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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Securities and Exchange Commission Terminates Fraudulent Coin Offering Scheme

Fraudulent Coin Offering Scheme The Securities and Exchange Commission obtains a court order halting an ongoing fraud. The illegal operation involves an initial coin offering...

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...

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President Trump Rips Facebook, Google, and Twitter

On Tuesday morning, President Donald Trump tore into Facebook, Google, and Twitter. Trump stated that the aforementioned platforms maintain strong biases in favor of...