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A New Jersey telemarketer who allegedly bilked businesses and not-for-profits ranging from small retirement homes to The Chicago Symphony Orchestra by sending them unordered merchandise, billing them and then hounding and threatening them for payment, has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission...
Three telemarketing operations that were sued in a Federal Trade Commission sweep of scams that bilked small businesses have agreed to settle charges that their business practices were deceptive and violated federal laws. The companies were part of "Operation CopyCat," a July initiative by the FTC...
A Florida telemarketing operation that conned thousands of consumers into ordering merchandise, charged them inflated prices and pressured them to collect bills will pay $1 million to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that their business practices violated federal laws. The mastermind of the...
Dozens of apparent con artists who targeted small businesses and not-for-profits ranging from churches to charities have been closed down in “Operation CopyCat,” a federal, state and local government crackdown on allegedly bogus office and cleaning supply telemarketing sales schemes that was...
A federal district court has ordered a temporary halt to the allegedly deceptive "toner phoner" scheme run by seven corporations and eight individuals, doing business under the names of District Supply Center, Central Supply Center, and National Supply Center ("Supply Center"). The order follows...
The defendants in a Federal Trade Commission action that halted an allegedly fraudulent scheme to sell overpriced business supplies by telephone have agreed to transfer their frozen assets totalling approximately $1.3 million to the Commission as part of the proposed settlement of the charges. The...
The Federal Trade Commission has reached settlement agreements that will recover almost $900,000 and which could ultimately make available a total of $1.8 million for redress to small businesses allegedly defrauded by North American Supply, Inc. or its predecessor, American Computer Industries, Inc...
A Lockport, Illinois, man has admitted to running a deceptive scheme to bill churches and small businesses for unordered merchandise, the Federal Trade Commission announced today. Under an agreement with the FTC, David C. Ashley would return nearly $44,000 in uncashed checks and post a $400,000...
Following a preliminary hearing, the Federal Trade Commission has won a federal court order prohibiting four Florida companies and four individuals, pending a trial, from using a variety of deceptive tactics to solicit consumers to buy their cleaning supplies and light bulbs. At the FTC's request,...

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