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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...

Get Rich With Amazon Scheme Squashed by FTC

Get Rich With Amazon Scheme As the old adage states, if it’s too good to be true, it probably is. Such is the case with...

Outlandish Internet Business Coaching Scheme

Internet Business Coaching Scheme The Federal Trade Commission charges three individuals and nine businesses with swindling more than $125 million from thousands of consumers. The...

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...

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...

$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....

Mobile Phone Industry Manager and Multimillion-Dollar Consumer Fraud Scheme

Mobile Phone Industry Fraud The United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announces that Christopher Goff receives a stiff prison sentence for...

Shipchain among the targets of the largest ICO crackdown “Operation Cryptosweep”

State and provincial regulators in the United States and Canada launched “Operation Cryptosweep.” It is one of the largest enforcement action against fraudulent initial...

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...

Fraudulent Marketers Banned from Invention Promotion Business

Invention Promotion Scam Scott Cooper and his Miami, FL, based companies, World Patent Marketing Inc. and Desa Industries Inc., agree to a settlement with the...

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California Offering Unemployment Benefits to Federal Workers Hurt by Shutdown

California is offering unemployment benefits to federal workers affected by the ongoing partial government shutdown. The state is defying the Trump administration’s regulation that...