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FTC cracks down on student loan debt relief scams.

Ameritech Illegally Charged Consumers Up-Front Fees for Help with Student Loan “Debt Relief”

Ameritech Financial along with its officer Brandon Frere were accused of taking illegal up-front fees in a student loan debt relief scam as part...

Mobile Money Code Is a Scam According to FTC Lawsuit

Ronnie Montano, Hyong Su Kim (Jimmy Kim), and Martin Schranz, along with their related companies, were sued by the FTC over Mobile Money Code....

Bob Robinson, LLC Banned from Offering “Work-at-Home” Vacancies or Business Coaching

On December 14, 2017, the FTC turned in a proposed stipulation order that bans Bob Robinson, LLC; Mega Export 2005 Inc.; Mega Export USA...

NexGen Nutritionals Settles False Advertising Claims

NexGen Nutritionals, Strictly Health, and Cyber Business Technology (along with business owners Robert and Anna McLean) recently settled false advertising claims regarding their dietary...
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...

$1.3 Mill Judgement Against Weight Loss Scammers Who Violated Email Laws

Colby Fox, his companies Tachht, Inc., and Teqqi, LLC, and several other defendants were found guilty in federal court of sending out illegal spam...
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...

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...

FTC Squelches False Claims for Deceptive Mosquito-Repellent in Aromaflage Perfume and Candles

Product and False Claims A New Jersey company, Mikey & Momo, Inc., and its owners agree to settle Federal Trade Commission charges for false claims....

International Advisory Services & Millenium Direct Incorporated Banned from Mass Mail Prize Promotion

International Advisory Services, its acting officer Terry Somenzi, along with Millenium Direct Incorporated, and its acting officer David Raff, were sued by the FTC...

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