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LendUp Loans settles CFPB lawsuit

LendUp Loans to Pay $1.25 Million for Violating Military Lending Act (MLA)

LendUp Loans, LLC agreed to pay a total of $1.25 million in civil penalties and monetary relief to settle a lawsuit filed by the...
SEC sued GBP Capital, Ascendant Capital for operating a Ponzi-like scheme

Court Orders Sanctuary Belize Scam Ringleaders to Pay $120.M to FTC

A federal district court entered a final order approving a huge amount of financial judgment against the Sanctuary Belize scam ringleaders that defrauded U.S....
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Indian Crypto Exchange BuyUCoin Suffers Data Breach, 325K Users Affected

BuyUCoin, a cryptocurrency exchange based in India, suffered a massive data breach affecting thousands of users. The startup's platform allows users to buy, sell,...
SEC sued GBP Capital, Ascendant Capital for operating a Ponzi-like scheme

New York Ticket Brokers Sued by FTC, Faces More Than $31M Civil Penalties

Three New York-based ticket brokers are facing more than $31 million in civil penalties after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sued them for allegedly...

Illya Shpetrik: Who He Is and Why He Goes By Multiple Aliases

Illya Shpetrik, sometimes spelled "Ilya," is facing a federal lawsuit over his alleged involvement in the blackmail of Pennsylvania businessman Richard Gorman. "Ilya," who goes...
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi Calling for Probe into Trump NSA General Counsel Appointee

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi demanded the Pentagon to conduct an investigation into the circumstances of the appointment of Michael Ellis as General Counsel for...
DHS suspends deportations for 100 days

BREAKING: DHS Suspends Deportations for Certain Noncitizens for 100 Days

The Department of Homeland and Security (DHS) announced that it is suspending the deportations of certain noncitizens for 100 days. On Wednesday night, DHS Secretary...
hillary clinton

Clinton Pushing Russian Interference again; Pelosi wants 9/ll Level Investigation

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton suggested the possibility of Russian interference or involvement in the deadly U.S. Capitol insurrection on January 6. Clinton mentioned...

Shareholders Demand Probe if Ad Buys on Social Media Fuel Human Rights Violations

Shareholders filed resolutions demanding top online advertisers to commission third-parties to investigate whether their social media ad buys contribute to violations of civil or...
FBI vetting national guard troops

FBI Vetting National Guard Troops Amid Fears of Insider Attack During Biden Inauguration

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is vetting all of the 25,000 National Guard members who will be helping in providing security during the...

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Investment Legend Charlie Munger Slams SPACs and GameStop

Charlie Munger, Berkshire Hathaway vice-chairman, and Warren Buffett’s right hand blasted SPACs. On Wednesday, Munger said in the Daily Journal annual meeting that the...