FTC Takes Action Against Vroom

Court order proposes the online car dealer pay more than $1 million to reimburse customers. The Federal Trade Commission has taken action against the online car dealer, Vroom,…

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DOJ Announces Sentencing of Three Executives in Corporate Fraud Scheme

A health technology start-up company’s executive obtained roughly $1 billion fraudulently. The Department of Justice announced that three executives from a Chicago-based health technology company were sentenced for…

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FTC Seeks to End Student Loan Debt Relief Scam

A federal court freezes assets in the agency’s first case under the Impersonation Rule. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has taken action against a student loan debt relief…

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SEC Launches Campaign to Promote Investor Protection

The educational initiative is meant to help investors avoid scams. The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy has launched a public awareness campaign called…

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FTC Reports Increase in Government Impersonation Scams

Consumer losses nearly double in 2023, prompting federal agencies to raise awareness and combat deceptive tactics The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently released data showing an increase in…

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FTC Issues Refunds to Consumers Defrauded by Business Consultants

Refunds totaling over $2 million are being distributed to nearly 2,000 consumers misled by baseless earnings claims. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is issuing over $2.4 million in…

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Justice Department Charges 5 Californians for Medicare Fraud

Fake hospices were opened to tap federal funding. The Department of Justice facilitated the arrest of five California residents charged with defrauding Medicare of more than $15 million…

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Justice Department Finds Company Guilty of Selling Household Data

Millions of households were included in over 100 personal data lists sold to fraud perpetrators. The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that two former employees of Epsilon Data…

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FTC Reports Surge in Scams Impersonating Major Companies

Consumers have been defrauded by impersonators of Microsoft, Publishers Clearing House, Amazon, Best Buy, and PayPal. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has finalized a new rule on government…

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FCC Proposes $6M Fine for Robocalls Spreading Fraudulent Election Info

The deepfake technology was used to mislead New Hampshire voters. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has proposed a fine of $6 million for illegal robocalls that used deepfake,…

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