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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Bitcoin Fraud: CFTC Charges Two Individuals for Swindling Investors

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed charges against two people and their companies involved in bitcoin fraud. On Friday, the regulator released two...

UPDATE: FTC Issued Final Order on Victory Media’s Promotion to Military Families

In October 2017, we brought you the lawsuit filed by the FTC against Victory Media, Inc. In their federal lawsuit, the FTC alleged that...

Mobile Money Code Is a Scam According to FTC Lawsuit

Ronnie Montano, Hyong Su Kim (Jimmy Kim), and Martin Schranz, along with their related companies, were sued by the FTC over Mobile Money Code....

FTC Stops Jamie White from Helping Scammers Take Advantage of Unsuspecting Consumers

In consumer protection news, the FTC stopped Jamie White, a Utah resident, from helping scammers take advantage of unsuspecting consumers. According to the lawsuit...

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...

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...

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...

ALERT: Moonlight Slumber, LLC Settles “Organic” Product Claims

Just a few weeks ago, we told you about Moonlight Slumber, LLC facing several serious allegations made by the FTC. One of those claims...

DiscountMetalBrokersInc Banned from Selling Investment Opportunities

Starting in 2014, DiscountMetalBrokersInc began running television ads on Fox News, CNN, and Fox Business Networks. They also ran ads on the radio. DiscountMetalBrokersInc,...

$8 Mill in Refunds to Sale Slash, LLC Customers

The FTC will issue $8 million in refunds to customers of Sale Slash, LLC. The customers purchased weight loss supplements after being deceived through...

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Gov. Cuomo approves legislation raising the legal age to buy tobacco,...

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law legislation increasing the legal age to purchase tobacco and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21. On Tuesday, Gov....