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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...

Fraudulent Marketers Banned from Invention Promotion Business

Invention Promotion Scam Scott Cooper and his Miami, FL, based companies, World Patent Marketing Inc. and Desa Industries Inc., agree to a settlement with the...

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...

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...

International Advisory Services & Millenium Direct Incorporated Banned from Mass Mail Prize Promotion

International Advisory Services, its acting officer Terry Somenzi, along with Millenium Direct Incorporated, and its acting officer David Raff, were sued by the FTC...

Stratford Career Institute Failed to Meet Basic High School Requirements for High School Program

Recently, the FTC mailed out more than 8,000 refund checks to students who enrolled in Stratford Career Institute’s high school program. According to Stratford...
FTC looks to protect military families from deceptive advertising.

Victory Media Reaches Agreement to Resolve FTC Violations

Victory Media, Inc., was accused by the FTC of deceptive marketing practices related to their promotion of secondary education opportunities for our military men...

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...

Shipchain among the targets of the largest ICO crackdown “Operation Cryptosweep”

State and provincial regulators in the United States and Canada launched “Operation Cryptosweep.” It is one of the largest enforcement action against fraudulent initial...

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...

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