FTC sends refunds to people who lost money in pyramid scheme
The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 285,361 checks totaling more than $3.7 million to people who lost money to Fortune Hi-Tech Marketing (FHTM). The FTC and the states of Illinois, Kentucky and North Carolina charged FHTM with making deceptive claims about how much people could earn by selling various products and services as FHTM representatives. The company agreed to settle the lawsuit and paid money to provide partial refunds.
If you have questions about the case, please call the refund administrator at 1-800-964-0978.