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BAD MEMORY IMPROVEMENT SUPPLEMENT

FTC Sending Refund Checks Totaling More Than $355,000 to Consumers Who Bought CogniPrin ‘Memory Improvement’ Supplement Case brought jointly by FTC and Maine Attorney General The Federal ...
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ANNOINTED STOLE $1.6 MILLIION

Michigan Home Health Agency Assistant Director of Nursing Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Role in $1.6 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme The assistant director of nursing of a Michigan home ...
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SOLD COUNTERFEIT MERCH

California Man Pleads Guilty to Trafficking in Counterfeit Sports Apparel A Mountain House, California man pleaded guilty in Sacramento for trafficking in counterfeit sports apparel. Acting Assistant ...
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FIGHTING CONSUMER FRAUD & IDENTITY THEFT IN WYOMING

Fighting Consumer Fraud and Identity Theft in Wyoming APR 24, 201811:00AM–12:00PM Online TAGS: Bureau of Consumer Protection EVENT DESCRIPTION Join the Federal Trade Commission and the Wyoming ...
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BID-RIGGERS BUSTED

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Indictment In Bid-Rigging Scheme, Charging Two Defendants With Colluding To Fix Construction Prices For Luxury Brooklyn Building Christopher Chierchio and Anthony Milohnic ...
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WRONGFULLY TOOK SERVICEMEMBERS' CARS

Justice Department Sues Subprime Auto Lender in Orange County, California, for Illegally Repossessing Servicemembers’ Cars The Justice Department recently filed a lawsuit in the Central District ...
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DID JUSTICE CHASE THIS $9 MILLION?

Ambulance Company to Pay $9 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations Medical Transport LLC, a Virginia Beach-based provider of ambulance services, agreed to pay $9 million to resolve allegations ...
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SOLD UNAPPROVED & MISBRANDED DRUGS

District Court Orders Florida Company to Stop Distributing Adulterated and Misbranded Drugs A federal court permanently enjoined a Deltona, Florida, company from selling and distributing unapproved ...
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ILLEGALLY PITCHED HOME SECURITY SYSTEMS

FTC Charges Recidivist Telemarketer for Millions of Illegal Calls Pitching Home Security Systems and Monitoring Services to Consumers Related defendants permanently barred from engaging in abusive ...
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ENDING AMAZON BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY SCHEME

FTC Action Halts A Large Deceptive Business Opportunity Scheme Defendants touted “secrets for making money on Amazon” The Federal Trade Commission has charged a business opportunity scheme ...
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UTAHN TELEMARKETERS ENJOINED

District Court Enters Permanent Injunction and Civil Penalty Against Utah-Based Telemarketers A federal court entered an order against three Utah-based telemarketing companies and their owner, the ...
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SHAM VETERANS CHARITY STOPPED

Operation Bottomfeeder: A.G. Schneiderman Shuts Down Brooklyn Telemarketing Operation That Solicited Funds For Sham Veterans Charity Settlement with Menacola Marketing Bars Company’s Owners from ...
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NINE IRANIAN CYBER THIEVES INDICTED

Nine Iranians Charged With Conducting Massive Cyber Theft Campaign on Behalf of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Mabna Institute Hackers Penetrated Systems Belonging to Hundreds of Universities, ...
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OVER 117 MILLION ILLEGAL TELEMARKETING CALLS

Utah Operation Responsible for Making More Than 117 Million Illegal Telemarketing Calls to Consumers Settles Federal Trade Commission Charges Defendants barred from violating the Telemarketing Sales ...
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ALERE ALLEVIATED OF $33.2 MILLION

Alere to Pay U.S. $33.2 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations Relating to Unreliable Diagnostic Testing Devices Massachusetts-based medical device manufacturer Alere Inc. and its subsidiary ...
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FAKE GRANT WRITER NOT FAKING PLEA

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Guilty Plea Of Fake Grant Writer Who Stole More Than $200,000 From Buffalo Churches, Nonprofits, And Local Businesses AG Schneiderman Announced Criminal Charges and Civil ...
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CHINESE-MADE MATTRESSES WEREN'T ASSEMBLED IN U.S.

Nectar Brand LLC Agrees to Settle FTC Charges that Company’s Claims about Chinese-Made Mattresses Being ‘Assembled in USA’ Are False A California-based company has agreed to stop ...
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MONEY NOW LAUNDERED MONEY?

Defendants Settle FTC Charges in ‘Money Now Funding’ Credit Card Laundering Scheme Michael Abdelmesseh and KMA Merchant Services LLC have agreed to settle a Federal Trade Commission ...
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DECEPTIVELY MARKETED "BUY-ONE-GET-ONE-FREE" PRODUCTS

FTC Sending Refund Checks Totaling More Than $7.2 Million to Consumers Who Bought Deceptively Marketed “Buy-One-Get-One-Free” Products Company often billed consumers without their consent ...
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NO MORE PUBLISHING FORECLOSURE NOTICES

Community Newspaper Owner Oregon Lithoprint Inc. Settles Charges that It Restrained Competition in the Local Market for Foreclosure Notices Complaint alleges publisher invited competitor to collude ...
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75 MONTHS FOR FRAUDULENT VISA APPLICATIONS

Immigration Attorney Sentenced to More Than Six Years in Prison for Fraud Scheme and Identity Theft in Relation to Visa Applications An Indianapolis, Indiana immigration attorney was recently ...
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KEEP THE STUDENT LOAN SERVICING INDUSTRY ACCOUNTABLE!

NY AG Schneiderman, CO AG Coffman Lead Bipartisan Coalition Of 30 AGs Urging Congress To Reject Legislation That Would Block State Oversight Of Student Loan Servicing Industry Legislation Would ...
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PHONY GRANT WRITER STOLE MONEY FROM CHURCHES & OTHERS

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Criminal Charges And Civil Lawsuit Against Fake Grant Writer For Allegedly Stealing More Than $200,000 From Buffalo Churches And Nonprofits Christina Sanford Gordon ...
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PHANTOM DEBT SCHEME ENJOINED

FTC Obtains Court Order Against Final Defendant in Phantom Debt Scheme The final defendant in an operation that posed as lawyers and falsely threatened to sue people or have them arrested for failing ...
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WITHDRAWING $500MM FROM THE BANK OF SCOTLAND

A.G. Schneiderman Announces $500 Million Settlement With Royal Bank Of Scotland Over Misconduct Leading Up To Financial Crisis Settlement Secures $100 Million in Cash for New York State; $400 Million ...
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