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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 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...
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...

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...

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...

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...

New York, FTC Obtain Court Order Banning Deceitful Debt Collectors

The State of New York and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) secured a court order permanently banning fraudulent debt collectors from the industry. On Friday,...

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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‘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...

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Gov. Wolf Vetoes Bill Requiring Work or Community Engagement as Condition...

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf vetoed a legislation that requires work or community engagement as a condition for certain individuals to qualify for Medical Assistance...