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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 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...
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Telomerase Activation Sciences and Deceptive Advertising

The Status Quo and Deceptive Advertising The Federal Trade Commission approves a settlement with Telomerase Activation Sciences, Inc., for deceptive advertising. The TA product line...
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Apple co-founder sues YouTube over cryptocurrency scams

YouTube faces lawsuits as complaints pile up over billions lost in video giveaway cryptocurrency scams. Prosecutors argue the company has taken a lax stance...

Recent News Regarding Romance Scams from the FBI and DOJ

Could you have fallen for a cybercriminal's fraudulent romance scam and been a money mule, without ever being asked for a dime? According to...

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Belarus presidential election: Lukashenko leading in multiple regions

The Belarus presidential election has finally arrived with exit polls showing dictator Alexander Lukashenko leading in multiple regions across the country. Fraught with hope and...