Scam calls? You’re not alone.

The Social Security Administration (SSA) scam is the number one scam reported to the FTC right now. As soon as a caller threatens you, or demands you pay them with a gift card or by wiring money.  It’s a scam. Even if the caller ID tells you otherwise. If you get a call from someone claiming to be from the Social Security Administration, hang up […]

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FTC Obtains Record $191 Million Settlement from University of Phoenix

The University of Phoenix (UOP) and its parent company, Apollo Education Group, will settle for a record $191 million to resolve Federal Trade Commission charges that they used deceptive advertisements that falsely touted their relationships and job opportunities with companies such as AT&T, Yahoo!, Microsoft, Twitter, and The American Red Cross. Under the settlement unanimously approved by the Commission, UOP will pay $50 million in cash as […]

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