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ELITE HOME CARE FRAUD?

South Florida Home Health Owner Charged for Role in $15 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme A South Florida home health care owner was charged in an indictment for his alleged participation in a $15 million ...
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STICKY FINGERS UNDONE?

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Take Down Of Massive Organized Theft Ring: “Operation Sticky Fingers” Joint AG-NYSP Investigation Charges 12-Person Ring With Stealing Over $12 Million In ...
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UNWISE OF SAGE

Los Angeles-Based Sage Auto Group Will Pay $3.6 Million to Settle FTC Charges Allegedly used deceptive and unfair sales and financing tactics Sage Automotive Group – nine Los Angeles-based auto ...
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RIGGED CALLY FORECLOSURES

Northern California Real Estate Investor Sentenced for Rigging Bids at Public Foreclosure Auctions A Northern California real estate investor was sentenced yesterday for his role in a conspiracy to ...
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THE CHATTER ON SPYCHATTER & OTHERS

Three Companies Settle FTC Charges that They Deceived Consumers About Participation in International Privacy Program Three U.S. companies have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that ...
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INVESTMENT SCAMMERS SCUTTLED

Business Opportunity Scheme Operators Banned from Telemarketing and Selling Investment Opportunities; Will Return Millions to Consumers The operators of a telemarketing scheme charged with bilking ...
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PULLING THE PLUG ON COGNIPIN & FLEXIPIN

FTC, Maine Attorney General Shut Down Web of Deceptive Supplement Sellers CogniPrin and FlexiPrin supplement marketers targeted those suffering from poor memory, pain The Federal Trade Commission and ...
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CHAMPION STOLE HEATING OLD MONEY?

A.G. Schneiderman Sues Hudson Valley Heating Oil Company For Defrauding Consumers Champion Fuel And Service Corporation Allegedly Failed To Deliver Heating Oil And Services To 83 Consumers Who ...
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BLOCKING PULLEY BLOCK SYSTEMS?

Distributor of Pulley Block Systems Settles with FTC, Agrees to Drop Misleading ‘Made in USA’ Claims A Texas-based distributor of pulley block systems will stop making misleading ...
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DATA BREACHES AND SMALL BUSINESSES

FTC Testifies Before House Committee About Data Security and Small Businesses Acting Chairman Ohlhausen testifies on behalf of the Commission The Federal Trade Commission recently told the House Small ...
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STOLE HER DEAD MOTHER'S PENSION & WELFARE MONEY

Comptroller DiNapoli & A.G. Schneiderman Announce Arrest of Upstate Woman for Theft of over $67K in NYS Pension Benefits, $19K Welfare Fraud Tammy Banack Allegedly Stole $67K in Pension Benefits ...
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UNITED AGAINST UNITED DEBT COUNSELORS

FTC Reaches Settlement With Nationwide Debt Relief Provider A debt relief company and its principals who allegedly misled consumers and charged illegal advance fees will be banned from those practices ...
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STOLE FIRE COMPANY FUNDS

DiNapoli: Bradford Fire Company Treasurer Pleads Guilty to Stealing $8,500 in Public Funds Former Bradford Volunteer Fire Company treasurer Sherry Hamilton pleaded guilty to Grand Larceny in the ...
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POCKETED HIS RESTAURANT'S SALES TAX

A.G. Schneiderman And Acting Tax Commissioner Manion Announce Arrest And Indictment Of Former Steuben County Restaurant Owners For Allegedly Pocketing Over $175K In Sales Tax Christopher And Kimberlee ...
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TOWN CLERK STOLE COURT FUNDS

DiNapoli: Town Clerk Pleads Guilty to Stealing More Than $10,000 in Fines Town of Norfolk Court Clerk Convicted in St. Lawrence County A former justice court clerk pleaded guilty to petit larceny ...
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BETTER ANTI-PHISHING PRACTICES

Online Businesses Could Do More to Protect their Reputations and Prevent Consumers from Phishing Schemes Staff study finds that many major online businesses are using email authentication, but few are ...
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SUBMITTED FALSE MEDICARE & MEDICAID CLAIMS

A.G. Schneiderman Announces $7.9 Million Settlement And State Prison Sentences In Major Illegal Prescription Buy-Back And Money Laundering Scheme Defendants Paid Off Patients To Forgo HIV Medication ...
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THE LEADING FRAUDSTERS OF 2016

FTC Releases Annual Summary of Consumer Complaints Imposter scams are now the second most common source of consumer complaints Imposter scam complaints surpassed identity theft for the first time as ...
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AVOID PHISHING

FTC Offers Tips for Businesses Impersonated as part of a Phishing Scam Think consumers are the only ones harmed by phishing scams? It’s not just a problem for computer users but also for the ...
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PHONY PRIZE PROMOTER PUNISHED

FTC Obtains Court Order Against Fake Prize Scheme Defendant One of the defendants in a fake prize scheme has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that he provided services for a direct ...
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MONEY NOW FOR MONEY NOW?

FTC Returns Money to Victims of Business Opportunity Scheme The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 2,031 checks totaling more than $436,000 to people who lost money to Money Now Funding, a ...
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STOLE HIS EMPLOYEES TIPS?

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Arrest Of Manhattan Restaurant Owner Who Allegedly Failed To Pay Workers Defendants Are Charged With Repeatedly Failing To Pay 34 Restaurant Workers Hundreds Of Thousands ...
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15 MONTHS FOR NOT PAYING EMPLOYMENT TAXES

North Carolina Man Sentenced to Prison For Failing to Pay Employment Taxes A North Carolina businessman was recently sentenced to 15 months in prison for failing to pay over employment taxes, ...
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INDICTED FOR LOTTERY SCAM

South Florida Man Arrested on Mail and Wire Fraud Charges in Connection with Fraudulent Lottery Scheme Tied to Jamaica A 49-year-old Florida man was arrested in Miramar, Florida, following the return ...
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SOLD COUNTERFEIT GOODS

Three Individuals Plead Guilty to Conspiracy and Trafficking of Counterfeit Electronic Goods into the United States Three individuals recently pleaded guilty for their roles in a scheme to smuggle ...
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