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Thursday, February 27, 2020

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...

ICO SCAM: Convicted Felon Conceals Identity, Defrauds $30 Million from Investors

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a lawsuit against a convicted felon, Boaz Manor and his associate Edith Pardo as well as their...

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...

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...

Securities and Exchange Commission Terminates Fraudulent Coin Offering Scheme

Fraudulent Coin Offering Scheme The Securities and Exchange Commission obtains a court order halting an ongoing fraud. The illegal operation involves an initial coin offering...

Virtual Kidnapping Scams Become Source of Alarm

In the age of technology, virtual kidnapping scams have become a serious cause for concern, reports Fox News. An Overview of Virtual Kidnapping Scams Virtual kidnapping...

UPDATE: FTC Issued Final Order on Victory Media’s Promotion to Military Families

In October 2017, we brought you the lawsuit filed by the FTC against Victory Media, Inc. In their federal lawsuit, the FTC alleged that...

SEC Issues Government Impostor Investor Alert

Government Impostor Scam Artists In an increasingly hi-tech world, fraudsters are forced to be more creative than ever. This time, however, their tactic is counterintuitive...

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....

Florida Operation That Pitches Worthless Timeshare Resale Scheme Sacked

Fraudulent Timeshare Resale Scheme A Florida operation offering a fraudulent timeshare resale scheme receives a lifetime ban from the Federal Trade Commission. Accompanying the permanent...

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Perplexed by how to contain virus, countries take tough steps

Saudi Arabia cut travel to Islam’s holiest sites, South Korea toughened penalties for those breaking quarantines and airports across Latin America looked for signs...