82 F
New York
Monday, August 19, 2019

Media Marketing Companies Charged with Scamming Customers

A slew of media marketing companies have been charged by the Federal Trade Commission for violating a multitude of rules that protect consumers, including...

CWB Services, LLC Accused of Scamming Consumers With Fake Payday Loan Agreements

As if payday loans don’t get people into enough financial trouble (it’s referred to as predatory lending for a reason), the FTC mailed out...

Think Finance, LLC Accused of Collecting on Non-existent Debts

Despite filing for bankruptcy in October 2017, Think Finance, LLC didn’t do itself any favors. In fact, many believe that the bankruptcy filing caused...

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,...

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...

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...
FTC cracks down on student loan debt relief scams.

Ameritech Illegally Charged Consumers Up-Front Fees for Help with Student Loan “Debt Relief”

Ameritech Financial along with its officer Brandon Frere were accused of taking illegal up-front fees in a student loan debt relief scam as part...

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...

FTC Returns Almost $500,000 to Consumers Who Bought Fake Weight Loss Supplements

Tachht, Inc., and Teqqi, LLC were ordered by the federal court to pay almost $500,000 to refund customers who bought their fake weight loss...

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...

Must Read

Apple CEO Tim Cook

Trump says Apple CEO made “compelling argument” about tariffs

President Donald Trump said Apple CEO Tim Cook made a “compelling argument” regarding tariffs and the tech giant’s competitor Samsung Electronics during their dinner...