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Negative Option Marketer Scott Roix Charged With Wire Fraud, Pleads Guilty

Negative option marketer Scott Roix was charged and plead guilty to orchestrating a negative option fraud scheme that utilized multiple merchant accounts to scam...

FTC Hearings Continue Tomorrow at Howard University School of Law with Session #7: Competition...

The FTC, formally known as The Federal Trade Commission, will continue its Hearings Initiative series tomorrow as the seventh session commences at Howard University...

Are Young People the Easiest Targets of Tech Support Scams?

New reports from The Hill state that young people are the most probable victims of tech support scams. An Overview of Young People and Tech...

Alison Altenberg, daughter of Leonard Weisman, sued for fraud

According to a lawsuit filed in Harris County, Texas, Alison Altenberg has been sued for intentionally defrauding HOMF II Investment Corp. By way of background,...

New York, FTC Obtain Court Order Banning Deceitful Debt Collectors

The State of New York and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) secured a court order permanently banning fraudulent debt collectors from the industry. On Friday,...

Virtual Kidnapping Scams Become Source of Alarm

In the age of technology, virtual kidnapping scams have become a serious cause for concern, reports Fox News. An Overview of Virtual Kidnapping Scams Virtual kidnapping...

California Attorney General Joins FTC’s Crackdown on Fake Veterans Charities

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra participated in the nationwide crackdown against fake veterans charities on Thursday. The Federal Trade Commission led the enforcement actions and...

Arizona Disciplinary Judge Suspends Lawyer over “Extortionate” Tactics

The presiding disciplinary judge of the Arizona Supreme Court suspended a lawyer who was called a “vexatious litigant” by the attorney general’s office. Over the...

Fake Debt Brokers and Collectors Sued by FTC and New York Attorney General

Consumers Duped Into Paying Fake Debt The Federal Trade Commission and the New York attorney general’s office are suing two New York operations and their...

FTC and New York File Lawsuit to Shutdown Phantom Debt Collection Scheme

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and New York Attorney General’s Office filed a joint lawsuit to shutdown phantom debt collection scheme. The lawsuit is part...

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Trump Administration Officially Bans Bump Stock Devices

The Trump Administration is prohibiting bump stock devices, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire like machine guns. In October last year, a shooter named Stephen...