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ADDRESSING PHONY OPIOID ADDICTION & WITHDRAWAL CLAIMS

Dealing with opioid withdrawal or addiction by Mamie Kresses Senior Attorney, Division of Advertising Practices FTC When people seek help for opioid withdrawal or addiction, it’s vital that they ...
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ILLEGALLY SOLD CIRCUITS TO RUSSIA & CHINA

Texas Man Sentenced for Conspiring to Illegally Export Radiation Hardened Integrated Circuits to Russia and China Peter Zuccarelli, 62, of Plano, Texas was sentenced to 46 months in prison for ...
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STOLE $1.6MM IN EMPLOYMENT TAXES

Owner of Nevada Home Health Care Firm Sentenced to Prison For Employment Tax Fraud Concealed Income and Assets from IRS Collection A Las Vegas, Nevada, business owner was sentenced to 12 months and ...
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NAVY CONTRACTOR ACCEPTED $2.8MM IN BRIBES

Former Contractor at Military Sealift Command Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy, Bribery, and Honest Services Fraud A former contractor at the Military Sealift Command (MSC) pleaded guilty for accepting ...
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SLAMMING PHONY BED BUG TREATMENT

Marketer That Deceptively Advertised Bed Bug Treatment Admits Violating FTC Order; Will Be Barred from Bed Bug Product Sales and Pay $224,356 for Consumer Refunds Commission files contempt motion ...
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SINOVEL STOLE SOFTWARE

Chinese Company Sinovel Wind Group Convicted of Theft of Trade Secrets A manufacturer and exporter of wind turbines based in the People’s Republic of China was recently convicted of stealing ...
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73-YEAR-OLD JERSEY MAN WAS INTO ILLEGAL WASTE

New Jersey Man Indicted for Illegal Storage and Disposal of Hazardous Waste The former owner and president of a Glassboro, New Jersey, drum reconditioning company was indicted for allegedly illegally ...
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UNPROVEN OPIOID CESSATION PRODUCTS ARE FOREWARNED

FTC, FDA Warn Companies about Marketing and Selling Opioid Cessation Products FTC, SAMHSA also issue fact sheet on how to get the right help for addiction and withdrawal The Federal Trade Commission ...
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FTC PURSUES MORTGAGE RELIEF SCAMMERS

FTC Halts Deceptive Mortgage Loan Modification Scheme The Federal Trade Commission has charged a mortgage loan modification operation with deceiving financially distressed homeowners by falsely ...
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ODOMETER FRAUDSTER EXPERIENCES SETBACK

Virginia Man Pleads Guilty in Odometer and Title Fraud Scheme A Norfolk, Virginia, man pleaded guilty to operating an odometer fraud scheme involving more than 50 vehicles, the Department of Justice ...
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HID $28 MILLION IN SWISS ACCOUNTS

Connecticut Resident Sentenced to Prison for Concealing Assets in Swiss Accounts Failed to Report Foreign Financial Accounts with Value Exceeding $28 Million A Greenwich, Connecticut, man was ...
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A.G. COMES DOWN ON TROPICAL BREEZE

A.G. Schneiderman Sues Tropical Breeze Car Wash For Allegedly Cheating Over 150 Minimum Wage Employees Out Of More Than $540,000 In Wages And Benefits Attorney General Schneiderman Seeks Restitution, ...
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COWBOY TOYOTA LASSOED FOR LYING

FTC Approves Final Consent Order in Cowboy Toyota Deceptive Advertising Case Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final consent order settling deceptive ...
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24 MONTHS FOR UNNECESSARY OR UNWARRANTED TREATMENTS

Michigan Doctor Sentenced to Prison for $1.7 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme A Detroit, Michigan-area doctor was recentl sentenced to 24 months in prison for his role in a $1.7 million health care ...
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HSBC FORKS OVER $100MM FOR "FRONT-RUNNING"

HSBC Holdings Plc Agrees to Pay More Than $100 Million to Resolve Fraud Charges United Kingdom-based global financial services company HSBC Holdings plc (HSBC) entered into a deferred prosecution ...
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STOLE SOURCE CODE FROM HIS FORMER EMPLOYER

Chinese National Sentenced for Economic Espionage and Theft of a Trade Secret From U.S. Company Xu Jiaqiang, 31, formerly of Beijing, China, was recently sentenced to five years in prison, for ...
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BOLLMAN HAT'S DECEPTIVE "MADE IN USA" CLAIMS

Bollman Hat Company Settles with FTC, Agrees to Stop Making Deceptive ‘Made in USA’ and Certification Claims A Pennsylvania-based company has agreed to stop making false claims that the ...
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THE SITUATION WITH "THE SITUATION"

Michael “The Situation” Sorrentino and His Brother, Marc Sorrentino, Plead Guilty to Tax Crimes Reality television personality Michael “The Situation” Sorrentino and his ...
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MISSED RESTITUTION PAYMENTS & ENGAGED IN THIEVERY

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Two Indictments Charging Previously-Convicted Investment Fraudster With Alleged Scheme To Steal Over $270,000 And Evade Restitution Payments To Prior Victims Former ...
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WENT OFF THE SCRIPPS ON PHYSICAL THERAPISTS?

Scripps Health to Pay $1.5 Million to Settle Claims for Services Rendered by Unauthorized Physical Therapists Scripps Health (Scripps), a health care system based in San Diego, California, has agreed ...
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LIUNA LIFTERS LASHED

Former Chief-Of-Staff for Laborers International Union of North America (LIUNA) and Former D.C. Attorney Charged With Healthcare Fraud and Thefts From LIUNA A former chief-of-staff for LIUNA in ...
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WAS DR. REDDY'S READY FOR THIS?

District Court Awards $5 Million in Civil Penalties and Enters Permanent Injunction to Prevent Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Inc. from Distributing Prescription Drugs Not in Child-Resistant Packaging ...
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SUING OPIOID MANUFACTURERS & DISTRIBUTORS

Mayor de Blasio Announces Lawsuit Against Nation's Largest Opioid Manufacturers and Distributors Purdue, Teva, Cephalon, Johnson & Johnson, Jansesen named in multi-million lawsuit to hold ...
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"SHIFTY LANDLORDS" OVERCHARGED TENANTS

Tenants take shifty landlords to court over rent overcharges Tenants at 3045 Godwin Terrace have joined renters in two other Bronx apartment buildings in separate class-action lawsuits claiming their ...
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DOCTOR GETS 2 YEARS FOR MEDICARE OVERBILLING

Michigan Doctor Sentenced to Prison for $1.7 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme A Detroit, Michigan-area doctor was sentenced to 24 months in prison for his role in a $1.7 million health care fraud ...
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