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Saturday, July 4, 2020

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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 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...

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...

Pace Lattin Catches Internet Marketing Fraudsters

In the Internet space there is one guy who has for almost two decades exposed scammers, and stood for ethics in marketing even when...

FTC Squelches False Claims for Deceptive Mosquito-Repellent in Aromaflage Perfume and Candles

Product and False Claims A New Jersey company, Mikey & Momo, Inc., and its owners agree to settle Federal Trade Commission charges for false claims....

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Alexion Pharmaceuticals to pay $21.4 million to settle FCPA violations

Alexion Pharmaceuticals agreed to pay $21.4 million to settle a complaint by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) alleging that it violated the provisions...