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

Court Halts Alleged Fake Debt Collector Calls from India,

  In Your Debt? A fake debt collector who allegedly bullied people into paying debts they didn’t owe has been stopped at the FTC’s request. According to the FTC, American Credit Crunchers, LLC, Ebeeze, LLC, and owner Varang K. Thaker misused the personal information of people looking online for payday loans. The defendants used callers […]

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March 16th, 2012 by The Warrior

FTC to auto dealers: Back up your ad claims

FTC to auto dealers: Back up your ad claims http://business.ftc.gov/blog/2012/03/ftc-auto-dealers-back-your-ad-claims * By Lesley Fair * March 14, 2012 – 1:50pm If you have clients in the auto industry, you’ve seen the ads: “We’ll pay off your trade no matter what you owe . . . even if you’re upside down.” It’s an attractive claim to […]

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March 15th, 2012 by The Warrior

Export-Import Bank Issues over 200 Express Insurance Policies in First Year

For Immediate Release: Monday, March 12, 2012 Media Contact: Adrian Gianforti: 202-565-3200 Export-Import Bank Issues over 200 Express Insurance Policies in First Year Small Businesses across the Country Benefit from Streamlined Application for Short-Term Export Credit Insurance WASHINGTON, D.C. — When Martin Weinberg, President of Xamax Industries of Seymour, Connecticut, was encouraged by his accounting […]

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March 14th, 2012 by The Warrior

EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF THE UNITED STATES TO ESTABLISH FULL-TIME PRESENCE IN ATLANTA, DETROIT, MINNEAPOLIS, SEATTLE

Media Contact:  Jamie Radice (202-565-3200) For Immediate release: March 6, 2012 EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF THE UNITED STATES TO ESTABLISH FULL-TIME PRESENCE IN ATLANTA, DETROIT, MINNEAPOLIS, SEATTLE Financing for U.S. exporters with focus on small business     Detroit, Mich. – Today at the Detroit Economic Club, Fred P. Hochberg, the chairman and president of the Export-Import […]

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March 7th, 2012 by The Warrior

From The GREAT Schools Weekly; “BULLY” the “R” rated Film YOUR Child should see

http://www.greatschools.org/parenting/bullying/6317-bullying-school-movie.gs   How young is too young to be called “gifted”?  http://www.greatschools.org/parenting/bullying/6317-bullying-school-movie.gs Keep us informed! Update your school information. BLOG: Should schools prepare kids for school shootings? Find us on:     One R-rated movie you may want your kid to see Bully, a harrowing documentary set to premiere later this month, takes a close-up look […]

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March 5th, 2012 by The Warrior

Announcing Our NEW, and Latest members

WE wish to announce, and Welcome the Addition of our NEW and Latest Members Thanks for Joining us! Mr. Mark Evans, and His Company: MEProductions; Film/Media/Animation Production Consultant Krystle McGill: Actress/Model/Writer/Radio Show host, based in Ermington, Sidney Australia; as Celebrity Pro-Filer of the Character/Brand; ©Xtzina ISABELITA ROBINSON, Majestic Languages Interpretation Service LLC , AS OUR […]

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February 26th, 2012 by The Warrior