Court Blocks Telemarketer That Pitched High-End Merchandise to Hispanic Consumers, Then Charged Them Up-Front Fees for Worthless Products

At the Federal Trade Commission’s request, a U.S. district court has temporarily shut down a telemarketing operation that allegedly targeted Hispanic consumers with false promises that they could make money by reselling high-end goods such as Gucci and Ralph Lauren, and then charged them between $400 and $490 up-front for shoddy, off-brand products.  The agency […]