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Over $1 Billion Obtained From Seniors in Ponzi Scheme

A judge with the United States District Court Southern District of Florida ordered Woodbridge Group of Companies to pay $1 billion. The company...

Holiday Shoppers Should Beware of Scams and Online Fraud

With the arrival of the holiday season comes the need for shoppers to beware of various convoluted scams and online fraud, reports CNBC. An Overview...

Operators of Student Loan and Mortgage Debt Scheme Settle FTC Charges

Operators of a California-based student loan and mortgage debt relief organization have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they scammed millions of...

Top Holiday Scams to Avoid this Season

With Thanksgiving approaching, the holiday season is officially among us. Last year, Thanksgiving weekend saw one million more Americans than it previously did in...

Federal Trade Commission Freezes Health Insurance Scam

Exit polls from last week’s election indicate that health care was the number one issue for voters. These findings suggest that consumers are still...

Initial Coin Offering Lawsuits Pending as Fraud and Scams Prevail

Since the success of Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies have exploded in the past year. Almost every other week, a new promoter introduces an initial coin offering...

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,...

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Trump Appoints Ducey to Bipartisan Council of Governors

President Donald Trump appointed Governor Doug Ducey to the Council of Governors, a bipartisan group of ten governors who will advise the White House...