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Texas Man Pleads Guilty To Felony Charge For Role In Foreclosure Rescue Scheme
The Department of Justice announced that Bruce Kevin Hawkins, 52, of Desoto, Texas, recently pled guilty in a federal court in Texas regarding his role in a foreclosure rescue scheme that ran from...
United States
7 Jul 2017
Attorney And Mortgage Relief Scam Operator Banned From Debt Relief Business
The FTC also filed a contempt action against Kutzner, alleging his actions violated a 2003 FTC court order against him.
United States
19 Jan 2017
Washington AG Sues Comcast For Alleged Deceptive Practices, Seeks Over $100 Million
The claims stem from the company's Service Protection Plan, the fees it charges customers for service calls, and its practices of running credit checks on certain customers.
United States
26 Aug 2016
California Federal Judge Rejects Class Action Settlement Due To Broad Release Provisions And Inadequate Notice
A California federal judge recently refused to approve a class action settlement jointly recommended by the parties upon a finding that the proposed settlement was not fair, adequate, or reasonable for unnamed class members
United States
26 Aug 2016
FTC Gets $27 Million Settlement And Continues Trend Of Targeting Tech Support Scammers
The settlement prohibits Vast Tech, OMG Tech Help, and Donohue from misleading consumers regarding the nature of products they sell or market and prohibits deceptive telemarketing.
United States
5 Jul 2016
LifeLock Pays $100 Million To Settle FTC Claim That It Violated 2010 Order Regarding Consumer Security And Deceptive Advertising
The FTC alleged that LifeLock had failed to provide comprehensive security for its customers' data, and falsely advertised that it protected consumers' identities by providing alerts "as soon as" it received indications of a problem.
United States
4 Jan 2016
CFPB Obtains Judgment In Excess Of $500 Million Against Defunct College Chain For Student Lending Scheme
On October 27, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois awarded the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau $531.2 million against for-profit college chain Corinthian Colleges...
United States
8 Nov 2015
D.C. Circuit Allows Constitutional Challenge To CFPB
In a groundbreaking decision on July 24, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals held that a Texas bank could pursue its constitutional challenge against the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and its Director.
United States
5 Aug 2015
FTD And Classmates.Com Agree To Pay $11 Million To Settle Multistate AG Unfair Trade Practices Investigation
Attorneys general from twenty-two states today announced that Classmates, Inc. which runs the website, and Florists Transworld Delivery, Inc. and, Inc. (collectively, "FTD") have agreed to settle allegations that the companies were involved in misleading, unfair, and deceptive trade practices.
United States
3 Jun 2015
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