telemarketing scams

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REPORTS: Prosecutor In TelexFree Case Threatened With Death

REPORTS: Prosecutor In TelexFree Case Threatened With Death

There are reports in Brazilian media that a prosecutor in the state of Acre has received death threats over her role in the TelexFree investigation and is receiving police protection. TelexFree, which has a U.S. arm in Massachusetts, purports to be in the communications business. The MLM company is under investigation in multiple states in […]

BULLETIN: FLORIDA — AGAIN: FTC Says ‘High-Pressure’ Telemarketers Conned Seniors In ‘Precious Metals’ Boondoggle; Federal Judge Issues Asset Freeze, Appoints Receiver

BULLETIN: FLORIDA -- AGAIN: FTC Says 'High-Pressure' Telemarketers Conned Seniors In 'Precious Metals' Boondoggle; Federal Judge Issues Asset Freeze, Appoints Receiver

BULLETIN: A federal judge has frozen the assets of three Florida companies and their operator, after the Federal Trade Commission alleged a “precious metals” telemarketing scam aimed at senior citizens was under way and had collected nearly $9 million. Named defendants in the case were Anthony J. Columbo, Premier Precious Metals Inc.,¬†Rushmore Consulting Group Inc. […]

BREAKING NEWS: FLORIDA — AGAIN: CFTC Says Sammy J. Goldman, Harry Robert Tanner Jr. And Their Firm Ran $23 Million ‘Precious Metals’ Scam; Case Is Third Such Action In 7 Weeks

BREAKING NEWS: FLORIDA -- AGAIN: CFTC Says Sammy J. Goldman, Harry Robert Tanner Jr. And Their Firm Ran $23 Million 'Precious Metals' Scam; Case Is Third Such Action In 7 Weeks

BULLETIN: In the third such action in the United States since March 30, the CFTC has gone to federal court in Florida to block what it described as a “precious metals” scam that incorporated fictitious trading. Charged with fraud in the case were Sammy J. Goldman of Delray Beach, Fla., and Harry Robert Tanner Jr. […]

A FLORIDA TRIFECTA: FTC Goes To Federal Court To Halt ‘Timeshare’ Telemarketing Scheme; ‘When Consumers Realized They Had Been Duped, The Defendants Routinely Dodged . . . Phone Calls,’ Agency Says

A FLORIDA TRIFECTA: FTC Goes To Federal Court To Halt 'Timeshare' Telemarketing Scheme; 'When Consumers Realized They Had Been Duped, The Defendants Routinely Dodged . . . Phone Calls,' Agency Says

BULLETIN: Even as the SEC and CFTC were charging alleged Ponzi schemers and “precious-metal” fraudsters in Florida yesterday, the FTC was preparing to announce charges against an alleged “timeshare” telemarketing scheme operating in the Sunshine State. Charged by the FTC in the alleged timeshare scam were Albert M. Wilson, David S. Taylor, Frank M. Perry […]