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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...

Theranos Inc., Elizabeth Holmes, and Ramesh Balwani Charged with Fraud

The SEC charged Theranos Inc., CEO Elizabeth Holmes, and its former President Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani last week over fraudulent statements made to investors that...

Business Owner Goes To Prison For Defrauding Veterans’ Post 9/11 GI Bill For More...

Sham School Bilks Post 9/11 GI Bill For More Than $24 Million David Alvey receives a five year prison sentence for defrauding a federal education...

Negative Option Marketer Scott Roix Charged With Wire Fraud, Pleads Guilty

Negative option marketer Scott Roix was charged and plead guilty to orchestrating a negative option fraud scheme that utilized multiple merchant accounts to scam...

Holiday Shoppers Should Beware of Scams and Online Fraud

With the arrival of the holiday season comes the need for shoppers to beware of various convoluted scams and online fraud, reports CNBC. An Overview...

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...

Bitcoin Plummets below $10K amid Broad Weakness in Cryptocurrency Market

Bitcoin plummeted below $10,000 amid the broad weakness in the cryptocurrency market on Monday. Other digital currencies including ethereum, ripple, litecoin, and stellar also...

Tumblr Terminates Accounts Linked to Russia

On Friday, Tumblr announced their decision to remove accounts which appeared to have links to Russia, reports The Hill. An Overview of Russia-Linked Tumblr Accounts Tumblr...

FTC Announces Refund Claim Process for Consumers Scammed by NutriMost Weight-Loss System

Weight-Loss System Scam The Federal Trade Commission today announces a refund claim process in its case against NutriMost. NutriMost proclaims to be an unrivaled and...

$7 Million Car Dealership Scam Gives New Meaning to “Used Car Salesman”

International Advance-Fee Scam An Indiana man is arrested in connection with allegations of laundering the proceeds of an international advance-fee scheme through his used-car dealership....

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President Trump on Press Briefings: “Press Covers Sarah Sanders so Rudely!”

Earlier today, President Donald Trump informed the nation about changes regarding press briefings in the White House. The Update on White House Press Briefings The president...