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The FTC is mailing 3,133 checks totaling more than $87,000 to consumers who lost money to the Your Yellow Book scheme, which allegedly bilked money from small businesses, doctors’ offices, retirement homes, religious schools, and charitable organizations.
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The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 10,387 checks totaling more than $969,000 to consumers who lost money to a credit card interest rate reduction scam. The FTC sued Innovative Wealth Builders (IWB) , a telemarketing operation that falsely promised consumers it could reduce their credit card...
A group of scammers who falsely promised consumers new Medicare cards in order to obtain their bank account numbers and debit their accounts will be banned from selling healthcare-related products and services under settlements with the Federal Trade Commission. The settlements resolve charges the...
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The Federal Trade Commission will hold a workshop on October 30, 2015, to explore the growing use of online lead generation in various industries, including consumer lending and education. Lead generators identify or cultivate consumer interest in a product or service, and sell the consumer “lead”...
FTC asserts LifeLock failed to institute security program and misled consumers about its identity protection services
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