Weight Loss Scam: Pure health and Genesis Today

The FTC will mail more than $1.9 million in refund checks to people who bought Pure Health and Genesis Today green coffee bean extract supplements from stores including Walmart. More than 38,500 people will get back 100% of the money they paid for the products. The checks are going to people who filed a claim with the FTC in 2016. The claims process is closed. […]

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Another Student Loan Debt Relief Scam: Strategic Student Solutions

The Federal Trade Commission charged the operators of a phony student loan debt relief and credit repair scheme with bilking millions of dollars from consumers by falsely promising to reduce or eliminate their student loan debt and offering them non-existent credit repair services. At the FTC’s request, a federal court has temporarily halted the operation. The agency seeks to permanently stop the alleged illegal practices […]

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Another Debt Relief Scam: Financial Freedom National Inc.

Defendants falsely claimed they would pay, settle, or obtain dismissals of consumers’ debts and improve their credit At the request of the Federal Trade Commission and the State of Florida, a federal court has temporarily halted a massive phony debt relief operation that bilked tens of millions of dollars from financially strapped consumers, including the elderly and disabled. According to the FTC and Florida, Jeremy […]

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FTC Cracking Down On Foreign Lottery Scams

In the past, we’ve told you about a group of Jamaican scammers who called people in the US with phony prize, sweepstakes and lottery offers. Just last week, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that eight Jamaicans were extradited to the US and now are in custody in North Dakota. These eight people were charged with using a lottery scam to trick at least […]

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