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International Advisory Services & Millenium Direct Incorporated Banned from Mass Mail Prize Promotion

International Advisory Services, its acting officer Terry Somenzi, along with Millenium Direct Incorporated, and its acting officer David Raff, were sued by the FTC...

Stratford Career Institute Failed to Meet Basic High School Requirements for High School Program

Recently, the FTC mailed out more than 8,000 refund checks to students who enrolled in Stratford Career Institute’s high school program. According to Stratford...

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...

$1.3 Mill Judgement Against Weight Loss Scammers Who Violated Email Laws

Colby Fox, his companies Tachht, Inc., and Teqqi, LLC, and several other defendants were found guilty in federal court of sending out illegal spam...

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....

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...

A to Z Marketing, Inc., Scammed Consumers by Offering Fake Mortgage Relief

A to Z Marketing, Inc., was accused of scamming consumers by offering fake mortgage relief. The federal lawsuit, filed by the FTC, began in...

FTC Stops Jamie White from Helping Scammers Take Advantage of Unsuspecting Consumers

In consumer protection news, the FTC stopped Jamie White, a Utah resident, from helping scammers take advantage of unsuspecting consumers. According to the lawsuit...

Bob Robinson, LLC Banned from Offering “Work-at-Home” Vacancies or Business Coaching

On December 14, 2017, the FTC turned in a proposed stipulation order that bans Bob Robinson, LLC; Mega Export 2005 Inc.; Mega Export USA...

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...

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FTC cracks down on student loan debt relief scams.

Ameritech Illegally Charged Consumers Up-Front Fees for Help with Student Loan...

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...