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PAID PATIENTS TO COME TO THEM

Three Individuals Plead Guilty in $55 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme at Two Brooklyn Medical Clinics Three individuals recently pleaded guilty in connection with a health care fraud scheme involving ...
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BAD BILL BOLLAND BLOCKED

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Prison Sentence Of Orange County Man For Stealing Hundreds Of Thousands In Investment Scheme William Vogt Posed As Wealthy Fashion Designer “Bill Bolland” To ...
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BAD BUS BUSINESS

Four School Bus Company Owners Convicted for Bid Rigging and Mail Fraud Conspiracies Involving Puerto Rico Public School Bus Services Following a week-long trial, a federal jury in Puerto Rico ...
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SETTLING WITH ACER

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Settlement With Computer Manufacturer After Data Breach Exposed More Than 35,000 Credit Card Numbers Acer Service Corporation Must Pay $115,000 In Penalties And Reform Data ...
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BILLED MILLIONS FOR PHONY TESTS

Clinical Psychologist and Owner of Psychological Services Centers Convicted in $25 Million Psychological Testing Scheme Carried Out Through Eight Companies in Four Gulf Coast States Two owners of ...
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BAD BREATHOMETER

Breathometer” Marketers Settle FTC Charges of Misrepresenting Ability to Accurately Measure Users’ Blood Alcohol Content Pitched on TV’s “Shark Tank,” the app-supported ...
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PUMPING & DUMPING GOT HIM 48 MONTHS

Owner of Offshore Brokerage Firm Sentenced to Prison for Role in International Money Laundering A Canadian citizen and permanent resident of Costa Rica was recently sentenced to 48 months in prison ...
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EMMA'S PHONY RETURNS?

Court Shuts Down Illinois Tax Return Preparer Barred Tax Return Preparer Allegedly Falsely Claimed Unqualified Dependents and Improper Filing Status for Customers A federal court in Illinois ...
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PAY UP ON LIFE INSURANCE CLAIMS

Governor Cuomo Announces Action to Protect Low- and Middle-Income Consumers from Unfair Denials of Life Insurance Claims Insurers Must Make Prompt Payments of Claims Regardless of Whether a ...
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LAS VEGAS SANDS PLAYED GAMES?

Las Vegas Sands Corporation Agrees to Pay Nearly $7 Million Penalty to Resolve FCPA Charges Related to China and Macao Las Vegas Sands Corp. (Sands), a Nevada-based gaming and resort company, agreed ...
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UBER TOOK DRIVERS FOR A RIDE

Uber Agrees to Pay $20 Million to Settle FTC Charges That it Recruited Prospective Drivers with Exaggerated Earnings Claims Agency also alleges Uber misled drivers about its vehicle financing program ...
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BACK ON TRACK DERAILED FOR FRAUD

Schneiderman Announces Three-Quarter House Scheme Indictments New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaking at New York Law School, March 18, 2014. Image credit: CityLaw A rehabilitation ...
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DUPED INTO BUYING CREDIT REPORTS

FTC Halts Scheme That Advertised Phony Rental Properties and ‘Free’ Credit Reports to Enroll Consumers in Costly Credit Monitoring Service The Federal Trade Commission has charged Credit ...
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CORRUPT ROLLS-ROYCE?

Rolls-Royce plc Agrees to Pay $170 Million Criminal Penalty to Resolve Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Case Company Agrees to $800 Million Global Resolution with authorities in the United States, the ...
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POPP FOREST POPPED FOR ILLEGAL TIMBER

Justice Department Reaches Agreement to Ensure Destruction of Timber Believed to Have Been Harvested in Violation of Peruvian Law Action is First for Foreign Timber Seized Under the Lacey Act The ...
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WESTERN UNION LAUNDERED CASH

Western Union Admits Anti-Money Laundering Violations and Settles Consumer Fraud Charges, Forfeits $586 Million in Settlement with FTC and Justice Department Company also agrees to implement ...
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UNHAPPY RETURNS FOR THIS TAX PREPARER

A.G. Schneiderman And Acting Tax Commissioner Manion Announce Felony Conviction Of Unregistered Long Island Tax Preparer Susan Murillo Submitted Fraudulent Returns In An Attempt To Steal Refunds From ...
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EDITH RAMIREZ RESIGNS

FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez Announces Resignation Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez recently announced her resignation from the Commission, effective February 10, 2017. Ramirez became ...
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IT'S IDENTITY THEFT AWARENESS WEEK!

FTC Hosts Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week Jan. 30- Feb. 3 Webinars, Social Media Events focus on helping consumers reduce their risk The Federal Trade Commission will mark Tax Identity Theft Week, ...
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SHIRE'S FALSE CLAIMS COST $350 MILLION

Shire PLC Subsidiaries to Pay $350 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations The Justice Department recently announced that Shire Pharmaceuticals LLC and other subsidiaries of Shire plc (Shire) ...
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FRAUDULENT NEIGHBORHOOD OUTREACH?

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Suit Against Brooklyn Telemarketing Firm Under Investigation For Possible Deceptive Fundraising Practices And Harassment A.G.’s Office Seeks Accounting From ...
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SHORING UP UNITED SHORE'S MESS

United Shore Financial Services LLC Agrees to Pay $48 Million to Resolve Alleged False Claims Act Liability Arising from FHA-Insured Mortgage Lending United Shore Financial Services LLC (USFS) has ...
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TECH SUPPORT SCAMMERS STOPPED

Telemarketing Defendants Charged by FTC in Tech Support Scheme Will Pay $10 Million for Consumer Redress The defendants who operated a Florida-based tech support scheme that the Federal Trade ...
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TIME TO STOP TIME-SHARE FRAUDSTER

FTC Action Halts Timeshare Resale Scheme Consumers lured into paying in advance to sell or rent their property The Federal Trade Commission has charged the operators of a timeshare reselling scheme ...
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NO MORE LYING ABOUT TANNING EFFECTS

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Agreement Barring Tanning Salon Chain From Making Misleading Health Claims Settlement With Portofino Spas, LLC Is Latest In A Series of Settlements That Crack Down On ...
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