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Federal Trade Commission, Plaintiff v. VISION ONLINE, INC., a Florida corporation, also dba Ganadores Online, Winners Online, Ganadores Inversiones Bienes Raices, and Ganadores IBR; GANADORES IBR, INC., a Florida corporation; VISION ONLINE DIGITAL, LLC, a Florida limited liability company; VISION ONLINE ENGLISH LLC, a Florida limited liability company, also dba Ecommerce Global Solutions; VISION ONLINE LATINO, LLC, a Florida limited liability company; RICHARD ALVAREZ, individually and as an owner, officer, or manager of Vision Online Inc., Ganadores IBR, Inc., Vision Online Digital, LLC, Vision Online English, LLC, and Vision Online Latino, LLC; SARA ALVAREZ, individually and as an owner or manager of VISION ONLINE, INC., ROBERT SHEMIN, individually; and BRYCE CHAMBERLAIN, individually, and as employee of Vision Online, Inc., Defendants.
FTC Matter/File Number
212 3056
Civil Action Number
Federal Court
Middle District of Florida

Case Summary

Under the terms of proposed federal court orders, several defendants in the case—including the companies behind Ganadores, the companies’ owners and managers Richard and Sara Alvarez, and an employee who played a key role in the marketing of the scheme, Bryce Chamberlain—will be permanently banned from selling ecommerce or real estate coaching services and will be required to turn over substantial assets to the FTC, which will be used to provide refunds to consumers harmed by the scam

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