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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...

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...

International Money Laundering Conspiracy Lands U.S.-Nigerian Dual Citizen in Federal Court

Nigerian Money Laundering Conspiracy Emeka Ndukwu, of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, pleads guilty to conspiring to launder the proceeds of a multitude of fraudulent activities. Ndukwu’s...

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....

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...

SamSam Ransomware Paralyzes Atlanta and City Officials are Stunned

Ransomware Note and Digital Disruption “Ransomware is unique among cybercrime because in order for the attack to be successful, it requires the victim to become...

Operators of Student Loan and Mortgage Debt Scheme Settle FTC Charges

Operators of a California-based student loan and mortgage debt relief organization have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they scammed millions of...
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‘Infomercial’ Book Author Broke the Law with False Claims

Kevin Trudeau, informercial star and author of the book The Weight Loss Cure ‘They’ Don’t Want You to Know About, faces a multi-million dollar...

Everything You Need To Know About The Latest Uber Hacking Scandal

New reports from CNN reveal Uber's collusion with hackers to re-access the personal information of those using their service. Details About the Hacking of Uber In...

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...

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Court Blocks Trump Administration from Asking Citizenship in 2020 Census

A federal judge in New York stopped the Trump Administration’s plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. In his 227-page opinion on...