The FTC and the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office alleged that Sellers Playbook, Inc. lured consumers into believing that they were likely to earn thousands of dollars a month selling products on Amazon. In marketing their “system” for selling on Amazon, the defendants made false and unsubstantiated claims, such as make “$20,000 a month” and “Potential Net Profit: $1,287,463.38.”
The FTC is mailing 350 checks averaging $2,954 each to victims of the scheme who previously filed a complaint with law enforcement. Those who receive checks should deposit or cash their checks within 60 days, as indicated on the check. The FTC never requires people to pay money or provide account information to cash a refund check. If recipients have questions about the refunds, they should contact the FTC’s refund administrator, Rust Consulting, at 877-465-1469.
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