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FTC cracks down on tech support scams

FTC Halts Company Running Tech Support Scam

In consumer protection news, the FTC sued Universal Network Solutions, LLC over deceptive marketing in the way that the company offered tech support products...

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...

Texas Company Charged by SEC for Ponzi Scheme Targeting Senior Citizens

Senior Citizens Fall Victim to Ponzi Scheme On April 6, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged a Texas entity - The Lifepay Group,...

Mobile Phone Industry Manager and Multimillion-Dollar Consumer Fraud Scheme

Mobile Phone Industry Fraud The United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announces that Christopher Goff receives a stiff prison sentence for...

Mobile Money Code Is a Scam According to FTC Lawsuit

Ronnie Montano, Hyong Su Kim (Jimmy Kim), and Martin Schranz, along with their related companies, were sued by the FTC over Mobile Money Code....

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...

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...

Romanian ATM Skimming Crew Heading to Prison

ATM Skimming Crew Gets Stung A three man Romanian ATM Skimming Crew engage in an ATM skimming operation that steals money from bank accounts. They...
FTC looks to protect military families from deceptive advertising.

Victory Media Reaches Agreement to Resolve FTC Violations

Victory Media, Inc., was accused by the FTC of deceptive marketing practices related to their promotion of secondary education opportunities for our military men...

California Attorney General Joins FTC’s Crackdown on Fake Veterans Charities

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra participated in the nationwide crackdown against fake veterans charities on Thursday. The Federal Trade Commission led the enforcement actions and...

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Holiday Spending Predictions

The holiday season will be in full swing this week. Black Friday will kick off holiday shopping with major sales at nearly every store...