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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....

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...

Update: Western Union Scam Victims – Deadline to File Claim Quickly Approaching

In November, we told you about how victims of a Western Union scam could file a claim to receive at least some of their...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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New York Sues Purdue Pharma for Alleged Marketing Fraud of Opioids

The State of New York has sued Purdue Pharma for allegedly committing widespread fraud and deception in marketing opioid products. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and State...