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Work-at-Home Scheme ~ Work At Home EDU Temporarily Halted By FTC

Defendants falsely Promised Consumers They Could Earn Thousands of Dollars From Home FOR RELEASE August 17, 2017 At the Federal Trade Commission’s request, a federal court entered a temporary restraining order halting a deceptive work-at-home scheme. The defendants allegedly lured consumers into buying an online system, falsely promising that they would earn thousands […]

FTC Charges Education Lead Generator with Tricking Job Seekers by Claiming to Represent Hiring Employers

Settlement Bans Operators of Gigats.com from Deceptive Lead Generation Tactics In the agency’s first enforcement action against an education lead generator, operators of Gigats.com have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that the company claimed it was “pre-screening” job applicants for hiring employers when it was actually gathering information for other […]

FTC Files Charges Against Independent Sales Organization and Sales Agents

Defendants Laundered Transactions for ‘Money Now Funding’ Scheme The Federal Trade Commission has charged 12 defendants with laundering millions of dollars in credit card charges through fraudulent merchant accounts. According to the complaint filed by the FTC, the defendants arranged for a deceptive operation known as Money Now Funding (MNF) to obtain and […]

FTC Takedown Revenge Porn Operator

We at scamFRAUDalert applaud the FTC in its action against the operator (Kevin Bolleart) of the website “Revenge Porn.” These individuals are just a nuisance to us all. Similar operator of the websites potentialpredators.com, predatorswatch.com potentialprostitute.com, wikiwarnings.com and wikiprobe.org and his co-conspirators are still out there. They must be track […]