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Erwin Balusek a.k.a “Bitcoin Pope,” Forex Birds ordered to stop fraudulent cryptocurrency investment scheme

The Texas State Securities Board ordered Erwin Darwin Balusek also known as “Bitcoin Pope” to stop offering an allegedly fraudulent cryptocurrency investment scheme that...
FTC names Graziosi Yancey defendants real estate training scheme

Dean Graziosi, Scott Yancey allegedly assist real estate training scheme operators defraud consumers

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) added real estate investment celebrities, Dean Graziosi, Scott Yancey as defendants in a lawsuit filed against Nudge LLC and...

PONZI SCHEME: 1st Million LLC, Smart Partners LLC face charges for defrauding 1.2K investors

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed charges against two Maryland companies and their principals for allegedly defrauding around 1,200 investors in a Ponzi...
FTC adds charges auto sales markets prize mailers

FTC adds charges against Trafffic Jam Events over deceptive COVID-19 stimulus and “prize” mailers

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is pursuing a broader administrative complaint against a marketing company and its owner for allegedly luring consumers to auto...
COVID-19 pandemic scam

DOJ moves to shut down 300 websites exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) remains committed to preventing entities or individuals who are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to achieve unlawful...

FTC sending $9.1M in refunds to victims of fraudulent Amazing Wealth System

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it will distribute a total of $9.1 million in refunds to consumers, who were victims of a...
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Apple co-founder sues YouTube over cryptocurrency scams

YouTube faces lawsuits as complaints pile up over billions lost in video giveaway cryptocurrency scams. Prosecutors argue the company has taken a lax stance...

USDA ‘mystery’ seed investigation ongoing, possible brushing scam

On Monday, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller issued a statement to Texans urging “extreme caution” if they receive unsolicited seed packets from China in...
COVID-19 pandemic scam

Texas Attorney General warns of coun­ter­feit, mis­la­beled, nonexis­tent PPE

Attorney General Ken Paxton, in partnership with the U.S. Attorney’s Offices for the Northern, Southern, Western, and Eastern Districts of Texas, released a scam...

FTC wins case against operators of student debt relief scam

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) obtained a favorable court ruling in its case against multiple student debt relief scam operators. According to the FTC, the...

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The first LSD and Psilocybin Company MindMed wants to trade on...

MindMed, a company focused on developing next-generation psychedelic medicines to mental and behavioral health problems including substance use disorder, filed an application for an...