The Federal Trade Commission is sending refund checks totaling more than $34 million to consumers who allegedly were tricked by (Read More)
Defendants Responsible for International Business Coaching Operation to Pay More Than $17 Million in FTC Settlements
Scheme leader will be permanently banned from selling business coaching and investment opportunities
The key perpetrators of a massive international business (Read More)
Gourmet International and Butlers Chocolates Issue Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Butlers Irish Whiskey Dark Chocolate 3.5 oz Tablet Bar
Are recalling approximately 1900 units of the IRISH WHISKEY DARK CHOCOLATE 3.5OZ TABLET BAR because it may contain undeclared milk. (Read More)
Defendants target older Americans with false or unfounded earnings claims
The Federal Trade Commission has sued the California-based investment training scheme (Read More)
Romance scammers prey on consumers who are looking for love, converting what feels like a budding relationship into an ask for money to help the scammer get out of some manufactured crisis. The stories and feelings can be compelling, and the losses can be huge.
In 2019, more than 25,000 consumers filed a report with the FTC about romance scams, and over the past two years total reported losses to romance scams were higher than to any other scam reported to the FTC.
New Federal Trade Commission data from the agency’s Consumer Sentinel Network show that consumers reported losing $201 million to romance (Read More)