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Top Holiday Scams to Avoid this Season

With Thanksgiving approaching, the holiday season is officially among us. Last year, Thanksgiving weekend saw one million more Americans than it previously did in...

Federal Trade Commission Freezes Health Insurance Scam

Exit polls from last week’s election indicate that health care was the number one issue for voters. These findings suggest that consumers are still...

Initial Coin Offering Lawsuits Pending as Fraud and Scams Prevail

Since the success of Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies have exploded in the past year. Almost every other week, a new promoter introduces an initial coin offering...

FTC Hearings Continue Tomorrow at Howard University School of Law with Session #7: Competition...

The FTC, formally known as The Federal Trade Commission, will continue its Hearings Initiative series tomorrow as the seventh session commences at Howard University...

Are Young People the Easiest Targets of Tech Support Scams?

New reports from The Hill state that young people are the most probable victims of tech support scams. An Overview of Young People and Tech...

Alison Altenberg, daughter of Leonard Weisman, sued for fraud

According to a lawsuit filed in Harris County, Texas, Alison Altenberg has been sued for intentionally defrauding HOMF II Investment Corp. By way of background,...

New York, FTC Obtain Court Order Banning Deceitful Debt Collectors

The State of New York and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) secured a court order permanently banning fraudulent debt collectors from the industry. On Friday,...

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...

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...

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...

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Trump 2020 Campaign Official Dismisses Biden as an “Empty Suit”

As the 2020 presidential election heats up, neither Republicans nor Democrats are holding back. Since his entry into the race, former Vice President Joe...