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WV Universal Management, LLC

The FTC is mailing 1,244 checks to consumers who bought deceptively marketed credit card interest rate reduction services after being contacted via illegal robocalls. Affected consumers will receive full refunds, with most receiving $1,100 or more, within the next week.

Type of Action
Federal
Last Updated
FTC Matter/File Number
122 3190
X130007

Troth Solutions

The operators of a tech support scam that did business under Troth Solutions and other names settled Federal Trade Commission charges that they tricked consumers into believing their computers were infected with viruses and malware, and then charged them hundreds of dollars for unnecessary repairs. 

Type of Action
Federal
Last Updated
FTC Matter/File Number
172 3018
X170034

Anthony Dill, Staci Dill, Direct Alternatives and Original Organics LLC

The FTC is mailing 104,612 checks totaling nearly $3.5 million to people who bought weight-loss supplements marketed by Maine-based sellers Direct Alternatives and Original Organics, LLC. Affected consumers will receive their refund checks, which average $33.12, within the next week. The FTC and the Maine AG’s Office obtained the money in the settlement of two related cases against these sellers and a marketing company that created and disseminated advertisements for Direct Alternative’s weight-loss products.

Type of Action
Federal
Last Updated
FTC Matter/File Number
142 3186

Tarr Inc.

The FTC is mailing 227,995 checks totaling more than $6 million to consumers who purchased health products from three individuals and the 19 companies they controlled—collectively known as Tarr, Inc. Affected consumers will receive their refund checks, which average $26.57, soon.

Type of Action
Federal
Last Updated
FTC Matter/File Number
142 3236
X180001

FTC Sending Out Refunds in Cramming Case

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The Federal Trade Commission is sending out 22,671 refund checks to people who lost money to a mobile cramming operation that placed tens of millions of dollars in charges on their mobile phone bills...