertising of its...

Alison Altenberg, daughter of Leonard Weisman, sued for fraud

According to a lawsuit filed in Harris County, Texas, Alison Altenberg has been sued for intentionally defrauding HOMF II Investment Corp. By way of background,...

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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...