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Phony Debt Relief Scammers Pay $35 Million in Consumer Redress

Phony Debt Relief Operation Three mastermind scam artists, Jeremy Marcus, Craig Smith, and Yisbet Segrea ran an extensive phony debt relief operation. The Federal Trade...

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...

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...

Theranos Inc., Elizabeth Holmes, and Ramesh Balwani Charged with Fraud

The SEC charged Theranos Inc., CEO Elizabeth Holmes, and its former President Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani last week over fraudulent statements made to investors that...

CWB Services, LLC Accused of Scamming Consumers With Fake Payday Loan Agreements

As if payday loans don’t get people into enough financial trouble (it’s referred to as predatory lending for a reason), the FTC mailed out...
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...

FTC Returns Almost $500,000 to Consumers Who Bought Fake Weight Loss Supplements

Tachht, Inc., and Teqqi, LLC were ordered by the federal court to pay almost $500,000 to refund customers who bought their fake weight loss...

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,...

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...
FTC cracks down on student loan debt relief scams.

FTC Cracking Down on Student Loan “Debt Relief” Scams

The FTC sat up and took notice of all the phone calls and complaints from the public regarding various offers for student loan “debt...

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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...