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FTC cracks down on tech support scams

FTC Halts Company Running Tech Support Scam

In consumer protection news, the FTC sued Universal Network Solutions, LLC over deceptive marketing in the way that the company offered tech support products...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Judge William J. O’Neil to preside over Attorney Daniel Warner / Aaron Kelly legal...

William J. O'Neil, Presiding Disciplinary Judge, is assigned to the legal fraud case brought by the Arizona Bar against Attorney Daniel Warner and his...

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...

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Is Cryptocurrency in Danger?

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