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FTC Goes After Affiliates in MOBE Case

FTC Goes After Affiliates in MOBE Case

The FTC has gone after several key affiliates of MOBE for their role in swindling consumers out of millions of dollars using false claims and misleading testimonials.

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FTC Targets Work-at-Home Scams

FTC Targets Work-at-Home Scams

In theory starting a work-at-home business can give you the flexibility to set your own hours and be your own boss. But when you search online or get ads by email, you’ll often find scammers instead of a real opportunity.

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New Moves to Close $400m Real Estate Seminar Scam

New Moves to Close $400m Real Estate Seminar Scam

For the second time in about a month, the FTC sued a company that falsely promised it would show people how to earn money in real estate – after getting them to pay thousands of dollars for seminars.

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$2m Refunds To Business Scam Victims

$2m Refunds To Business Scam Victims

The FTC will be mailing refund checks totaling more than $2 million to people who lost money to a Utah-based business coaching scheme that operated under the names Coaching Department and Apply Knowledge, among others

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Business Coaching Scammers Settle FTC Charges

Business Coaching Scammers Settle FTC Charges

As alleged in the FTC’s complaint, the defendants used a variety of deceptive sales tactics and falsely promised that their clients were likely to earn substantial income, their training programs were personalized and open only to qualified participants, and they needed consumers’ financial information to determine if they qualified.

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True Stories: Work at Home Scam

True Stories: Work at Home Scam

Claimed to be a business coaching and training program, rather than bringing it’s trainees the promised financial help and security this will leave it’s victims worse off, and with nothing to show for it.

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FTC Takes Massive Business Training Program Down

FTC Takes Massive Business Training Program Down

Thousands lose out as fraudulent business education program “My Online Business Education” – or MOBE taken down by FTC. Many experience crippling losses or mounting debts, including some who have lost more than $20,000

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FTC Halts Deceptive Business Coaching Scheme

FTC Halts Deceptive Business Coaching Scheme

Defendants charge up to $13,995 – usually on consumers’ credit cards – for a purported business coaching program that provides information that is largely available for free on the Internet.

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