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United Debt Counselors Forced to Refund Close to Half a Million Dollars to Consumers

United Debt Counselors describes themselves on their website as a debt settlement service that’s been in business for more than seven years. Located in...
FTC cracks down on student loan debt relief scams.

FTC Cracking Down on Student Loan “Debt Relief” Scams

The FTC sat up and took notice of all the phone calls and complaints from the public regarding various offers for student loan “debt...

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...

SamSam Ransomware Paralyzes Atlanta and City Officials are Stunned

Ransomware Note and Digital Disruption “Ransomware is unique among cybercrime because in order for the attack to be successful, it requires the victim to become...
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‘Infomercial’ Book Author Broke the Law with False Claims

Kevin Trudeau, informercial star and author of the book The Weight Loss Cure ‘They’ Don’t Want You to Know About, faces a multi-million dollar...

Everything You Need To Know About The Latest Uber Hacking Scandal

New reports from CNN reveal Uber's collusion with hackers to re-access the personal information of those using their service. Details About the Hacking of Uber In...

International Money Laundering Conspiracy Lands U.S.-Nigerian Dual Citizen in Federal Court

Nigerian Money Laundering Conspiracy Emeka Ndukwu, of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, pleads guilty to conspiring to launder the proceeds of a multitude of fraudulent activities. Ndukwu’s...

Behind the SEC’s Moves On ICOs

One of the biggest challenges we face in our times is that technology and marketing move much faster than the legal system’s ability to...

Spanish Speaking Consumers Victims of Fraudulent Debt Collection Scheme

Centro Natural, LLC was accused of violating the Telemarketing Sales Rule, the Do Not Call Registry, the FTC Act, and the Fair Debt Collection...

Update: Western Union Scam Victims – Deadline to File Claim Quickly Approaching

In November, we told you about how victims of a Western Union scam could file a claim to receive at least some of their...

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