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Arizona Disciplinary Judge Suspends Lawyer over “Extortionate” Tactics

The presiding disciplinary judge of the Arizona Supreme Court suspended a lawyer who was called a “vexatious litigant” by the attorney general’s office. Over the...
FTC sues Beam Financial

FTC finds social media scams have more than tripled within the last year

Data from the Federal Trade Commission’s Consumer Sentinel Network shows social media scams have more than tripled within the last year with a dramatic increase...
Andrew Franzone, fomer race car team owner faces fraud charges

SEC Charges Individuals Behind Fraudulent Start Options Crypto Trading Platform, Bitcoiin2Gen (B2G) Tokens

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a lawsuit against three individuals behind the fraudulent Stock Options cryptocurrency trading platform and the Bitcoiin2Gen (B2G)...

Getting Rich Quick from Negative-Option Sales

Marketing and Negative-Option Sales "The FTC uses the phrase “negative option marketing” broadly to refer to a category of commercial transactions in which sellers interpret...

$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....

Fake Debt Brokers and Collectors Sued by FTC and New York Attorney General

Consumers Duped Into Paying Fake Debt The Federal Trade Commission and the New York attorney general’s office are suing two New York operations and their...

6 Tips to Protect your android device from FlyTrap Malware

According to Tech Times, FlyTrap Malware has hit over 10,000 Android users worldwide. And the infection is spreading fast. This new trojan malware infects smartphones...
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SEC Sues Broker-Dealer, Transfer Agent over “Blank Check” Companies

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a lawsuit against a broker-dealer and a transfer agent for allegedly creating and selling more than...

Fraud Alert: Watch Out for Holiday Scams

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed millions and millions of people, businesses, organizations, and many other entities to use various devices and technologies particularly the...
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...

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Missouri Judge Stops Biden’s Vaccine Mandate for Healthcare Workers

Joe Biden's push for COVID vaccine mandates on Americans is facing historic levels of pushback. Business groups, religious bodies, and multiple states across the...