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Bullshit Platinum Credit Card Selling Leads to Millions Paid in Fines to FTC

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The operators of a Philadelphia-based telemarketing scheme will pay more than $7.5 million to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they peddled bogus “platinum” credit cards and illegally debited consumers’ bank accounts. Under a settlement with the FTC, Blake Rubin, Chase Rubin, and Justin Diaczuk — the individuals allegedly behind the Platinum Trust Card and Express Platinum Card scam — ... Read More »

    FTC Stops Bogus Credit Card Telemarketer from Peddling Worthless Cards to Rebuild Credit

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    At the request of the Federal Trade Commission, a federal judge has temporarily halted a telemarketing operation that allegedly sold bogus credit cards and took money from consumers’ bank accounts without their consent. The court ordered the defendants’ assets frozen and appointed a receiver to control the business, pending resolution of the case. As part of the FTC’s ongoing crackdown ... Read More »

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