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$7 Million Car Dealership Scam Gives New Meaning to “Used Car Salesman”

International Advance-Fee Scam An Indiana man is arrested in connection with allegations of laundering the proceeds of an international advance-fee scheme through his used-car dealership....

Mobile Phone Industry Manager and Multimillion-Dollar Consumer Fraud Scheme

Mobile Phone Industry Fraud The United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announces that Christopher Goff receives a stiff prison sentence for...

Shipchain among the targets of the largest ICO crackdown “Operation Cryptosweep”

State and provincial regulators in the United States and Canada launched “Operation Cryptosweep.” It is one of the largest enforcement action against fraudulent initial...

FTC Announces Refund Claim Process for Consumers Scammed by NutriMost Weight-Loss System

Weight-Loss System Scam The Federal Trade Commission today announces a refund claim process in its case against NutriMost. NutriMost proclaims to be an unrivaled and...

Fraudulent Marketers Banned from Invention Promotion Business

Invention Promotion Scam Scott Cooper and his Miami, FL, based companies, World Patent Marketing Inc. and Desa Industries Inc., agree to a settlement with the...

FTC Squelches False Claims for Deceptive Mosquito-Repellent in Aromaflage Perfume and Candles

Product and False Claims A New Jersey company, Mikey & Momo, Inc., and its owners agree to settle Federal Trade Commission charges for false claims....

Florida Operation That Pitches Worthless Timeshare Resale Scheme Sacked

Fraudulent Timeshare Resale Scheme A Florida operation offering a fraudulent timeshare resale scheme receives a lifetime ban from the Federal Trade Commission. Accompanying the permanent...

FTC Sacks Deceptive Marketers for Work-at-Home and Business Coaching Scheme

Deceptive Marketers and Expansive Fraud Scheme Deceptive marketers for a work-at-home and business coaching scheme swindle consumers out of millions of dollars. One of the...

International Money Laundering Conspiracy Lands U.S.-Nigerian Dual Citizen in Federal Court

Nigerian Money Laundering Conspiracy Emeka Ndukwu, of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, pleads guilty to conspiring to launder the proceeds of a multitude of fraudulent activities. Ndukwu’s...

Getting Rich Quick from Negative-Option Sales

Marketing and Negative-Option Sales "The FTC uses the phrase “negative option marketing” broadly to refer to a category of commercial transactions in which sellers interpret...

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Border Patrol agents Ajo Station Arizona

Border Patrol Agents Rescued 57 Undocumented Immigrants from Deadly Heatwave in...

Border Patrol agents assigned at Ajo Station in Arizona rescued and arrested 57 undocumented immigrants from the deadly heatwave. According to the U.S. Customs and...