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Black Lives Matter only when Whites Take Them

An anonymous history professor at U.C. Berkeley penned a powerful open letter against BLM, police brutality, and cultural orthodoxy.   Here it is: Dear profs...
FTC sues Willow Curve marketers

FTC ends deceptive marketing of Willow Curve low-level light therapy

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a lawsuit to stop the deceptive marketing of a low-level light therapy device (LLLT) called Willow Curve. The defendants...
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SEC orders Argo Group International to pay civil penalty over disclosure failure

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd., an insurance company based in Bermuda, agreed to settle the charges against it by the Securities and Exchange Commission...
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Wells Fargo to pay $500 million for misleading investors regarding its cross-sell strategy

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) agreed to pay $500 million to settle a complaint alleging that it misled investors between 2002 and 2016....

Rogue Broker-Dealer and Pump-and-Dump Fraud Scheme

Pump-and-Dump: By Any Means Necessary The Securities and Exchange Commission charges Wedbush Securities Inc., for failing to supervise employee Timary Delorme, a representative of the...

Interpol issues warning about cybersecurity risk during pandemic

The International Police Agency (Interpol) released an assessment about cybercrime on August 4. According to the report, the pandemic has shifted the operations of hackers....

Repeat Fraudster and Long-Time Fugitive Heads Back To The Slammer

Repeat Fraudster Pays the Price  The 75-year-old long-time fugitive and repeat fraudster known as “Butch” Ballow receives a second federal sentence following his admission of...
FTC bans Geniux sellers false efficacy claims

FTC Bans Geniux Dietary Supplement Sellers from Making False Efficacy Claims

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) prohibited the sellers of cognitive dietary supplements including Geniux, Xcel, EVO, and Ion-Z from making false claims regarding the...
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Pennsylvania Attorney General Sued Company Operating Rent to Own Scam

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro filed a lawsuit against a company operating a rent to own scam that affected more than 650 low-income families...

SEC Announces Crackdown on ICO Cryptocurrency Offerings

According to an SEC source, there are sweeping actions coming on a number of blockchain companies that are raising capital via ICOs (Initial Coin...

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Belarus presidential election: Lukashenko leading in multiple regions

The Belarus presidential election has finally arrived with exit polls showing dictator Alexander Lukashenko leading in multiple regions across the country. Fraught with hope and...