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Thursday, October 18, 2018

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...

Romanian ATM Skimming Crew Heading to Prison

ATM Skimming Crew Gets Stung A three man Romanian ATM Skimming Crew engage in an ATM skimming operation that steals money from bank accounts. They...

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...

Outlandish Internet Business Coaching Scheme

Internet Business Coaching Scheme The Federal Trade Commission charges three individuals and nine businesses with swindling more than $125 million from thousands of consumers. The...

Business Owner Goes To Prison For Defrauding Veterans’ Post 9/11 GI Bill For More...

Sham School Bilks Post 9/11 GI Bill For More Than $24 Million David Alvey receives a five year prison sentence for defrauding a federal education...

Securities and Exchange Commission Terminates Fraudulent Coin Offering Scheme

Fraudulent Coin Offering Scheme The Securities and Exchange Commission obtains a court order halting an ongoing fraud. The illegal operation involves an initial coin offering...

$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...

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Arizona Border Patrol Agents Continue to Arrest Large Groups of Immigrants

ICE says only 2 percent of immigrants who entered U.S. illegally...

A very small percentage of arrested immigrants particularly those family units who entered the United States illegally were deported, according to an official of...