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Monday, August 19, 2019

New York, FTC Obtain Court Order Banning Deceitful Debt Collectors

The State of New York and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) secured a court order permanently banning fraudulent debt collectors from the industry. On Friday,...

Virtual Kidnapping Scams Become Source of Alarm

In the age of technology, virtual kidnapping scams have become a serious cause for concern, reports Fox News. An Overview of Virtual Kidnapping Scams Virtual kidnapping...

California Attorney General Joins FTC’s Crackdown on Fake Veterans Charities

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra participated in the nationwide crackdown against fake veterans charities on Thursday. The Federal Trade Commission led the enforcement actions and...

Arizona Disciplinary Judge Suspends Lawyer over “Extortionate” Tactics

The presiding disciplinary judge of the Arizona Supreme Court suspended a lawyer who was called a “vexatious litigant” by the attorney general’s office. Over the...

Fake Debt Brokers and Collectors Sued by FTC and New York Attorney General

Consumers Duped Into Paying Fake Debt The Federal Trade Commission and the New York attorney general’s office are suing two New York operations and their...

FTC and New York File Lawsuit to Shutdown Phantom Debt Collection Scheme

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and New York Attorney General’s Office filed a joint lawsuit to shutdown phantom debt collection scheme. The lawsuit is part...

Romanian ATM Skimming Crew Heading to Prison

ATM Skimming Crew Gets Stung A three man Romanian ATM Skimming Crew engage in an ATM skimming operation that steals money from bank accounts. They...

Get Rich With Amazon Scheme Squashed by FTC

Get Rich With Amazon Scheme As the old adage states, if it’s too good to be true, it probably is. Such is the case with...

Outlandish Internet Business Coaching Scheme

Internet Business Coaching Scheme The Federal Trade Commission charges three individuals and nine businesses with swindling more than $125 million from thousands of consumers. The...

Business Owner Goes To Prison For Defrauding Veterans’ Post 9/11 GI Bill For More...

Sham School Bilks Post 9/11 GI Bill For More Than $24 Million David Alvey receives a five year prison sentence for defrauding a federal education...

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