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FTC cracks down on student loan debt relief scams.

Ameritech Illegally Charged Consumers Up-Front Fees for Help with Student Loan “Debt Relief”

Ameritech Financial along with its officer Brandon Frere were accused of taking illegal up-front fees in a student loan debt relief scam as part...

United Debt Counselors Forced to Refund Close to Half a Million Dollars to Consumers

United Debt Counselors describes themselves on their website as a debt settlement service that’s been in business for more than seven years. Located in...

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....

CWB Services, LLC Accused of Scamming Consumers With Fake Payday Loan Agreements

As if payday loans don’t get people into enough financial trouble (it’s referred to as predatory lending for a reason), the FTC mailed out...

John Monarch, CEO of Shipchain, Sued for Alleged Bitcoin Cryptocurrency Scheme

*5/16/18 ALERT!  South Carolina Man Links to $100M+ in Alleged Scams - CLICK TO READ *5/28/18 ALERT!   John Monarch's cryptocurrency company, Shipchain, served with...

Lyft Sued by Drivers in Federal Class Action Lawsuit (Again)

Lyft is defending itself in a class action lawsuit filed by its own drivers. The company is accused of underpaying drivers. One driver located...

Remington Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Well known American gun maker Remington is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company plans to continue their business operations while they work through...
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The Weinstein Company and its Owners Face Civil Rights Lawsuit in New York

The Weinstein Company and its co-owners Harvey Weinstein and Robert Weinstein are facing civil rights lawsuit in New York. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman...

UPDATE: Court Approves Trump University Settlement of $25 Million

In a lawsuit against Trump University that was filed in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, the federal court has approved...

Madison County Sheriff’s Office Defending Federal Lawsuit Over a “Sexually Hostile” Work Environment

Madison County Sheriff’s Office was named as a defendant in a federal lawsuit. The plaintiff, Erica Cagle, is a former employee of the sheriff’s...

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Multiple States Including New York File Brief to Protect Women’s Acces...

A coalition of 17 states including New York filed an amicus brief to support Massachusetts’ lawsuit to stop the Trump administration from eliminating women’s...