Promotion commotion: From the Bureau of Consumer Protection Business Center

Easy Plugin for AdSense by Unreal Promotion commotion By Lesley Fair April 27, 2012 – 12:11pm This one took some chutzpah — with a capital –CHHH.  But there’s a message, too, for companies that want to keep their promotions on the up-and-up. International Award Advisors, Prize Registry Bureau, National Awards Service Advisory, and others sent out […]

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April 28th, 2012 by The Warrior

Nightmare on Main Street

From the Bureau of Consumer Protection Business Center: Nightmare on Main Street By Lesley Fair April 13, 2012 – 11:20am With a company name like Broadway Global Master, you might expect high kicks and jazz hands. The defendants told a dramatic story, all right — but according to the FTC, it was a harrowing tale […]

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April 13th, 2012 by The Warrior

Auto loan modifications? Take note. (SCAMSTERS Keep Changing their Modes of Operations)

From the Bureau of Consumer Protection Business Center of the FTC   Auto loan modifications? Take note. * By Lesley Fair * April 6, 2012 – 11:13am http://business.ftc.gov/blog/2012/04/auto-loan-modifications-take-note Tough federal and state law enforcement has turned up the heat on mortgage foreclosure rescue scams. So some operators are turning to auto loan modifications to make […]

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April 7th, 2012 by The Warrior

Lawsuits of mass reduction? http://business.ftc.gov/blog/2012/04/zz

Lawsuithttp://business.ftc.gov/blog/2012/04/zz Lawsuits of mass reduction? By Lesley Fair April 2, 2012 – 11:16am The FTC has filed another action against defendants who allegedly attempted to squeeze the last drop from homeowners already under water.  This case, however, involves a disturbing new variation on foreclosure “rescue” operations. According to the FTC, the defendants used two related […]

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April 4th, 2012 by The Warrior