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Administrative Law Judge Dismisses FTC Complaint Against LabMD

By Margaret Young Levi

On November 13, 2015, the Chief Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued an Initial Decision dismissing the FTC’s Complaint against LabMD, Inc. 688 more words

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FTC Bans Wire Transfers, Reloadable Cash Cards, And Payment Orders In Phone Transactions

We’ve shared warnings about many different types of telemarketing scams, but they all have one thing in common: they extract money from their victims using quick and untraceable methods like wire transfers or prepaid debit cards. 203 more words


FTC files lawsuit against Boca Raton dietary supplement marketer

The Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit in federal court to stop Boca Raton-based Sunrise Nutraceuticals, LLC, a  dietary supplement marketer, from making misleading claims that its product can help treat and even cure people who are addicted to opiates, including prescription pain medications and illegal drugs such as heroin. 829 more words



Please take a look at our new retail website, Two Sisters Ecotextiles (www.twosistersecotextiles.com).  We launched a few weeks ago and we’d love to know what you think! 1,149 more words

Yandex, Google's Russian Rival, Brings Its Android Case to the EU

Last month, antitrust authorities in Russia ruled that Google’s practice of bundling its services on Android devices was breaking Russian law. Now the main instigator of that suit, Yandex, a Russian search engine, is trying to ruffle feathers westward in the European Union. 273 more words


Mother & son scam team fined $2.1 million for tricking Spanish-speakers with fake medical discount cards

A mother and son scam team is settling with the Federal Trade Commission after they allegedly tricked Spanish-speakers into buying fake medical discount cards.

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Debt Collection - You have rights!

By David Nelson, CFA

An 84 year old woman contacted by a California debt collection firm is told they represent a bounty hunter and that an arrest warrant has been issued for her daughter. 553 more words

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