Type: Comunicado de prensaAn administrator working for the Federal Trade Commission is mailing 8,352 checks averaging $91.14 each to consumers who were deceived into paying unnecessary “convenience fees” to Jacob Law Group, PLLC, on behalf of debt buyer Security Credit Services, LLC.
Defendants in Phony Mortgage Relief Scheme to Pay Nearly $3.6 Million; Orders Ban Them from Mortgage Relief Business
Type: Comunicado de prensaThe South Florida-based defendants in an alleged mortgage relief scam will surrender their assets and be banned permanently from providing mortgage relief and debt relief services to consumers under a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. This settlement represents the FTC’s largest...
FTC, Florida Attorney General Sue to Halt Operation that Used Robocalls to Fraudulently Pitch Medical Alert Devices to Seniors Nationwide
Type: Comunicado de prensaAt the request of the Federal Trade Commission and the Office of the Florida Attorney General, a U.S. district court has temporarily halted and frozen the assets of an Orlando-based operation that used pre-recorded telephone calls, commonly known as robocalls, to pitch purportedly “free” medical...
A los demandados de dos esquemas de servicios financieros se les prohíbe proveer servicios de alivio de endeudamiento y asistencia para deudores hipotecarios
Type: Comunicado de prensaLos demandados de dos presuntas estafas separadas han aceptado resolver los cargos presentados por la Comisión Federal de Comercio (FTC, por su sigla en inglés) y se les prohibirá proveer servicios de asistencia para deudores hipotecarios y de alivio de endeudamiento.
Defendants in Two Financial Services Schemes Banned from Providing Mortgage and Debt Relief Services
Type: Comunicado de prensaThe defendants in two separate alleged scams have settled charges with the Federal Trade Commission and will be banned from providing mortgage- and debt-relief services. The cases are part of the FTC’s continuing crackdown on scams targeting consumers in financial distress, including debt relief...
Type: Comunicado de prensaThe final six of 10 defendants named in an alleged “Rachel from Cardholder Services” scam have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they misled consumers with bogus claims that they would lower their credit card interest rates.
FTC Sends Refunds to Victims of Robocallers Who Pitched Lower Credit Card Interest Rates, But Failed to Deliver
Type: Comunicado de prensaThe Federal Trade Commission is mailing refund checks to consumers in America and Canada who were victimized by a fraudulent telemarketing operation that used pre-recorded calls, or robocalls, to pitch phony credit card interest rate reduction programs.
Type: Comunicado de prensaThe Federal Trade Commission has continued its crackdown on illegal robocallers, with two more companies agreeing to settle charges that they used prerecorded calls to trick consumers into deceptive credit card interest rate reduction scams.
Type: Comunicado de prensaUnder settlements with the Federal Trade Commission, the defendants in two Tampa, Florida-area operations that allegedly bilked consumers of millions of dollars are banned from providing various types of financial services used in their schemes. In the spring of 2012, at the request of the FTC, a...
FTC Testifies Before Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Enforcement of the National Do Not Call Registry and Efforts to Stop Illegal Robocalls
Type: Comunicado de prensaThe Federal Trade Commission told a U.S. Senate Commerce Subcommittee that it has been aggressively fighting the problem of illegal commercial robocalls through vigorous enforcement of the requirements of the Do Not Call program and seeking to spur innovative technological solutions to block...