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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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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....

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...

SEC Issues Government Impostor Investor Alert

Government Impostor Scam Artists In an increasingly hi-tech world, fraudsters are forced to be more creative than ever. This time, however, their tactic is counterintuitive...

Texas Company Charged by SEC for Ponzi Scheme Targeting Senior Citizens

Senior Citizens Fall Victim to Ponzi Scheme On April 6, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged a Texas entity - The Lifepay Group,...

SamSam Ransomware Paralyzes Atlanta and City Officials are Stunned

Ransomware Note and Digital Disruption “Ransomware is unique among cybercrime because in order for the attack to be successful, it requires the victim to become...

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