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FTC cracks down on student loan debt relief scams.

FTC Cracking Down on Student Loan “Debt Relief” Scams

The FTC sat up and took notice of all the phone calls and complaints from the public regarding various offers for student loan “debt...

Are Young People the Easiest Targets of Tech Support Scams?

New reports from The Hill state that young people are the most probable victims of tech support scams. An Overview of Young People and Tech...

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...

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....

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...

United Debt Counselors Forced to Refund Close to Half a Million Dollars to Consumers

United Debt Counselors describes themselves on their website as a debt settlement service that’s been in business for more than seven years. Located in...

$7 Million Car Dealership Scam Gives New Meaning to “Used Car Salesman”

International Advance-Fee Scam An Indiana man is arrested in connection with allegations of laundering the proceeds of an international advance-fee scheme through his used-car dealership....

Mobile Phone Industry Manager and Multimillion-Dollar Consumer Fraud Scheme

Mobile Phone Industry Fraud The United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announces that Christopher Goff receives a stiff prison sentence for...

Tumblr Terminates Accounts Linked to Russia

On Friday, Tumblr announced their decision to remove accounts which appeared to have links to Russia, reports The Hill. An Overview of Russia-Linked Tumblr Accounts Tumblr...

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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Apple Investing 1-Billion Dollars in Austin, TX.

Apple is on track to create 20,000 more jobs in the United States by 2023. That’s according to an announcement the tech company made...