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FTC cracks down operators of deceptive online risk-free trial offers

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) stopped the operations of a group of companies engaged in deceptive online risk-free trial offers that lured consumers into...

Get Rich With Amazon Scheme Squashed by FTC

Get Rich With Amazon Scheme As the old adage states, if it’s too good to be true, it probably is. Such is the case with...
Walmart

Walmart agrees to pay $137M to settle violations of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)

Walmart (NYSE: WMT) and its subsidiary WMT Brasilia agreed to pay a combined criminal penalty of $137 million to settle investigations into its violations...

Maury County Board of Education Named Co-Defendant in Lawsuit Over Kidnapping of Teen by...

As a nation, we waited for 39 days to find out what happened to teacher Tad Cummins after he kidnapped his student, 15-year-old Elizabeth...

Defendants Charged in “Forced Posting” Financial Fraud Scheme

Three defendants have been charged in White Plains, New York federal court for wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud, for their part...
Encompass Health

Encompass Health to pay $48 million to alleged violations of False Claims Act

Encompass Health Corporation, the largest operator of inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) in the United States, agreed to pay $48 million to settle three lawsuits...

REFUNDS: Pittsburgh Consumers who Bought NutriMost Ultimate Fat Loss System will Receive Checks from...

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is sending over $1.95 million in refunds to Pittsburgh consumers who purchased the NutriMost Ultimate Fat Loss System between...

Federal Lawsuit Against West Virginia Public Schools Dismissed

For almost a century, West Virginia public schools placed students in a voluntary weekly Bible study class. However, in January of 2017, an organization...
New York Gov. Cuomo

Gov. Cuomo: Schneiderman Accusers “Should Have Their Day In Court”

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo described the women who shared their stories of physical abuse by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman as “especially courageous.”  The...

Convicted Robber Sues Police for Paralyzing Him

In 2014, Alex Littlejohn, a convicted robber, was shot in the back by the police after he robbed a Family Dollar located in Cleveland,...

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AOC Brands Electoral College as a Racially Biased “Scam”

The Electoral College faced considerable heat and controversy following the 2016 presidential election. As Americans know, Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton, despite losing the...