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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....

Florida Operation That Pitches Worthless Timeshare Resale Scheme Sacked

Fraudulent Timeshare Resale Scheme A Florida operation offering a fraudulent timeshare resale scheme receives a lifetime ban from the Federal Trade Commission. Accompanying the permanent...

FTC Sacks Deceptive Marketers for Work-at-Home and Business Coaching Scheme

Deceptive Marketers and Expansive Fraud Scheme Deceptive marketers for a work-at-home and business coaching scheme swindle consumers out of millions of dollars. One of the...

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...

Getting Rich Quick from Negative-Option Sales

Marketing and Negative-Option Sales "The FTC uses the phrase “negative option marketing” broadly to refer to a category of commercial transactions in which sellers interpret...

Telomerase Activation Sciences and Deceptive Advertising

The Status Quo and Deceptive Advertising The Federal Trade Commission approves a settlement with Telomerase Activation Sciences, Inc., for deceptive advertising. The TA product line...

Convert2Media Involvement In ‘Smart Pill’ Scam Not That Smart After All

Convert2Media Digital Media Marketing Convert2Media, a Florida based online advertising company, is complicit in providing mass digital marketing advertisements for Intellux.  Intellux is the company behind...

Bollman Hat Company Settles Deceptive ‘Made in USA’ Certification

Made in USA The Pennsylvania based Bollman Hat Company and its wholly-owned subsidiary, SaveAnAmericanJob, LLC prides itself on ‘Made in USA’ products. Unfortunately for Bollman,...

Fraudulent Online Cryptocurrency Chain Referral Scheme Squashed

Cryptocurrency Chain The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) files a complaint in federal court, halting the activities of fours individuals promoting deceptive money-making schemes involving cryptocurrencies....

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...

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Cohen Made Significant Efforts to Assist in Russia Probe says Mueller

Michael Cohen, the former personal lawyer and fixer of President Donald Trump, was very cooperative with the Special Counsel’s Office (SCO) in its investigation...