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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...

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,...

Fraudulent Marketers Banned from Invention Promotion Business

Invention Promotion Scam Scott Cooper and his Miami, FL, based companies, World Patent Marketing Inc. and Desa Industries Inc., agree to a settlement with the...

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...
FTC names Graziosi Yancey defendants real estate training scheme

Dean Graziosi, Scott Yancey allegedly assist real estate training scheme operators defraud consumers

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) added real estate investment celebrities, Dean Graziosi, Scott Yancey as defendants in a lawsuit filed against Nudge LLC and...

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...

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...

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...

KuCoin global Bitcoin exchange hacked for $193 million

KuCoin Global confirmed a major hacking attack on Sep. 26. The breach affected KuCoin’s Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), and ERC20 hot wallets. Private keys had been...

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...

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Boeing’s Starliner Struggles: NASA Astronauts Stranded on ISS

NASA astronauts Butch Wilmore and Suni Williams have found themselves in an extended stay on the International Space Station (ISS). This is due to...