FTC Sues Bogus Debt Relief Telemarketing Operation

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has just filed a suit against Higher Goals Marketing, Sunshine Freedom Services, Brandun Anderson, Lea Brownell, Melissa Deese, Gerald Star Jr, Wayne Norris, and Travis Teel. The complaint states the operation and individuals since July 2016 have been operating a “telemarketing scheme that defrauds financially distressed consumers by selling them …

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Rachel Slapped Down Yet Again

Deceptive Robocallers Permanently Shut Down In FTC Settlements The Federal Trade Commission has continued its crackdown on illegal robocallers, with two more companies agreeing to settle charges that they used prerecorded calls to trick consumers into deceptive credit card interest rate reduction scams. Under separate proposed settlements, the defendants behind Treasure Your Success and Ambrosia …

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FTC Chases Down a Couple More Debt Relief Companies Promising Magic Interest Rate Reductions

The Federal Trade Commission announced some additional coordinated enforcement actions against companies that promised fraudulent debt relief help and interest rate reductions. Recently I wrote about actions the FTC took against Purchase Power Solutions and The Green Savers. In actions that had been under seal, the FTC announced these additional companies have been targets of …

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