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LERAY 300 DEFRAUDED SERVICEMEMBERS?

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Settlement With Virginia Developer For Violating Servicemembers Civil Relief Act LeRay 300, Military Housing Facility Developer, Will Update Business Practices; Pay $69K In ...
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PUT IN PHONY NAVY BIDS

Two Former Executives of Foreign Defense Contractor Plead Guilty to Fraud in International Navy Corruption Scandal Two former executives of a foreign defense contractor recently pleaded guilty in ...
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CALL CENTER SCAMMER PLEADS GUILTY

Third Indian National Pleads Guilty for Role in Multimillion Dollar India-Based Call Center Scam Targeting U.S. Victims An Indian national pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit money ...
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NO FUTURE FOR FUTURE INCOME PAYMENTS

Governor Cuomo Announces Refund Checks Have Been Issued to 115 Retirees Decieved by Pension Advance Company As Part of Consent Order with DFS, Future Income Payments is Repaying More Than $500,000 to ...
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WENDY'S MADE LOUSY DATA BREACH DECISIONS

Wendy's Shareholders Aim To Consolidate Data Breach Suits By Joyce Hanson Law360, New York (May 18, 2017, 5:10 PM EDT) -- A Wendy’s Co. shareholder who filed a data breach suit on behalf of ...
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CPU SERVICE DID ITS CUSTOMERS A DISSERVICE

FTC Returns Money to Victims of Bogus Business Services Scam The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 1,187 checks totaling more than $48,000 to people who lost money to CPU Service Inc., a company ...
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CARECORE CONVERTED CASH?

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Joint $54 Million Settlement With Carecore Resolving Allegations Company Submitted Millions In False Claims To Medicaid News from Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman A.G. ...
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ATTORNEY FILED THOUSANDS OF PHONY RETURNS

New York Attorney Sentenced to Prison for Filing Thousands of Fraudulent Tax Returns Caused Tax Loss of More than $1.8 Million A Bronx, New York attorney, who ran a tax preparation business, was ...
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IDENTIFY THEFT CONFERENCE

FTC Announces Final Agenda for Identity Theft Conference The Federal Trade Commission has announced the final agenda for a conference that will examine the state of identity theft now and how it may ...
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SCAMMY PERUVIAN TELEMARKETERS

FTC Obtains Court Order Halting Telemarketing Scheme that Preyed on Spanish Speaking Consumers Defendants allegedly engaged telemarketers in Peru who used deceptive and abusive tactics to sell ...
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PUSHING ENDORSER HONESTY

FTC Staff Reminds Influencers and Brands to Clearly Disclose Relationship Commission aims to improve disclosures in social media endorsements After reviewing numerous Instagram posts by celebrities, ...
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LIED ABOUT PRIVACY PROGRAM PARTICIPATION

FTC Approves Final Orders Resolving Allegations That Companies Misrepresented Participation in International Privacy Program Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has ...
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LIED ABOUT BEING MADE IN THE USA

FTC Approves Final Consents Settling Charges that Two Companies Made Misleading Made-in-the-USA Claims Following public comment periods in two separate cases, the Federal Trade Commission has approved ...
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SOLD ILLEGAL CANCER TREATMENTS

FDA takes action against 14 companies for selling illegal cancer treatments The U.S. Food and Drug Administration posted warning letters addressed to 14 U.S.-based companies illegally selling more ...
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STOLE MILLIONS FROM SPECIAL NEEDS KIDS

Former Assistant Director of Queens Pre-School Provider Pleads Guilty to Stealing $5 Million Intended for Special Needs Students Defendant Diverted Education Funds for Personal Use; Will Be Sentenced ...
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FIGHTING GIFT CARD SCAMS

A.G. Schneiderman Issues Consumer Alert Warning Of Financial Scams Involving Gift Cards Following An Uptick In Complaints Of Scams Targeting Senior Citizens That Utilize Gift Cards, A.G. Schneiderman ...
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TRUMP WILL HURT CONSUMERS

New Comptroller Stringer Report: The Trump Administration’s Attacks on Consumer Protections will Hurt New Yorkers The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has addressed more than 23,700 ...
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AMAZON REFUNDING $70 MILLION

FTC, Amazon to Withdraw Appeals, Paving Way for Consumer Refunds Related to Children’s Unauthorized In-App Charges More than $70 million in in-app charges may be eligible for refunds The Federal ...
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BIOFUEL FRAUDSTER GETS 5 YEARS

New Jersey Feedstock Processor Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Conspiracy to Commit Biofuel Fraud The owner of a New Jersey feedstock collector and processor was sentenced for his role in a ...
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INTO PREPAID CARDS?

A.G. Schneiderman Calls On Congress To Preserve Protections For Consumers Who Use Prepaid Cards In Letter To Congressional Leaders, 18 AGs Make Strong Case In Support Of CFPB’s Final Rule On ...
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NO MORE NETSPEND NONSENSE?

NetSpend Settles FTC Charges NetSpend Corporation has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission allegations that the prepaid card company deceived people about access to funds deposited on NetSpend ...
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TRUSTe WASN'T SO TRUSTWORTHY?

A.G. Schneiderman Announces $100,000 Settlement With TRUSTe Over Flawed Privacy Certification Program For Popular Children’s Websites TRUSTe's Failures Left Visitors To Popular ...
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WERE SILENT ABOUT SAFETY RECALLS

FTC Approves Final Orders Settling Charges That Used Auto Dealers Touted Inspections Without Disclosing That Some Cars Were Subject to Unrepaired Safety Recalls Following a public comment period, the ...
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RINCON REFUND RELEASED

FTC Returns Money to Victims of Debt Collection Scheme The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 5,232 checks totaling more than $2.7 million to people who lost money to Rincon Debt Management, a debt ...
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FTC'S 2016 HIGHLIGHTS

FTC Releases 2016 Annual Highlights The Federal Trade Commission released the agency’s 2016 Annual Highlights, which demonstrate the agency’s ongoing efforts to protect consumers and ...
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